Welcome to Episode 020: The Power Of Positive Energy In Basketball w/ Jon Gordon.  If you want to listen to the greatest minds in basketball talk about sports nutrition, strength & conditioning and leadership, you’ve come to the right place!

Today’s podcast is an interview with Jon Gordon.  His best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits.

He is the author of 18 books including multiple best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership and The Power of a Positive Team.

His latest book is The Coffee Bean: A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change. Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers.

His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, The Atlanta Falcons, Campbell Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, LA Clippers, Miami Heat, Pittsburgh Pirates, BB&T Bank, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, West Point Academy and more.

Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.

I picked Jon’s brain on how we can harness the power of positive energy for basketball.  Check out this week’s podcast and learn:

  • How to address negative teammates and coaches
  • Why we can’t be stressed and thankful at the same time
  • That the physical world is an illusion because everything is energy
  • The equation E + P = O
  • Why commitments are more helpful than goals


Here’s where you can find more out about Jon Gordon


Positive University Podcast

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