The conversation between Shawn French and ET revolves around the themes of determination, clarity, and personal growth.

Dr. Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas, Ph.D., is a critically acclaimed author, World-renowned speaker, educator, pastor, and Audie Awards Finalist. As he is better known, ET has taken the world by storm with his creative, common-sense approach to living a successful, satisfying professional and personal life. Through a significant social media presence and regular domestic and international tours, “ET, The Hip Hop Preacher” has become a global phenomenon!

As CEO of his Consulting Firm, ETA LLC., Eric has led his team through the doors of dozens of hugely successful organizations and Fortune 500 companies such as General Electric, Quicken Loans, AT&T, Nike, Under Armour, New Balance, UPS, and continues to consult for major league sports franchises within the MLB, NBA, NFL, MLS.


ET’s famous speech on ‘How Bad Do You Want It?’ is discussed, highlighting the importance of having a strong desire for success. They also touch on the significance of clarity in achieving goals and how it has impacted ET’s life. The conversation emphasizes the need to focus on the work rather than the reward, and the importance of consistency and habit-building. ET shares his personal journey of lacking clarity and how determination led him to where he is today. They discuss the mindset shift required to overcome self-doubt and the importance of negotiating with oneself to push through challenges. The conversation concludes with a discussion on turning up the internal thermostat and taking responsibility for personal growth. In this conversation, Shawn French and ET discuss the importance of taking care of one’s health and the motivation behind it. They talk about the desire to be there for their families and the impact that their health has on their loved ones. They also discuss the struggle of finding balance in various areas of life and the need to change one’s mindset in order to achieve that balance. ET shares his upcoming June challenge, where he will be coaching and guiding participants for 30 days to help them mentally and spiritually. The conversation ends with Shawn expressing his gratitude for ET’s impact and their plans to meet in person.

Key Conversation Points

Having a strong desire for success is crucial in achieving goals. Clarity plays a pivotal role in personal growth and success. Focus on the work rather than the reward. Consistency and habit-building are key to long-term success. Negotiate with oneself to push through challenges and overcome self-doubt. Take responsibility for personal growth and turn up the internal thermostat. Taking care of one’s health is important for the well-being of oneself and their loved ones. Finding balance in various areas of life requires a change in mindset. Coaching and guidance can help individuals stay motivated and focused on their goals. Being present and mentally and spiritually engaged in the moment is crucial for maintaining relationships. Changing one’s behavior starts with changing one’s mindset. Join ET’s Challenge >>> Click here

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