Greg Olsen is an American football sportscaster and former tight end who played for 14 seasons in the NFL. He played college football at the University of Miami and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Olsen also played for the Carolina Panthers, with whom he made three Pro Bowls, and became the first tight end in NFL history to record three consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards. Olsen played his final season with the Seattle Seahawks in 2020.
Greg and I talk about goal setting, not only as an adult, but in a young stage of life. We touch on getting through life’s curve balls and we both open up in regards to very tough moment’s that life had in our paths.
What You’ll Learn
9:24 Interview Begins
10:22 Family Dynamics
Greg Olsen shares what it was like to grow up with a father who was a high school coach and he and his brothers spent summers as teenagers training with his father’s team. Eventually they all played for his father’s football team.
15:48 A Place of Love
A parent or coach will always be harsh and critical of you because they know your potential and see more in you, they come from a place of love to help you reach your goals.
20:45 How to Build Our Kid’s Confidence
Building a child’s confidence is not about telling them that everything they do is right, nor is it about filling them with words of discouragement. Simply acknowledge their accomplishments and tell them when and how to improve.
48:28 Putting Personal needs last
As a man, a father of a family, when you face a delicate situation, your needs come last, no matter how you grew up in life or what is going on. Men tend to want to control and fix everything
55:50 Focus on the Long Term Success
There are times in life when it is hard to be disciplined, so it is important to have your goal well defined and know that every day you must choose it in order to become the best version of yourself.
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