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Today’s guest is Malcolm Lemmons – a former professional athlete turned author, entrepreneur and speaker. From the creators of the groundbreaking Sports, Energy and Consciousness Festival™ comes Omni Athlete™, a new weekly interview show that explores the perspectives of the world’s highest achieving mind, body and spirit competitors to learn their secrets for accessing peak performance. Co-hosted by Rich Walcoff and Josh Crist, Omni Athlete is designed to give athletes the techniques and knowledge they need to access their peak performance state. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday.

Pulled Quotes 

  • “You’re so trained and focused on being the best athlete you can be, that you don’t think about being the best individual you can be.” [1:20]
  • “It’ll happen when the universe wants it to happen for you, not when you want it to happen for you.” [8:53]
  • “If you want something – pray for it, then go work for it.” [11:20]
  • “Trust that the work you’re putting in and the things that you’re doing are going to map out to what you want in life.” [11:45]

Show Notes

  • How he maintained an empowering mindset during his journey to pro sports [0:20]
  • His awakening to the business side of sport [4:10]
  • The shifts in mindset he coaches other athletes through [8:26]
  • What makes the transition so difficult for athletes [16:47]
  • The reason why he doesn’t believe most athletes are comfortable talking to someone about their struggles while they’re playing [20:34]
  • Mental health in sport [23:04]
  • How he navigated the language barrier while playing professionally [32:16]

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