72. "Athlete to Entrepreneur 2" (November 2020) w/ Classye James, Rachel Maeng, Jonathan Orr, & RJ Hively!
Thrive After Sports w/ Taj Dashaun
It’s no secret that athletes make great entrepreneurs. The skills we acquired during our years of competition prepared us for the intense level of discipline, personal development, and follow-through that it takes to win in entrepreneurship. "Athlete to Entrepreneur" is an online event for athletes to come together and share their entrepreneurial journeys with the world. The goal is to educate, impact, and inspire current and former athletes to think outside of the box, become change agents for the communities they serve, and carve out a new lane for themselves post-sports. Check out the full video here: https://youtu.be/AtoBGGEhGBc This event was sponsored by selfpublishn30days.com and my new book, "Thrive After Sports" Pre-order your copy today by clicking here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/ Thank you for your support! Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/ Instagram: @tajdashaun Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coachtajdashaun YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A
Creating a life after sport team with Shakeout CEO Classye James
Millions of those who have faced the athlete transition do so in quiet and without direction. Many do it in pain. Classye James was one of those millions. But, James was not okay with herself, her colleagues, and the greater athlete community having to grit their teeth and bear this monumental change without loud and proud support and resources. So, she did something about it. Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.To learn more about Shakeout and Classye James, check out shakeoutllc.com.
You Are More Than Enough (featuring Classye James)
Marley is joined by Classye James to discuss her journey from athletics to the field of tech!! She is truly a visionary and stellar entrepreneur. Check out her bio below and contact info: Classye is the Founder and CEO of Shakeout LLC, a consulting business assisting athletes during their transition out of competitive athletics. Additionally, she is an Operations Manager at Cisco Systems a part of the Cisco Webex organization whose responsibility is to help support, transform and scale a $1B+ cloud collaboration business. She has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for projects in which she has led, and was the first Cisco employee to lead a project in which an NBA player was featured in a Webex marketing campaign. Growing up in the heart of Silicon Valley provided her a unique lens into the technology and entrepreneurial industries at a young age. She is currently in the process of raising funds for her first tech start-up, S-Connect (Shakeout-Connect) an online platform that will connect Athletes with sports wellness professionals, jobs, resources, and other athletes. Classye holds a Master's of Business Administration from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from San Jose State University. Contact Classye: Website: https://www.shakeoutllc.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Instagram: @shakeoutllc Contact Marley: Website: www.marleneholmes.com Email: email@example.com Instagram: @yupshesaidit @the_bfca_experience --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yup-she-said-it/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/yup-she-said-it/support
Your Network is Your Net Worth, with Shakeout's Classye James
After Orange Slices
New CBA announced for the athletes of the WNBA, congrats ladies! How do you translate your personal brand as an athlete into the workforce? Former D1 Basketball Player Classye James is here to break it all down for ya! Classye is the CEO and Founder of Shakeout LLC. Forced to retire after injury, she now helps fellow athletes navigate the abyss that is life after sports. We talk making rejection your friend, why the word "no" won't kill you, and how the Googles and Facebooks of the world truly select resumes - and why yours won’t get picked. But what can we do about it? Turns out, A LOT. The Shakeout motto: You are more than your sport. Learn more about Shakeout LLC at www.shakeoutllc.com. Connect with Shakeout! IG: @shakeoutllc Follow the Show! IG: @afterorangeslices / Twitter: @bridgetcase_ afterorangeslices.com
We have turnover in every industry but in the realm of competitive athletics the shakeout is athletic turnover. You constantly have athletes coming in and out of the athletic industry. As an athlete every single one of us will be a product of the shakeout at some point in time. Be sure to connect with Classye James https://www.shakeoutllc.com/ https://www.instagram.com/shakeoutllc/ https://www.instagram.com/classyej/ www.twitter.com/shakeoutllc firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to subscribe to this podcast and connect with Coach J www.joiwalker.com email@example.com Social Media https://www.instagram.com/setsforlife314/ https://twitter.com/SetsForLife314/ https://www.facebook.com/SetsForLife314/
Where do you sit in the classroom? With Classye James, Founder & CEO of Shakeout
We Are JOX
Do you consciously think about where you sit in the classroom because of how it contributes to your stereotype as an athlete? In this episode, Marina and Classye James discuss how the student athlete infrastructure recently exploited contributes to the negative stereotype of athletes in the classroom, and how it further stigmatizes minorities of race & gender. They also discuss how when done right, the student athlete infrastructure contributes to a well-rounded college experience for all. Later in the episode, Classye shares how she juggles getting her MBA from Santa Clara while a Program Manager at Cisco Systems and running her own business, Shakeout, a consulting program for athletes transitioning out of sports. Check out her page @shakoutllc on Instagram and don't miss her first retail swag drop on April 27th.