Yes You Can | Spartan Up #218

Presented by Spartan Training®

Yes You Can: An Interview with Stefan Persson

The Managing Director at the helm of Craft Sportswear.  He tells Joe what motivated him to a position of success. Hint: People told him he wasn’t qualified.  This week we learn that when someone tells you you can’t, that can be your fuel to show them yes you can!

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Yes You Can Lessons

- Get past fear in life and believing: Yes you can.
- You don’t need a degree to get to the top
- When someone says you can’t, use that as fuel to show you can
- Find the balance between work, life and play
- Understand the value of your team
- Trusting your team is key  
- Bring positive energy and push boundaries
- Love the obstacles you confront in work
- Be outside your comfort zone in the UNCOMFORT zone  
- Be aware of cultural differences in business
- Don’t be your biggest obstacle

    This episode of “Spartan Up!”  is sponsored by Athletic Greens.  Get 20 travel packs free when you order at

    Time Stamps:

    0:00 Intro

    0:49 Athletic Greens special offer

    1:17 Interview begins

    2:00 Invention of polyester clothing layering system

    3:45 Working class to ceo at 32

    5:00 Being competitive in business

    6:00 Balance between hobbies, personal life and work

    6:45 It takes a team

    7:00 The benefits of trust and positive energy to push boundaries

    7:42 Athletic Greens break

    10:24 Interview continues: love the obstacles, yes you can & be outside your comfort zone

    11:45 Cultural differences in business

    12:50 The biggest obstacle can be yourself

    14:10 Get out of your comfort zone

    15:20 Spartan Apparel

    17:13 Sefra, Colonel Nye, Johnny & Joe discuss the interview

    22:52 Athletic Greens close


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    Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.

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

    Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra

    Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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