Discussions with individuals from professional sport, military, arts, business and other performance industries on their careers to date, with a focus on high performance and what makes these individuals tick.
Hosted by David Clancy and Ciaran Dunne. Sponsored by Hauora.
Episode #91 with David McMillan – Irish professional footballer with Dundalk in the League of Ireland
Today we spoke to David McMillan – Irish professional footballer with Dundalk in the League of Ireland, and currently the League of Ireland's all-time leading scorer in the UEFA Champions League. McMillan was the joint top-scorer in the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League qualifying phase and play-off round with five goals.
We talk about Davids' career to date having played in Scotland and Ireland...and where it all started for him. Preparation on a match day, post match reflection, analysis and other performance strategies are opened up.
David discusses the recent success and learning curve for Dundalk in Europe - and the current circumstances around playing professionally during the pandemic in Ireland.
David sheds light on balancing football with his profession as an architect, and the nuances and positives of this balance.
Thanks for joining us on our show Dave - and best of luck in your current European campaign!
Episode #90 with Jake Kelfer – founder of Professional Basketball Combine, author, business coach and motivational speaker
Today we spoke to Jake Kelfer – founder of the Professional Basketball Combine, author, business coach and motivational speaker
We talk about the recent adjustment period, and online and accessible projects - such as elite elevation and his coaching programme. This is for freedom seekers, entrepreneurs and coaches - to expand and elevate their life through building a world-class network.
Jake sheds light on the pursuit of dreams, success, and the process - and relishing those experiences. Have fun making mistakes and the small wins he says!
Up and down days are discussed - and Jake's wisdom on this piece is worth the listen alone!
This is the perfect time to drop this priceless episode after the Lakers win in the NBA! Listen out for the timeless story about Jake's encounter with Jerry West in the elevator!
Thanks for joining us on our show Jake!
Episode #89 with Alistair Rogers – All Blacks performance analyst during their two RWC wins, coach and former rugby player
Today we spoke to Alistair Rogers – All Blacks performance analyst during their two RWC wins, coach and former rugby player
We talk about Alistairs' journey from Wales to New Zealand, a life of playing and coaching rugby. He became the All Blacks analyst for 7 years, specialising in opposition analysis and defence - and was part of the coaching staff for the RWC wins in 2011 and 2015. He has been involved in coaching roles with the Wellington Hurricanes, Auckland Blues, and now in Japan.
Al talks about the mind and the mental game - and the differences between the Northern and Southern hemisphere in that space - "The All Blacks wanted to do something nobody else has done - and that was pretty special to be part of..."
We discuss leadership, performance, communication, culture and decision making as a coach. This one was special for us!
Thanks for joining us Al...and best of luck in Japan mate!
Episode #88 with Jay Acunzo – keynote speaker, author of 'Break the wheel', and podcast and docuseries host/ producer
Today we spoke to Jay Acunzo – keynote speaker, author of 'Break the wheel' and podcast and docuseries host/ producer.
Jay shares the opportunity that the pandemic gave him - with more quality family time at home. Jay tells us what success means to him...opens up on creativity, curiosity and practice.
We discuss 'Marketing Showrunners', the platform where Jay helps people find their voices and elevate their podcasts.
We talk about Jays' work with large multinationals like Google and HubSpot - and smaller and leaner companies; he educates us on the word telic, and paratelic...and what they mean.
Find out more about Jay @ www.jayacunzo.com
Thanks for joining us on our show!
Episode #87 with Brant Menswar – critically acclaimed author, motivational speaker, award-winning musician and podcast host of 'Thoughts that rock'.
Today we spoke to Brant Menswar – critically acclaimed author, motivational speaker, award-winning musician and podcast host of 'Thoughts that rock'.
Brant is a transformational keynote speaker, with a difference - a former rock star...he now edu trains everyone on purpose and values.
He has created a movement called 'Black Sheep' - where Brant helps you identify your non-negotiable 4-5 core values. We had a great conversation about values, high performance and legacy. We talked about how Brant pivoted during the pandemic, and how he handles adversity and setbacks.
His new book called 'Black Sheep - unleash the extraordinary, awe-inspiring, undiscovered you' has just been published.
Find out more about Brant @https://www.brantmenswar.com/ and http://worksheet.findyourblacksheep.com/
Episode #86 with Dan John – world-renowned strength, fitness and lifting coach, former All-American discus thrower, Highlands game competitor and author
Today we spoke to Dan John – world-renowned strength, fitness and lifting coach of 30 years+, former All-American discus thrower, Highlands game competitor and author.
Dan has coached athletes for over 30 years, and has written numerous books in the field of strength training and lifestyle such as 'Attempts', 'Never Let Go', 'Mass Made Simple', etc.
In this episode we discuss habits - how you are the sum of all your habits; Dan also sheds light on tools such as 'shark habits' and the 'pirate map'.
Dan shares his 3 coaching pillars that he has leaned on during COVID-19 - the three basic rules of coaching, that tie into every aspect of life.
This man started lifting weights in 1965; he says to respect the process...and let the results happen. Dan has plenty of life experiences. Lean in!
Thanks for joining us on our show DJ, who has many links and experiences from time spent in Ireland! Find out more about Dan at www.danjohnuniversity.com
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