April 1, 2020

Habits of a Champion: Nobody Becomes a Champion By Accident, with Dana Cavalea

Episode 73:

Coach Dana Cavalea is a High Performance & Executive Leadership Coach. He is the former Director of Strength & Conditioning and Performance for the New York Yankees.

Coach helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Championship in 2009. That same year he was awarded the Nolan Ryan Award given to the top Strength & Performance Coach in Major League Baseball as voted by his peers.

In addition to his on-field coaching, Coach Dana works as a performance coach and consultant to Fortune 500 Companies, Organizations, CEO’s, Executives, Wall Street Fund Managers & Traders – helping them to optimize performance, productivity and sales.

Coach is also a Keynote Speaker who travels all over the country speaking to leading companies and teams.

He is a best selling author. His first book, “Habits of a Champion: Nobody Becomes a Champion By Accident”, has been a must read for Top Leaders in Business – many of whom credit him to being their behind the scenes ‘secret’ to success.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Dana’s ability to foster deep relationships fueled his career with the New York Yankees at an early age
  • Why consistency of daily habits and routines is so important for champions
  • How champions go about their business
  • The difference between focusing on the emotion and the action and what the results will be with each
  • What advice Mariano Rivera gave to him about focus
  • Why it is so important to trust the process
  • What champions do in times of struggle that separate them from the ones who continue to struggle

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