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Pro Basketball player, coach & entrepreneur Christopher Spartz has one of the most progressive and inspiring athletic careers. Still only in his thirties he has had a career as pro college player, Captain of the Washington Generals, Coach for St Ambrose University, Recruiting & Operations Coordinator for Ohio State & Assistant Coach for Costa Rica and now entrepreneur of Spartz Sportz. In this episode Christopher will inspire you to think about how to keep moving ahead in your career. We also cover recruiting and what the winning formula is when recruiting new team members and how to adapt you leadership and management style in different cultures; whether that’s in a different company culture or country.
You can learn more about Christopher and his successful basketball camps at http://www.spartzsportz.
It was an absolute joy talking with Christopher, enjoy!
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Professional Cyclist, Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist Hayden Roulston, shares with us his personal battle with nutrition and finding a winning solution, the importance of a morning routine for stress management and the creation of The Roulston Foundation. Through stories from Hayden Roulston’s amateur days of trying to balance a full time job, training and competing he explains why he started The Roulston Foundation, which provides financial and coaching support for young, up and coming cyclists to eliminate the struggles that Roulston endured.
Hayden is one of the most energetic guests I have had the pleasure of interviewing. An inspiring person to be around.
For more information on Hayden or The Roulston Foundation please visit http://www.roulston.co.nz or find him on Twitter @HaydenRoulston.
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There is a reason why so many athletes and companies turn to mindfulness as a mental tool. Michael Chaskalson, CEO of Mindfulness Works, is the UK’s leading trainer of mindfulness-based approaches to work. He has worked with some of the top CEOs and international companies in the world. Michael not only shares invaluable tools we can use in our day to day life but he explains the true definition of mindfulness and what all the fuss is about. I have never felt so relaxed at the end of an interview. If you want to improve your mental health and relieve some of that stress and tension in your life, this is the one to listen to!
You can follow Michael on twitter @themindfulnessguy or if you’d like Michael to benefit you and your company you can visit his website https://mindfulnessworks.com/ or check out any of his books; the bestselling Mindfulness in Eight weeks, The Mindful Work Place, Mindfulness for Coaches and Mind Time.
Tom Williams has had an incredible 13 year career with the Harlequins Rugby team as a player and now as a coach. But no career is without being tested and having the confidence smashed out of you – especially rugby. In 2009 Tom was banned from rugby after being caught up in scandal, knows as ‘The Bloodgate Scandal” in a desperate attempt to win a Heineken Cup match against Leicester. Tom shares with us how stressful it was, how his confidence was knocked and what it took for him to come fighting back and being voted “Players Player of the year in 2012”. His role as a coach is inspirational and educational to any manager or those in a leadership role as he shares how he handles different situations & individuals. It is clear this coaching role is a natural one for Tom as he shares stories of his coaching methods.
Hugo is the cox for the Cambridge University Boat Crew that rowed their way to victory in the The Boat Race 2018. The cox has to keep the crew motivated and working together as a team not just for the race but also the previous 7 months training. After 3 years of loses Hugo never lost his determination. He “had unfinished business” at the end of every race and knew they were making marginal gains which would result in a big win. Hugo reminds us about the power of working together as a team and taking every “loss” as an opportunity for learning lessons.