In 2007, I left the comfort of my hometown and full-time job as a Spanish teacher to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.
What started out as a dream soon turned into reality. I’ve fought at every level of the industry, including an 11-fight UFC career. After upsetting #6 ranked Rick Story in 2011, my life change as I skyrocketed into the world rankings and went head-to-head with the best fighters in the world, such as UFC Champion Johny Hendricks and current top-ranked light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson.
The key ingredient in my climb to the top – HARD WORK.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
How Charlie got into the UFC
Why Charlie is leaving MMA
How our parents form the foundation for our success
Why successful people suffer more failure and obstacles
Why everything is a business (even fighting)
If you don’t promote yourself then nobody will
Why success in one arena doesn’t guarantee success in other areas
Why challenges never end–no matter how successful you are
How to develop a fighter’s mindset
How to identify your core values
Where self-confidence really comes from
How to define success for yourself
What the “baby effect” is
Why there are no secrets to success
Why accountability is key if you lack motivation
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