103: Ken Lubin | Spartan Career Secrets

As a professional recruiter and founder of Executive Athletes Ken Lubin knows what it takes to build a career. As one of the ultra endurance athletes that built the epic Stone Steps in Pittsfield, Vermont he knows grit and hard work too. He says it’s what will get you hired, and what will make you successful once you land a job. Knowing the company culture, offering them what they need is crucial too. Become the indispensable lynch. Building a massive network that includes all types of people, not just those who can obviously help you may be the most important step of all. Garner lots of career development gems in this week’s episode.


  1. Be the guy that does the hard thing and you’ll distinguish yourself from the rest of the pack.
  2. Know the culture of where you want to work and find out how you can fit in.
  3. Realize the power of the network: even when it doesn’t look like a connection has any benefit at the time it may prove to be beneficial down the line.


Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Host: Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra, Col. Tim Nye, Delle & David DeLuca
Synopsis – Matt Baatz
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