From child model, to lacrosse standout after picking it up late, to national champion, to coach/mentor for harlem students, to millennial consultant - Wyatt Melzer knows the value of setting goals, and what it takes to achieve them.
Thank you so much to our friend Gabi for hooking this one up. Wyatt was a hit and by the end of this I'm sure you'll be cheering him on to reach his goal of President of the United States. You heard that right.. and he's more in line for it than you would think.
0:00: Intro to Wyatt.
3:00: Wyatt's story.
4:05: life as a child model (we wish you prepped us with this one!)
5:20: Learning about Lacrosse (in 9th grade!) and falling in love with it.
7:30: The Ups and Downs experiences with UVA Lacrosse.
9:15: After school, the want to do something more than a desk job. About Harlem Lacrosse and it's mission of using Lacrosse as an opportunity platform for intercity kids.
12:30: Starting M2 Strategies, an Opportunity Platform for Millennials.
16:30 - 19:30: Why Wyatt has always been so comfortable in his pursuits. He's gone from extreme to extreme.
Soundbites: "Enjoy the moment. What do you want to focus on next? Worry about who you are. Put the blinders on."
20:15: His National Championship Experience.
23:05: How the game of Lacrosse is growing and an intro into Harlem Lacrosse.
28:45: Resistance he faced when Entering his first year of Harlem Lacrosse.
37:50: You'll Learn: 3 Lessons from now retired and hall of fame Coach, Dom Starsia to live a better Life.
1) Be Nice to the Pizza guy.
2) Enjoy the Journey.
3) Be Resilient. How Do You Handle Adversity?
45:04: Making somebody's day.
46:32: Advice for somebody in a stuck point wondering "What's Next?"
"Anyone can tell somebody to follow their dreams but how the heck do you get there?"
55:45: What's Next for Wyatt. You're going to like this one (stay tuned for 2028.....)
1:00:34: Outro/Final Thoughts