What I learnt by losing $100M
In the first episode for Season 2 of Unstoppable, I have the honour of speaking with former CEO & Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing, and Author of Number 1 release ‘Game-Time Decision Making’, David Meltzer.
David has always followed his heart and stayed true to himself. He has immense passions for Tech, Sports, Marketing and Leadership; however recently discovering his life mission which incorporates these all. Today, David’s mission is to empower over 1 billion people to be happy. This has led him on a journey to provide value in everything he does from his content to his communication.
Following his mission, David has been featured in ESPN, TEDx & Entrepreneur, being awarded one of ‘Forbes Top 10 Keynote speakers’. Using his knowledge and life skills to teach others how to find success in what makes them happy, it’s no surprise that David has been mentioned as a Top 100 Business Coach and has been honoured the ‘Ellis Island Medal of Honour for Sports Humanitarian of the year’,
This episode is for anyone who would like to know how to make money from your passions and skills…and how being successful will ultimately lead to your happiness.
In this episode, you will learn:
- 00:00 Where David’s story began
- 06:00 How David started making money
- 14:00 The move from tech to sports
- 21:00 How money affected David’s 30s
- 26:00 David’s parenting journey
- 29:00 Discipline in the household
- 35:00 When David lost money
- 43:00 The impact of money loss on the ego
- 50:00 How David lost $100M
- 52:00 Money vs happiness
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