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Empowering people with the simple keys they need to break through frustration and into true, lasting success.

Dr. Don MacDonald’s purpose is to participate in the development and growth of the Chiropractic Profession. He believes a shift in attitude towards healthcare will result by emphasizing neurologically based care while meeting the individual needs of each patient. Empowering, educating and providing the skills needed can help Chiropractors serve more people at a higher level and achieve their individual goals.

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Create The Shift Towards Vitalistic Chiropractic – Dr. Marc Hudson

Create The Shift Towards Vitalistic Chiropractic – Dr. Marc Hudson

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Create The Shift Towards Vitalistic Chiropractic - Dr. Marc Hudson
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Some institutions have an oppressive environment where students are forbidden from being exposed to Vitalistic Chiropractic. They’re in a culture where they are afraid of making adjustments and of saying anything.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Marc Hudson. He graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in 1994. He, together with his wife, Lynn, created ChiroEurope. They also founded Barcelona Chiropractic College, where they were able to raise two and a half million euros to establish it.

Dr. Hudson says that you can’t be a Vitalistic Chiropractor when you practice in fear. It is because fear keeps you away from your practice or your dreams. He shares how chiropractors can get over their fears for them to achieve success. Moreover, Dr. Hudson also talks about ChiroEurope and how unique it is in the chiropractic world right now.

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Surround Yourself With People On Fire – Dr. Rick Wren

Surround Yourself With People On Fire – Dr. Rick Wren

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Surround Yourself With People On Fire - Dr. Rick Wren
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On today’s episode, we are with Dr. Rick Wren, a fantastic chiropractor, and one of the most prominent leaders of all the Parker seminars I’ve been to over the last 20 years.

Dr. Wren also has one of the biggest hearts you’ll ever see in the world. He, together with the Chiropractic Emergency Response Team provided help to people who were affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

He is the founder of the Society of Chiropractic Masters, which is designed to take you through the 21 Principles of Practice Success to help chiropractors not only become a Master of Chiropractor but a Master of Chiropractic Success.

Dr. Wren shares about how he started speaking at Parker and why chiropractors should try to attend as many seminars as you can. He says that it wasn’t speaking that got him fired on; instead, it was the community he was with.

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Connect With Yourself And Others – Dr. Nicole Lederman

Connect With Yourself And Others – Dr. Nicole Lederman

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Connect With Yourself And Others - Dr. Nicole Lederman
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Dr. Nicole Lederman knew she wanted to be a doctor and help people at an early age. She graduated from CMCC in 2000 and then worked as a locum for almost three years in Ontario. When she moved to Texas together with her husband, she ended up teaching in the clinic and on the academic side of Parker. After 11 years of teaching, she realized it was time for her and her family to come back to Canada to start a new phase of life.

On this episode, Dr. Lederman talks about how her 18 years in practice have been like. As a woman who is less than five-foot tall, she emphasizes that size doesn’t matter. In fact, she shares that small female chiropractors are highly specific when making the adjustments.

As a working mom, she also experienced being burned out and not being her vibrant, healthy self which taught her that it isn’t true that you can have balance. What’s true is you can choose what you want to do. Moreover, being herself, doing self-care, and connecting with others is the biggest things that have helped her over the time.

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Overcoming The Underdog Mindset – Dr. Don MacDonald

Overcoming The Underdog Mindset – Dr. Don MacDonald

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Overcoming The Underdog Mindset - Dr. Don MacDonald
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On today’s episode, we are going to switch the tables to learn more about the ultimate underdog, Dr. Don MacDonald. Don shares how his last 18 years of being in chiropractic have been like.
When Don was starting out his practice, he apparently loved chiropractic and the potential of what it could do for people, and then, it became not that for him. During the first seven years of his practice, everything seems like such a price for him that he lost any vision of what the promise was.

Don was able to keep the practice at a good volume and still did a lot of things for the profession, but it was at a huge detriment to his health. He had gone through a couple of issues and trauma that not only burned him out mentally but also his health. He felt broken, hurt, and exhausted all the time.

What Don realized was he was not doing what he needed to do to take care of himself. What he did is he focused on his body and on few things that he knew are going to make the most significant difference in his practice. Aside from perseverance, another key to his success is his wife, Brandi, who supports him of what he does.

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Be Back In Control With Your ONE Thing – Jay Papasan

Be Back In Control With Your ONE Thing – Jay Papasan

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Be Back In Control With Your ONE Thing - Jay Papasan
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When people are faced with many tasks, their main impulse is to ignore the most important thing, and do two things at once. However, multitasking fires the stress response and shuts off the frontal lobe that lowers the person’s IQ.
Jay Papasan is the co-author of The ONE Thing, a New York Times bestseller about identifying your ONE Thing and how to do that thing.
On this episode, he talks about that ONE Thing and how it delivers extraordinary results in every situation. When you focus on it and start establishing your productivity rituals in the morning, you can be back in control instead of being adrift in the stream of life.

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Define Who You Are – Dr. Dustin Behn

Define Who You Are – Dr. Dustin Behn

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald Define Who You Are - Dr. Dustin Behn
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One of the reasons why some people kept hitting the walls is that they don’t have a clear foundation of what they’re trying to create in their life.

On this episode, we are here with Dr. Dustin Behn. He grew up in Hampton, Iowa and his passion for sports led him to an injury in which he lost feeling in his arm. His best friend advised him to go to a chiropractor and after being adjusted, his injury improved, which made him decide that he wanted to do that.

Dr. Behn also shares how he made a commitment to growing himself as a person and in what he has to offer the world. He emphasizes how important it is to define who you are and figure out how to build yourself.

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How To Use Your Voice To Inspire People – Lorna Earnshaw

How To Use Your Voice To Inspire People – Lorna Earnshaw

Breaking The Underdog Curse by Dr. Don MacDonald How To Use Your Voice To Inspire People - Lorna Earnshaw
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Many people are holding themselves back because they’re afraid of what others might think about them or they’re worried that they will look inauthentic. Thinking about these things while communicating sends out a message that you’re not confident with what you’re doing. It also makes people feel that you can’t be trusted.

On this episode, we are here with Lorna Earnshaw. She is a singer-songwriter, journalist, dancer, and an online marketer. She has been a voice coach for 15 years focusing, mostly on vocal health and technique.

Lorna helps us understand how to use our voice correctly to be able to communicate effectively and inspire more people. When we can improve how we communicate, not only we can grow our business, but we can also free our voice.

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Devoted to The Cause, The Cure and The Road to Success

Everyone loves an underdog, but what happens when you stay stuck in that mindset?

It can become a curse that causes you to sabotage your own success, be brought down by old habits and held back from genuine happiness. After spending most of his life trying to kick his own underdog curse, chiropractor and success coach Dr. Don MacDonald now spends most of his time trying to help others with the cure to this purpose-destroying pattern.

It’s time to stop being focused on what other people think and expect. This will only drive you away from your purpose, and drain your energy, inspiration, and self-esteem. If you are looking to break through a plateau in your health, relationships, or finances, this inspiring book will equip you with easy-to-follow steps that will help you hone in on your purpose and find authentic success in life.