May 30, 2019
Welcome to Episode 212 of the No Quit Living Podcast.
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MARK EATON is a successful, award-winning
motivational speaker, entrepreneur and best selling author
of The Four Commitments of a Winning Team, who has
earned the coveted CSP (Certified Speaking Professional)
designation, the speaking profession’s highest international
measure of professional competence. He has spoken to numerous
world-class organizations including IBM, FedEx, Phillips 66, Caesars Entertainment,
T-Mobile, LG, and businesses,
government agencies and universities at every level. He has been
featured as a team-building expert in print and online publications
such as Forbes.com, Sports Illustrated and
Eaton is also a 7′4″ NBA All-Star who played with the Utah Jazz for
12 seasons, led the NBA in
blocked shots 4 of those seasons, was named to
the NBA All-Defensive Team 5
times, was named NBA Defensive
Player of the Year 2 times, and still holds 2 NBA records—most blocks in a single season (456)
and career average blocked shots per game (3.5).
In addition to his work on team building, Eaton is managing
partner in two award-winning restaurants in Salt Lake City, Tuscany
and Franck’s, recently voted Best Restaurant in Utah.
Eaton is founder and former chairman of the Mark Eaton Standing
Tall for Youth Foundation, which provided sports and outdoor
opportunities for more than 3,000 at-risk children. He is a former
president and board member of the Legends of Basketball, which
supports the needs of retired NBA players.
Eaton’s television and radio experience includes eight years as
host of Jazz Tonight on KJZZ-TV,
host of Mark Eaton Outdoors on The Outdoor Channel, and three years
as host of Sports Health Today, an internationally syndicated radio
show. He attended Cypress College and the University of
California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
When Mark is not speaking, writing, or working he enjoys
traveling with his wife Teri, horseback riding, mountain biking,
skiing, and the outdoors. He lives in Park City, Utah with his
wife, children, horses, dogs, and barn cats.