Chalk Talk Speaker Series

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“Chalk Talk with Character Loves Company” is a speaker series to highlight character and how to continue to build upon it no matter our place or age. The series will include speakers who are current or former coaches, professional athletes, general managers, CEOs, and military experts. These speakers will discuss the importance of character in their fields and how we can intentionally develop our own character.

Please join us LIVE each Sunday at 8PM EST via Zoom. The link and password are provided below. Talks will also be recorded and posted below for anytime access.

NEXT UP: September 27, 2020 – Chalk Talk Episode 9 Character Focus: Respect for Parents

Join Chalk Talk with Character Loves Company and a special guest as we discuss respect for parents!

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September 20, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 9: David Prince (Two-time Paralympic Sprinter for Team USA; World Games Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist; Inventor; Youth Mentor). Today’s focus: Winning the right way.


July 26, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 1: Intro to CLC Chalk Talk with Character Loves Company and Spencer Clevenger (Florida Marlins MLB Strength Coach and Character Mentor) along with co-host Pete Paciorek. Today’s character focus: Building strong character as it goes with you wherever you go.

August 2, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 2: Fred Claire (World Series Champion General Manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers). Today’s character focus: Hard work and service to others.

August 9, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 3: Tim Heinemann (humanitarian; youth mentor; 30+ Year Military Commander). Today’s character focus: Teamwork and service to others.

August 16, 2020 – Chalk Talk Episode 4: Steve Weingarten (Professional athlete; 2011 Atlantic Ten Conference Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year, 2011 Philadelphia Big Five Student-Athlete of the Year at La Salle University). Today’s character focus: Resilience and grit.

August 23, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 5: David DaSilva (Chicago Cubs Mental Skills Coordinator; former IMG Academy Mental Skills Coach). Today’s character focus: Compassion for others and self.

August 30, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 6: Kim Bastable (All-American tennis star at University of Florida; Co-founder and President of Vital Leadership, LLC; Director of USTA Professional Tennis Management and Faculty, College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida). Today’s focus: Process-oriented vs.perfectionism.

September 6, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 7: Bill Shumard (Former Athletics Director, Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State; most recently CEO of Special Olympics, Southern California). Today’s focus: Joy of sport.

September 13, 2020: Chalk Talk Episode 8: Cayla Moore (Professional Surfer; 4-time NSSA National Champion; Environmentalist; Entrepreneur). Today’s focus: Honest evaluation of self and authenticity.