The Shark Effect


Carson Kelly | How to stay confident when the odds are stacked against you

Season 1, Ep. 8

When doing something that you love, it always helps to have people in your corner that can help guide you so you don't waste valuable time and effort.

Carson shares his journey into the big leagues and how having supreme confidence is the key to having long lasting success. Early on in his career he decided to make the switch from playing 3rd base to catcher...this change proved to be one of the best decisions he had ever made. Prepared to be inspired by Carson's storytelling and transparency.

What you will learn:

  • Getting started in baseball (2:15)
  • The decision to turn pro (8:14)
  • Tools for making great decisions (10:45)
  • Finding a way to get better(14:02)
  • Making the switch (15.24)
  • Life in the bigs (21:20)
  • Finding confidence (24:50)
  • Short term memory loss for success (29:30)
  • How to get flow state (31:37)
  • Guidance in the majors (34:30
  • Blitz period (38:30

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Ryan McNeil | The Anatomy of winning teams: Principles of success on & off the field

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Ryan McNeil is a former NFL All-Pro Cornerback who played 11 years in the NFL. Currently, Ryan is the Founder and Managing Partner of OT Enterprises, Inc. a media, marketing and technology firm focused on the business and lifestyle of sports.His path to becoming a high performer led him to the University of Miami where he was a captain of the team that won 2 National championships. He later on became the 1st pick of the Detroit Lions in the 1992 draft. Ryan was a All-Pro during his illustrious 11-year career but what stands out the most about Ryan was his focus on his businesses when he was playing pro ball. The principles that gave him success on the field were the same off the field too.What you will learn:-To be the best you have to “play-up”-the feeling of being wanted can propel you to another level-principles of the classroom and the field (study = success)-being prepared can help speed up your learning curve-martial arts and discipline-begin w/the end in mind-owning your path-using past experiences to track/define success-paying your dummy tax-carrying your own boxes-leverage who you are-finding a mentor was a key, open to learn new things, allow yourself to make mistakes-good leaders align their words w/their actions, they are the standard-leaders create other leaders-S.W.A.T. analysis (structure for your life)Connect w/ Ryan:LinkedInWebsiteFBLet's connect:LinkedInIGFacebookwebsiteDon't forget to Subscribe, Rate & Review (5 stars are cool)!