Being a champion and enjoying many of the benefits of success as an athlete can be great. What they don't tell you is that the same body you put through so much now will be the same one you have to stick with as you grow old.
Ian Warner is a 2012 Olympian, author, speaker and has dedicated his life to leadership and helping business to reach their full potential through social media marketing. Ian got into entrepreneurship his first year in college. He started a blog with his brother called Cover Ground and together they ran this for 6 years helping hundreds of thousands of athletes in that time span. Ian has run a clothing line, custom tie companies, masterminds, mobile customer loyalty programs and so much more in his years of being an entrepreneur. Ian has had some success but has had even more failures that have brought heavy lessons with them. Reaching the Olympics and being an entrepreneur has helped him develop a unique approach to life.
Parenting has changed since I grew up, and certainly since my parents were growing up. Kids can get away with more and more, and the side-effects of this in the sports world are not good at all. Sports are a great way to teach kids about life at a young age; they are not about creating superstars with a sense of entitlement.
10/17/2016 12:27 EDT
The feeling of not being enough is a lie that many of us end up believing at some point. It can send us on a dangerous chase to find external things to make us feel satisfied, but there is no such thing. If we can't find happiness within, we will never be able to find it externally.
10/05/2016 11:38 EDT
It seems like everyone else is scoring and you can't even find the end zone. How can you work so hard to get embarrassed and beaten down in this manner? We have to keep teaching ourselves how to deal with losing. How to be disappointed that it didn't work out how we expected.
09/07/2016 01:17 EDT
Have you ever looked on Instagram only to see a friend having your dream vacation, your cousin driving your dream car, your rival dating a girl you always liked, and everyone and their grandma having kids or getting married? I bet you don't feel great about yourself after this. We compare the behind the scenes of our life with others highlight reels that we regularly see rolling on Instagram. And it's bad for us.
08/17/2016 09:02 EDT
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