The Shark Effect

The Shark Effect

Welcome to the Shark Effect. The mission of this podcast is to take High Achieving athletes from success in their respective sports and align it with the character it takes to successfully transition out of sport & have success in life.
I’m your host, Alex Molden. I’m an NFL veteran, now I am an author, leadership & personal development coach, and international speaker. In this podcast, you will learn strategies to get unstuck in life and find your influence. You will hear inspirational & value-packed stories from former & current elite-level athletes, successful entrepreneurs, and experts in the field of personal development.

Recent Episodes

Building Connections: The incredible Impact of a Camping Trip | Louis Taylor

Sept. 19, 2023

Join host Alex Molden and guest Louis Taylor as they delve into the importance of being emotionally neutral and focused in various aspects of life. From their experiences as athletes to their annual father-daughter camping t…

The Hidden Why: Uncover the intriguing depths of your ideas | Peter Ruppe

Sept. 12, 2023

Discover the power of self-assessment and reflection in the captivating journey of Peter Ruppe, a seasoned executive who found himself at a crossroads. Just when he thought he had it all, an unexpected twist forced him to co…

360 degrees: Why having one viewpoint keeps you stuck

Sept. 5, 2023

Are you a former athlete or someone seeking personal growth? Have you heard these myths: 1) Sticking to your own perspective is the key to success, 2) Listening to others will only confuse you, and 3) Seeking different persp…

From the NFL to Corporate Leader: A Journey of Transcendence | Jeff Thomason

Aug. 29, 2023

Do you want to boost your personal growth and increase your chances of success in both sports and professional careers? Well, I have the solution for you. In this episode, we have a special guest, Jeff Thomason, who will be …

Slaying your Entrepreneurship Dragons | Brad Axelrad

Aug. 22, 2023

Have you ever heard these myths about entrepreneurship and overcoming fears in business? Myth #1: Entrepreneurs are fearless risk-takers. Myth #2: Success in business means never feeling afraid. Myth #3: Successful entrepren…

Opening New Doors: Exploring Career Paths through Job Shadowing | Andy Shroeder

Aug. 17, 2023

Does this sound familiar? You've retired from your elite-level athletic career and now you're trying to figure out what's next. You've been told to simply apply for any job or internship available, hoping that something will…