I had the opportunity to be a guest on the podcast, Entrepreneur Perspectives (listen here). This podcast is produced by the content marketing team of KazSource. It’s a weekly podcast where Eric Kasimov, the CEO of KazSource, chats with inspiring and influential people in the business world–it’s all about helping you the business leader build and protect your business 1 podcast at a time. With my love of all things business, sports, and entrepreneurship, it was a delight to appear on this podcast.
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In this episode of Entrepreneur Perspectives, Eric Kasimov and Derek Bylsma discuss mental health, the popularity of soccer, and Big 10 sports.
Derek is the Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center. He resides in Chicago, Illinois where he is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a nationally board-certified counselor. Derek specializes in recovery-related work, mental health disorders, and issues unique to athletic performance. He is also enthusiastic about leading the sports division at his group as it marries two of his life-long passions; helping others and athletics.
The knowledge that Derek shares from his time playing soccer, his time helping others every day, and his time as a business leader are lessons that any entrepreneur can learn from. Eric and Derek also discuss Derek’s passions in sports and helping others, coaching high school soccer, connecting with those that need help, and USA Soccer.
Useful links from this episode:
Other important links:
- University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Jones College Prep
- United States Soccer
- Santorini, Greece
- University of Michigan Athletics
- University of Wisconsin Soccer
Key Takeaways from this episode with Derek Bylsma:
- “You have to love what you do if you want to be great at it”
- “The mind is a powerful thing”
- “Pressure is always the best motivator”
- “As a culture we don’t fail very well”
Connect with us on social media:
Derek Bylsma: LinkedIn
Thank you so much for listening to this podcast, “Perspectives of a Sports Counselor (LCPC) with Derek Bylsma.”