What Mike Miller & 100,000 Olympians Can Teach You | Spartan Up #223

What Mike Miller & 100,000 Olympians Can Teach You | Spartan Up #223

Olympic Sports To The Business World

What does it take to become an Olympian and do those things carry over into success in other endeavors? If anyone knows it’s Mike Miller.  He’s CEO of the World Olympian Association, which brings together the 120,000 living alumni from Olympic sports. How do these athletes transition into the business world? Will Spartan become part of the slate of Olympic sports? The Olympic spirit is strong in Spartan’s international competitions!


  1. Set a plan. Work hard to achieve the plan.
  2. Be motivated by your values.
  3. Push yourself in training.
  4. Be curious.
  5. Keep positive people around you.
  6. GO FOR IT - don’t overthink.
  7. If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not trying.
  8. Approach life the way you would approach training for the Olympics.
  9. Be a part of someone else's success


World Olympians Association 

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00:00 Introduction with Johnny, Sefra and Col. Nye

00:47 Powerful Foods shop.spartan.com/powerful code SpartanPower

1:17 Interview with Mike Miller

2:45 Transitioning from being an Olympian

4:00 How athletic skills translate to business

5:15 Who are you after retirement

6:30 Mentoring programs  

7:25 Pushing yourself in training

8:45 Olympic games as a platform to bring people together

10:00 Spartan in the Olympics?

10:32 Powerful Foods break

13:00 Mike Miller Interview continues

14:30 Believe in yourself

15:15 Be determined in life

18:00 Help others to succeed

20:20 Everyone has skills

21:40 Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra Alexandra, and Col. Tim Nye discuss the interview.

26:43 Performance Foods close


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Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.

Hosts: Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra Alexandra, Col. Tim Nye  

Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra

Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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