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World champion and Olympic.
Figure skating icon movie star Scott Hamilton -- have been.
Struck with some tough obstacles including a bout with cancer problem as a matter of fact but.
Over the one -- circumstances -- getting down Scot beat the disease and is now in.
High demand as a sports analyst and he'll be starring on the new season of Celebrity Apprentice premiering next week.
And today he's gonna get where this and talk about the great eight.
Scott and I have been friends his wife Tracey my wife Sharon hang out together as well for awhile welcome brother -- good to have it's nice to Vienna.
This is a good book man -- is really good blood permits and it's wonderful endorsement thank you very much a toss and I enjoy reading something that actually doesn't make me -- shoot myself -- -- -- sort of stuff that's out there right now -- -- to present him.
Pretty toxic lately as an -- just.
-- and I give a speech a few years ago at a particular network association conference in one of the brother brain tumor survivors -- since.
You know this -- to be heard -- let's try to find a way of getting this out there and.
And so we spend the next you know eighteen -- just putting the message together and we just got that right now people need some.
Weapons today to get back to being more content and more -- -- -- -- -- their lives because we hear every day that the world is coming to an end then.
It's nice to get some positive reinforcement know that we're in charge that so the great came out of that and it's it's got brought applications and tell anybody -- if you've you know face life threatening illness or if you've lost a loved one or give us the job or.
If you feel the relationship there's something in their four yen.
Just trying to -- people up -- stories and told -- you know how to be happy.
We hate the eight things you need to do but since it's the first -- -- -- -- -- -- chuckled well you guys -- it's just a jumping off point ten.
A lot of it just perspective you know it's it's -- where we are -- and just understanding that.
In many many respects -- too shall pass but also embracing a lot of the stuff that.
You'd think would be bringing this down embrace -- -- it.
And then take it to the next level it's amazing how much of my life -- have been possible without devastating.
Events and I sure that's like.
Delegates -- well you know I've won the Olympics well you know I've done well and touring and I've had that mound business is there any of that done well and -- Extremely.
Grateful for all of that that most of that came out of really unfortunate circumstances and so.
If I can by example give people.
Something they can -- and -- well I didn't quite have to go through that you know to get to the next place.
You don't turn your losses -- -- -- wins in and that's a big part of the book.
You know one of things I've done for years is read biographies and autobiographies.
You know all kind whatever they're doing what went in the area and this is a little bit autobiography biographical I gotta tell you I like -- -- -- elected by the principles that are in there.
But all of the stories now and then all of the stories of your life I mean talk about the cancer surviving talk about -- You know the flare up this afternoon -- -- some of those things that that -- solid you know inside draw life.
Lessons in one of my favorite books you know kind of getting into the professional world was -- McCormack spoke with him did you Harvard Business School because.
The best part of the book was written out of anecdotes from -- you wanna hear what the inner workings of Arnold Palmer's life was -- the beginnings of.
Sports marketing and I I -- that's -- my role model for this look at.
Tons of anecdotes -- support.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know I've won Olympic gold medal ahead you know kind of my -- -- in my class of 1984 and skating and -- and that should be enough you know bad.
I felt that I needed to really separate my professional career from amateur career but I really face become you know something different.
If I'm gonna build a relationship and build a business I wanted to make sure that.
I'm not out there with my -- going like this saying I did my work now I wanted to show that I'm going to do the next level of work to get to the next place and.
A back -- was a huge part of my identity is professional skater and there's a life lesson there you know whatever we've done in the past is slowly down the president supports what we want to do.
But there's always -- next step in the next step -- the next.
Well and you know in in the brain tumor affecting.
The back flip I'm reading that they've made my head hurt them is how should be asked when I try to -- after a fact that I had a brain tumor Ireland I'm -- well.
Had children need in that order in as the as the last -- I tried to attempt.
It may not be the last when I try you know there's always tomorrow and and I'm working hard to get my body back in me and hopefully.
On Sunday and -- to step -- from an audience again that's cool.
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