Shea Hillenbrand: The Power of Words

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we had an incredible interview with Shea Hillenbrand, former Professional Baseball Player, a 2 Time MLB All-Star, and a dynamic Speaker. After successfully entering the world of professional baseball back in 2001 and gaining all accolades as an accomplished player, Shea Hillenbrand seemed to be unfulfilled with his life. He decided to walk away and call it quits after his years in the arena of sports and during the prime of his career. He then set foot into buying a thirty-eight-acre horse farm in Arizona and accumulated hundreds of farming exotic animals to influence and impact the underprivileged children in the community. But life doesn’t go smoothly and easily as it is, the ranch went into foreclosure and Shea faced some difficulties. Soon after, he comes to realize the reason behind his life choices and has to confront it one way or another.

Do you want to know more about his story?

Tune in to this episode!

In This Episode:

[0:30] What does Championship Leadership mean to Shea?

[1:51] Who is Shea Hillenbrand, and what brought him to where he is today?

[13:46] Leaders that have influenced him.

[23:38] A turning point in his life.

[22:27] His vision, future plans, and the impact he wants to make.

[28:10] Episode Takeaway.

Important Quotes:

“Championship leadership is perspective. It’s the internal leadership of who you are.”

“Transformational leadership is leading by example, figuring out who you are and what your attributes are, your gifts and talents to be able to add value to other people.”

 “You got to get into a momentum. You have to understand the language of talking to yourself, and you have to start believing in yourself.” 

“Keep doing the things every single day and we will get rewarded. Some way or another, things will open up. Opportunities will arise.” 

“We can’t physically change the experience that happened in our past where this traumatic experience, or defining moment in our life. But what we could do is we can go back, and we could change our perspective to that experience.”

“Get moving.”

About The Guest:

Shea Matthew Hillenbrand is a former American professional baseball third baseman and first baseman, who played in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Los Angeles Dodgers.






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