In this podcast episode, Rob Thompson and Jennifer discuss the characteristics that make organizations thrive, emphasizing the importance of leadership, camaraderie, and a positive work environment. Listen in as they highlight the success of the Walt Disney Company in creating a culture of service and inclusivity. Rob shares his experiences working with troubled youth and how it led him to a career in youth development programs. They also discuss the value of networking and the creation of The 5 Percent Club, a community for former student athletes in the startup space.
Rob Thompson spent 35+ years building grassroots sports, media, and family entertainment properties/brands globally for the NFL, Walt Disney Company, Arena Football League, North American Sports Group, and more. He also has founded multiple start-up organizations and currently is leads Athletic and Economic Development at U of New Haven and he is the Executive Director of The 5 Percent Club, a private business community of current and former college athletes.
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