Dennis Rodman is a retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman is known for his fierce determination & colorful personality. Though Rodman’s life has been full, he admitted to Jay Shetty that finding true and lasting happiness has been a lifelong & elusive pursuit.Rodman and Shetty talk about the highs and lows of basketball, how to juggle parenthood and identity, and the power of finding community when it is needed the most. Jay and Dennis celebrate the joy and purpose that comes out of pain. Text Jay Shetty 310-997-4177A Word From Our Sponsors:Try FREE for 60 days when you use offer code PURPOSE.The Great Courses Plus are offering a FREE TRIAL of unlimited access to their entire library! Go to
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Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) (aka The Worm) is one of the greatest rebounders ever to play professional basketball, with five NBA championships under his belt. He's arguably just as well-known for his off-court antics, and his resume includes stints as an author, an actor, a reality star, a wrestler, and an unofficial diplomat to North Korea. What We Discuss with Dennis Rodman: How Dennis went from being a shy, neglected kid to a people-pleasing watch thief to a man who values independence and naysayer-defying personal expression above all else. Why the hustle of living as a homeless 19-year-old was more appealing than eating mustard sandwiches in the projects with his family. The volatile relationship Dennis has had with the media over the years, and how he decides who's worthy of his trust (and who's not) these days. Why, given his passing interest in basketball until a late growth spurt made him a contender, Dennis' self-taught and unique approach to world-class rebounding is particularly surprising. Marrying himself, being an early ally to the LBGTQ community, the pros and cons of fame, and risky birthday toasts to Kim Jong-un in North Korea. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at! Let the storytelling GoCar be your sightseeing tour guide in San Francisco, Barcelona, San Diego, Lisbon, and Madrid! Find out more at GoCar Tours! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!
DRESS FOR HAPPINESS. People live their lives trying to find their purpose. They are looking for ways to express their true selves. But many are worried about judgment and the opinions of others. Do you deny your destiny? How can you get on the road to happiness and self-fulfillment? You have to ignore the noise. Be yourself no matter what people say. Take the time to discover what makes you happy. And once you find your happiness, work hard to keep it. Keep moving forward, step by step. When you look back, you’ll be amazed at what you accomplished. On today’s episode of The School of Greatness, I talk about finding yourself and living life to the fullest with Dennis Rodman. Dennis Rodman is a five-time NBA Champion, seven-time NBA Rebounding champion, two-time NBA All-star, and trailblazer for the LBGTQ community. He recently released a remarkable ESPN 30 for 30 Documentary about his life and career. Dennis is open about his highs and lows, including his rise from poverty and his struggles with alcoholism. Through it all, he is proud of his accomplishments and hopes that others will learn from his life journey. So get ready to learn how to live life to the fullest on Episode 854. Some Questions I Ask: Was it easy being vulnerable in the NBA? (09:30) How did you stay out all night and still have the energy for practice? (18:45)  What makes you proud? (30:50) Who was the best player you played with or against in the NBA? (29:55)  Who was the first person in your life that you respected and admired? (33:05) What is the biggest lesson you learned in North Korea? (45:25)  When it comes to your mother, what makes you proud? (01:00:50) In this episode you will learn: How he lives with enthusiasm (11:14) How he opened the door for the Gay community (11:20) Why he always does something that makes him happy (14:30) How Dennis feels he is never too old to ask for help (54:17) Plus much more... If you enjoyed this episode, check out the video, show notes, and more at and follow at
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May 13th, 1961
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19 hours, 28 minutes
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