July 16, 2021

06 - Don't Hope, Decide!

In this episode of the Next-Level Living Podcast, we get to know the cast a little bit more. We go into the rough times that held Mike back from being successful. We go into depth about how many are quitting before they even fail. This is what will...


In this episode of the Next-Level Living Podcast, we get to know the cast a little bit more. We go into the rough times that held Mike back from being successful. We go into depth about how many are quitting before they even fail. This is what will separate the successful from those who never learn from their failures, and we learn what it takes to be counted among the successful. Being successful isn’t as easy as it may seem from the outside, many times the successful are going through the same things as those who don't learn from their failures, but they succeed despite their failures simply because they decided not to take “no” for an answer.

7:30

◦The importance of friendship 

◦“Ain’t no expiration date on my love”

9:00

◦“Don’t hope…we decide what comes”

◦There are things we can't control, but there are also a lot of things we can.

◦“Your condition does not have to be your conclusion”

◦“If you're not intentional about succeeding, you will accidentally become a failure”

14:00

◦Getting to know Mike’s story 

◦“You quitting, and you ain’t even failed yet” 

23:30

Getting to know Krystle 

◦Don’t focus on what makes you comfortable; to get to where you wanna be, you have to go through the uncomfortable.”

◦Have to be open to new things to go to the next level

30:00

◦You can’t do it on your own strength; you have to go through god and his plan 

◦Take the route that God gave you; don’t look at the blessings that others have and want their route

◦Favor ain’t cheap

38:00

◦Everyone isn’t just blessed as we see; there are many times that even the blessed are struggling too. 

◦You’re the author of your own story

◦Keep going till you get a no, then that’s your beginning