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Light the competitive fire within you to jump start or optimize your career with interviews and insight courtesy of host, Steve Mellor. Steve is a Performance Coach that has coached athletes to Olympic gold and executives to new career heights and is here to help you on your journey too.
There is an optimal version of ourselves that might sometimes require a specific insight to spark the competitive fire within us to strive towards this version off ourselves.
Guests range from Olympic and Super Bowl champions, to Fortune 500 executives and entrepreneurs, but the common theme across each episode is that of striving towards ones optimal self.
This show will motivate you to make a career out of discovering the competitor within you so you can elevate your performance in ways you never have before.

Career Competitor Steve Mellor

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    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

Light the competitive fire within you to jump start or optimize your career with interviews and insight courtesy of host, Steve Mellor. Steve is a Performance Coach that has coached athletes to Olympic gold and executives to new career heights and is here to help you on your journey too.
There is an optimal version of ourselves that might sometimes require a specific insight to spark the competitive fire within us to strive towards this version off ourselves.
Guests range from Olympic and Super Bowl champions, to Fortune 500 executives and entrepreneurs, but the common theme across each episode is that of striving towards ones optimal self.
This show will motivate you to make a career out of discovering the competitor within you so you can elevate your performance in ways you never have before.

    Attending to Individual Goals - Matt Cross

    Attending to Individual Goals - Matt Cross

    As the Head of National Development within his role as a swim coach with Plymouth Leander in the UK, Matt Cross is all too familiar with the competitive world of helping others realize their goals. A great coach will find ways to attend to the individual goals of the group they oversee, because as Matt likes to say, "everyone has a different Olympic final"
    Looking for performance coaching and to have the opportunity to be guided towards your goals? Reach out to Steve with Career Competitor at steve@careercompetitor.com so you can schedule a free 30-minute consultation today 
    Matt and I discuss various elements within the coach-athlete relationship to consider, including
    Investing in the building of a relationship Managing the whole athlete and not just the performer Knowing when you should adapt to those around you Allowing the space for the occasional bad day Matt is the host of his own podcast, Behind the Stats with Matt Cross which you can check out here 
     

    • 29 min
    Solution through Collaboration - Carly Croman

    Solution through Collaboration - Carly Croman

    A Career Competitor who prioritizes human connection and delivering impact joins us on the show today. Carly Croman of Carly Croman Consulting provides insight for those pursuing personal growth or searching for an organizational solution. 
    Interested in achieving optimal performance in your career? Reach out to Steve at Steve@careercompetitor.com today to schedule your free 30-minute consultation. 
    In her full time role, Carly is a Program Manager and Professor at the University of Arizona but is very much driven to make impact both in those roles and with her freelance services. Within this conversation you will learn about
    The power of authenticity being at the heart of your work Facilitating business relationships by prioritizing the client Delivering solutions that seek to move your work and the world forwards If you are looking to learn more about Carly's service be sure to reach out to her at Connect@carlycroman.com 

    • 30 min
    Do the Work to Find the Success - Ryan Margolin

    Do the Work to Find the Success - Ryan Margolin

    A competitor that embraces the need to pull yourself up by your bootstraps joins us this week as Ryan Margolin, CEO of Professional Hair Labs joins us to tell us about the work ethic required to become an international business leader and entrepreneurial expert.
    Interested in achieving optimal performance in your career? Reach out to Steve at Steve@careercompetitor.com today to schedule your free 30-minute consultation. 
    Ryan approaches his work with an intention to make things simple enough that the path to success becomes more clear and more concise. He also sheds light on other perspectives including:
    Be willing to do the work to build the belief Ensuring your mind is stronger than your emotions Take time to learn about and improve upon yourself Acknowledge realization of potential to fuel future discovery You can learn more about Professional Hair Labs at prohairlabs.com and be sure to connect with Ryan on LinkedIn too. 

    • 41 min
    Serving a Cause through Business - Elle Rueger

    Serving a Cause through Business - Elle Rueger

    A competitor that appreciates building a career by figuring things out as she goes joins the show. Founder of Soledier Socks, Elle Rueger joins us to tell us all about how she has been able to build a competitive business while serving a cause at the same time.
    Love what the show is all about and what you have heard in this episode? Be sure to rate the show and reach out to Steve Mellor at Steve@careercompetitor.com to book a free coaching consultation today.
    Elle Rueger is a businesswoman that has built her company by showing up with a curiosity to learn, a willingness to admit what she doesn't know, and the competitive instinct to know where she can maximize her impact. 
    Within our discussion, Elle shares insight on
    The benefits of asking "how can I help?" Identifying areas where you can have the greatest impact Why authenticity leads to respect and acceptance How growth opportunities appear by recognizing problems Head to solediersocks.com to learn more about how you can serve an amazing cause and get your hands on pairs of premium socks today. 

    • 32 min
    The Competitor Never Goes Away - Maritza McClendon

    The Competitor Never Goes Away - Maritza McClendon

    A competitor across all chapters of her career to date joins us to discuss how best to utilize the competitor within to capitalize on career growth and performance. Maritza McClendon is the Director of Talent Development & Corporate Communications with Carters Inc. and is best known for being the first African American woman to represent the USA in swimming at an Olympic Games (Athens, 2004).
    Like what you heard on this episode? Be sure to rate the show and reach out to Steve Mellor at Steve@careercompetitor.com to book a free coaching consultation today.
    Maritza presents a number of insights that will force you to reflect on your own tendencies towards career and personal development, including: 
    The importance of recognizing your greatest achievements Embracing the possibility of being exposed when leveling up Using disappointments as a catalyst for improvement Considering human elements of performance development For more information on Maritza's story and the services she offers to organizations as a speaker, head to https://www.maritzamcclendon.com 

    • 38 min
    Coaching the Championship Mindset - Danielle Mills-Walden

    Coaching the Championship Mindset - Danielle Mills-Walden

    On this episode we welcome Danielle Mills Walden who is on a mission to help people achieve their full potential by showing them how to achieve a Champion's Mindset. Considering what we are about as a podcast, this was always going to be a harmonious conversation between 2 competitors with similar mindsets. 
    Interested in how you can reach optimal levels of performance? Reach out to Steve Mellor at Steve@careercompetitor.com to set up a free 30-minute consultation today
    Danielle is a former international tennis player having played professional tennis for 10 years. Following retirement in 2014, she always knew that she wanted to make an impact on people so she founded HEADSTRONG LLC, a Mindset Mentorship company. 
    On this episode, Danielle offers insight for competitors in all fields to gain greater insight into 
    Discovering and revealing your championship mindset Overcoming limiting beliefs The importance of having a game plan in your pursuit of success Approaching competitiveness from a collaborative perspective Be sure to go and learn more about both Danielle's story and her company at headstrongmind.com and connect with her through LinkedIn and on Social Media @Danielle_Mills_Walden
     

    • 34 min

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32 Ratings

32 Ratings

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Butch great information

Great insight for former athletes looking to transition to the corporate world.

MrsPharm ,

Great Podcast!

For someone that isn’t overly into sports, this podcast is very entertaining and I’ve found myself laughing out loud several times for each episode!

hejehenne ,

Steve is the man!

Have known this guy for some time now and genuinely cares about people bettering their lives.
I am excited for the content he is going to bring!

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