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Jimmy Conrad: Work Hard When No One Is Watching

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Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to have worked with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create this podcast and other powerful resources.

This podcast series features Positive Coaching Alliance staff interviewing prominent former athletes, coaches and general managers. Each episode, these influential stars share insights from their own sports careers. Listen in as they talk about filling emotional tanks, bouncing back from mistakes, staying motivated through long seasons to continually give 100% effort, and how they translated their sports experience to invaluable life lessons.

Former MLS and Team USA Player Jimmy Conrad shares the importance of putting in hard work when no one is watching so you can excel when everyone is watching. He also provides advice to coaches and parents from his first hand experiences. Here's where you'll find Jimmy talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 3:00
  • Parent/Coach Conflict- 13:30 and 21:10
  • Mistakes- 17:40
  • Coaching Own Child- 31:10

Jim Thompson is the founder and Executive Director of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a nonprofit organization founded at Stanford University with the mission of helping to transform the culture of youth sports to give all young athletes the opportunity for a positive, character-building experience. PCA served as the experts behind the Liberty Mutual Play Positive™ program.

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