Podcast #63: Ben Kenyon on Purposeful Coaching and Being YouNique
Ben Kenyon is Head of Athletic Performance at the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. In this interview, Ben talks us through his journey through the NCAA ranks, where he practiced management skills across a multitude of sports, onto the NBA where he’s learned how-and how not to-push elite athletes to be their best.
In this interview we discuss how Ben keeps learned to manage needs and wants over a demanding professional season. We also discuss how being “YouNique” brings purpose in career and lifestyle.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
- How Ben managed 23 sports at GWU
- What brings Ben purpose in the NBA
- Which comedian Ben wants to learn from