From NFL Athlete To Multi-Million Dollar Entrepreneur with Chris Gronkowski

Are you burnt out from running your own business? Often when people start a business, they find it hard to look outside for help due to fear and a lack of trust. What they don’t know is that they could be missing out on opportunities of a lifetime.

He made a career for himself as a professional football player, playing for the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, and Denver Broncos as a fullback. 

Chris Gronkowski grew up living and breathing football and quickly made his way to playing for the NFL.

But his most daunting life challenge came after football, when he became an entrepreneur, learned to ask for help, and put together a badass business team. 

On this episode of the Rock Your Money, Rock Your Life podcast, Chris and I discuss how he transitioned from being an NFL Athlete to being an entrepreneur, how growing up in a sports family environment pushed him to have an extremely strong work ethic, and why constantly working hard is not sustainable in the long run.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • The Importance of having a BADASS team
  • How you can make your problems into a successful business
  • Why EVERYONE should learn how to manage their money
  • And much more!

“It's very hard to leave if you're not leading by example.

Topics Covered:

00:00 – Intro to Chris

02:20 – Building a great team 

05:45 – Sports and business

06:28 – Growing up in a sporting family

09:17 – What got you there won’t get you past there

11:54 – Lead by example

13:19 – After the NFL 

20:32 – Patrick Mahomes II

25:30 – The new season

27:47 – Ice shaker & Shark Tank

33:00 – Looking to the future

35:15 – Connect with Chris 

26:14 –  We are not our labels

Key Takeaways

“Go get good people [In your business], train them the right way, do it the right way from the start, and build an amazing team because teams win championships. You have to have people in every single position that you can trust.” – Chris Gronkowski

“Hard work definitely gets you there but then you have to transition and work smarter, and build a team.”– Chris Gronkowski

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