Here's the best business advice that Glenn can offer

Question: When did you know in business that you were doing the right thing?

Glenn: Never. Here’s the thing, I think, and feel free to correct me if anybody else has a better answer than this, because I really am bluffing. The only time I’ve ever known anything…well, I shouldn’t say this. There’s been about four times in my life that I’ve really, truly known. I was seven, and I heard clear as a bell, “What you do in life at some point will be a turning point. That’s all I heard. I don’t know, I’m seven, I don’t even know what that means.

That actually led, played a big role in my alcoholism, because every time I would think that I’m on the verge of something, somebody else would beat me to it, and I’d be like, “What the…? Why am I always behind?” I’m always behind. It wasn’t until the 90s that I just let go and said I don’t really care. I think that’s probably a childhood little thing, and it took me until about 2005 when I’m on the cover of TIME magazine that I’m like oh my gosh, oh my gosh. I wasn’t trying to do anything anymore. I was trying to find it before. You know what I mean? And so I was screwing it up.

Once I let go, and I’m just like I’m just going to be, I’m just going to do today what I think is right…there’s been about four times in my life where I felt like I’ve had that this you must do, but I never know how to do them, ever. I usually don’t even know exactly what they mean, and it can really screw me up. Beyond that, every time I second-guess myself, I screw it up. Your first thought is usually the right one. The first thought is you know what we should do, we should do this.

Now, things around that might change. We’re working on this amazing thing that we’re hopefully going to announce this summer. We’re going to start a tradition 15 months from now for Fourth of Julys, because I think we need to do Fourth of July right. I’ve tried to do it all over the country. I’ve tried to play, you know, in everybody else’s sandbox. Nobody cares about the traditions of America anymore. It’s all about hot dogs and fireworks and country music bands. That’s not Independence Day. That may be Fourth of July, but it’s not Independence Day.

We came up with this idea, and our first name for it is the Campfire. That sucks. That’s what I think it should be, the Campfire. That’s going to change, but all of the stuff that’s at the heart of it is not going to change, okay? So, you have to have confidence enough in yourself to say you know what, I’m just settled enough that I’m comfortable enough to say I’m good failing with this, I’m good. I’ll fail, but I’m going to do this because it feels right to me, and then just hold on, just hold on, because it’s a scary ride, and every step of the way you’ll question yourself.

I do today. I did this week. Four or five times this week I said you know what, maybe we shouldn’t have done any of this. Maybe we shouldn’t have done any of this. Maybe it’s just me in my head thinking we should. Let it go. Let it go. Wherever you end up is right where you’re supposed to be, and once you say I could lose it all…my kids asked me one time, “Dad, why do you say enjoy it while it lasts?” Well, because in my 20s, I thought it would always go on, and I lost everything. When I didn’t have it anymore, I realized wow, I’m happy without it. It doesn’t matter.

But while you have it, enjoy it, and once you really let go and say I don’t really care, I will live under a bridge because I know I’ll be happy, one way or another I’ll be happy, and it will be exactly where I’m supposed to be, everything works out. It all works out.

This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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The less-than-favorable reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's bid for governor of California as a Republican has shown that leftists and so-called "transgender rights activist" care more about political party than actual transgender rights. Despite the fact that if she wins, Jenner would be the first trans governor in our nation's history — and prove that Republicans aren't 'transphobic' — Leftist activists would rather back Gavin Newsom — a cisgender, white male.

"Make no mistake: we can't wait to elect a #trans governor of California. But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass," tweeted Equality California, one of the state's largest LGBTQ-rights groups.

"With all due respect, @Caitlyn_Jenner, you are running as a Republican?! Republicans deny your existence and are trying to erase trans youth. HELL NO," tweeted leftist activist and actress Alyssa Milano.

"Well done Caitlyn Jenner, running for governor wins you the one medal you never got: stupidest mother***ker on earth. Running as a Trump Republican & entering a world that hates you," tweeted "Sons of Anarchy" star Ron Perlman.

In this clip from the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere discussed the Left's hostile reaction to Jenner's candidacy for California governor and agreed that leftist trans activists are showing themselves to be more "leftists" than "trans activists."

"If Caitlyn Jenner did, let's say, run for governor and win as a Republican, wouldn't that go a long way to advance what [trans rights activists'] goal supposedly is? Like, if you really believe Republicans hate trans people and what you want is for society to have trans people accepted more broadly, what better way to accomplish that than having a Republican trans candidate?" Stu asked.

"Yeah, see, but you just said the key words: 'If you really believe.' They don't really believe anything. I don't think they even really believe that Republicans hate gay people. I don't think they actually believe that. That's just a slogan that's been drilled in their head," Glenn said. "It doesn't have anything to do with race or gender, or really anything else. It has everything to do with politics. That's it."

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