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David  Nurse

David Nurse

NBA Life & Optimization Coach


David Nurse is an NBA life and optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. As a former professional basketball player (both international and domestic) and a coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has personally helped over 150 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court. He has been invited to speak in over 50 different countries on the topics of overall personal development, confidence building, leadership, and motivational growth. Read More >

David’s new book Pivot & Go is a compelling, hands-on blueprint to changing course and leading the life you want to live—today.

In this energizing, adventurous, and actionable guide, David Nurse, a renowned optimization and life coach of more than 150 NBA players and CEOs, outlines a clear 29-day plan; not to living the life, but to living your absolute best life.

His key is making mindset pivots, ones that allow you to shift your perspective by incremental, but profoundly powerful, degrees. Focusing on redefining success, failure, passion, joy, and confidence, Pivot & Go is here to help you find your genuine rhythm—one that will carry you through each chapter of life with energy and ability to make the most of every day. Read Less ^

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The Clutch Zone: Pivoting Self-Doubt and Limiting Beliefs to Discover Unshakable Confidence

David has helped over 150 NBA players develop the type of confidence that not only takes them from good to great, but also from great to outstanding. He has seven proven steps to develop the type of confidence in yourself that is true, genuine, and not ego-driven. The unshakable confidence that David teaches will take you into any meeting, any room, any situation with the knowledge and the how to achieve your mission.

Coach on the Floor: The Power of Redefining Leadership with Relentless Consistency

David has worked with NBA coaches, Fortune 500 CEOs, and many other high performers on developing leadership habits that not only build successful routines, but also build a success-driven lifestyle. David goes through the true meaning of how to define leadership, how to pour into yourself daily in order to pour into others, and the trick of developing the most pivotal skill set to possess Relentless Consistency.

The Call Up: The Breakthrough Blueprint to Prepare for an Opportunity

Top athletes, actors, and entrepreneurs have achieved the ability to live in the ‘breakthrough’ mode with the help of David. With The Call Up, corporations, sales teams, and any business-driven industry can turn breakthroughs from happy accidents into daily events. Everything we do is a preparation for an opportunity to come, and David will guide you on the path to the breakthrough blueprint formula: Confidence + Cooperation + Service + Purpose = Consistent Breakthroughs!

The Hot Zone: Pivot Crisis to OPPORTUNITY (COVID-19 Crisis)

How to stay inspired, motivated, and producing at an even higher and more efficient level than before the crisis. This talk inspires leaders, managers, every day individuals on how to set up the most effective habits for success; not only physically with the in person actions, but mentally developing the strongest mindset. Uncommon times call for Unshakeable Confidence, Unbelievable Skills, & Unimpeachable Character!