Posts tagged career
57: Trip's Folly; Building Electronic Arts and Creating Madden with Trip Hawkins

Trip Hawkins built Electronic Arts and created the most widespread and popular sports video game of all time, Madden. He pioneered the video game industry and is one of the most well known video game creators in the industry. Hear more …

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54: Directing ESPN + CBS Sports with Mark Grant

Mark Grant grew up with parents who were addicted to alcohol. He eventually lost both of his parents to alcohol related deaths. However, Mark decided to never drink alcohol throughout his life and became a successful sports journalism major at LSU. Early in his career he became a director for ESPN, and he is 1 of 10 directors for CBS Sports now. Hear more …

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49: Love at First Spike with Travis Mewhirter

Travis Mewhirter picked up sand volleyball for the first time at 24 years old and found a way to become a professional athlete in this sport. Life on the beach as a sand volleyball player may seem glamorous, but there are often extensive hardships outside of the court that all sand volleyball professional players deal with day-in and day-out. Discover more …

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35: Burning Ironman with Shay Eskew

Shay Eskew is ranked in the top 1% of the world in the Ironman endurance race. He was burned on 35% of his body at 8 years old and bullying at a young age. He endured over 35 surgeries throughout his lifetime to become the athlete and motivational speaker that he is today. Hear more …

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30: Fiercely Facing Abuse with Carolyn Bostrack

Carolyn Bostrack was sexually abused and emotionally abused as a child and throughout her teenage years. This horrible dynamic and resulting image of love led her into an abusive and manipulative marriage. After the birth of her daughter she found the courage to leave her ex-husband and begin a new life with a new definition of "unconditional" love. She is currently a phd, an author, a keynote speaker, and a mother of three amazing children. Read more …

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26: Custodian Work Meets Lifelong Achievement with Michael Vaudreuil

Michael Vaudreuil lost everything in the 2008 recession and took the best opportunity in front of him at the time which was a custodian position at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He took classes by day and cleaned floors by night over 8 years to earn his degree at 54 years old. Hear more …

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