Gwilym Pugh was an insurance salesman from Wales.
He shed more than 42 kilograms, got some tattoos and grew a bird.
After changing his appearance, his life turned upside down.
You might not notice it, but even the smallest thing can completely change your whole life. There are times when someone completely outside your situation needs to speak up for you to realize the changes you have to make in order to succeed again.
Who is Gwilym Pugh?
Gwilym Pugh was just 21 years old when he worked at home. He founded his own insurance company, sold insurance, and run it from his spare bedroom. He was a former under-16 basketball player and had a knee injury. He suffered from this injury and prevented him from training, that caused him to gain a lot of weight. One piece of advice from someone unexpected turned his life upside down.
The barber suggested for him to grow out a beard to fit in with the folk band he and his friends started. This signaled him to get in shape and be healthy.
First Step Made
The first step he made is to quit his job that had him sitting nine to ten hours in a day. He lost more than 90 pounds for five years and created his own Instagram account.
But that did not stop there.
A tailor came across his photos and everything changed from then on. Pugh became a model. Represented by AMCK Models, he worked for different popular brands such as Vans and Bud Light.
Now, he is working with David Beckham on his personal grooming line for men called House 99. There are definitely some beard products there too!
Growing a beard did not really changed his life. It was just a catalyst. The rest is thanks to his hard work, time, and a little bit of luck on his side.
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