When you're challenged, you find our the most about yourself.
Angela Ruggiero is one of the most decorated American Olympians of all time. She competed in four Olympics, playing defense for the women's ice hockey team. Today, she's a member of the International Olympic Committee, serving on the Executive Board as its Chairperson of the Athletes' Commission.
Angela Co-Founded and is a Managing Partner of the Sports Innovation Lab, a market research and advisory firm focused on the intersection of sports and innovation. She's the exemplary modern athlete. During the episode we discuss Olympic selection, gender disparity in sports, her decision to go to Harvard Business School, and how that's positioned her well in business. Also, find out the mobile apps on her home screen, and why she strives for 9 hours of rest and still trains regularly.
|2:00||Budgeting time and transitioning after a pro career|
|4:10||Describe yourself in 10 seconds or less|
|4:35||Gender disparity in sports|
|7:30||Decision making and approaching business like sports|
|11:40||How to create your calendar|
|14:10||Workflow apps and apps to help you prioritize|
|21:25||International Olypmic Committee (IOC)|
|23:40||Challenges of adding Olympic Sports|
|28:00||Season 6 of The Apprentice|
|30:10||Maintaining a multiple Olympic career|
|31:40||Carving out a livable career|
|33:45||Youth participation in Women's hockey|
|34:35||State of the Women's hockey league|
|37:30||Creating a platform/brand for yourself|
|40:30||Memoriable moments inside the Olympic Village|
|43:10||Important characteristics of an athlete to endure success|
|44:45||The importance of EQ|
|48:00||The importance of giving back|
|51:30||Rapid fire questions|