Do your find yourself drawing on your strengths that made you successful in athletics to pursue success in your new fields?
Everyone who knows me knows that I’m coachable, energetic, determined, focused, loving, and a “get the job done.” My strengths make me the person I am today. However, being coachable is so important.
As I have recently continued laying the foundation for our exciting new startup, iON Performance, I found myself contemplating what the true spirit of the brand is...with the realization that in order for new team members, and consumers, to be as passionate about the brand as I am, it would be important to communicate the essence of what we are about...what we stand for. This led me to thinking even more broadly about the current day and the opportunity I see in myself, our brand, our community, in taking a note out of those cliche 80's era corporate playbooks where more time was spent on Value and Mission Statements than an MVP and Pitch Deck.
So...excuse me for a moment while I share my two cents on what we are about and why it matters...
How do you draw on your athletic spirit to help drive your entrepreneurial endeavors?
Using my athletic spirit was very easy. Business is all competition. You have to market correctly, you have to compete with prices, you have to show why should the people chose your product over others. And all those characteristics are when we show on the track and as a professional. You must