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67. Volume: Kerwin Rae: Athlete

Being an entrepreneur is much like being a professional athlete. And when you’re an athlete, you have to be acutely aware of the status of both your physical and mental health. If you’re not practising self-care and taking time to nurture yourself, stress can easily take over. In business, self-awareness can mean the difference between success and burn-out.

In this volume of The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Kerwin Rae has coached hundreds of thousands of business professionals. But coaching himself is his biggest priority. 

As Australia’s leading business strategist and high-performance specialist, Kerwin Rae has helped hundreds of thousands of businesses. His work spans 154 industries throughout 11 countries worldwide. Kerwin is a straight-shooter, and he certainly doesn’t mince words when it comes to telling business leaders what they need to do to grow their companies and expand their mindsets.

Part of what makes Kerwin such an effective coach is his sports-minded approach. He views business as a sport and entrepreneurs as athletes. And he believes they should be training themselves as such.

In this volume, Kerwin stresses the importance of self-awareness on the entrepreneurial journey. If you’re not nurturing yourself and paying attention to your limits, it’s easy to burn out. Kerwin tells me all about his affinity for self-care and why he never fails to prioritise activities crucial in his self-care routine. He’s a big believer that one of the main things missing from the entrepreneurial mindset is the athlete mentality. Kerwin defines this for me and gives plenty of examples of implementing this way of thinking into your own daily routines. As business people, we can always use a little more self-awareness. This guy doesn’t mess around, and his tough love is something you need to hear.

Also within this volume:omage with the quote: One of the things that’s missing in the psychology of most entrepreneurs is that athlete mentality.
  • Business as a sport
  • The 3 main types of training for the entrepreneurial athlete
  • Conditioning your mind and body
  • Self-care routines
  • Burn-out
  • The role of rest and recovery
  • Self-awareness = self-leadership
Links & Resources:

Connect with Kerwin on LinkedIn

Follow Kerwin on Instagram

Kerwin’s Website

Watch Kerwin’s YouTube Channel

Self-Awareness: A Key to Better Leadership

Business Insider: How the World’s Best Athletes View Downtime

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Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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