Let his pivot from Harvard Law to NFL coach inspire your transition
Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach and author of Amazon best seller, “Call an Audible.” After graduating from Harvard Law School, Roberts made a head-scratching transition to NFL coach. He held coaching stints with the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions, West Virginia Mountaineers and Cleveland Browns.
Currently, Roberts serves as founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. The Center is the first university-based institute dedicated to developing leadership and character curricula for high school, collegiate and professional athletes. Through the Center, Roberts teaches a course – A Gameplan for Winning at Life– to incoming freshmen student-athletes. In January of 2018, the Center received the commitment and financial support of NBA AllStar, Kevin Durant.
DURING THIS EPISODE DISCOVER:
- Why Daron decided to transition into a NFL coaching career after graduating from Harvard Law
- How he overcomes the fear of rejection- “the starting point is always no.”
- The meaning of no struggle no progress
- What motivated Daron to write “Call an Audible” – “If someone is going to write 15 to 20 pages on me, it needs to be me.”
- Daron shares 3 tips for writing an Amazon best selling book
- What holds most would be writers back from publishing a book- “We don’t want to share with other people.”
- The biggest lesson Daron learned from Detroit Lion great, Calvin Johnson
- Daron’s advice to college student- athletes, “diversify your portfolio.”
- How to transition out of a job you hate and into a career you love
- Benefits of listening to podcasts
- The number 1 question Daron would love to ask Muhammad Ali
- and more
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