On The Grind with Chirag T. Patel
About This Show
Learn to monetize your passion! That’s what every entrepreneur needs to know. First, find your passion then figure out how make money doing what you love. After that you execute by putting in incredible amount of work and hustle! Welcome to “ON THE GRIND!” This podcast is all about execution and understanding the work ethic that goes behind the success of entrepreneurs that make it happen day in and day out. Do you have what it takes to work 18 plus hours a day? Make incredible sacrifices to achieve the level of success and happiness you want? There is only a small percentage of people who make it by staying on their grind and never giving up! In this podcast I dive into the entrepreneur’s work ethic and hustle and share their story. Listen, learn and apply the strategies of each and every guest. I breakdown their journey so you can understand that besides a great skill or product it’s the GRIND that separates the weak from the strong!
Most Recent Episode
05- JOHN BRONSON NFL PRO ATHLETE TURNED ENTREPRENEUR
To kick off the 2016 NFL season I sat down with John Bronson a former NFL pro athlete who played for the Arizona Cardinals. Personally, I grew up loving sports and basketball and football are two of my favorites. Although I would love to play football being 5’5 and 140 pounds there was no chance for me to make it to the NFL! So I settled for basketball and played for AAU before heading off to college.
If you ever wondered how hard it is to make it to the NFL and what it takes to consistently perform at your highest level check out this episode. John dives into his NFL career and also tells the story of how September 11th the infamous day that not only America will always remember but that same day ended John’s career.
After John’s short time in the NFL he transitioned into the business world and formed two startups. Today he is the CEO and Founder of PACC – “The Pro Athlete Business Network”. An organization that is connecting pro athletes with businesses to help with marketing efforts and helping athelets with life after they retire.
PACC – The Pro Athlete Business Network
KEY TIME STAMPS
(Just click the timestamp to jump to the specific part in the episode)
[8:27] Signed by Arizona Cardinals
[10:33] THE GRIND
[13:50] Playing with Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin and Kurt Warner
[17:35] September 11th – Career ending injury
[20:20] Transition into an entreprenuer
[25:28] Revenue Model for PACC
[31:07] Wife passes away from cancer
[36:21] RISE and GRIND
[45:09] The Golden Nugget