The power of connecting passion and purpose.
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to slide down an ice track going 130km/hour?! Mark Hatton wondered just that as a child watching the 1988 Calgary Olympic Games. With the encouragement of his family and wise words from his godfather to follow his star, Mark pursued his dream of racing luge. His career journey has been anything but traditional and is what excites me so much to share with you a glimpse of his path.
Here’s what you can expect from the conversation:
[03:15] Who is Mark Hatton?
[04:21] How luge became part of Mark’s vision
[7:34] Character building and overcoming challenges
[12:35] The fulfillment of guest speaking in schools
[15:15] Working for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games
[21:00] A career failure that tested resiliency: when the chips are down, what will you find within yourself to carry on?
[25:40] Mark’s career guiding light
[30:46] Mentorship and what you’ve maybe never considered about it
[37:10] Greatest piece of feedback ever received
[42:45] Mark shares a strange interview situation he experienced and the best advice he received from his godfather
[44:45] “They’re all selling the same snake oil” -- listen to this!
[48:21] Mark’s top tip for standing out in the job market
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Resources mentioned in this episode:
Resume Refresh Challenge
Other resources to support your development:
The Elephant and the Twig: The Art of Positive Thinking, Geoff Thompson
Legacy, James Kerr
The True Athlete Project