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Lessons From the NBA Greats on Motivation Jesse LeBeau shares his journey from small-town Alaska basketball courts to becoming a youth speaker and motivator.

By David Meltzer

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Inspiring teenagers is no easy task, especially for their parents. Jesse LeBeau, streetball phenom turned youth speaker, actor, and author discusses how his dreams of basketball glory evolved over time, eventually leading him to share his story with countless teens worldwide. Jesse discusses the role that attitude and self-esteem play in the lives of teenagers, and how his "underdog" status helps him to more easily connect with audiences.

Host David Meltzer and Jesse cover how dealing with difficulties, like Jesse's experiences on a commercial fishing boat or David's upbringing, allow you to build greater mental strength, as well as how people should approach goal-setting in order to make their dreams into reality.

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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