Is the American Dream alive or dead? It’s a question that begs asking but more importantly, how can we each, individually carve out our own piece of it if possible?
These are all questions my guest today, Chris Elise, and I address. Chris was born in France and has since become an American citizen following his dreams as a young boy. Today, we talk about channeling anger for productive outcomes, how to develop a personal renewal of faith, why you need to be cautious of betraying yourself, not getting yourself stuck in a bubble, investing in brotherhood, and pursuing your version of the American Dream.
“Anger…is a poison for yourself.” Tweet That— Chris Elise
My guest today is someone I’ve been following for some time and he’s a fascinating individual. His name is Chris Elise (@froyourmind on IG) and he has made a name for himself in becoming a professional photographer for the NBA. Chris has been an outspoken voice against some of the woke ideology that has permeated the NBA and other professional sports organizations.
He now photographs for the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) and has found himself in the environment of incredible athletes and cowboys he used to watch on the Silver Screen as a young boy. Chris has fascinating views on life, faith, and how to make the most of the time we’ve been given. Enjoy.
“With your girlfriend, fiance, or wife, don’t try to win, walk away.” Tweet That— Chris Elise
- What is the American Dream?
- The media pushing a racist narrative across the country
- We are more similar than different
- Being involved in change, but not getting caught up in it
- Walking away from on argument
- Finding healthy outlets
- The importance and power of brotherhood
- Transitioning from photographing the NBA to the PBR
- Differences between NBA and PBR culture
What does it mean to have accountability? And, how does a man build it? I think it’s an answer that is different for everyone but one thing I know for certain is that many men are seeking after accountability in their lives.
I know I was. Which is why I built our exclusive brotherhood, the Iron Council. When you partner with us, you’re going to find the accountability from other men needed to draw the very best out of you and push you to the next level.
Accountability is something that is very hard to find on your own and very difficult to create. But we’ve built the systems and processes to hold your feet to the fire and ensure you’re on the very best path. And, if you’re not (or slip along the way), the brothers you’ll find inside the Iron Council will be there shoulder-to-shoulder with you on your journey.
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