True Underdog
True Underdog
Dec 10, 2020
#52 Chasing Your Why with Darren McCarty
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Today on the show Jayson is talking with Darren McCarty, former forward for the Detroit Red Wings, and current host of the podcast Grind Time with Darren McCarty who he co-hosts with his friend Perry Vellucci.

Darren talks about his days with the Red Wings and how he had to fight for his teammates and the entire city of Detroit when their backs were against the wall. He talks about the heated rivalry between Colorado and Detroit through the late 90’s and early 2000’s.

Jayson and Darren talk about how you could have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t have the need to win, or succeed, then that talent means nothing. Someone who is less talented but works harder is going to win out every single time in the long run.




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1:49 - Detroit Red Wings

4:06 - Fight to Win

5:35 - Good Leadership

8:20 - Heated Rivalry

11:40 - Keeping Respect

14:12 - Never Quit Sobriety

19:53 - Hard Work Beats Talent

24:17 - Down to Fight

26:14 - Hitting the Bottom

31:03 - Getting Healthy

32:37 - CBD

36:09 - Learning to Run a Business

38:34 - Inspiration Behind Darren’s Podcast

41:13 - Darren’s Band

45:06 - Chasing Your Why

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