Elevate: Become a Better Leader and Learn How to Connect with People with Jake Kelfer – Episode 357

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Although everyone said he was crazy, Jake Kelfer walked away from an awesome job with his favorite team, the LA Lakers, to start his own business. 

Just a guy with a dream and the determination to make it work, Jake made progress through his relentless pursuit of success and his willingness to be his best.  In less than 2 years he was making more money than ever before while doing work he truly loves. 

Because of his gratitude for all the people who helped him along the way, now his mission is to help other people achieve their highest level of personal success.  

If you want to elevate your own performance, income, and life this episode is for you!

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Show Notes:

  • How he landed a job with the Lakers right out of college.  [4:00]
  • #mambamentality – Life lessons learned from watching Kobe Bryant.  [5:49]
  • Did an elevator ride with Jerry West help him understand human nature?  [9:31]
  • How he transitioned from working for the Lakers into a successful author and speaker.  [12:44]
  • The secondary NBA combine – how he took it from idea to launch in only 5 months.  [17:45]
  • Tips for becoming a better public speaker.  [22:28]
  • What makes a great leader and how can you become one?  [24:10]
  • How to stop procrastinating, take action, and simplify your goals.  [28:46]
  • How to define what success means to you.  [30:42]
  • What is authenticity and why is it important?  [33:25]
  • How to figure out who the f*ck you really are. [35:03]
  • Why your success and happiness depends on your ability to connect with others.  [40:03]
  • A simple process for connecting with anyone you want to.  [42:13]


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In this episode we talked a lot about how to get better at connecting with people and why it’s so important.

If you wanna know how to always be “on” your game when you’re making those connections, click HERE to listen to Episode 351.

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