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For Athletes

Apply hard-won disciplines to business

Your athletic background—pro, Olympic, college, or organized at any level—is an advantage. Your mindset and dedication are the building blocks for your next brilliant career. Years of tackling opponents for a loss, breaking the tape ahead of the pack, and turning double plays means you have in you the foundation of my WIN AGAIN playbook. Working closely with you, I’ll help you understand that the special skills you possess are transferable from the sports world to the business world. 

For example:

 

WIN AGAIN is a practical, step-by-step method for finding and landing your ideal job. You’ll become a five-tool networker and a first-string interviewer—the kind of candidate decision-makers recognize as exactly what they need. You’ll turn strangers into allies, connect with influencers, and chart a course not just for landing today’s dream job, but for a long and rewarding career.

I have 25 years of executive recruiting and coaching, and I will apply all that experience to the skills you developed during your athletic career. That’s an unbeatable combination.

 

Here are some of the things we will do together:

  • Determine how your on-the-field strengths translate into business capabilities.
  • Identify your best skill sets and determine the best industries and positions to go after.
  • Learn how to leverage opportunities throughout situations in your life, such as how you answer “What do you do?”
  • Expand your network to include senior-level decision makers who will directly impact your next position.
  •  Use templated emails customized for each opportunity to get in front of the right people.
  •  Position you as an authority figure, leveraging your sports background as a big advantage over non-athletes in a variety of positions and industries.
  •  Learn the best communication methods across all mediums.
  •  Learn interview preparation and performance methods that will make you stand out from your competition.
  •  Follow-up with hiring managers at the right time, and in the best way.
  •  Negotiate a compensation package that rewards you for what you will be bringing to your new company for years to come.
 

What People Are Saying 

Mark makes it very easy for all current and retired athletes to follow his guidance to transition into business. In fact, I’ve been using his strategies now to boost my current speaking business. You will see that Mark’s tips will benefit you not just now but for years to come.
— Theo Fleury, NHL All-Star and Olympian