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Denise Griffitts Interviews Steve Rizzo

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Meet Steve Rizzo, author of Amazon's Best Selling book Get Your Shift Together. 
Once upon a time, Steve Rizzo was told by a guidance counselor that he didn’t have the intelligence for college.  And having been saddled with the dubious high school honer of being voted “Least Likely to Succeed,” Steve didn’t give himself much of a chance to emerge as anything special, much less a world-class comedian or a hall of fame speaker and trainer.  Years of negativity had led him to believe that dreams were the luxury of only a fortunate few. 
“Looking back,” says Steve, “I can see how and why I sabotaged so many opportunities.  My perceived limitations had me very confused.  I had a fear of failure and a fear of success. I knew I had talent, but I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t being given a chance.  I finally realized that opportunity had been knocking all along…I was just afraid to open the door.” 
Steve went on to surprise everyone, including himself, by excelling with honors at the university and post-graduate levels.  Eventually Steve even taught at his old high school, proving once and for all that guidance counselors are not fortune-tellers. 
Steve has spent much of his own life learning how to pursue and achieve is own definition of success.  Luckily for audiences across the country and around the world that definition has evolved to include showing others his blueprint for realizing their dreams and achieving personal excellence and professional satisfaction.