Aug 28, 2019
Former NFL player, performer,
and author - Bo Eason - discusses the one-man play he wrote and
performed, Runt of the
Litter; and his new
book, There’s No Plan B
for Your A-Game. Bo
started his career as a top pick for the Houston Oilers and
continued on with the San Francisco 49ers. He discusses how to stay
focused despite obstacles and setbacks, the difference between
dreams and fantasies, and why we should publicly declare our dreams
in a big way.
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[2:27] Besides being a
successful speaker, performer and former NFL star, Bo is a family
man with 3 kids and a wife of 20 years.
[3:44] Bo wrote and performed a
one-man play called Runt
of the Litter that was
inspired by his own experience being the smallest athlete as a
young teen. His father reminded him that it was less about brawn
and more about heart and that he would just have to be faster,
smarter and out perform his larger opponents.
[8:27] More options doesn’t
always mean a better life. The more options, the less mastery. Bo’s
new book out soon, No
Plan B for Your A Game, explains that as soon as you have a Plan B or a
fallback plan, that’s going to be your plan.
[11:29] When you declare your
dreams publicly you have the ability to attract the right people to
help you and keep you accountable.
[18:29] It’s important to
surround yourself with people that respect your dreams rather than
those with a mediocre mindset.
[29:33] Bo’s three steps for
going after our dreams:
out the dream as detailed as possible.
focus and be ready to redirect when you are off
public with it, and have others help you stay
[41:28] Every day we have a
choice to create habits and actions that support our dreams, or we
can go with the “fast food” of life that just feels good in the
[43:52] Fantasties live in the
head, while dreams live in action. It’s not at all easy either,
there will be obstacles and special occasions
[45:45] Bo’s challenge: declare
what you want to be the best in the world at.
are really courageous, we just need to be reminded of who we
are born to be the best.”
have two choices, the choice of discipline or the choice of
Runt of the Litter
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