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David Meltzer – Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing | When You Lose Everything

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About The Guest

David Meltzer’s journey in the business world is a testament to resilience and self-discovery. In his early 20s, he achieved remarkable success, swiftly ascending to millionaire status through various business ventures. However, his life took an unexpected turn in his 30s, leading to bankruptcy. From early millionaire triumphs to redefining success post-challenges, David Meltzer’s journey embodies adaptability and ambition. As a co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and former CEO of the esteemed Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, David has solidified his legacy in the sports and entertainment sectors. 

But it’s his mission to “empower over 1 billion people to be happy” that truly captures his essence. A best-selling author of titles such as “Connected to Goodness” and “Game-Time Decision Making”, David distills his life’s lessons and shares them widely, gracing international stages and inspiring audiences with insights on leadership, transformation, and success. Recognized by media giants like Forbes, ESPN, and Entrepreneur, and honored as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year” by Variety Magazine, David’s influence transcends industries.

Talking Points

  • 00:00 — Intro
  • 02:39 — Meltzer’s Journey: From Rags to Riches
  • 09:30 — Gratitude & Abundance Mindset
  • 13:04 — Escaping the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle
  • 17:05 — Sponsor: The Gold Digger Podcast
  • 17:51 — Self-Sabotage: The Roadblock to Change
  • 20:44 — Faith’s Role in Achieving Success
  • 22:48 — “The World of Infinity +1”
  • 25:27 — David Meltzer’s Socials and Current Projects
  • 27:31 — Overcoming Life’s Biggest Challenge
  • 27:56 — David’s Most Influential Figure
  • 28:10 — Meltzer’s Book & Podcast Picks
  • 28:18 — David’s Advice for His 20-Year-Old Self
  • 28:28 — Defining Success with David Meltzer

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On this podcast, you’ll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups, and entrepreneurship.

The podcast is hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary.

Scott will discuss some of the lessons he’s learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures, and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas, and insights.

He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their stories to help pass those lessons on to others through both experiences and tactical strategies for business professionals, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between.


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