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May 20, 2019  

E6 Transitioning Well When It’s All On The Line: Chris Spatola (Former Army Basketball)

May 20, 2019

My guest is Chris Spatola, sports writer, commentator, and host of the SiriusXM show, "ACC Today."

And that's just the most recent of Chris's transitions to fast-paced, high-pressure environments. Since he graduated from the US Military Academy in 2002, each of his career stops have been more intense than the last-- from serving in Iraq, to serving as an assistant coach on the Duke Men's basketball team... Chris Spatola knows how to transition well when it counts. In today's episode:
- 1 key thing that can save you from alienating everyone around you after a tough transition. 
- 2 practical tips for landing your first job in broadcasting.
- The Army Ranger saying that Chris uses to continue performing at the top level.

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