EPISODE 03
CEO SoccerOffice.com and SportsOffice365.com
Date: October 3, 2017
Christian DeVries, Boyd Hamlin & Adam Manning

PREGAME:  MEET ADAM MANNING

Adam Manning is the founder and CEO of SoccerOffice.com and SportsOffice365.com.  After growing up playing competitive sports he knew he wanted a career in sports.  Soccer Office and Sports Office 365 give sports organizations a “fully staffed virtual office.”

 

1ST HALF: LESSONS FROM MENTORS

Always be of service to others

Always be prepared

Have no excuses

Watch what is going on around you

You can’t be everything to everyone

 

HALFTIME – THE KEY POINTS TO HELP YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY

BOOK: Get Your Sh*t Together –   <<Get it here>>

HABIT:  I use meditation 10 minutes a day to turn the brain off.  The result is I am more focused

HABIT:  I make sure I get my schedule right the night before

QUOTE:  It is easier to do something that seems hard because fewer people are doing it – UNKNOWN

MEASURING STICK:  I stayed focused on daily task but never neglect my family

 

2nd HALF: OVERCOMING FAILURE

Understanding that things truly to happen for a reason

I have learned that my first failure in college was part of a bigger picture

The answer is YES – you can always come back from the devastating blow

Persistence on the same goal will never lead to failure

 

IN THE LOCKER ROOM

AH HA MOMENT:  Companies will invest in technology but often they lose sight of customer service

NEED TO KNOW TO GROW:  Always put yourself in the other person’s shoes

 

POSTGAME

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

Soccer Office – www.socceroffice.com

Sports Office 365 – www.sportsoffice365.com

Adam Manning’s email – adam@socceroffice.com

Solving Soccer Alliance – www.solvingsoccer.com

 

Podcast Music –  www.bensound.com

PEAK PERFORMANCE QUESTIONS AND ACTION

Customer service matters.  Who are your customers?  Can you identify more than 1-2 customers?  How are you providing service to them?  List 1-2 two opportunities were you can better serve your customers.

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