Episode 140: Colin Gunderson on What the Game of Baseball Can Teach Our Students

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Colin Gunderson of Love of Baseball Podcast talks about baseball and Tommy Lasorda. We touch on experiential learning, the importance of curiosity and being open-minded to potential opportunities- things that are relevant to what we try to teach our kids.

Guest Bio:

Colin GundersonColin Gunderson worked for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2000 to 2012, starting as an intern in the Public Relations department and transitioning into being Press Coordinator and Assistant to Tommy Lasorda. A Southern California native, Gunderson grew up a Dodger lover and baseball fan.

Gunderson graduated from Beverly Hills High School and matriculated to Loyola Marymount University where he majored in English literature. He is married to Silvie Gunderson, a major in the United States Army.  The couple has a son, Vincent.

(source: www.bookreporter.com/authors/colin-gunderson)

Show Notes:

(03:05) When you hear the word “success” or “successful,” what’s the first thing or person that comes to mind?

(04:38) Colin’s family background

(08:10) College internship leading to a job with the Dodgers organization

(19:39) Tell us about those first projects you had with Tommy

(41:54) Tell us how you’ve been getting these guests, and the things that you’ve been learning

(52:13) Do you have a favorite interview that you’ve done so far? Or maybe one that you’d like to get that you haven’t yet?

(54:35) Is there a book or books that you recommend for the audience, that have influenced you?

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

(55:58) If you could have dinner with one person you admire, past or present, who would it be and why?

Babe Ruth


Book: Tommy Lasorda My Way
Podcast: http://loveofbaseballpodcast.com/
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