The POZCAST: Career & Life Journeys with Adam Posner

Marcus Aurelius Anderson: Strength Through Adversity

Episode Summary

Marcus Arelius Anderson is an Bestselling Author, TEDx Speaker and International Keynote Speaker, Mindset Coach to Leaders, CEO’s and entrepreneurs. He’s also the host of the #1 New and Noteworthy podcast “Conscious Millionaire Epic Achiever” show. A bit on his backstory. While preparing to deploy with the U.S. Army, Marcus suffered a severe spinal injury that left him paralyzed. After dying on the operating table twice, the surgeons saved his life, but told him he'd never walk again. Having no other option, Marcus started doing some brutally honest soul searching, looking for the lesson to be learned from his injury. Once he started seeing his Adversity as a gift instead of a curse, something miraculous began to happen... Marcus now speaks, writes, inspires and coaches others to overcome their own Adversities to actualize their personal definition of success in business and every area of life. Today we are going to dig into his life journey to becoming the Bruce Lee of maximizing mindset, kicking ass, choking fear and throat punching self doubt and a ton more! For more: If you love this show, please leave us a review. Go to and follow the simple instructions.

Episode Notes

2:31 - Adversity is a Gift
5:32 - Adversity Perception Cycle
8:23 - Living out of your Comfort Zone
9:23 - The Strength of Will Power
12:08 - Adversity Scale
14:12 - Resistance is Inevitable
20:07 - Concept of Fear
22:11 - The Incident
26:13 - Parkinson's Law
28:39 - The Comeback Journey
32:08 - Lesson Learned
33:10 - Best Piece of Advice Received