When You Realize Life Is Too Short For Regrets With Dakota Robertson

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Dakota Robertson (@WrongstoWrite on Twitter) bet it all on himself and went from Dominos delivery driver to the internet's pre-eminent ghostwriter in under a year. He has an incredible story of transformation and resilience to share. 

If you remember Dakota’s name, it's probably because a previous guest, Taylin Simmonds, credits Dakota with single-handedly changing his life.

So now it's time to get the master’s story.

He hails from Kelowna, Canada, a place that seems to have an uncanny knack for nurturing remarkable creators and innovators, as you'll soon discover.

Dakota grew up with drug addicted parents, and lost his mother to the addiction at a pivotal age. Despite his childhood, or maybe because of it, Dakota knew he was destined for greatness, but hadn’t a clue where it would come from. Sound familiar?

One of Dakota’s BREAK moments came on September 24th, 2020, a date that he's not only marked in his journal but has also proudly displayed on his Twitter banner. It was a pivotal moment in his life when he made a life-altering decision which we get into.

In just three short months, Dakota transitioned from a college student with a part-time job at Domino's Pizza to someone fully immersed in the world of entrepreneurship. He made a bold choice to leave college, quit his job, and start fresh on Twitter. This decision was fueled by a burning desire for something more, a fear of living an average life, and the realization that life was too short for regrets.

Dakota's journey is a testament to the power of resilience, self-belief, and the incredible transformations one can achieve when they are driven by purpose and a deep desire for change. In our conversation today, we'll explore his upbringing, the challenges he faced, and the pivotal moments that led him to where he is today.

We'll delve into the power of belief and how small wins can set the stage for significant life transformations. We'll also discuss the importance of self-awareness and the role that community and mentorship played in Dakota's journey.

So, without further ado, let's jump into this incredible conversation with my new friend with an old soul, Dakota Robertson.

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  • Dakota's BREAK moments
  • Dakota's background and upbringing and how it impacted him
  • The belief flywheel
  • How to go from dabbling/side hustles to going all in
  • How to find your advantage
  • Limiters that prevent us from achieving our purpose or success and where they come from
  • How Dakota conditioned his mind over time by reading and consuming podcasts
  • Journaling and how Dakota's journaling habit has helped him
  • Imposter syndrome and how Dakota overcame imposter syndrome
  • Personal branding tips
  • 3 pillars of great content
  • How to know if there is demand for what you're interested in
  • Dakota's content process for testing ideas, repurposing, and analyzing


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