The Vision Board Podcast
About This Show
The Vision Board Podcast provides a unique platform for a variety of dynamic guests to inspire & educate. On a weekly basis you will learn and be inspired by Athletes, Fighters, Entrepreneurs, Health & Fitness Experts, Nutritionists, Business Experts, Authors and Teachers.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 168 - Joe Desena - Spartan Race CEO & Founder
3 days ago
Our special guest is Joe DeSena. Joe is the founder and CEO of Spartan race and has grown the brand to 170 events yearly in 25 countries and over 1 million global participants. He is a New York Times best-selling author of Spartan Up and also hosts the hit podcast Spartan Up.
You will learn plenty from Joe DeSena in episode 168 of The Vision Board Podcast.
What you will learn in this episode:
7:55 - we welcome Joe DeSena
8:35 - his initial intent with creating The Spartan Race
11:05 - insights into his family dynamic and philosophies
13:25 - what's the definition of a minimalist?
16:28 - a common trait of the successful
18:45 - the key to a dynamic work force
20:05 - hindsight 20/20
21:38 - the "pollination" of his brand and networking
24:38 - the importance of his upbringing regarding his work ethic
27:03 - getting into nature
30:25 - how to learn Mandarin
33:05 - pressures of the Singaporean education system
36:15 - the "grind" Vancouver, BC
39:18 - insights into his fathering style compared to his business savvy
40:05 - advice on adversity
40:30 - what posters were on his childhood wall
41:35 - what would his three best friends say about him?
42:02 - what five people would he invite to dinner?
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