By Jim McCormick
DISCOVER THE successful MIND-SETS of maximum activities ATHLETE-EXECUTIVES
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk jump-starts the world's most well liked skateboard corporation with businessman/skateboarder according to Welinder, who lately offered his percentage of the corporate again to peddle to target his thriving garments line.
Freestyle motocross superstar Carey Hart discovers that backflips within the boardroom do not fly, yet sharp entrepreneurship turns his tattoo enterprise right into a multimedia company.
Rodeo rider Ty Murray, “The King of the Cowboys,” turns his ardour for bull driving right into a expert activities empire.
Olympian bobsledder Gord Woolley prepares himself mentally each morning, even if sprucing his runners or operating his communications enterprise.
Alpine climber Mark Richey learns to depend extra on talents than instruments to construct his architectural woodworking company.
Marathoner Quang S. Pham makes use of visualization ideas to move the gap as a runner and as a CEO within the pharmaceutical undefined.
Mountaineer man Downing climbs a few of the world's optimum mountains and makes a fortune on Wall highway.
PLUS extra career-building classes from activities tv CEO Gavin Harvey, skier and bobsledder Kirby top, polar explorer invoice Baker, mountaineer and CEO Kevin Sheridan, skier and legislation company founder Julie Pearl, CEO and race vehicle driving force Don Bell, and others
No guts, no glory.
What does it take to achieve company? hazard taking. instruction. Self-confidence. an identical rules that force severe athletes to the top peaks of functionality. This action-ready consultant exhibits you ways to catch the profitable mind-sets of champions-for severe luck in company and existence.
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Flailing Means You’re Not Good at It 27 Per Welinder displayed enormous creativity in his skateboarding, featuring a series of flat-land tricks strung together like a dance. While giving himself some credit for that ability, he feels more in tune with his “left brain” functions and makes other creative people a core part of his business team. He sees their “right brain” talents as spotlighting the path to success: “Art is very important in building brands. ’ ” When he first goes to the bankers or venture capitalists for backing, Per turns on the lights on both sides of his head.
Some top executives obviously don’t care what others think of them; they exhibit a lack of empathy and need for human connection that might lead some people to consider them psychopaths. Others lacking a centering type of humility are simply boisterous, self-congratulatory, tireless self-promoters. Either way, not good company. Humility is actually a very powerful tool for people who aggressively seek success: when you allow your accomplishments to speak for themselves, you are likely to try to accomplish greater and greater things so they have a bigger and bigger voice.
And then in the wrap-up on the meeting, reflect that you heard what they contributed; incorporate it into the summary. Whatever limitations you do have will be a lot less obvious when you absorb information from the experts around you. Call on Others to Counter Your Shortcomings Like Diane, the most successful people know what they’re not good at, even though they probably hate to admit it. To the extent they find other people to contribute strengths that complement their own, they can set much loftier goals than if they went it alone.
Business Lessons from the Edge: Learn How Extreme Athletes Use Intelligent Risk Taking to Succeed in Business by Jim McCormick