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Where does your psychology of excellence come from? Bridging the worlds of professional sports, business, and entertainment, The Why is a new platform for guests to candidly share personal insights and road maps to their successes. The podcast invites listeners to be the fly on the wall for one on one conversations and uniquely formed group conversations otherwise absent in today’s storytelling frenzy. We connect listeners to provocative journeys that will educate, entertain, and influence perceptions.

Where does your psychology of excellence come from? Bridging the worlds of professional sports, business, and entertainment, The Why is a new platform for guests to candidly share personal insights and road maps to their successes. The podcast invites listeners to be the fly on the wall for one on one conversations and uniquely formed group conversations otherwise absent in today’s storytelling frenzy. We connect listeners to provocative journeys that will educate, entertain, and influence perceptions.
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Highland Park, United States

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Where does your psychology of excellence come from? Bridging the worlds of professional sports, business, and entertainment, The Why is a new platform for guests to candidly share personal insights and road maps to their successes. The podcast invites listeners to be the fly on the wall for one on one conversations and uniquely formed group conversations otherwise absent in today’s storytelling frenzy. We connect listeners to provocative journeys that will educate, entertain, and influence perceptions.

Language:

English

Contact:

847-687-7337


Episodes

Damon Dash

12/10/2018
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Damon Dash isn't worried about what you think of him. From childhood to fatherhood, he has adapted and applied a growth mindset to each experience. Hear him describe, in detail, the influencers who shaped his values, what motivates him to overcome adversity, and how he delivers the message to his children.

Duration:00:39:25

Trevor Pryce

12/3/2018
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Trevor Pryce had a thriving 14 year NFL career, including 2 Super Bowl rings, and multiple Pro Bowls. He is the creator of the Netflix series, Kulapari. Trevor's interview bridges his transitions as an extension of manifested self-belief, and he shares his building blocks for building his own and his children's psychology of excellence.

Duration:00:57:20

Horace Grant

11/26/2018
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4-time NBA champ, Horace Grant, opens up about how his family prepared him to dig deep and adapt to unforeseen challenges. His environment and community developed resiliency and motivation to always work harder and give back.

Duration:00:37:51

Paul Stevens - Part 1

11/17/2018
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Paul Stevens coached 94 All-Big Ten selections including New York Yankees manager and four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi, two-time Major League Baseball All-Star Mark Loretta and recent major leaguers J.A. Happ of the Toronto Blue Jays, George Kontos of the San Francisco Giants, Jake Goebbert of the Tampa Bay Rays, Bo Schultz of the Toronto Blue Jays and Eric Jokisch of the Miami Marlins. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals and played for three seasons in the Royals...

Duration:00:29:19

Paul Stevens - Part 2

11/17/2018
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Part 2- Paul covers even more bases! He shares his insights on younger players handling failure, sports identity, learning from players he coached, and most importantly, what being in the moment means to him. Hear him discuss the 3 traits he believes are pillars of strong character, and as always the last few minutes is dedicated to our mindful minute round of personality 10 questions.

Duration:00:34:38

Jim Cornelison - Part 1

11/11/2018
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Dafna Aaronson guides Jim as he discusses his upbringing and the impact adversity and challenges faced early in adulthood on his personal life and professional career. Jim has been the national anthem singer of the Chicago Blackhawks since the 2008-09 hockey season. His unique yet traditional rendition of the Star Spangled Banner has lead to him being invited to the Indianapolis 500 in 2018 to repeat his performance of Back Home Again in Indiana. He’s received critical acclaim from: Harry...

Jim Cornelison - Part 2

11/11/2018
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Jim and Dafna continue their conversation. Introspection leads to break through inspiration. There’s a depth to Jim’s story, and we experience it in each song he sings. His stories illustrate the deliberate focus and preparation in his pre performance routines. As always, on The Why, the last few minutes are a fun lightening round of 10 personality questions!

Duration:00:32:19

Jim Cornelison - Bonus: Military on the ice

11/11/2018
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Jim reflects on what it means to him having military service men and women on the ice with him (01:30 min).

Duration:00:01:28

Jim Cornelison - Bonus: Entrepreneurial mindset

11/11/2018
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Jim talks about the important relationships with entrepreneurs and how they’ve influenced his mindset.

Duration:00:04:00

Jim Cornelison - Bonus: Young fans

11/11/2018
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In this 01:45 min segment, Jim fondly looks back on some of the feedback from young fans and their parents.

Duration:00:01:45

Jim Cornelison - Bonus: Veterans

11/11/2018
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Jim humbly reflects on how his relationship with veterans and the veteran community inspire his performances. (03:07min)

Duration:00:03:07