Inside Launch Street with Tamara Kleinberg
About This Show
Inside Launch Street is the innovation podcast where we interview top innovators out there shaking things up so YOU can innovate and differentiate and get further, faster in this crazy cluttered world. When you are ready to take your game to the next level, join the thousands of others that are upping their innovation edge on gotoLaunchStreet.com, the top online education, resource and community platform for innovators looking to use innovation to get measurable results.
Most Recent Episode
1720: Adopting An Athlete’s Mindset of Mental Toughness, Discipline and Confidence For Success in Business and Life
5 days ago
Dre Baldwin is the world’s only Work On Your Game expert. A 9-year professional basketball player, Dre teaches Mental Toughness, Self-Confidence and Self-Discipline to athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals. Dre has appeared in national campaigns with Nike, Finishline, Wendy’s, Gatorade, Buick, Wilson Sports, STASH Investments, and DIME magazine. Dre has been blogging since 2005, and started publishing to YouTube in 2006. He has over 5,500 videos published, with daily content going out to his 120,000+ subscribers and being viewed over 40 million times. He has given 3 TED Talks and published 13 books. Dre’s Work On Your Game Podcast is ranked in iTunes Top 100 Education broadcasts. We dig deep into how to stand out in a crowded marketplace, why thinking about your competition means you are already losing and how to tap the power of the 3rd Day Rule. Key Takeaways: [3:14] Dre relates how making that first VHS basketball video tape was his golden ticket. He discusses how the mental game translates in business and everyday life. [7:35] While at an exposure camp, Dre shares how he discovered that he had to seize the opportunity that would make him stand out in the crowd. He shares the old adage, “Bloom where you are planted.” [9:53] Tamara believes that to be successful you must possess two key attributes: First, you should be thinking about yourself. Second, you must be accountable to yourself. You must step up to succeed. [10:34] How can I continue doing the thing I love doing while I make money? This question launched Dre from sports into entrepreneurship. [15:00] Mental toughness, discipline and confidence are all required to achieve pro status. A professional is someone that goes out and performs, no matter what they are feeling on the inside. This is true in sports and business. [19:29] How does one achieve mental toughness? Can everyone have it? [21:59] Innovators always experienced pushback. Dre shares his advice for people to rise above this challenge. [24:06] Tamara discusses that often we look at innovators and see only success. We don’t see the heartache and sacrifices that have transpired to get to the point of success. [26:18] Get introduced to the 3rd day rule as Dre shares the analogy of joining the gym. Learn as he compares the amateurs, benchwarmers, and professionals to the business arena. It’s possible for the 3rd day to occur