Dads Before Doctors Podcast

Understanding and Learning The Positive Side of Failure with Justin Skinner

May 26, 2022 Adam Broussard, MD
Dads Before Doctors Podcast
Understanding and Learning The Positive Side of Failure with Justin Skinner
Show Notes

Today, we are joined by Justin Skinner a real estate, author, and speaker. He grew up on a dairy farm in the Midwest. Played collegiate baseball. He and his wife started their own design and photography business after being fired from a job. The business grew into owning real estate and running Airbnbs. More recently he’s written a book called Professional Failure and he is the host of The Professional Failure podcast. Mr. Justin defined what failure means to him and how his optimism developed.

In this episode, Justin also discussed…

1:11 - About the guest and his life is growing up.
2:27 - About his book ''Professional failure'' and his thoughts about failure
3:51 - How failure became a ''gift'' for him
5:09 - Struggles of trying to be '' too perfect'' and how to overcome it
6:17 - His realization is not being drafted on his childhood dream.
8:47 - To whom does he attribute the lessons and discipline he gained that had a massive impact on his mental outlook in life
9:21 - How his parents handled him when he messed up being a kid
11:51 - How he came up with having a podcast and being an author on ''Professional Failure''
14:49 - How he started and his journey in writing a book
17:12 - Understanding failure whatever your profession is
18:45 - Documenting failures rather than accomplishments
19:32 - Understanding failure through a kid growing up
20:29 - Admitting things that don't go right
21:13 - Things to know about failures
23:37 - Where to find his book and how to connect with him

Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!

Connect with Justin Skinner
Website: www.professional-failure.com
Instagram: @justincskinner
Twitter: @justincskinner
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-skinner-8876754a
Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-professional-failure-podcast/id1613170517

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