EP #013: Mark Lawrie - StreetGames
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Besides helping children get active and healthy, sports participation can have other major benefits such as mental well-being and increased self-esteem. Sports is a language young people understand. 


In today’s episode, James speaks to Mark Lewrie, the CEO of StreetGames - a charity that’s on a mission to harnesses the power of sport to create positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people right across the UK. James shares his philosophy on what it takes to run a successful business, the challenges faced by StreetGames as they grew, and why it is important to associate yourself with people that have a growth mindset. Tune in to learn more! 


In a nutshell, you’ll learn:


  • Mark’s early childhood and school days and how that shaped him for life
  • The origin story of StreetGames up to where they’ve gotten to today
  • Key milestones crossed by StreetGames as they grew and how the charity funds itself
  • Some of the major challenges experienced due to the number of moving parts involved in running such a thriving charity organization
  • and so much more!


Connect with StreetGames:


Website: www.streetgames.org

Facebook: StreetGames

Youtube: StreetGames

Instagram: @streetgamesuk


Connect with James:

Website: Coordinate SportInstagram: @james_venturesFacebook: Coordinate SportLinkedIn: James Moore


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