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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

3 Things that we can all learn from the NFL Combine

March 15, 2023

The NFL Combine (aka. The Underwear Olympics) is a crucial time for many NFL prospects. But the same foundation that has given them success in their college career can lead to their success when testing their athletic abili…

Entrepreneurship do's and don'ts for athletes | Randall Crowder (Angel investor extraordinaire)

March 9, 2023

Randall is passionate about new venture creation and the innovative spirit that fuels entrepreneurs and advances technology. As an active investor and entrepreneur, he understands what it takes to successfully launch and gro…

The Ego mistake: 8 figures to $8.25 per hour | Marquez Ogden (Former NFL player)

Feb. 27, 2023

Growing up in a single-parent home with a father that inspired perseverance and fairness, Marques Ogden learned how to define his values and set goals. Marquez attended Howard University from 1998-2002 where he played Divisi…

Life is Plan A...your sport is Plan B | Coach Chris Peterson (part II)

Feb. 21, 2023

This is part II of my interview with legendary football coach and human, Chris Petersen. If you missed part I, you should go back and listen NOW! In this episode we discuss: Tips for parents of athletes Coach "Pete's" view o…

Life is Plan A...your sport is Plan B | Coach Chris Petersen

Feb. 14, 2023

My guest this week is Coach Chris Petersen (aka. Coach Pete) a former College football head coach (Univ. of Washington Huskies, Boise State Broncos). He is the first two-time winner of the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award , which he…

5 Steps that can help you achieve something you've never done before

Feb. 7, 2023

In this episode I give examples both in and out of sport that could possibly help you achieve heights in areas even though you've never been there before. When you want to get somewhere you’ve never been before, there are 5 …