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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 to 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. My mission is to help former elite-level athletes find their identity and utilize their influence to create a life of impact.

Recent Episodes

Headcase: A Story of Shock & Denial | Chris K. Jones

Jan. 24, 2023

Chris K. Jones is an award-winning writer, former competitive athlete, and coach. His experiences in his youth with professional athletes shaped his interest in understanding the minds of athletes. Trying to mimic his heroes…

5 Keys to Strengthening Your Relationships | Avery & Brian Baker

Jan. 17, 2023

My guests this week are Avery and Brian Baker, a father-and-son duo with a passion for building positive and healthy relationships among families and within organizations. As dynamic motivational speakers and book authors of…

Ability can only take you so far...learn the next step that will take you further

Jan. 3, 2023

In this episode, you will learn why former student-athletes and elite athletes are so important to folks in high places. Your ability to be mentally strong can pay huge dividends personally and professionally. What was disc…

The benefits of doing your homework (on yourself first) | Anthony "Q" Newman

Dec. 27, 2022

This is a refurbished episode (it aired back in February of 2022). Anthony Q. Newman played 12-years in the NFL (Rams, Saints, & Raiders) and is now a talk show host and radio personality. Before that, he was a highly decora…

3 keys to keep you from being blindsided

Dec. 20, 2022

As former elite athletes, so much of what you’ve done on your platform was cheered and sometimes jeered. Your character has been intertwined with your ability in your sport since you were a kid, and once you exited your spor…

A how to guide to becoming a successful entrepreneur

Dec. 14, 2022

You have been at the top of the mountain. You were an athlete who has done some phenomenal things. You know what it takes to lead and win. But where do you go when it’s time to transition out of the arena and enter into the …