Endurance Beyond the Finish Line - Rebekah Keat - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 047

Welcome to another captivating episode! Today’s guest has 30 years of experience as a professional athlete and coach! Introducing Rebekah Keat, Founder of Team Sirius Tri Club. Rebekah partners with host Gregory McDonough to share her avocation for horses, coaching triathletes, Tony Robbins-inspired non-profits, and the endurance mindset. She also delves into challenges in the triathlon world, including her personal experiences and insights. 

  • Both professional and personal life experiences often require an individual to demonstrate resilience, tenacity, and determination. The endurance mindset acquired through sports can be applied to handle and overcome adversities on the personal and professional front. 
  • Understanding the mindset and motivation of individual athletes is crucial in designing an effective coaching plan. Remain sensitive to the differences and adapt your coaching style to meet their needs and expectations.
  • Persistence is a valuable trait honed through endurance sports. This is seen in Rebekah's efforts in her non-profit work, lobbying for legislation change to protect horses, reflecting this endurance mindset.
  • Emphasize the importance of maintaining gratitude and perseverance during difficult times. These values not only foster resilience but encourage team members to continually strive to improve.
  • Building connections and community, whether through shared goals or interests, can foster motivation and engagement. An example is the use of Facebook groups for coaching and accountability within the Sirius triathlon club.
  • Use your personal journey to inspire others. Rebekah’s journey from being a professional athlete to creating a thriving coaching business and nonprofit organization can inspire others in their pursuits.
  • Encourage your team to consider giving back, either through joining charitable ventures or supporting causes that resonate with them personally. Rebekah’s philanthropy work offers such an example.
Quote of the Show:
  • "The endurance mindset is something you often have in your toolbox and you don’t even know it." - Rebekah Keat
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Creators and Guests

Gregory McDonough
Gregory McDonough
Greg McDonough is a seasoned executive who has owned and operated businesses in the professional services sector, navigating them through both good and tough times. He brings his personal experience of knowing what it’s like to be ‘in the owner’s seat’ when working with clients, taking time to ask the questions others may not.
Endurance Beyond the Finish Line - Rebekah Keat - Chief Endurance Officer - Episode # 047
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