Ned Colletti is a wealth of knowledge and common sense life skills. This is an incredible episode that everyone can learn from when it comes to overcoming life’s experiences.
Former Dodger GM had the highest winning percentage in the NL from 2005-2014. 3 time Emmy Award Winning Baseball Analyst, a Professor at Pepperdine, Author, Assistant GM Giants, Started in Public Relations with the Cubs.
An amazing story of perseverance, toughness, and common sense.
Inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
His tough childhood with so caring parents of Italian descent.
Not an Ivy League guy.
Living in a garage with his parents when he was young.
His dad died young of cancer and how it affected him as a kid.
Starting off as a writer.
Bob Ibach, Cubs executive called him when he needed a job, great story here.
Building a successful long-term culture.
Developing a successful minor league system.
Difference between being a GM then and now.
Kindness, Gratitude, and Grace.
Giving back and you will receive a lot.
How he became an analyst and won 3 Emmys.
Could never be accepted to Pepperdine but now is a professor at the school.
Have to sacrifice in life if you really want something and you are passionate about it.
Being a people person, listening, learning, critical.
Author of the book, “The Big Chair”
Do not miss this one, simply outstanding.