Episode 4

Published on:

11th Jun 2024

Finding the Winning Streak: Charlie Rocket and the Power of Delusional Optimism

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In this inspiring episode of the podcast, we dive into the extraordinary journey of Charlie Rocket, who left behind a successful career in the music industry to chase his first dream of becoming an athlete. Embracing what he calls "delusional optimism," Charlie shares how his unwavering belief in his dreams led him to become the inspiration for a powerful Nike commercial. Through his story, Charlie illustrates the transformative power of optimism and persistence, demonstrating how shifting your mindset can lead to incredible achievements. Join us to hear how Charlie's relentless positivity helped him find his winning streak and can inspire you to do the same in your own life.

Episode Resources:


@charlie on Instagram




Episode Highlights:

03:15 - The Limitless Event

04:40 - “I’ve Always Been a Dreamer”

09:25 - Delusional Optimism

14:05 - The Wake Up Call

21:00 - What are You Saying to Yourself

25:20 - Abracadabra - As I Speak, I Create

33:15 - Charlie’s Nike Fan Commercial

34:15 - The Reaction

38:30 - The Dream Machine

44:50 - Connect with Charlie

45:25 - See Charlie and More at AMPCON 2024


About the Podcast

Dive deep into the applicable neuroscience of becoming a better communicator, influencer, and leader.
René Rodriguez takes the neuroscience and psychology behind our behaviors, simplifies it, and combines that with an acute understanding of self-awareness, emotions, storytelling, body language, and more to help each of us better deliver our ideas to others. The result is the ability to enhance our message delivery and connect with our audience whether that audience is one person in front of you, 100, or 1,000 and up. And in the process, we influence outcomes and improve our lives by having a greater impact on the world.

About your host

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Rene Rodriguez

For over two decades, René has been researching and applying behavioral neuroscience as a dynamic keynote speaker, leadership advisor, world class sales expert, and renowned speaker coach. He has also trained more than 100,000 people in applying behavioral psychology and neurology methodologies to solve some of the toughest challenges in leadership, sales and change.