Season 1

Aug. 25, 2020

George Carroll | How to have the greatest year of your life

George Carroll a fun-loving, down-to-Earth, No B.S. family guy who is passionate about life. He was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado and had a dream to play pro-football. But in a freak accident, he shattered his leg and a...

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Aug. 18, 2020

4 Things I learned from Coach Mike Ditka

In this week's episode of the Shark Effect I discuss my tumultuous journey with Coach Mike Ditka. Over the years I've learned how to use every aspect of my life as teachable moments that myself and others can benefit from. …

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Aug. 11, 2020

Lakecia Gunter | The commitment to excellence: How to create your sea…

Lakecia, is a visionary senior engineering executive with 15+ years of leadership and management experience with a strong track record of leading high-performing teams to deliver results. She is a successful transformation le...

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Aug. 5, 2020

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu | How to perform at your best when your best is needed

One of the most decorated athletes of all-time at the University of Oregon opens up about the steps that it takes to be the best when your best is needed, how to prepare for success, over-coming injury and adversity, how …

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July 29, 2020

4-Steps to effectively communicate in stressful environments

In this week's episode I Cover the 4 ways to communicate, but more importantly I take a deep dive into 4 steps to effectively communicate in stressful environments. What you will learn: Stay consistent Know your audience Unde...

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July 22, 2020

Dr. Bethany Tennant | Naturopathic insights for high performers

Dr. Bethany Tennant is a licensed Naturopathic Physician. She graduated with a with honors in research from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Following graduation she went on to complete a post-doc...

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July 15, 2020

Max Artsis | Mindset coaching for high performers

My guest this week is Max Artsis. Max has been training athletes for over a decade. He specializes in not only getting his athletes physically ready for their upcoming season or event but also mentally ready. He has had the …

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July 7, 2020

Clayton Hires | Committing to the preparation process

In this week's episode my good friend Clayton Hires (MMA stand-up coach to Chael Sonnen, Uriah Hall, to name a few) opens up about being a team player and vital member of his fighters camps & "staying in his lane" …

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June 30, 2020

Edward Leblanc | How to Develop Standards for Success

Edward is the owner of CourtSessions whose purpose is to teach the game of basketball to organizations, teams and players. Ed works with players and coaching staffs at every level, which range from the middle school through t...

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June 24, 2020

4 steps to developing unshakable confidence

In this episode I discuss some keys that can help you have unshakeable any environment. Here are some of the steps: Find someone to model. Practice in a controlled environment. Find people who will challenge y...

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June 16, 2020

Dr. William Moreland | Finding your Genius Potential

Finding your purpose in life is something that many people struggle with. No matter how old you are, I think finding your genius can give you the most joy and fulfillment as possible. Dr. Will was born and raised in …

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June 9, 2020

Carson Kelly | How to stay confident when the odds are stacked agains…

When doing something that you love, it always helps to have people in your corner that can help guide you so you don't waste valuable time and effort. Carson shares his journey into the big leagues and how having supreme …

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June 2, 2020

John Scipio | How to be a Problem Solver

When you're trying to improve yourself, it's good to have people in your life that can add value & mentor you, by sharing their knowledge and experiences with you in stories that can give you guidance and hope. John was …

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May 27, 2020

Mark McMillian | The Ultimate Underdog Story

Mark played 8 seasons in the NFL (Eagles, Saints, 49ers & Redskins) despite only being 5'8" and 150 lbs. He didn't star playing until his senior year in HSMark has had a incredible journey of overcoming adversity and teaching...

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May 19, 2020

Angelo Wright | Having a plan for success

In this episode Angelo Wright (my former agent) shares his insights about today's athlete and what roadblocks are ahead. Angelo has had many of uncomfortable conversations with his athletes (me included), but it was something...

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May 12, 2020

Jim Ford | Leadership Philosophy (From Marine Corps Major to Nike Exe…

In this episode Jim Ford (Former Marine and Nike footwear VP) shares his journey of being in the Marine corps and how that taught him leadership. Jim is part of Nike's leadership development team and shares his philosophy on ...

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May 5, 2020

Fred McCrary (from the vault) Making the most out of your opportunit…

In this episode Fred McCary shares his journey of playing in the NFL. His story is inspirational to say the least, from being thrown into a position that he didn't want to be in but making that decision into a …

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April 28, 2020

Henry Barrera | Having a worthy rival

In this episode you will hear from Henry Barrera, Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports at Liberty University (Virginia). Hear Henry's perspective on leadership, getting the most out of your own talent and cr...

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April 21, 2020

Are you a fish or a shark?

Thank you for joining me in my first episode of The Shark Effect. I’m Alex Molden – a former NFL Veteran and current leadership and personal development speaker and coach – and I’m here to inspire you every week through …

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