The discussion with Chip Nightingale concludes with his story about hitting rock bottom and then turning around to grow back to success. He was in about as bad a place one can be and was ready to call it quits. However, he was stopped and managed to turn things around. His story is one that points out that while we can be in a bad situation, that does make it the end. Sometimes it is where our story truly begins.

Rock Bottom Is Not An End

Chip’s story about rock bottom may not feel quite the same as yours or someone you know. Nevertheless, it is an example of how we can flip from a focus on our mistakes to focusing on how we can improve. The good news is that we have a lot of areas where we can improve in that situation. When we have nothing more to lose we are perfectly positioned for self-examination and growth.

A Little Background

Chip Nightingale is a pastor, international conference and Bible teacher, entrepreneur, and leadership coach. He loves coaching sports and encouraging leaders through coaching in business and in the church. He currently serves as the Director of Advancement at Word of Life Fellowship. Chip lives in Hudson, Florida, with his wife, Audrey, and they have four amazing children.

His Web Site:

Yes, You Can Lead

That is the title of Chip’s podcast. It is s podcast about life and leadership lessons from everyday life.  There is also a link to his new book, Ceasefire on the website. It is on how to handle conflict.

Rob Broadhead

Rob is a founder of, and frequent contributor to, Develpreneur. This includes the Building Better Developers podcast. He is also a lifetime learner as a developer, designer, and manager of software solutions. Rob is the founder of RB Consulting and has managed to author a book about his family experiences and a few about becoming a better developer. In his free time, he stays busy raising five children (although they have grown into adults). When he has a chance to breathe, he is on the ice playing hockey to relax or working on his ballroom dance skills.

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