The Professional Athlete and Job Search

two-execs-on-chairs-ready-leapWhat does a professional athlete have in common with an executive? More than you think when it comes to strategies and mindset. Professional athletes have to have incredible focus. It’s all about the competition, and no matter what physical strength is involved, winning the game starts and ends the mindset. Jon Stellwagen, a USA-certified triathlon coach says, “Focus on the smallest goal. Push to your limits. If it’s my mind telling me to stop, I can keep going. But if it’s my body – then stop. You have to mentally stay in the game.”

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Louise Garver

Louise Garver

Louise Garver, part of ExecuNet's team of Coaches and Career Strategists, is a career industry expert for executives, has a successful 30-year history as an Executive Coach, Resume Writer, Branding and Job Search Strategist, with recruitment and corporate management experience along with 13 career-related certifications, a master's degree and post-graduate certification in career counseling. Executives work with her to capture their brand message and clearly, consistently and effectively communicate it in their career documents and communications. Louise is co-author of Win Interviews! The New Must-Have Game Plan and her work is featured in over 20 career publications.

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