Business Lessons from the Edge: Learn How Extreme Athletes by Jim McCormick

By Jim McCormick

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DISCOVER THE successful MIND-SETS of maximum activities ATHLETE-EXECUTIVES

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk jump-starts the world's most well-liked skateboard corporation with businessman/skateboarder consistent with Welinder, who lately offered his proportion of the corporate again to peddle to target his thriving garments line.

Freestyle motocross megastar Carey Hart discovers that backflips within the boardroom do not fly, yet sharp entrepreneurship turns his tattoo enterprise right into a multimedia company.

Rodeo rider Ty Murray, “The King of the Cowboys,” turns his ardour for bull driving right into a expert activities empire.

Olympian bobsledder Gord Woolley prepares himself mentally each morning, no matter if sharpening his runners or operating his communications enterprise.

Alpine climber Mark Richey learns to depend extra on abilities than instruments to construct his architectural woodworking enterprise.

Marathoner Quang S. Pham makes use of visualization concepts to move the space as a runner and as a CEO within the pharmaceutical undefined.

Mountaineer man Downing climbs a few of the world's optimum mountains and makes a fortune on Wall highway.

PLUS extra career-building classes from activities tv CEO Gavin Harvey, skier and bobsledder Kirby top, polar explorer invoice Baker, mountaineer and CEO Kevin Sheridan, skier and legislation company founder Julie Pearl, CEO and race automobile driving force Don Bell, and others

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No guts, no glory.

What does it take to reach enterprise? chance taking. training. Self-confidence. an analogous ideas that force severe athletes to the top peaks of functionality. This action-ready consultant exhibits you the way to trap the profitable mind-sets of champions-for severe good fortune in company and life.

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