Choose Progress Over Perfection | Tony Hawk on Impact Theory

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Look past his skateboard in the Smithsonian and his billion-dollar video game franchise, and you will find pure resiliency in Tony Hawk. Despite having detractors early on, he now stands larger than life in the global skateboarding industry. Tony shares what can happen when you focus on passion and progress instead of external distractions on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

SHOW NOTES:

Tony sheds light on growing pains early in his career. [3:37]

Tony discusses the drive that pushes him through adversity. [8:40]

Tony and Tom explore the idea of embracing challenges and failures. [12:45]

Tony talks pushing through doubt and criticism. [21:00]

Tony shares some major moments in his career. [24:23]

Tony tells the impact he wants to have on the world. [31:13]

QUOTES:
“Follow what you really enjoy doing and that will be your success because if you enjoy going to work every day, that’s the biggest success that you can imagine.” [12:14]

FOLLOW TONY HAWK:
TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2EmyIxz
WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/2BFmLzY
INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2rQpqrf
FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/1mTc3OF
YOUTUBE: http://bit.ly/2FvLMQF

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

BOOKS:
Hawk: Occupation Skateboarder – http://amzn.to/2E2o4hL [2:40]

PEOPLE:
Andrew Reynolds – http://bit.ly/2DLx9IA [15:20]

COMPANIES:
Birdhouse – http://bit.ly/2nq4kev [1:43]
Skateistan – http://bit.ly/2nrJb2V [29:35]

IMPACT THEORY MERCHANDISE: Check out Impact Theory’s Merch Shop: http://bit.ly/ImpactTheoryShop

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