How This Woman Became the First Female Coach in NFL History

Jen Welter shares her experiences as a trailblazer in the sports world. January 12, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jen Welter, the first female coach in NFL history, talks about how understanding the psychology of excellence has aided her groundbreaking journey on and off the football field and empowered her to break barriers. Welter and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss a range of topics, including why coaches need to be coachable themselves, the overlapping symptoms of excitement and anxiety and why she wanted to be the voice in her players’ head. Dr. Welter also sheds light on the impact that her military hero father has had on the way she views the challenges that life hands you. Related: What It’s Like to Create Content Around Rockstars and Movies Read_More Related posts: How to Coach Your Boss 8 Questions You Can Ask to Coach Others to Success […]

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With the Right Mindset, Your Setbacks Can Set You Up for Success

Merril Hoge, former NFL running back and football analyst, discusses how his own experiences with concussions spurred him to research chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). March 23, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video with host of The Playbook Dave Meltzer, former football player and analyst Merril Hoge breaks down how he began to view setbacks as setups — tools that could help set him up for success later. He also talks about the two most important tools for entrepreneurs and the evolution of safety equipment and medical treatment in sports. Editors’ note: In this video, Hoge says, “There’s no scientific evidence that football causes CTE, hockey causes CTE, concussions cause CTE … it’s not even scientific yet. It’s science fiction.” He cites a lack of scientific evidence in prominent journals and studies. While the CDC admits that understanding among researchers about the causes of […]

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