25 episodes

Passion To Legacy allows listeners to get a true behind-the-scenes look at the various careers inside the sports industry; even as detailed as the day-to-day duties and operations. Learn what it takes to land your dream role. Gain clarity on what your future career could be. Take action and kick start your humanitarian spirit.

Emma Vertolli is a marketing strategist whose career has centered around growing and nurturing communities. Early on in her professional career she felt stagnant, unfulfilled, and in search for more. She dove into sports business courses, books, & networking. To her surprise, she learned that if you want to break into the sports industry AND accelerate your career, it all comes down to who you know. There was a trend that kept coming up: people need to learn how to network & people need a space to be able to do so.

In Passion To Legacy, Emma shares impactful conversations with professionals working behind the scenes in the sports industry. The bases are loaded in this podcast, we’re chatting all about career goals, hurdles & charity. So grab a pen and pull up a seat - you’re going to want to take notes!

As a listener, you can expect to:
- Gain motivation and inspiration for pursuing your dreams
- Get an insider's perspective into what it’s like working in the sports
industry
- Gain insight for getting involved in charitable work
- Learn networking tips for landing a role in the sports industry
- Plus much more!

Pro tip: new episodes drop every Tuesday & Thursday. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss a session!

Passion To Legacy Emma Vertolli

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Passion To Legacy allows listeners to get a true behind-the-scenes look at the various careers inside the sports industry; even as detailed as the day-to-day duties and operations. Learn what it takes to land your dream role. Gain clarity on what your future career could be. Take action and kick start your humanitarian spirit.

Emma Vertolli is a marketing strategist whose career has centered around growing and nurturing communities. Early on in her professional career she felt stagnant, unfulfilled, and in search for more. She dove into sports business courses, books, & networking. To her surprise, she learned that if you want to break into the sports industry AND accelerate your career, it all comes down to who you know. There was a trend that kept coming up: people need to learn how to network & people need a space to be able to do so.

In Passion To Legacy, Emma shares impactful conversations with professionals working behind the scenes in the sports industry. The bases are loaded in this podcast, we’re chatting all about career goals, hurdles & charity. So grab a pen and pull up a seat - you’re going to want to take notes!

As a listener, you can expect to:
- Gain motivation and inspiration for pursuing your dreams
- Get an insider's perspective into what it’s like working in the sports
industry
- Gain insight for getting involved in charitable work
- Learn networking tips for landing a role in the sports industry
- Plus much more!

Pro tip: new episodes drop every Tuesday & Thursday. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss a session!

    Shifting The Narrative Around Mental Health In Sports with Shawnee Harle - Mental Toughness Coach

    Shifting The Narrative Around Mental Health In Sports with Shawnee Harle - Mental Toughness Coach

    Win from within and show up with courage and confidence on the biggest day, the biggest stage of your life. That’s the mission of two-time Olympian and the former assistant coach for the Canadian women's basketball team, Shawnee Harle. She's one of Canada’s most highly certified coaches, with over 26 years of elite coaching and leadership experience, including the Olympic Games, World Championships, FIBA Americas, and World University Games. In this episode, we dive into her experience with the Olympics and her advice for parents and athletes about becoming their best selves. 
     
    In this episode, we cover:
    How it takes a village to raise an athlete Getting up strong after failure The state of mental health in sports  
     
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 32 min
    Part 2 with Troy Witt

    Part 2 with Troy Witt

    Make sure you check out episode 22 for the first part of my interview with Troy Witt.
     
    As the Director of Marketing and Influencer Partnerships at PLB Sports and Entertainment, Troy is very passionate about sponsorships and endorsements, creative marketing, and helping current students fulfill their professional goals. Another passion is supporting athletes in developing and extending their philanthropy through product endorsements. Check-in with us as we discuss the foundations and nonprofits athletes choose to champion. 
     
    In this episode, we cover:
    How athletes choose their partner charities How you can support local foundations and nonprofits The importance of failure and pivoting in your career  
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 18 min
    Sports Marketing & Athlete Partnerships with Troy Witt

    Sports Marketing & Athlete Partnerships with Troy Witt

    Have you ever had an “aha” moment? My guest, Troy Witt, said several things in this interview that changed the way I now view some things. Troy is the Director of Marketing and Influencer Partnerships at PLB Sports and Entertainment. He is very passionate about sponsorships and endorsements, creating marketing, and helping current students fulfill their professional goals. In this episode, Troy and I dive into the importance of networking and what it is like to work for such a small but mighty team of professionals. Let’s dive in!
     
    In this episode, we cover:
    The importance of building personal connections The difference between working for a sports organization and a sports agency The difference between working in sales vs marketing  
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 33 min
    Tips For Growing Your Network & Building A Community

    Tips For Growing Your Network & Building A Community

    Building connections and fostering a community is crucial for having a successful business. In this episode, I discuss tips and techniques that I have personally used to cultivate a community through the power of networking. I also give some insight into what it’s like to work with me as I help others develop their network.
     
    In this episode, we cover:
    The importance of growing your network Gaining clarity Putting a networking strategy into place Recruitment trends for 2022  
    If you’re a sports business professional or you’re looking to break into the sports industry but unsure where to start, I invite you to send me a message. Let’s jump on a call and see if we would be a good fit for working together.
     
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 27 min
    Positioning Yourself For Success with Yama Ogunyemi - Leadership & Hiring Consultant

    Positioning Yourself For Success with Yama Ogunyemi - Leadership & Hiring Consultant

    If you are looking to get hired in a sports position, it can be a daunting process. There are applications to fill out, companies to research, and resumes to update considering the latest trends and expectations. On the other hand, it can be just as daunting for companies looking to hire. My guest, leadership and hiring consultant Yama Ogunyemi helps clear up some of the questions surrounding hiring and gives tips on how to be the best candidate, as well as find the best candidate. She gathers her years of corporate experience to support small businesses that need the strategy of a consultant and the partnership of a coach. Tune in and learn how to position yourself for success.
     
    In this episode, we cover: 
    How to position yourself as a stand-out job applicant The best way to use connections and your network to find a position How hiring managers can attract and hire the best employees  
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 33 min
    Part 2 with Alena Luciani

    Part 2 with Alena Luciani

    Episode 19: Part 2 with Alena Luciani
     
    Be sure to check out episode 18 for part 1 of my interview with Alena.
     
    In this episode, I continue my discussion with Alena Luciani (she/her), the founder, educator, and strength & conditioning coach behind Training2XL. We discuss creating spaces to have difficult conversations around inclusivity and diversity in the sports industry. The price point for sports can often leave people behind. Alena is working to close the gap to help sports program participation and coaching be more accessible for a diverse population. 
     
    In this episode, we cover: 
    Getting more diverse voices into the strengthening and conditioning industry Supporting initiatives and organizations that benefit your local community Reading books and having difficult discussions that open you to self-reflection  
    Check out the episode show notes for links and resources mentioned in today's episode.
     
    Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

    • 18 min

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