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The Dreamer That Did: Rudy Ruettiger on Igniting Your Dreams, Eliminating Excuses & Taking Decisive Action Toward Your Vision

There are only two types of dreamers – those who never accomplish what they envision, and those that do. What fuels the individuals who are able to blast through fear, doubt and negativity? Do they possess a secret superpower?

Today, a man whose life has inspired millions of people is going to answer these questions, and share what it takes to make your dreams come alive.

In today’s episode, I’m honored to be joined by one of my heroes, Rudy Ruettiger, Emmy award winning motivational speaker, icon and the man behind the movie Rudy. He shares how to overcome internal and external obstacles so you can actually live your dreams!

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You don’t have to be a perfect person for your dream to come true. You don’t even have to have the perfect idea, you just need to have the inspiration. – Rudy Ruettiger


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

Why we should never ignore our dreams
Our dreams possess a powerful energy, and once we tap into it, we ignite the fuel that propels us towards making them a reality. How do we follow this energy without fear?

How to set yourself up for success everyday
What’s the one thing Rudy says EVERYONE needs to do every single day to eliminate layers of doubt?

The power of falling in love with the basics
The world’s best athletes succeed because they are fanatical about getting good at the basics. Is a focus on the wrong things getting in the way of our success?


Guest Bio- 

Rudy Ruettiger is an Emmy award winning motivational speaker, icon and author who played college football at the University of Notre Dame. His early life and career at Notre Dame were the inspiration for the 1993 film Rudy.

The son of an oil refinery worker and third of fourteen children, Rudy Ruettiger chose resiliency and strength over discouragement and despair. Armed with a fierce determination, Rudy was able to achieve a lifelong dream – to attend Notre Dame University and play football for the Fighting Irish. 

As fans cheered RU-DY, RU-DY, RU-DY, he sacked the quarterback in the twenty-seven seconds of the only play of his college football career! The stadium was electrified, and he was carried off the field on the shoulders of his teammates.

In 1993, TRISTAR Productions immortalized his life story with the blockbuster film, RUDY. Written and produced by Angelo Pizzo and David Anspaugh, the award-winning team who brought us HOOSIERS, the critically acclaimed RUDY received “Two Thumbs Up” from Siskel and Ebert. It is commonly known as one of the all-time great sports films.

Find more about Rudy’s story visit HERE. Get Rudy’s App on Google Play and the App Store.


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