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.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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