Chapter 30: Jerry Howarth on branding, bereavement, and Blue Jays baseball

For this chapter of 3 Books, I sat down with Jerry Howarth in the Skydome, home to the Blue Jays.

For this chapter of 3 Books, I sat down with Jerry Howarth in the Skydome, home to the Blue Jays.

My friend Drew Dudley once told me that, other than his parents, he hadn’t heard anyone speak to him more in his life than Jerry Howarth

The voice of the Toronto Blue Jays.

I can relate. Growing up I would listen to Jerry Howarth call the Blue Jays games on the radio on long summer drives, with my friends at the park, or just on my clock radio with the “Sleep” timer on as I fell asleep.

Me and Jerry during batting practice! Shown in the background is the average attendance for Blue Jays games this season. (Hey-ohhhhh!)

Me and Jerry during batting practice! Shown in the background is the average attendance for Blue Jays games this season. (Hey-ohhhhh!)

I was thrilled to visit the Skydome in downtown Toronto to sit down with Jerry Howarth for Chapter 30 of 3 Books.

We get comfy watching batting practice together with some reggae and dance music in the background.

Why do I love Jerry?

Because for thirty-six years he was a local leader and community-builder who created trust with millions of baseball fans…

The view from our seats.

The view from our seats.

In addition to discussing his book Hello Friends, Jerry and I talk about:

How do we build a community? How do we develop authentic connections? How can we learn the art of being objective? And how do we learn to coach leaders from the ground up?

So come join me and Jerry in the front seats of the Skydome just before the game begins.

Welcome to Chapter 30 of 3 Books.

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What You'll Learn:

  • How can you become a “glass overflowing” kind of person? 

  • How can we lose with integrity and grace?

  • What’s most important when it comes to public speaking and emceeing?

  • How can we develop more empathy?

  • How can death unite and connect us with others?

  • Why shouldn’t you wear your religion on your sleeve?

  • Why should you keep background noise in recordings and tapings?

  • How do you take a stand with integrity?

  • What can major league coaches learn from coaching children?

  • What’s the only thing capable of hiding talent?

Ideas Worth TWEETING:

“The only loser is you if you’re not giving your very best. It’s not about winning or losing, but did you do your very best?” Jerry Howarth #3bookspodcast

“If you live your life, people will see who you are.” Jerry Howarth #3bookspodcast

“It’s not what you coach, it’s what you emphasize.” Jerry Howarth #3bookspodcast

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