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Emmanuel Rivera, founder of the Come Up Foundation, shares his journey and the mission of his organization. He discusses the challenges of fundraising and the importance of community support. Emmanuel emphasizes the need for structure and growth to make a lasting impact on the lives of underserved children. He also highlights the humbling experiences and lessons learned in martial arts. Emmanuel envisions the foundation expanding to other cities and providing opportunities for children to develop leadership skills and achieve their full potential. This conversation covers various topics related to personal growth, mental training, and finding balance in life. The guest, a martial arts instructor, discusses the role of coaches as father figures and the importance of starting martial arts at a young age. He also shares insights into the mental challenges of training and fighting, as well as managing anxiety and pressure in business. The conversation emphasizes the importance of hard work, mental growth, and gratitude. It also touches on finding happiness in life's ups and downs, creating special moments for loved ones, and balancing work and family life. The guest shares personal experiences and offers advice on developing mental and emotional stability through martial arts. The conversation concludes with information on how to get involved with The Come Up Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering youth through martial arts.

Takeaways:


  • Coaches can play a significant role as father figures and mentors in the lives of young athletes.
  • Starting martial arts at a young age can provide numerous benefits, including physical fitness, discipline, and mental growth.
  • Training and fighting in martial arts require mental strength and the ability to manage anxiety and pressure.
  • The challenges faced in martial arts training and fighting can be similar to those encountered in business.
  • Hard work, preparation, and mental training are essential for success in both martial arts and business.
  • Developing mental growth, gratitude, and the ability to find happiness in life's ups and downs is crucial.
  • Creating special moments and showing appreciation for loved ones is important in maintaining strong relationships.
  • Balancing work and family life can be challenging, but communication and support are key.
  • Finding harmony in life's peaks and valleys is more beneficial than striving for constant balance.
  • Martial arts can provide mental and emotional stability, teaching discipline, respect, and resilience.
  • Getting involved with organizations like The Come Up Foundation can make a positive impact on the lives of youth.


Chapters

00:00 Constant Improvement and Reflection
03:19 Background and Connection with Abel
07:41 Emmanuel's Journey and the Come Up Foundation
09:41 Transition to Focus on the Foundation
14:23 Challenges and Fundraising
20:37 Expansion and Structure
23:27 Humbling Experiences in Martial Arts
26:38 Financial Challenges and Fundraising
35:05 Building a Community and Family Involvement
42:45 Future Vision for the Organization
43:48 The Role of Coaches as Father Figures
44:18 Starting Martial Arts at a Young Age
45:13 The Mental Challenges of Training and Fighting
46:21 Managing Anxiety and Pressure in Business
46:46 The Importance of Hard Work and Preparation
47:32 The Mental Training in MMA and Business
49:05 Developing Mental Growth and Gratitude
50:21 Finding Happiness in Life's Ups and Downs
51:01 Creating Special Moments for Loved Ones
52:48 The Challenges of Parenting Twins
53:49 Balancing Work and Family Life
56:05 The Importance of Communication and Support in Marriage
57:46 Finding Harmony in Life's Peaks and Valleys
58:12 The Need for a Swift Kick in the Ass
01:08:59 The Role of Martial Arts in Mental and Emotional Stability
01:10:51 Getting Involved with The Come Up Foundation
Emmanuel Rivera, founder of the Come Up Foundation, shares his journey and the mission of his organization. He discusses the challenges of fundraising and the importance of community support. Emmanuel emphasizes the need for structure and growth to make a lasting impact on the lives of underserved children. He also highlights the humbling experiences and lessons learned in martial arts. Emmanuel envisions the foundation expanding to other cities and providing opportunities for children to develop leadership skills and achieve their full potential. This conversation covers various topics related to personal growth, mental training, and finding balance in life. The guest, a martial arts instructor, discusses the role of coaches as father figures and the importance of starting martial arts at a young age. He also shares insights into the mental challenges of training and fighting, as well as managing anxiety and pressure in business. The conversation emphasizes the importance of hard work, mental growth, and gratitude. It also touches on finding happiness in life's ups and downs, creating special moments for loved ones, and balancing work and family life. The guest shares personal experiences and offers advice on developing mental and emotional stability through martial arts. The conversation concludes with information on how to get involved with The Come Up Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering youth through martial arts. Takeaways : Coaches can play a significant role as father figures and mentors in the lives of young athletes. Starting martial arts at a young age can provide numerous benefits, including physical fitness, discipline, and mental growth. Training and fighting in martial arts require mental strength and the ability to manage anxiety and pressure. The challenges faced in martial arts training and fighting can be similar to those encountered in business. Hard work, preparation, and mental training are essential for success in both martial arts and business. Developing mental growth, gratitude, and the ability to find happiness in life's ups and downs is crucial. Creating special moments and showing appreciation for loved ones is important in maintaining strong relationships. Balancing work and family life can be challenging, but communication and support are key. Finding harmony in life's peaks and valleys is more beneficial than striving for constant balance. Martial arts can provide mental and emotional stability, teaching discipline, respect, and resilience. Getting involved with organizations like The Come Up Foundation can make a positive impact on the lives of youth. Chapters 00:00 Constant Improvement and Reflection 03:19 Background and Connection with Abel 07:41 Emmanuel's Journey and the Come Up Foundation 09:41 Transition to Focus on the Foundation 14:23 Challenges and Fundraising 20:37 Expansion and Structure 23:27 Humbling Experiences in Martial Arts 26:38 Financial Challenges and Fundraising 35:05 Building a Community and Family Involvement 42:45 Future Vision for the Organization 43:48 The Role of Coaches as Father Figures 44:18 Starting Martial Arts at a Young Age 45:13 The Mental Challenges of Training and Fighting 46:21 Managing Anxiety and Pressure in Business 46:46 The Importance of Hard Work and Preparation 47:32 The Mental Training in MMA and Business 49:05 Developing Mental Growth and Gratitude 50:21 Finding Happiness in Life's Ups and Downs 51:01 Creating Special Moments for Loved Ones 52:48 The Challenges of Parenting Twins 53:49 Balancing Work and Family Life 56:05 The Importance of Communication and Support in Marriage 57:46 Finding Harmony in Life's Peaks and Valleys 58:12 The Need for a Swift Kick in the Ass 01:08:59 The Role of Martial Arts in Mental and Emotional Stability 01:10:51 Getting Involved with The Come Up Foundation leer más leer menos

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