Growing up in a single-parent home with a father that inspired perseverance and fairness, Marques learned how to define his values and set goals. Marques attended Howard University from 1998-2002 where he played football and then followed his dream and his brother Jonathan’s footsteps, getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. He played five years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens and Jaguars.
At the peak of his post-NFL career, Marques Ogden was worth $4 million. Following his NFL career, Marques started Kayden Premier Enterprises, a constructions company in 2007 which quickly escalated to being a multi-million dollar construction firm. In 2013, it all crashed around him. Marques got involved in a bad business deal and he ended up losing everything.
Now Marques is a keynote speaker, executive coach, and corporate trainer. His passion is to create value for each client and help others succeed where he failed. This clients include Home Depot and JP Morgan and Chase.
In this podcast, Marques and Cindra talk about:
You can find more about Marques at https://marquesogden.com/.
“Words can inspire. And words can destroy. Choose yours well.” Robin Sharma
High performers watch their words. They know that what they think about themselves, they become. They condition themselves to choose empowering words in their own mind and the words they say to others to help them reach their potential.
This week’s Power Phrase: “I choose empowering words in my mind and out loud. What I think about myself, I become!”
In this episode, we provide you with a chapter from Cindra’s Bestselling book, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge. You will learn how to identify your why and how to own your way each day.
The limited time special offer she provides is a FREE copy of her book: BeyondGrit.com/FreeBook (just pay shipping and handling).
Dr. Poczwardowski is an associate professor at University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology and a Consultant with Sport and Performance Excellence Consultants (SPEX). He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and is listed in United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.
Since 1991, Dr. Poczwardowski has consulted with athletes and teams from numerous sports such as tennis, golf, hockey, judo, squash, baseball, team handball, soccer, track and field, diving, rowing, air pistol shooting, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, figure skating, and speed skating. At the elite level, he worked with the Polish national men’s and women’s judo teams (1991 & 1992 European Championships, 1992 World Championships, and 1992 Olympic Games), St. Lawrence University Division I women’s hockey team (2001 and 2004 Frozen Four), and tennis players from Academia Sanchez-Casal (Naples, Florida).
He has 38 publications and has delivered over 60 professional presentations at the national and international level and over 30 invited lectures and workshops in the United States, Canada, Greece, Denmark, and Poland. His publications and professional presentations focus on sport psychology practice for performance enhancement and psychological well-being, coach-athlete relationships, and coping strategies in elite performers. In 2006 he was nominated for the President of Association of Applied Sport Psychology, which has membership from about 30 countries.
Artur received his Ph.D. in exercise and sport science with specialization in psychosocial aspects of sport from University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
In this podcast, Artur and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/artur.