Let the World See You: How to Be Real in a World Full of Fakes

Let the World See You: How to Be Real in a World Full of Fakes

by Sam Acho

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Overview

No one else has what you have. No one else can share what you share. Let the World See You is a blueprint for learning how to be yourself and living a life of genuine authenticity from NFL linebacker, speaker, podcaster, and humanitarian Sam Acho.

In Let the World See You, Sam Acho helps you break free from society’s perceived limits and embrace the freedom of living as the genuine you. By sharing lessons and interactions with others throughout his life, Acho reveals how you can overcome your fears and discover the freedom of living as the genuine you.

Many of us hide in our everyday lives. We put on masks, we play small—and we don't live up to our full potential. Sam Acho was one of those people. After years of hiding behind the “tough-guy” footballer persona, the Sam he had become to the world had no connection to the true Sam he knew himself to be. It was only when he lost a friend and mentor that he realized he was doing it all wrong. Like many of us do when we try to be someone we’re not, Acho was ignoring the unique gifts, talents, and personality he truly possessed while trying to be what the world wanted him to be.

While sharing personal stories, entertaining anecdotes, and hard-learned lessons, Let the World See You will encourage you to:

• Identify the nature of your fears

• Discover how to take off the masks that hide who you are

• Learn to lean on the God who knows you, names you, and loves you

You don’t have to hide. There is another way of living. Let the world see you. Your quirks, your passions, and your inner desires were not given to you by accident. The world needs your gifts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400220274
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 10/13/2020
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 115,416
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Sam Acho is an NFL player, writer, public speaker, and humanitarian. He speaks widely at colleges, events, conferences, and churches, and is the cohost of The Home Team podcast. He is the founder and president of Athletes for Justice, a vice president of the NFL Players Association, and a graduate of the University of Texas and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Learn more at samacho.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword Steve Carter xiii

Introduction: You Are Worth Getting to Know xvii

Chapter 1 Hiding 1

Chapter 2 Chillin' With the President 11

Chapter 3 Free Chipotle 23

Chapter 4 Movies for Days 33

Chapter 5 Bargaining With Billionaires 41

Chapter 6 Bear Down 53

Chapter 7 Suffer With the City 63

Chapter 8 Thunderbirds 73

Chapter 9 Allergic to Exercise 87

Chapter 10 Prison with the President 95

Chapter 11 The Super Bowl of Justice 117

Chapter 12 Blessing 131

Chapter 13 The Art of the Pivot 145

Chapter 14 In the Beginning 159

Chapter 15 Draft Day 169

Chapter 16 The Final Chapter 179

Conclusion: Love 193

Epilogue: Learning to Listen 201

Acknowledgments 209

Notes 213

About the Author 215

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