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How to Overcome the Odds and Achieve Your Goals with Dre Baldwin - 230

Jul 07, 2022

Dre Baldwin has approached his life as if he is the exception to the rule. He has achieved what some people would have deemed impossible … becoming a pro basketball player without playing for his college basketball team.

His story is fascinating as is the way that he thinks about what’s possible for him, and the way that he views obstacles that others would see as insurmountable.

Today, Dre is the CEO and Founder of Work On Your Game Inc. He has given 4 TEDxTalks and has authored 31 books. 

Hi Youtube content has been viewed over 73 million times. His daily Work On Your Game Podcast has over 2,200 episodes and over 4.5 million listeners. 

If you feel that you’re not achieving your potential, and you want to get some inspiration, new ways of thinking alongside practical tips for managing your life and business goals to fulfil your ambitions then do check this interview out.



What you’ll discover:

  • How Dre overcame the odds and went from having no varsity experience to becoming a pro basketball player. 
  • Dre’s view on hard work versus talent. 
  • The highs and lows of being a professional basketball player
  • The ‘aha’ moment Dre had that set him on the path to what he does today.
  • Why he made the switch from basketball to mindset tips in his videos.
  • The right balance to get between sharing successes and failures and why.
  • The significance of ‘The Third Day’ in achieving your goals.
  • Why Dre believes there is no such thing as overconfidence.
  • How being shy affected Dre’s speaking.
  • Dre’s strategy for getting TEDx talk spots. 
  • How he uses stories in his talks and videos.
  • The part that speaking has played in growing his audience and business.

All things Dre:

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And Dre's text number to get his FREE #DailyMotivation text is: 1.305.384.6894


48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The Third Day by Dre Baldwin


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