Jul 22, 2021
Bennie Fowler is a current NFL veteran of eight years, Super Bowl champion, executive coach, and best-selling author of Silver Spoon: The Imperfect Guide to Success.
Bennie began his career as an undrafted free agent signed by the Denver Broncos after graduating from Michigan State University. He then won the Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos. People may most notably remember him for hauling in the final pass of Hall of Famer Peyton Manning from that game.
At Michigan State, he was a member of the 2014 100th Rose Bowl Championship Team, ending a twenty-six-year Big Ten and Rose Bowl appearance drought for the Spartans. As such, Bennie has the award of having played in — and won — both the 100th Rose Bowl and 50th Super Bowl. He has played with Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady. Bennie currently plays for the San Francisco 49'ers.
What does it take to lead a company or team where everyone puts in the extra work without being asked? According to executive coach and Super Bowl winner Bennie Fowler, effective leadership requires poise: purpose, optimism, intention, strategy, and effectiveness. What does all of that mean to you as a leader, and why should you care?
Bennie explains what poise means through his own experiences and those of the many leaders and coaches he’s worked with. He takes us on a journey through the preparation and strategies of winning a big break — like the Super Bowl — and the many lessons he learned along the way. Are you ready to dig in and find out more?
Listen to this episode of the Inspired Insider Podcast with Dr. Jeremy Weisz, featuring Bennie Fowler, NFL veteran and executive leadership coach. They discuss the winning mindset, why everyone needs a coach in different areas of life, leadership lessons, and why every leader needs to have poise. Stay tuned.