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Episode #435

OWN THE DASH of Your Life & Get 1% Better Everyday with Medal of Honor US Marine Combat Veteran & Founder of Own The Dash, Dakota Meyer

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Show Notes

Have you ever wondered what it takes to truly own the dash in your life?

Well, in this episode of the Happy Hustle podcast, we dive deep into this concept with Dakota Meyer, a true patriot and hero.

Dakota is a United States Marine sniper, a veteran of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the recipient of the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary actions in combat, where he saved multiple lives. He’s also a serial entrepreneur, a father, a helicopter pilot, a firefighter, and a New York Times bestselling author.

In our conversation, Dakota dives deep into his mantra, “Own the dash,” that space between the day you were born and the day you die. He shares how you can become a better version of yourself by embracing structure, discipline, and choosing happiness.

We also get into some jaw-dropping stories, like the time he had a beer with President Obama, his entrepreneurial ventures, combat tours, and the day he earned the Medal of Honor.

Don’t miss out on this epic episode. Listen now and let Dakota Meyer inspire you to own your dash!

In this episode, you will learn:

03:01 Overcoming Adversity and Choosing Happiness

10:00 Own the Dash

22:50 Defining Your Why

28:03 Service and Success

32:26 The Power of Every Action

33:06 Setting the Bar for Others

34:33 Putting Yourself First

37:06 Defining Your Box

38:09 Being Conditional vs. Being Kind

42:39 The Burden and Rewards of Entrepreneurship

43:03 Transitioning from Combat to Entrepreneurship

46:47 Creating Dash Hydrate

What does Happy Hustlin mean to you? 

Dakota says to make sure that you’re always, you know, choosing happiness. You choose happiness just like you choose to hustle. So choose them both.

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Find Dakota on his website: https://ownthedash.com/

https://dakotameyer.com/

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