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Joe Jacobi & Life as a Gold Medal Performance


As America’s first ever Olympic Gold Medalist in Whitewater Canoe Slalom, Joe Jacobi promotes strategies and shares stories for living and performing at your best, doing the work that matters and engaging with purpose.

His platforms include performance coaching and executive training, professional speaking, broadcasting and writing.

Joe’s accolades include a 19-year career as an elite athlete with USA Canoe/Kayak that included 10 National Championship titles, two Olympic Games appearances and an Olympic Gold Medal.

He served as the Canoe/Kayak Color Commentator for NBC at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and enjoyed coaching individuals and corporate teams who want to raise their game and improve performance.

For 5 years he was the Chief Executive Officer of USA Canoe/Kayak, the sport’s national and Olympic governing body while launching many successful small businesses and community development projects.

We discuss with Joe his inspiring story and how his approach to life, business and contribution makes a difference for those he works with.

Tidbits from the show:

1. Creating teams where your individual strengths are highlighted are the most effective.
2. All aspects our our being MUST be addressed to succeed at the highest level; especially emotions.
3. Adverse conditions can create some of the most powerful learning opportunities.
4. Social Media is POWERFUL for great things.
5. Share your wins actively the way Joe shares his Gold Medal with the world.
6. In your messaging, talk to ONE person an watch the clarity set in.
7. Turning your life around is just a single choice away.
8. Learn to sell yourself, your passions and your value. Learn it TODAY.
9. Re-read number 9.
10. The Big Leaps in Life are a function of the small steps you take in life..

Any MANY more.. Listen to the episode to see what I mean.

Authors / Books / Resources that James referenced:
1. Malcom Gladwell: Outliers

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