"It's easy to see leaders who have had much success, it's often players who can relate to their players and get the best out of the players as well. Leading by example is only part of it, the most important part is getting along with the players on the team to help them fulfil their potential and continue to give them confidence and inspire them and a lot of it comes down to talk, it's about your professionalism, it's about believing in yourself and everyone around you"
My special guest is Andrew Ettingshausen. ET is a legend of Rugby League which includes 328 games for the Cronulla Sharks scoring a staggering 165 trys. His extensive representative career included 27 games for NSW and 25 games for Australia. Away from footy he has create a media career and hosts the hit show Escape with ET.
You will learn plenty from Andrew Ettingshausen in episode 21 of the Talking with TK Podcast.
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE
3:30 - Where the nickname ET came from?
5:30 - Terry Fearnley & getting picked in first grade
8:00 - Loyalty to the Sharks
9:30 - The impact of John Lang & Shane Richardson
12:00 - His combination with Paul Green
13:45 - Mat Rogers
16:30 - His approach to leadership
19:00 - Dominate talker on the field
21:20 - Decision to retire
26:30 - His vision for Escape with ET
27:45 - Finding his identity away from football
29:50 - Advice on stress & Depression
32:30 - Embracing Gallen at the 2016 grand final
34:40 - Kangaroo Tours
37:30 - Posters on his child hood bedroom wall growing up
39:10 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
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