Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: 10 Life Lessons From The Star

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Dwayne Douglas Johnson who is known by the name “The Rock” was born on May 2, 1972. He is an American-Canadian producer, actor, businessman, former American football player and a retired professional wrestler who has wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation for 8 years before starting his journey in acting.

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Life is not easy for everyone and in order to achieve something, one has to be determinant. There will be several things or people that would come between you and your success but it all depends on the person that they should never be discouraged and eventually they will walk through the hurdles, they might stumble and fall but all they should have is the courage to stand up and walk again. Life was not easy for The Rock as well. He stated that “In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and I knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be”.

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Hard Work:

A man is known by his success and how hard he has worked to achieve it. As per The Rock, you should be the hardest working individual in the room. To achieve something great, you have to put in extra efforts.

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Surround yourself with the best:

We all have heard the phrase that we attract what we are. Surrounding yourself with people who motivate you to be a better human being and support you during hard times is truly a blessing. In order to succeed, one needs to make sure that they have people who inspire them rather than the ones that discourage you on your lowest points.

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Never give up:

Life can be hard but you have to be consistent and believe yourself that you can make it. According to one of his movies “Never say ‘never’” it is about the tough moments that do not last forever and pass with time.

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Be yourself:

The Rock believes that you should not let your insecurities get to you, he did not let his insecurity about being a pro wrestler hinder his way to become an A list actor at the box office.

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Be confident:

Dwayne’s public speaking skills are legendary due to which he was very well known in professional wrestling. He believe that one should have confidence in their abilities so that no one’s opinion or rejection would matter to them.

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Set clear goals:

One should always have clarity of vision to achieve their goals. The Rock had set a goal that he wanted to leave wrestling and be an actor so that’s what he did. He gathered the stakeholders and told them his vision that he wanted a bigger and better role and seeing how goal oriented he was, people believed in him.

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Always try to remain calm:

He was seen to face a lot of challenges in his life but he stood still and faced all of them without panicking of making a fuss about small things.

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Giving Back to the society:

Whatever was achieved by Dwayne, he made sure to help the needy. In 2006, he founded the Dwayne Johnson foundation for children. He donated for an abandoned dog’s surgery, worked for hurricane Harvey relief efforts, for flood relief etc.

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Never settle for less:

One should never settle for mediocrity and think that it requires less attention so I could go for it, instead choose the difficult path and work on it to make your people proud of you.

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