Episode #9: Roni Sasaki – How To Get A Leg Up On Life

Episode #9: Roni Sasaki – How To Get A Leg Up On Life

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Roni Sasaki, a paralympic gold medalist, entrepreneur, and speaker, to discuss how athletes can prepare for life after sports. We also discuss how Roni went from being born with one leg and becoming a world-class paralympic skier.

Roni’s story, including her transition into entrepreneurship after sports, is a MUST listen for anyone wanting to successfully overcome adversity and find success.

To learn more about Roni Sasaki, make sure you follow her here:

Website: Roni Sasaki
LinkedIn: Roni Sasaki on LinkedIn

Episode #8: Bill Dowd – From Professional Hockey Player To Entrepreneur & Franchisor

Episode #8: Bill Dowd – From Professional Hockey Player To Entrepreneur & Franchisor

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Bill Dowd, a former professional hockey player, entrepreneur, and franchisor, to discuss how athletes can prepare for life after sports. We also discuss how Bill started his franchise, Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control, and how what he learned as an athlete has helped him build an extremely successful franchise that is now expanding into the United States from Canada.

This is a MUST listen for any athlete that is considering their post-career options and might be considering the franchise route as a great path professionally.

To learn more about Bill Dowd, make sure you follow him and his work here:

Website: Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control
LinkedIn: Bill Dowd on LinkedIn

Episode #7: Martin Medeiros – NIL Is Business NOT Just A Part Of The Game

Episode #7: Martin Medeiros – NIL Is Business NOT Just A Part Of The Game

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Martin Medeiros, an entrepreneur, corporate attorney, and negotiation expert, to discuss how athletes can prepare on and off of the field for the new era ushered in by the NCAA’s recent ruling on Name, Image, and Likeness. We discuss what athletes can do to properly select representation, align themselves with the right partnerships, and how to handle themselves when negotiating opportunities.

This is a MUST listen for any athlete, parent of an athlete, or advisor looking to work on behalf of athletes needing to make quality business decisions in this new era.

To learn more about Martin Medeiros, make sure you follow him and his work here:

Website: Medeiros Law Group
Website: The Persuasion Lab
LinkedIn: Martin on LinkedIn

Episode #6: Antonio Jackson – From D1 Athlete To Executive & Successful Entrepreneur

Episode #6: Antonio Jackson – From D1 Athlete To Executive & Successful Entrepreneur

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Antonio Jackson, a former Division 1 athlete turned entrepreneur, to discuss his journey from high school to college and how he successfully transitioned into business and making an impact with his nonprofit organization. We discuss his success secrets and the skills athletes can focus on while they are still playing sports so they can transition well and continue winning in life.

Today, Antonio is focused on helping children from underrepresented communities of color access opportunities and education in STEM so they can develop the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math through his nonprofit, Building Blocks 2 Success.

To learn more about Antonio Jackson, make sure you follow him and his nonprofit on:

Website: Antonio at Building Blocks 2 Success
LinkedIn: Antonio on LinkedIn

Episode #5: Ryan Groth – From Professional Baseball Player To Father, Husband, and Successful Entrepreneur

Episode #5: Ryan Groth – From Professional Baseball Player To Father, Husband, and Successful Entrepreneur

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Ryan Groth, former professional baseball player turned entrepreneur, to discuss his journey from high school through the professional baseball ranks. We discuss his success secrets and the mindset athletes can deploy to build successful lives beyond sports and business.

Today, Ryan is focused on helping service-based entrepreneurs and contractors increase the value of their business through personal, leadership, and business development training via his company, Sales Transformation Group.

To learn more about Ryan Groth, make sure you follow him and his company on:

Website: Ryan at Sales Transformation Group
Instagram: Ryan on Instagram
LinkedIn: Ryan Groth on LinkedIn