Thriving in Business - The Athlete Mindset

By The Athletic

In this episode of The Next Chapter, host Prim Siripipat explores the intersection between sports and the business world. Featured in the first-ever Dell Technologies Small Business 'Podference', the former Duke and professional tennis player takes a closer look at the commonalities that exist between athletes, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. Prim speaks with some of the best athletes in the world about how they achieved success in the startup world using the lessons they learned in sport. Athlete guests include former World No. 1 and U.S. Open tennis champion, Andy Roddick; former Duke and NBA player, Gerald Henderson Junior; former Super Bowl-winning linebacker and ESPN college football analyst, Jonathan Vilma; volleyball legend, New York Times bestselling author, and entrepreneur, Gabby Reece; former NFL Linebacker and CoFounder of Politiscope, Walter Powell Jr.; and former Duke and NBA player, Dahntay Jones. Next, Prim speaks with Forbes Senior Editor, Zack O’Malley Greenburg about his latest book, A-List Angels: How a Band of Actors, Artists, and Athletes Hacked Silicon Valley and how modern celebrities infiltrated the startup and tech space. Finally, Prim is joined by high-performance psychologist and longtime Seattle Seahawks sports psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais. She talks to Dr. Gervais about his corporate coaching initiative with Seahawks Coach, Pete Carroll, 'Compete to Create', the mental skills required to perform at the elite levels in sports and business, and how people can maximize their potential in training the mind. 

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