114 | Jimmy Farris | Super Bowl Champion’s Guide on Being A Pro in Life

In this episode, Jimmy Farris gets real about that time he was undrafted as a free agent, what he learned out of the experience, and what inspired him to become a better athlete. Jimmy also talks about his book, where he tells his journey from being an underdog to becoming a Super Bowl champion.

In this episode, Darius and Jimmy talked about:

– How Jimmy reacted when he was undrafted as a free agent by the San Francisco 40ers
– Jimmy’s book, “Be a Pro: Your Blueprint to Professional Level Achievement”
– The difference between being a process-focused versus being an outcome-focused

Meet Jimmy:

Jimmy Farris played for six NFL teams including the Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons, and won a super bowl ring with the New England Patriots. He signed his first NFL contract with the San Francisco 49ers and achieved a goal set for himself when he was 10 years old.  

Today, Jimmy and his team are on a mission to help individuals become the best versions of themselves by unraveling the greatness inside them. He shares his story and life lessons on what it takes to be a High Performer, how to come back from failure, and how to live your absolute best every day.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

You can watch this replay of the Greatness Machine Live:  Jimmy Farris, right here!

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My team and I are on a mission to help YOU create a cultural revolution. I want to teach you how to build a core value driven organization. 



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