NBA Life Optimization Coach David Nurse’s 7 Steps to Unshakable Confidence

You are guaranteed to get increased energy, positivity, and confidence out of today’s episode. Meet David Nurse, one of the top mindset coaches, an NBA life optimization coach, and an incredible energy giver. What the heck is a life optimization coach? Today you will find out when David shares his top 7 steps to unshakeable confidence that will shift your energy and help you get 1% better each day.  

Did you know that we have more than 50,000 self-talk thoughts every day and 80% of those are negative? With the “7 Steps to Unshakable Confidence,” this makes this episode a game-changer and a must listen to for people of ALL ages. Enjoy today’s episode and then be sure to share it with 3-people you know who need an “extra” dose of positivity, energy, and of course, confidence. 

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More on the episode:

:52 – Meet David Nurse
An NBA Life Optimization Coach

2:25 – Rapid Fire
David gives motivation and inspiration 

4:16 – What is an Optimization Coach?

5:40 – When one door closes, four open to an entire beachfront overlooking the ocean!
David shares how his goals of playing in the NBA got shattered.

9:00 – Custom made basketballs and living out of a car for one opportunity!

10:52 – Thriving over Surviving  – What is a Pivot?

13:22 – 7 Steps to Unshakable Confidence
#1. Confidence through Comparison
#2. Confidence through Strength Focus
#3. Confidence through Re-defining Vocabulary and Focusing on the Process
#4. Confidence through Creating Your Own Personal Highlight Reel
#5. Confidence through Pouring into Others
#6. Confidence through Your Cue Word
#7. Confidence  through Relentless Consistency

28:22 – Who are David’s favorite players in the NBA? 
Seven were in his wedding party!

29:47 – David’s Best Practices

  • Hands are an affirmation and tool.
  • Three minute cold shower in the morning.
  • Thirty minutes with God to start the day.

35:01 – What is David’s next Pivot?

38:15 – Legacy talk – What moves your soul?


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More About David Nurse:

David Nurse is an NBA life optimization coach, bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. As a former professional basketball player (both international and domestic) and coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has helped more than 150 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court. 

David is considered to be one of the top mindset development coaches working in the NBA.  He has been invited to speak in more than 50 different countries on overall personal development, confidence building, leadership, and motivational growth. David coaches CEO’s and High Performers of all walks of life and has spoken to Fortune 500 Companies such as Nestle, State Farm, Vivint, & Nike. David resides in Marina del Rey, California, and is married to the love of his life, the stunning actress Taylor Kalupa. 


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