Journey of Success: Chris Samples
Today the Earning Freedom podcast features Chris Samples, a military officer who has devoted his career to protecting America. I met Chris online, through the Podcaster’s Paradise community. Chris is CEO of Journey of Success, a podcast that inspires others to work toward reaching their highest potential. He interviews leaders, he provides guidance, and he holds question and answer sessions to provide fuel that will help his listeners sustain a high level of energy as they pursue success.
Chris’s personal story shows the embodiment of contribution and leadership. He enlisted in the military 24 years ago, just as CNN was broadcasting the start of Desert Storm. He enlisted with a four-year commitment, wanting to contribute to the cause of liberty. I remember watching those same episodes on CNN while I was beginning my term in prison at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. As a young man, I wanted to do something for our country, but the bad decisions I made during my early 20s had consequences. In my case, those consequences meant decades in prison.
I admire Chris for his passion to build a stronger America. Following his four-year commitment, Chris worked to advance his education. After earning his undergraduate degree, he resumed his military career as an officer. Simultaneously, he earned two master’s degrees. Chris has lived abroad for seven years and he is currently stationed in Germany.
Chris will soon retire and return to the United States to begin a new career in contribution. He has been building a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. His podcast, The Journey of Success, is the #1 ranked show on several channels in the iTunes network. Through all of his work, Chris reminds us that success comes with a price, and the rent is due every day. I’m so grateful that Chris chose to share his inspiring message of self-empowerment with the Earning Freedom nation.
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