Sep 23, 2019
Emily Harman, the host of
interviews Rodney Flowers, Founder
and President of Inspirational Endeavors, LLC. Rodney shares how he
worked hard to move onward after a high school football injury left
him completely paralyzed, incapacitated, and confined to a
wheelchair at age 15. Rodney
is the author of the life-affirming and highly-inspiring Amazon
bestselling book, Get
Up! I Can’t. I Will. I Did…Here’s How! Rodney’s mission is to serve as an example to
inspire, motivate, and encourage others to never give up and reach
for their hopes and dreams with earnest expectations, regardless of
challenges. Rodney is also a keynote speaker, resilience trainer,
and host of The Game Changer Mentality podcast.
Harman introduces Rodney Flowers.
- Rodney explains what motivates him to keep
charging ahead in his life.
did Rodney Flowers get injured?
long was Rodney hospitalized?
were his caregivers at that time?
helped Rodney develop a mindset of possibility?
long did it take Rodney to get out of the wheelchair and how did he
- Rodney talks about his commitment to fitness
and the books he has authored.
- Rodney starts his day the day before by writing
the 6 critical things he wants to accomplish the next
did it feel when Rodney took his first step?
is the best way to not offend a person with disabilities when you
want to help?
- Rodney explains how his mother and family
motivated him to become more independent using tough
are other game changers that have motivated
3 Key Points:
- Rodney’s work revolves around finding answers
to this question: How
can we live better, more fulfilled lives regardless of the scars of
our past and the setbacks of our present?
majority Rodney’s battle was mental not physical. Think about what
you can do and focus on that. Don’t fixate on what you can’t do.
Practice what you can do over and over again.
past is part of you story,
but it doesn’t define who you are. An extraordinary life is waiting
for you just over the horizon of your self-defeating beliefs, your
doubts, and your excuses. You can develop a Game Changer
- “Showing up makes a difference. What I do every
day makes a difference. Giving of myself. Being that example of
what is possible. It makes a difference for someone. It drives me
forward.” – Rodney Flowers
- “A team
of neurologists visited my bedside to pass along my diagnosis. My
diagnosis was quadriplegic. I was completely paralyzed. I had no
movement or sensation in any of my extremities. And the doctor said
I had a 92% chance of remaining that way for the rest of my
life.” – Rodney
- “I developed a
strong belief in God. I started looking at what is possible. That
was really the game-changing element of all of this: what is
possible? Because you want to recover. You want to walk again. You
want to live the life that you had.” – Rodney