Dynamic Leaders with Colin Cerniglia; Episode 41: Personal Development Is Never Over with Danny Mackey

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On today's episode of the Dynamic Leaders podcast, Colin is joined by Danny Mackey. Danny is the head coach of the Brooks Beasts professional track team and he also coaches Olympic athletes from other federations. He is a former Cross Country and Track & Field runner at Eastern Illinois University and is a leading professional in the biomechanical field.

Topics include: Danny's Who Are You segment (2:07), how his running career got started (3:08), why getting hurt during his collegiate career taught him to be a better coach (8:46), helping male athletes when it comes to challenges with insecurity and why relationships and vulnerability are important to success as a leader (16:18), when he knew the end was near for his running career (26:11), the benefits of learning from more than one job (32:14), leadership lessons learned from Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan (36:45), what attributes he thinks makes for a great coach (41:21), where he gets his personal development from (46:42), and finally, who a Dynamic Leader is in his life (51:49).

Get in Touch with Danny:

  • Twitter: @dtmack

  • Instagram: @dannytmackey

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Intro Music: Detroit Rock City - KISS (July 28, 1976)

Outro Music: Take It Easy - Eagles (Live: July 27, 1980 - Santa Monica, CA)

"Who Are You" Segment: Who Are You - The Who (August 1978)


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