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December 18, 2020

Grit: A Powerful Skill for a Real Estate Entrepreneur, with David Nurse

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David Nurse is an NBA life optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. As a former professional basketball player (both international and domestic) and coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has helped more than 150 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court. He has been invited to speak in more than 50 different countries on the topics of overall personal development, confidence building, leadership, and motivational growth. David resides in Marina del Rey, California, and is married to the love of his life, the stunning actress Taylor Kalupa.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why the secret to getting unstuck is to pivot your perspective, and why sticking to something is the key to mastering it
  • Why you should aim for and work toward small, incremental improvements that will build up to big success over time
  • How David’s experience as a professional basketball player taught him to recognize real drive, and why there is danger in getting early success without a foundation to build on
  • Why accountability and “relentless consistency” are important pillars of mastering any skill, in business or in basketball
  • Why David defines grit as the sum of relentless consistency, accountability and hard work and everything you want to be
  • What steps you can take to develop grit that you can apply to your life, and how to build out an effective team with the right people you can trust that share your grit
  • Why “choice” is a superhero power, and why the choices you make in your morning and evening routines can make a big difference for your success
  • What David and his family’s evening routine looks like, and how his evening routine leads directly into his morning routine
  • Why setting a great morning routine is possible no matter what your circumstances are, if you want it badly enough
  • Why David believes that failure is the only way we can learn and grow, and that we shouldn’t fear failure but embrace learning

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