NBA legend Detlef Schrempf on winning cultures, lifelong learning, and giving back
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On this episode of The Built in Seattle Podcast, I talked with Detlef Schrempf, Director of Business Development at Coldstream and NBA legend.

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To learn more about Detlef's  Erase the Hate campaign on Cauze.

Episode Highlights

  • How the Sonics built a winning culture in the 90s.
  • Why he got locked out of local gyms in college.
  • How he learned to calm down, focus, and do less.
  • Why he stopped trying to get a bigger house and car.
  • How the Sonics defensive strategy got players to check their ego.
  • Lessons from guarding Michael Jordan or Stockton/Malone.
  • How self-affirmations helped overcome doubt in reaching new levels.
  • Why business is not like hitting a winning shot for 20K screaming fans.
  • The questions he asked to find motivation after the NBA.
  • Why he started a foundation to help children.
  • How simple principles create clarity.
  • Why he reads and how we should use books.
  • Taking action to Erase the Hate.

Where to follow Detlef

https://twitter.com/Dschrempf

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dschrempf/

Where to follow Adam:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamschoenfeld/

https://twitter.com/schoeny

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