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Eric Platte is the Vice President of Ticket Sales for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. He has been with the Hawks since 2010 when he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Supply Chain Management. Eric is highly regarded for his innovative ideas for workplace culture and leadership training. Eric believes that leaders drive culture, culture drives people, and people drives business.In today’s episode, we discuss:
- His journey and career advice for others looking to get into professional sports
- Creative ways to motivate employees and team members
- On-boarding and training of employees
- How leadership is important in the sales business
Articles of interest ...
Books recommend by Eric ...
- Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus by Jesse Itzler
- Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet by Jesse Itzler
- Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path of Achieving Success, Happiness, and World Peace by Chade Meng-Tan
Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Lorenzo Brown (Toronto Raptors player) - Episode 096
- Jerod Ward (former Michigan Wolverine basketball player) - Episode 092
- Brittany Horschel (PGA Tour Wife) – Episode 084
- Brad Lea (CEO of Lightspeed VT & Sales Expert) - Episode 066
- Shemy Schembechler (son of Michigan Football Coach Bo Schembechler) - Episode 042
- Kevin Harrington (original shark on "Shark Tank") - Episode 021
- Troy Kirby (Tao of Sports Podcast & Ticketing Consultant) - Episode 008
- Pat Williams (Orlando Magic Senior V.P. & Co-Founder) – Episode 004
- Dwane Casey (2018 NBA Coach of the Year) – Episode 001
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