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Success Tips I learned from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


M&S 5.26.16Dwayne Douglas Johnson, “The Rock”, was born May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. Dwayne has citizenship in the United States as well as Canada and is a well-known actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler. Forbes listed Dwayne Johnson #25 in the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities in 2013 and Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.

Work hard and earn it: As you know Dwayne is very successful in many things including his workout regimen. He has shown us that if you truly work hard every day and stay consistent you will earn your success. He gets up four hours before he is expected at an appointment.

Be yourself and know what you want: He started his career in football in the 11 th grade and is now considered quite possibly the biggest superstar in WWE history. Currently, Dwayne is one of the most sought out actors.

Smile and have fun: You rarely catch him without a smile on his face. Whether in an interview or out in public, he is always smiling and joking. In case you need any proof go check out his social media, I promise you will enjoy it.

Follow your heart: “Hold on to that fundamental quality and have faith.” After an injury sidelined him, he decided he was done with football and he got into the WWE. This led to his first leading film role in The Scorpion King in 2002. Dwayne was paid $5.5 million; a world record for an actor in his first role.

See the potential in others:When Dwayne’s first football coach invited him to play football, the coach become a father figure and had such an impact on his life. He looked past Dwayne being a punk kid and told him “I believe in you.” It turned his life around. So make sure not to think of people as a stereotype but give them a chance. Do not be afraid to believe in the potential of others.

About Dennis M. Postema

Dennis M. Postema, RFC, is a successful entrepreneur, best-selling author, coach, speaker and registered financial consultant. He is the founder of MotivationandSuccess.com, StoriesofPerseverance.org, FinancingYourLife.com and TheRetirementInstitute.org.

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