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There Is Power in Pursuit - with Olympian Khadevis Robinson (Ep 16)

Episode Summary

We talk with Olympian Khadevis Robinson about the mindsets required to be successful and the power in pursuing big goals.

Episode Notes

We talk with Khadevis Robinson (KD), two-time Olympian and four-time US Champion at 800 meters--about his life, career, and message. We also cover:

- How KD got his start in running
- What separates the 800 meters from other races
- Training with Johnny Gray, front-running, "the twilight zone", and how your mind works when you lead
- Why following instructions is the simplest path to success
- The importance of having a coach or mentor
- How some people's "why" drives them to do what others won't do
- The levels of sacrifice and discipline some people are willing to accept to achieve their goals (and eat their oatmeal)
- What's really the problem with "kids these days" and the role we play as parents
- What it means for us that the universe is neutral
- Carl Lewis, the nature of opportunities, and the parable of talents
- The lessons he learned from finishing 4th at the Olympic trials twice, at different stages of his career
- The surprising power in pursuit
- His passion to inspire and motivate others, and how coaching is a vehicle to do the same.
- And lessons he's taken from great speakers like Jim Rohn, Eric Thomas, and David Goggins


When Seconds Count: In Minor Moments Major Things Happen (Khadevis' book) - Amazon

2000 Olympic Trials 800m - YouTube

2008 Olympic Trials 800m - YouTube


Khadevis Robinson - Website, @khadevis


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Jon Rankin, @chasejonrankin, Go Be More


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