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  • Katelynn Reiss

Balancing Sports & Entrepreneurship with Max Rutkowski

Imagine being the Captain of multiple teams, being a senior in high school, owning and operating two companies, all while trying to earn the gaze of colleges and scouts. Our guest today is doing just that. Max Rutkowski is an extraordinary high school senior juggling the responsibilities of being a hockey team captain (on TWO teams) while also running his own businesses. Max's story is a true testament to perseverance and determination. Through his experiences on the ice, he has honed a unique business acumen, mastering essential skills like adaptability, a growth mindset, and effective conflict resolution. These invaluable qualities have become the foundation of his success, both in sports and entrepreneurship. Join us as we explore the compelling connection between Max's passion for hockey and his entrepreneurial spirit. Managing E&M Longcare and Powerwashing, alongside his clothing and shoe company, Mindset, he showcases the power of balancing ambition with hard work. Beyond the world of sports and business, Max's journey teaches us the profound impact of effective communication and teamwork. We gain insight into how clear communication plays a pivotal role in navigating challenges and building strong, collaborative relationships. As Max enters his senior year, we catch a glimpse of the exciting future that lies ahead for this exceptional young leader. His inspiring advice for aspiring entrepreneurs underscores the importance of resilience and embracing calculated risks on the path to success. More than just a podcast, this episode is an authentic exploration of passion, entrepreneurship, and community impact. Max's story will leave you motivated and equipped with valuable insights to apply in your own life, regardless of your pursuits. Get ready for an enlightening and uplifting experience that celebrates the power of determination and the pursuit of one's dreams. --

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