Dr. Myron Role
Knew I Would Be Neurosurgeon After nfl Career …
Shoutout To Ben Carson!!!
5/12/2022 2:32 PM PT
Myron was always gifted in school, he spent a year abroad studying at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar after earning a degree as a star player at Florida State, but he says Ben’s 1990 book “Gifted Hands” got him thinking about neuroscience.
Understanding careers in the nfl are fleeting — Myron’s lasted about 3 years after being drafted by the Colts — Rolle says he always had it in his mind to have a plan for after football, and he became a neurosurgeon because he wanted to help save lives.
Myron’s still got a connection to football … telling us his work as a neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital allows him to operate on football players, and others, with brain injuries from concussions.
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Myron says much of his success is also thanks to a mindset he developed from one of his FSU coaches, where the goal is to break large goals down to smaller tasks and get a little better each day … and he’s got a book coming out about it called “The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of Small Improvements Took Me to Oxford, the nfl, and Neurosurgery.”
Myron’s got a fascinating story … and he also told us why Elon Musk‘s Neuralink has his attention.