Adam Bradley is an entrepreneur, entrepreneur, speaker, and coach born & raised in the DMV.
Adam started his entrepreneurial endeavours back in 2010 building a local online sports radio network called “Ball Hogs Radio”. In less than 3-years Adam grew his network from one show to nine shows and in 2013 signed an agreement to become part of Ted Leonsis, the Owner of the Wizards & Capitals, and his Monumental Sports Network.
Two years later, Adam stepped away from his ownership role of the network to put a greater focus on his nationally recognized coaching podcast the Hardwood Hustle & his sports leadership company Lead 'Em Up.
Through Adam's Hardwood Hustle podcast he's had the opportunity to sit down with some of the biggest names in sports; Kevin Durant, Mark Cuban & Jay Bilas. As the Founder of Lead 'Em Up, he works with High School athletes all over the country providing High School coaches with a leadership and character curriculum to implement with their teams.
Adam just celebrated his 8th wedding anniversary and this past week and this last year he and his wife welcomed his first baby, a little girl named Georgia.
Adam is passionate about impacting people and has a heart focused on building up those around him.
In today's episode, Adam and I discuss important topics like; coaching advice, handling pressure within statistics, concerns within an athlete's appearance, 'attraction vs. chase', and learning from life's biggest lessons and challenges. Check it out!
Episode 71 Time Stamps:
(7:07) The start of Adam's passion for sports
(14:09) Common characteristics among famous athletes that set them apart from the crowd
(19:51) Mental toughness, dominant mindsets, and getting yourself fired up on bad days
(23:05) Valuable coaching advice; specific things we can't stand about our players
(27:06) Approaching statistics
(30:12) Healthy fruit produces!
(32:05) Advice for players concerned about their appearance; "Attraction vs. the Chase"
(36:36) The most effective way to transform a culture/team
(39:15) Adam's most challenging period in his life; how he learned from his 19-year-old self
(44:47) Must read books in Adam's library!
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