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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

Starting over: Taking your skillset & rebuilding | Tim Claiborne

Nov. 30, 2022

Tim is all about the fusion of sports, entrepreneurship, and community impact, with almost 25 years of experience in the sports industry in e-commerce, cause marketing, and event production. This ranges from publicly traded …

A 360 degree look at one of the most powerful emotions

Nov. 22, 2022

In the summer of 1992 I lost control of myself and my emotions and they drove me to violence (I was familiar with violence while growing up). I could’ve lost everything because I couldn’t control my anger (I literally blacke…

The greatest advice for athletes: The ups & downs the media don't tell you about | Yogi Roth

Nov. 8, 2022

Yogi Roth is a storyteller: seeking and uncovering the humanity in sports around the globe. A Pac-12 Networks college football analyst, Emmy award-winning Filmmaker, Scholar, New York Times Best-Selling Author, accomplished …

Drilling deeper: 4 things top performers do when "getting prepared"

Nov. 1, 2022

I hate cliches' because they don't drill deep enough. Being "prepared" is something that most people say is the key to their success...but what exactly does that mean? In this episode, I drill down deep into the foundation …

3 reasons why former athletes "kill it" in the sales industry | J.R. Butler

Oct. 26, 2022

JR Butler is the Founder and CEO of Shift Group, a sales recruiting and training firm that specializes in helping college, professional, and Olympic athletes transition into the world of Sales. Prior to starting Shift Group,…

5 Steps to Land Your Dream Job | Merryn Roberts-Huntley

Oct. 19, 2022

Merryn Roberts-Huntley is the author of the top-rated book “Made To Hire: How to Get the Job You Really Want”. She has 20+ years of sports business experience (from MLS to Nike and beyond) and has 10 years of experience care…