Some people get overwhelmed — even frustrated — when they wrestle with the concept of breaking into sports. That’s understandable. After all, sports is one of the most difficult industries to break into. And to make things worse, there’s not a guidebook that shows you how to do it.
Well, I’ve got some good news. This coming fall I’ll be releasing the world’s first book that will show you step-by-step how to land your first job in sports. You can find it here: www.sportslaunch.net
But this post isn’t about my upcoming book. This post is about simplifying the sports career launching process — in your head.
Clarity is Key
I’ve had the privilege to speak to college students about pursuing their dreams and achieving their career goals since the late ’90s. Through those experiences, I’ve found that when you have clarity about what you’re trying to accomplish, you’ll not only achieve your goals more efficiently, but with less pain and heartache.
Two Things You Must Do
To wrap your head around such an ambitious (some say audacious) goal of landing a job in sports, it’s important to look at it from the most simplistic viewpoint possible. When you do that, you’ll realize that to break into sports, you only need to do two things:
1) Get an Interview
2) Get a Job Offer
That’s all you have to do. How hard can this be? Well, it won’t be easy. But I can tell you this: if you organize it in your mind — the right way — it can be simple.
In the same way we simplified the concept of breaking into sports by boiling it down to just “two things,” we must take it a step further and simplify those two things. I call this method backward-thinking for forward motion.
So, how do you “Get an Interview” and “Get a Job Offer”?
Stay tuned… and I’ll show you how!