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Lindsey WIlson

Episode 126: Lindsey Wilson, Former Pro Basketball Player and Co-Founder of Positive Performance Training

In this episode, Lindsey Wilson of Positive Performance Training talks about the relationship between anxiety and achievement, about grit, persistence, and what the key problems she sees with the athletes and coaches that she work with. Guest Bio: As the Co-Founder and Product/Program guru for Positive Performance, Lindsey works with athletes and coaches to unlock […]

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Niyi Sobomehin

Episode 122: Niyi Sobomehin, Former NFL Player and Peak Performance Coach on Sports as Experiential Learning

In this episode of the MEP, former NFL player Niyi Sobomehin talks about the lessons he learned from his immigrant father, what shaped his mindset, and the strategies he uses to help his clients achieve their goals. Guest Bio: Niyi Sobomehin is a former professional football player. Born in Portland, Oregon, he played for Cleveland […]

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Joe De Sena, Founder of Spartan Race

Episode 119: Joe De Sena, Founder of Spartan Race on Building Grit through Physical Activity & Entrepreneurship

In this episode, we learn from Joe De Sena, the Founder of Spartan Race, the world’s pre-eminent obstacle race. He talks about the influence of his mentors, about grit, resilience and how to use adversity as an opportunity. Guest Bio: Joe De Sena, who grew up in Queens, N.Y., has been an entrepreneur since his […]

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Ryan Hawk

Episode 114: Ryan Hawk on Leadership, and How Competing at QB with Ben Roethlisberger Prepared for His Life’s Work

In this episode, I interview Ryan Hawk, the podcast host of The Learning Leader Show. We talk about sports, personal development and leadership development, and I think this is relevant in developing future leaders, our kids in the K-12 space and beyond. Guest Bio: Ryan Hawk is the Founder and Podcast Host of The Learning […]

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Dan McLaughlin

Episode 097: Dan McLaughlin from The Dan Plan

In this episode I talk to Dan McLaughlin, Founder of the Dan Plan. Dan has an amazing story. He quit his job as a commercial photographer to pursue his interest in seeing if he could take K. Anders Ericsson’s work of 10,000 rule and getting there through deliberate practice. We’ll get into why he chose […]

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