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Well my next guest may be one of the greatest competitors in American history -- -- Smith is the NFL's leading rusher of all time He is one.
Multiple Super Bowls and usually and BP -- here and look at this even one dancing with the starts his new book is entitled.
Emmett Smith welcome thank you very much thank you -- you don't I'm fine I'm fine are you -- all concerned that our -- told got me depressed well.
I don't want to get a -- globally and America I still believe in our greatest.
And our willingness to strive for -- and that's why people come here that's -- immigrants swarm theory greater risk of death in order to try to compete.
Right right I agree and and and one thing I heard you say was.
Sometimes we have the fall in order to learn how to get back up.
And I agree with you there's a lot to be learned from failure now America has had his failures.
And in my book I talk about challenges up talk about overcoming challenges until about accepting -- that not necessarily accepted tell you what understanding.
What caused you to fail and make the correction so you don't -- -- and when you do fall and hurt yourself you keep up when we're talking about 1993.
-- a game against the New York Giants were you dislocated your shoulder correct and you kept on -- that I call it perseverance and mental toughness America right not to use a lot more perseverance and a lot more amount of -- in terms of pursuing then getting through this tough.
Challenging time that we all live in it as so when I look at.
The the the game a sports and a look at where we are as a country.
It all up plots and and and it's all about the attitude in terms of their approach.
Financially wanna blame this wanna blame that but at the end of the day we -- -- figured out.
We have to figure and what have to take our lumps and we have to take our lumps we have to take our responsibility in the failure.
Not pass the -- you -- to someone else but understanding what caused it.
Making the correction.
Is what we do wonderful -- field.
But I way I if I was to list all of your credentials I I'd be going all night -- I just some of them that I already talked about but -- led the NFL in rushing four times.
You won three Super Bowl titles you're league MVP honors in 93 Super Bowl and NBP.
-- done at all are are these rewards important today help.
You in striving for Axel.
Was really more important is the people that I played with.
They were teammates that was that was willing to make this -- -- this your sacrifices of like a war Willis.
It was willing to work as hard as -- Plea loans thousand guys that actually like Darryl -- for example.
You tell me what to alternate of the unsung hero a got to make sacrifices and run in their statements -- -- -- guys that -- 26270.
-- up pounds.
In front of a clearing the way for me along with all the five guys that had a front now Michael Irvin Troy -- -- self.
We got a lot of the actually split a lot of the unsung heroes are the guys like Daryl Johnson and that and that front front.
Reason I ask about that is because you know nowadays we have received where everybody should succeed everybody's deserve -- you bring -- kid to local football game and everybody gets -- a metal.
Everybody gets a trophy.
There is something to be said for rewarding excellence not just rewarding everybody -- a lot.
To be -- earning the right to receive excellent bingo that's what does that so that that part is missing.
Is -- gratification is now accepted in this in this country.
And whether -- -- you -- a right to do it or what much you earn a right to receive the capital it you receiving.
A lot of people taking shortcuts and -- -- -- people to in order Begin to bring it down someone else so they can elevate themselves now in the game of football.
And I loved the look at football as an analogy put a -- Quite naturally you have various personalities but you have to come together as a ball club in order to win again in -- -- to become a champion.
Your whole entire team have to buy into the system.
So America has the buy into a system that works for all people -- -- airport group a -- -- this group of people but for all people.
Take your lumps instant gratification is not the way to do it.
And you don't bail out everybody I cannot bail out everybody to some -- people put put themselves in the position.
Trying to take advantage of something and find out they obviously -- -- bill of goods that this wasn't -- -- these words of wisdom and a hello lot more in the book big game on.
By Emmett Smith -- -- find your purpose pursue your dream.
Baghdad it is the American dream is -- not I think it is the American dream because where I began to where am -- right now.
That's all of the American dream was all about -- it is.
Come from somewhere where.
You come from a part situation or low and income situation.
And you grow you -- of the educational system.
And you -- you self.
With your own talent and you take advantage of what the opportunities are and I don't want to just talk about sports is all in business as well and that's to me that's what the book is all about that's what the American dream is all the American dream may not be what it was but it is alive and it can become a lot better it is just -- good to see him you thank you very.
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