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Mark Eaton on going from car mechanic to NBA All-Star and beyond

In this episode Mark Eaton (pro basketball player, Hall of Fame Speaker, Best Selling Author, philanthropist, friend (who has since passed away in a tragic accident) shares his unbelievable inspirational life story of going from car mechanic to NBA All-Star and what he learned that led him to write and teach: The Four Commitments Of A-Team!

About Mark:
At the age of 21 Mark Eaton was an auto mechanic with no talent for basketball. In a few short years, using the teamwork principles he now teaches, he became the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year-twice! He also earned a spot on the All-Star team and broke the NBA record for most blocked shots in a single season: 456. It is still the record today. After his 12 year professional basketball career with the Utah Jazz, Mark went on to further success as an entrepreneur, TV and radio talk show host, and world-class speaker, trainer, and author. He taught industry leaders, teams and individuals how to outsmart, outlast, and out perform, their competition and achieve record-breaking success. Since recording this interview, Mark passed away on May 29, 2021.