After spending 26 years in a cell, Michael Santos reflects on the bad decisions he has made and his path to redemption and transformation. He shares how these decisions have led him into a life of entrepreneurship and the creation of successful businesses like Prison Professors, among others.

Guide to the Key Takeaways

  • Michael recounts how he got into trouble and the decisions that lead to his incarceration (3.02 – 5.09)
  • Michael shares his story. What took him onto the path of crime (5.10 – 7.10)
  • Overcoming the shame from making ‘bad decisions’. (7.11 – 10.16)
  • Thoughts on his penalty despite his crime being non-violent. (10.17 – 11.54)
  • Creating a focus for the future whilst inside the prison (11.55 – 13.34)
  • Michael’s motivations and inspiration that allowed him to forgive himself and move forward. (13.35 – 19.43)
  • Overcoming rejection and moving into the entrepreneurial community (19.44 – 25.19)
  • Walking out of prison and setting goals for a purpose driven life (25.20 – 27.22)
  • What Michael’s business look like now (27.23 – 30.09)
  • Future vision of the business. (30.10 – 32.51)
  • Turning a trauma into a life of purpose and service of others (32.52 – 36.09)
  • Advice to someone that is going through a legal battle. (36.10 – 40.30)
  • How can listeners get contact with Michael Santos (40.31 – end)

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