Dealing with setbacks will only make you stronger in the long run. Eric welcomes Dean Jackson to this episode of Entrepreneur Perspectives. In this episode they discuss managing your downtime, the future of baseball, and analytics.
Dean is a minor league baseball player, most recently in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. Due to an elbow injury, Dean is working his way back to the diamond and is currently rehabbing and handling baseball analytics for Arizona Christian University.
The knowledge that Dean shares from his time on the field to his journey back to the diamond are lessons that any entrepreneur can learn from. Eric and Dean also discuss the emotional rollercoaster of playing professional baseball, Dean’s favorite city to play in, and doing the work while you are working.
The show is based around the perspectives of an entrepreneur and this entrepreneur is full of insight and grit.
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Useful links from this episode:
Other important links:
- Dean Jackson player profile
- Arizona Diamondbacks
- Arizona Christian University
- Baseball analytics
- Houston Astros
- Cleveland Indians
- Dan Haren
- Missoula, Montana
- Entrepreneur Perspectives Episode 11: Perspectives of a Sports Psychologist with Chris Covert
- Trouble with the Curve
- Tommy John Surgery
Key Takeaways from this episode with Dean Jackson:
- “When you live it is when you can really understand it”
- “Get off the island”
- “When you make new realizations, your eyes start to open”
- “These obstacles have made me better in the long run”
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