Get Your Game On with Steve Shenbaum

Today’s episode is so special because it’s with one of my favorite human beings on the planet. I promise you will laugh, smile, and be a better person after listening to today’s episode. 

As the founder of Game On Nation, Steve Shenbaum has spent the last 23 years as an industry-leading Communication Coach, having supported clients like Yao Ming, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carmelo Anthony, Abby Wambach, Alex Smith, IMG Academy, and the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, to name a few. He is an expert in communication and works with adults, kids, and many professionals. He will share how his 11 years in acting helped prep him to master the art of communication.  

My friends, this episode is guaranteed to help you, your families, and your co-workers to be better, especially during this crazy virtual world we are in right now.  Buckle up and get ready to Get Your Game On!!!

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more on the episode:

:26 – Todd introduces Steve Shenbaum 
This guy will make you smile, laugh and be better!

3:57 – Steve shares his acting life 
70 commercials and TV shows plus find out the favorite show he was in!

6:36 – The Art of Communication
Lessons learned from acting that apply now as someone who teaches the art of communication.

8:07 – What is Game On?  
Teamwork, culture development, empowerment, and leadership.

11:05 – The importance of a first impression 
Say Please. Say Thank You. Shake Hands! 

16:37 – Virtual Communication 
How important are a smile and body language?

18:55 – The Importance of a Reset
How to shift energy with body language.

21:05 – Behavioral Traits that Matter
The common behavioral traits between executives, leaders, teens, parents, and coaches.

23:10 – How to teach empathy
Know someone’s story and scars!

27:21 – Learning from each other
Steve gives great advice on how parents and kids can learn from each other.

31:46 – How Game On Nation handles a pandemic
How Game On Nation has pivoted during Covid 19. 

38:22 – Take ownership of your space.  
Tips on how you can create a great virtual environment!  

Thank you Steve Shenbaum for being a guest on the IMPACT Show!
With so many young people now staying at home, Steve and his team have created a special, 3-week Accelerator program: LEVEL UP JUMP START + TEEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS, sharing the same ground-breaking training techniques the Pros use. This is the perfect time for teens to build confidence and invest in their future, so they can learn how to prove their value and communicate with confidence!

BONUS…Don’t miss Steve’s FREE, Level Up + Teen Communication Workshop on May 7th at 4:00 pm EST to get an immediate communication boost and experience the impact of the Level Up exercises first-hand. 


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Todd Durkin, MA, is a world-renown trainer, coach, author and motivational keynote speaker who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL, MLB, and MMA athletes, including two Super Bowl MVPs, one NFL League MVP, Olympic gold medalists, Heisman Trophy winners, and MMA champions. Todd is a 2-Time Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Top-100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.

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