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The Advisor Development Show is a digital mastermind network for the best financial professionals across the country. Join your host, Karl Hoover, as he interviews the brightest minds across the financial landscape every episode.

Karl has been with Financial Independence Group for more than 20 years and is a senior vice president who enjoys leading advisors through the the worlds of marketing, practice management, product R&D and the various challenges financial professionals face trying to grow and maintain their practices.

This show is all about sharing ideas and experiences to help you overcome obstacles and become a better financial professional.


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Aug 18, 2021

No matter what line of work you’re in, many of the same underlying principles will help you become successful. That’s why we’re stepping out of the financial world this episode to speak with someone who’s not in the industry but knows exactly what it takes to have a championship mentality. Jon-Eric Sullivan, Co-Director of Player Personnel for the Green Bay Packers, works with one of the world’s great sports franchises and he joins us to talk about success, his favorite memories, and much more.  

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What we discuss on this episode: 

2:26 – Top 3 favorite football players  

5:38 – How his football career began  

8:23 – How he got into the front office for the NFL

11:34 – What makes Green Bay different from other teams?   

13:18 – How he structures the day  

16:45 – Favorite schools    

19:03 – Work-Life Balance  

21:48 – Interaction with players  

26:05 – Looking back on the Super Bowl   

32:15 – Relying on the team for success  

35:04 – Championship mentality  

37:33 – Most challenging and rewarding part of the job  

40:14 – If you could take back one play and re-run it  

43:01 – Share a life lesson  


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