Jan 5 2022
#83. A Journey of the Mind through Great Difficulties: CEO and Activist Leon El-Alamin
Leon El-Alamin started out life on the wrong path. Growing up in Flint, Michigan he got into the street life. He was a drug dealer. He was shot in the head. He was incarcerated. In prison, he was put into 22-hour-a-day lockdown. Amid these difficulties, he had a revelation. He discovered who he really was, and what he wanted to become. Upon release, he went looking for work, but no one would hire him because of his record. Rather than returning to crime, Leon decided to change the community. He started a non-profit to support at-risk youth and formerly incarcerated individuals. In this episode, you'll learn about:Taking a radically new path in lifeThe need to focus on one's selfThe power of reading Creating yourself into who you want to beThe impact of spirituality on self-disciplineConnect with Leon:Made InstituteFacebookLinkedIn***Want help in finding your own purpose? Email us at email@example.com.Want to connect? Make a connection on Bradley's LinkedIn page. Want to start your own podcast? This podcast is edited and produced (and music too) by Josh Gilbert. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He specializes in working with early podcasters.