Emily Harman, the host of Onward Podcast, interviews Rodney Flowers, Founder and President of Inspirational Endeavors, LLC. Rodney shares how he worked hard to move onward after a high school football injury left him completely paralyzed, incapacitated, and confined to a wheelchair at age 15. Rodney is the author of the life-affirming and highly-inspiring Amazon bestselling book, Get Up! I Can’t. I Will. I Did…Here’s How! Rodney’s mission is to serve as an example to inspire, motivate, and encourage others to never give up and reach for their hopes and dreams with earnest expectations, regardless of challenges. Rodney is also a keynote speaker, resilience trainer, and host of The Game Changer Mentality podcast.
Emily Harman introduces Rodney Flowers. Rodney explains what motivates him to keep charging ahead in his life. How did Rodney Flowers get injured? How long was Rodney hospitalized? Who were his caregivers at that time? What helped Rodney develop a mindset of possibility? How long did it take Rodney to get out of the wheelchair and how did he do it? Rodney talks about his commitment to fitness and the books he has authored. Rodney starts his day the day before by writing the 6 critical things he wants to accomplish the next day. How did it feel when Rodney took his first step? What is the best way to not offend a person with disabilities when you want to help? Rodney explains how his mother and family motivated him to become more independent using tough love. Who are other game changers that have motivated Rodney?