Bob Parsons ON: How to Be Present & Not Fear the Future

Today, I sit down with Bob Parsons to talk about overcoming adversities. Bob shares how his war veteran trauma affected his personal life and what he did to overcome it, his journey into starting his business and finding success, and finally having found his purpose in life to always make a difference whenever he can.  Bob Parsons is best known for being the founder of GoDaddy. Bob sold a majority stake in 2011 in a deal that valued the company at $2.3 billion. Currently, Bob is the CEO and founder of YAM Worldwide, which is home to his entrepreneurial ventures in the fields of motorcycles, golf, real estate, finance, marketing, innovation, and philanthropy. YAM Worldwide includes companies such as PXG and Scottsdale National Golf Club. Bob is also a US Marine Corps Vietnam veteran, and is widely recognized for his entrepreneurial and philanthropic efforts.  You can order my new book 8 RULES OF LOVE at or at a retail store near you. You can also get the chance to see me live on my first ever world tour. This is a 90 minute interactive show where I will take you on a journey of finding, keeping and even letting go of love. Head to and find out if I'll be in a city near you. Thank you so much for all your support - I hope to see you soon. What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:18 How can we learn to quantify the worst things in our life? 06:45 Dealing with PTSD alone and the symptoms that come with it 11:14 Having the remarkable ability to disassociate and using it your advantage 12:25 The trick to becoming a successful businessman and what history can teach us 15:56 Top 3 things to focus on when you want to start your own business 18:25 The GoDaddy story - how it started, success, and making a difference 25:42 What have been the biggest failures in your life? 26:38 Tapping into psychedelics to help deal with self reform 32:29 Believe in yourself and always have fun 38:39 Bob on Final Five    Episode Resources Bob Parsons | Website Bob Parsons | Instagram Bob Parsons | LinkedIn Bob Parsons | Twitter YAM Worldwide Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!