My Greatest Affliction is My Greatest Super Power | Shoptalk Series, Episode #115


In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers reveals that his single biggest affliction also serves as his most powerful superpower, and discusses the importance of self-care and how the pressure to emulate “perfect” role models can set newer producers up for disappointment. 

Episode Highlights:

  • David discusses his childhood experiences with ADHD and how it affected him in school, church, and at home. (2:13)
  • David shares that he was able to manage multiple tasks between Florida Risk Partners, Killing Commercial, and The Power Producers Podcast by learning to take his affliction and use it as a superpower. (6:47)
  • David explains the significance of obtaining an ADHD diagnosis, which can assist those who are misunderstood in their personal, professional, and social lives. (9:05)
  • David believes that embracing a positive outlook can transform challenges into opportunities. (10:55)
  • David mentions the importance of self-care and focusing on one’s mind, body, and spirit to achieve success and become the best version of oneself. (12:11)
  • David discusses the need to treat individuals with ADHD, OCD, and Tourette’s seriously, rather than as subjects of ridicule in society. (15:22)

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “I learned how to take my affliction and make it my superpower.” – David Carothers
  • “I want you to know, you can do this, I want you to know that no matter what that affliction is, if you focus on the positive, you can turn it into your superpower.” – David Carothers
  • “Take time to take care of yourself, focus on yourself, focus on your mind, focus on your body, focus on your spirit. Because if you can get those three things, working in concert with each other…you’re gonna be the best version of yourself you ever thought possible.” – David Carothers

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