7 Steps to Unshakeable Confidence with David Nurse – Episode 359

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

David Nurse is an NBA life optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker.  

A former pro basketball player and a coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has helped over 150 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court.  

His new book, “Pivot & Go: The 29 Day Mindset Blueprint to Redefine and Achieve YOUR Success” is a hands-on blueprint to changing course and leading the life you want to live.  

In this episode we discuss David’s background and how he ultimately became successful through helping others.  He also provides tips, wisdom and insight to help you pivot and go towards your own success, starting today! 

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Show Notes:

  • David’s background and dreams of playing in the NBA.  [4:09] 
  • Why he decided to become an NBA coach and how he made it happen.  [6:25]
  • Learning the ropes as a first time shooting coach with the Brooklyn Nets. [9:44]
  • Was losing his job with the Nets ultimately the best thing that happened to him?  [12:11]
  • Life off the court – why and how his coaching practice evolved.  [14:41]
  • The 7 Steps of Unshakeable Confidence.  [16:55]
  • Other effective ways to optimize your performance and life.  [30:32]
  • How he helps players understand the value of quality nutrition.  [33:01]
  • What recovery methods does he recommend to his players?  [34:32]
  • The “Golden 15” for connecting with people and building relationships.  [37:54]
  • Excellent advice for young coaches and those just starting out.  [42:35]
  • How to make money teaching what you know.  [45:19]
  • His personal routines and habits for success.  [47:15]
  • The power of ONE thing for building new habits.  [51:21]
  • Key takeaways from his book “Pivot and Go: The 29 Day Mindset Blueprint”.  [51:55]


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