MLB and Beyond with Ryan Lavarnway

In Rockstars Rocking Podcast by Eric Silverman

This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features Rockstar Ryan Lavarnway, former MLB player, author, and keynote speaker out of the Denver Metropolitan Area.

In this episode, listeners are treated to an enlightening discussion with Ryan Lavarnway about his MLB career and his acclaimed book “Baseball and Belonging,” offering profound insights into the intersection of sports, identity, and community. Ryan shares anecdotes from his experiences in Major League Baseball (MLB), international leagues, and the minor leagues, providing a firsthand account of the challenges and triumphs within the realm of professional sports. The conversation delves into the complexities of imposter syndrome, as Ryan explores the psychological hurdles faced by athletes striving for success at the highest level.

We then delve into strategies for leveraging cognitive diversity and optimizing team efficiency, as well as practical approaches for fostering innovation and. He also addresses critical issues surrounding mental health and players’ access to healthcare, shedding light on the importance of comprehensive support systems in safeguarding the well-being of athletes. Ryan concludes the episode with invaluable advice for aspiring professional athletes, offering invaluable insights and guidance for navigating the multifaceted challenges inherent in pursuing a career in sports.

So, are you ready for more? Go ahead and grab your favorite ice-cold beverage and tap that play button, to tune in to this week’s edition of the #RockstarsRocking podcast.

Episode Highlights:

  • Ryans book “Baseball and Belonging”
  • Ryans’ life experience in the MLB as well as international and minor leagues
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Leveraging Cognitive Diversity and organizing efficiency for your team
  • Mental health and players health insurance
  • Advice for aspiring professional athletes navigating career challenges

So, I only have one question for you…?

Are you ready to rock…?!

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