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May 23, 2023

James Cluskey is a former professional tennis player turned
entrepreneur and private tennis coach to Sir Richard Branson. He
represented Ireland in the Davis Cup from 2006-2015 and won 15
professional titles, with a career-high ranking of 145 in the world. In
2018, James and three others broke the Guinness World Record for the
longest doubles tennis match, playing continuously for over 60 hours.
Since retiring from professional tennis, James has carried passion
for high performance and is the founder of Give Learn, an e-learning
company that offers both LIVE and on-demand classes with global
experts around soft skills. Give Learn links learning to social good and
allows users to earn points to donate to different social causes.
James believes in connecting people to develop their life and career.
He is a passionate advocate of human interaction, whether in person or
remotely. James authored the book “Advantage: Lessons In Sport And
Business To Achieve Your Goals.”


Linkedin: @James Cluskey

Linkedin: @Give Learn

Twitter: @JamesCluskey6

4:08 "What really stood out is how important that support system was." -James Cluskey

5:20 "When you retire from a professional sport I think it's hard to find that next mountain to climb." -James Cluskey

8:36 "Do you ever look at that tennis time and you think, wow I sort of wish I'd done something else?" -Brian Keith 

11:09 "You never really know where one phone call is going to take you." -James Cluskey

13:07 "We help SMEs win and retain the best employees." -James Cluskey

14:36 "Where do you see our biggest gaps are that we need to solve?" -Brian Keith

15:47 Teaching networking to inexperienced people

17:23 Reciprocal Relationships