“The credit belongs to the ‘person’ who is actually in the arena”. -Theodore Roosevelt. In this episode, I chat with Matt Doherty, North Carolina Tar Heel, former College Basketball Coach, and college basketball national champion. While this conversation took place during the pandemic, the Tar Heels are making a visit to the 2022 Final Four, so … Read more
John Wooden. Anyone in sports and entrepreneurship has at some point read or studied the great John Wooden. And some have had the privileged to be mentored by John Wooden. Steve Lavin is one of those fortunate people that not only learned from Coach Wooden, but he shares the lessons learned often — including in … Read more
Recovery begins when there are four zeros on the clock. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with former Los Angeles Lakers strength and conditioning coach, Marco Nunez. Marco as he describes himself on LinkedIn: Performance Athletic Trainer ⛹️♂️ | Sports Medicine Specialist ⚕️| Sports Rehab Therapist 💪| Sports Scientist 🧬| … Read more
Kyler Murray is taking his talents into the Esports world. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback and the top overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft has joined the Esports organization FaZe Clan as its newest member and investor. FaZe Clan was founded in 2010, headquartered in Los Angeles, but has grown worldwide in the organization’s 11 … Read more
Personalizing the platform. An entrepreneurial mindset conversation with the Co-Host of the Founders Therapy Podcast, Matt Wunderli. Matt is the epitome of the word entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Publisher Arts and other startups. Publisher Arts is a media science company. As they say, analytics at the core of digital transformation. Matt is also an … Read more
Stories from the pool told by a man on a mission. This is part two of Eric Kasimov’s conversation with Cullen Jones, USA Olympian, world record holder, and Olympic gold medalist. In this episode, Eric and Cullen discuss the Olympian mindset, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, and Michael Jordan’s influence on Cullen, and the dramatic 4×100 … Read more
From almost drowning as a child to Olympic swimming gold medalist. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Cullen Jones, USA Olympian, World Record Holder, and Olympic Gold Medalist. Cullen is the first African American swimmer to hold a world record. The bottom line is Cullen is and always has been a man on a mission. Currently, he works with the Novant Health … Read more
Do you bring a positive spark to your team? In this episode, we discuss bringing energy to a team—in sports and business.
Positive energy can bring everyone up around you. On all levels of teams, you see athletes join new teams and provide that spark. That kind of spark may be the push that team needed.
On the other end of it, having toxic individuals on your team can bring everyone down.
Can these toxic individuals handle losing? Can they fight through the tough times?
We discuss our experiences with both positive and negative people on our teams.
With the importance of energy in sports and business, we are excited to feature this story on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Ben Simmons and Young Business Professionals I hear negative comments about young players in all sports, but most recently in basketball. People go at these players as if these kids are finished products—as if anybody is ever a finished product. Take 22-year-old Ben Simmons, of the Philadelphia 76ers, a phenom by all accounts. He is … Read more
How the NBA Season and Your Business is All About the Big Picture Every NBA team’s season is full of wins and losses and strategic decisions, but that win or loss doesn’t mean the same thing for every team. The right decision for one team might be the wrong decision for another. That’s because not … Read more