MARQUES OGDEN is a former NFL Lineman who has parlayed his football experience, lessons learned in the rise and fall of his construction company into a growing public speaking and media career. His podcast recently featured Brett Favre: PODCAST
We talk about his background, his playing days and his career path.
But we really focus on the perils of success, the importance of teamwork, delegation, and the power of persistence
Identifying when you were great at football
Playing with/ Identifying with your brother Jonathan
From Howard to the NFL
NFL experience- Jacksonville Jaguars
The biggest misconception people have about the NFL: “That it’s only physical- the mental importance can’t be overstated.”
Transitioning out of NFL- how do you know when it’s time to hang it up?
Describing the difficulties- 6 months of partying
Running a business and challenges you faced-
Early success- the perils of ego
Trusting . . . but not verifying. How did you come out the other side?
“8 Figures to 8.25/hr”
The role the NFL played in getting back on his feet.
What are the lessons you are teaching people?
Resilience, Teamwork, Persistence, Delegation