Award-Winning Leadership Speaker & New York Times Best-Selling Author

(0) Total: $0.00             Login                    

Have Don Yaeger speak to your team!

The 16 Characteristics of


As a result of more than 30 years studying the greatest winners in sports,
Don has formulated 16 habits of high performers that are crucial
to personal and professional development

It’s Personal

They hate to lose more than they love to win.

Rubbing Elbows

They understand the value of association.


They have faith in a higher power.

Contagious Enthusiasm

They are positive thinkings… They are enthusiastic… and that enthusiasm pays off.

Hope for the Best, But…

They prepare for all possibilities before they step on the field.

What Off-Season?

They are always working towards the next game… The goal is what’s ahead, and there’s always something ahead.

Visualize Victory

They see victory before the game begins.

Inner Fire

They use adversity as fuel.

Ice in their Veins

They are risk-takers and don’t fear making a mistake.

When all else Fails

They know how –
and when – to adjust their game plan.

Ultimate Teammate

They will assume whatever role is necessary for the team to win.

Not Just About the Benjamins

They don’t play just for the money.

Receive A New Leadership Lesson Each Week


Your information is kept secure and confidential. Read our privacy policy.


New leadership lessons each week

Lessons learned from the world of sports that can be directly applied to the pursuit of greatness in business leadership, and personal growth.


Your information is kept secure and confidential. Read our privacy policy.

Do Unto Others

They know character is defined by how they treat those who cannot help them.

When No One is Watching

They are comfortable in the mirror… they live their life with integrity.

When Everyone is Watching

They embrace the idea of being a role model.

Records are made to be Broken

They know their legacy isn’t what they did on the field. They are well rounded.

Connect with Don Yaeger  

Where would you like to start the conversation?


413 N. Meridian St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

 (850) 412-0300

Follow Don Yaeger


About Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert and executive coach.

 Read Full Bio here


Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger is ready to speak with you!

Connect With Don
Anjie Cheatham – Director of Marketing and Events

Anjie Cheatham
Director of Live & Virtual Events

Connect with Don's team directly by calling (850) 412-0300 (8:30AM – 6:00PM EST)

 Send Email