June 29, 2016

Swen Nater

Episode 268:

Swen Nater didn’t make his high school basketball team and didn’t start one college game. Yet, Onward Nation…he made it to the NBA. But Swen didn’t just make it to professional basketball; he excelled. His INCREDIBLE STORY, from being born in the Netherlands and rising the NBA, is a must hear — and that is why I invited Swen to be here this morning. After his playing career, Swen went on to become an executive at a Fortune 500 company, has authored six books, and is now a highly sought after speaker.


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Secret – timesaving technique

Swen uses the same tactics in life that he did when rebounding in the NBA — it’s how you face change that’s important. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

You’ve got to work hard to be the best you can be — Swen gets up at 4 AM and reads.

Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience

Swen was horribly abused as a kid — and Swen tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

You haven’t taught until they’ve learned.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“Great teachers have high expectations.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Make the effort to become the best you’re capable of

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.