When you become the best in the entire world at something, what do you do next? How do you not let that be the high point in life, instead, keep raising the bar?
I had a wonderful talk with Shannon Bahrke-Happe today about that, about professional racing, and life afterward. Shannon was on the US Ski Team for 12 years. During that time, she brought home a silver and a bronze medal. She also won the Overall World Cup title in 2003, had seven World Cup victories, 26 World Cup podiums and her list of wins goes on from there. She is a mom, founder of Team Empower Hour and the author of a children’s book Mommy Why Is Your Hair Pink?
We talked about having conviction in your goals and how that got her to the podium and medal wins. Great insights we can all take home with us as we pursue our own goals. A big lesson in today’s show – sometimes you have to know when to fold them. The hard truth in walking away from dreams and resetting the course.
We’ll learn what it’s like to be a professional racer standing at the starting gate, and how she applied this to her business Team Empower Hour where she and her team bring these principles to the corporate environment through keynote speeches and custom experiences and workshops.
The message in her book Mommy Why is Your Hair Pink isn’t just for kids – that pursuing your dreams and knowing that everything you need to success is deep within yourself.
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