Harnessing Self-Advocacy & Perseverance - Josie Fouts - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 052

Welcome to another captivating episode! Today's guest is someone who can adapt to change effortlessly and is a mad scientist on a mission to save the world through mountain paracycling! Introducing Josie Fouts, Ambassador at Outride and Paracyclist. Josie partners with host Gregory McDonough to share how a stubborn mindset can hold you back and how to connect deeper with yourself and the environment. She also delves into looking past the finish line, thinking in big ideas, finding one’s voice by listening to the body, and the transformative power of being outside in nature.

  • Utilize resilience and adaptability as powerful tools to navigate through challenges and setbacks, particularly for individuals confronting physical or situational barriers. Demonstrating adaptability and resilience not only showcases strength but also challenges societal norms.
  • Transformative experiences facilitate personal growth and foster deeper connections within oneself. Embracing new experiences, especially outdoors, and deriving joy and strength from unexpected sources enriches life's journey.
  • Embrace expansive thinking to keep your mind open and propel forward momentum. Looking past the finish line, beyond achieving current goals, it's crucial to envision the next big idea or aspiration. Maintaining this mindset cultivates enduring determination.
  • Community support and inclusivity are pivotal in nurturing success and empowerment, regardless of background or abilities. Sharing narratives of community support and empowerment fosters advocacy and solidarity, empowering individuals to find their voice.
  • Listening to one's body is integral to understanding its true needs and desires. This self-awareness aids in advocating effectively for oneself, serving as a powerful reminder of the importance of self-advocacy and perseverance.
Quote of the Show:
  • "The body speaks in whispers. If you can first hear the whispers, then you are practicing how to listen to yourself and to your gut." - Josie Fouts
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Creators and Guests

Gregory McDonough
Gregory McDonough
Greg McDonough is a seasoned executive who has owned and operated businesses in the professional services sector, navigating them through both good and tough times. He brings his personal experience of knowing what it’s like to be ‘in the owner’s seat’ when working with clients, taking time to ask the questions others may not.
Harnessing Self-Advocacy & Perseverance - Josie Fouts - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 052
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