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Finding Success Through Transition with Cameron Lynch

In this episode of Life Beyond the Game, Joe Hawley talks with former NFL Linebacker, Cameron Lynch, who shares how he made such a smooth transition from the NFL. By taking full advantage of his resources, planning for his future, and cultivating a parallel career mindset, Cam was ready for the next chapter when it was time to step away. 

Cameron Lynch’s Story

Cameron Lynch is a native of Artesia, CA, Syracuse University Alum, Rams Legend (2015, 2017), Bucs Legend (2016-2018). After his playing days in the NFL, Cameron launched a media consulting and production company called HeartWork Media. He has grown his career in broadcasting as well to land opportunities as a color commentator with Florida International University Football and the In-Game host for SB LV with NFL Redzone Host, Scott Hanson. In the summer of August 2021 Cameron graduated with his Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of South Florida. Cameron’s next steps are directed to Silicon Valley, where he will be joining VISA and the inaugural NFL Players in their Business Development Program.

Cameron Lynch, former NFL linebacker and founder of HeartWork Media
Cameron Lynch, former NFL linebacker and founder of HeartWork Media

Discussed in this episode:

  • Cameron’s early academic and athletic journey and how it shaped where he is today
  • Cameron’s experience as an undrafted linebacker making it to the NFL
  • Handling the mind games and the business of the NFL
  • The intense pressure of making mistakes in NFL games
  • How sports can open doors for other career opportunities
  • How we can regain purpose and meaning after transitioning from sports
  • Moving from competition to collaboration
  • Leaning into the resources as a professional athlete to help prepare you for transition
  • Cultivating a parallel career mindset
  • The power of meditation and journaling to prepare yourself for the day

Connect with Cameron Lynch

Instagram | @cameronlynch50

Twitter | @cameronlynch50

Website | Heartworkmedia.com 

Instagram | @heartwork_media

Twitter | @heartworkmedia1

Connect with Joe Hawley and The Härt Collective

Website | Joe Hawley

Instagram | @joe.hawley

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