What do the world’s top performing CEOs and professional athletes have in common?
Their success is definitely not an accident.
Coach Dana Cavalea is the former Director of Strength & Conditioning and Performance for the New York Yankees.
He led the team to a World Championship in 2009. That same year he was awarded the Nolan Ryan Award given to the top Strength & Performance Coach in Major League Baseball as voted by his peers. Coach is also the author of his new book, Habits of a Champion, Nobody Becomes a Champion By Accident.
In addition to his on-field coaching, he works as a performance coach and consultant to Companies, Organizations, and some of America’s Top CEOs, Executives, and Wall Street Fund Managers & Traders – helping them to optimize performance, productivity, and sales.
Here are a few things we talked about in this episode:
- How Dana moved from high performing athletes to high performing CEOs and executives
- Why closing a business isn’t always quitting and can sometimes be the most strategic move to make
- How Dana picked himself up after losing roughly a quarter million dollars!
- Why hustling isn’t always the answer and how you can know when it’s time to stop struggling and get out of a failing business
- The reason numbers should always be your go-to reality check when deciding whether or not to keep your business going
- The importance of disassociating yourself from your business in order to get over failure fast and turn negatives into positives
- Why Coach Dana never took investment money and the criteria he uses to select his coaching clients…and when it’s time to let them go
- Dana shares what he would tell his younger self
If you’re ready to focus on growth and move on like a champion after taking big hits, this episode is for you! Special thanks goes out to Coach Dana for taking the time to chat.
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