Richard has been involved with property for the last 10 years, purchasing his first buy-to-let property at the age of 21. As well as a property developer and landlord, Richard is an ex-professional rugby player, spending 14 years playing over 150 premiership rugby games with London Irish, Leicester, and London Welsh. Richard has 12 international caps for Canada whom he represented at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He is a co-founder of RDT Invest​, a property investment company, with a core focus on SME Property Development. He is also a director of SBL Capital, a family office offering principle funding solutions typically to SME Developers. Richard combines his experiences from professional rugby career and property development with his knowledge of psychology, psychotherapy, financial and wealth management, and investment to produce content that adds value and is centered around mental health, performance, and career transition across various corporate events. “I found that the more prolific you are, the more likely you are just to put yourself in the state of flow where you’re no longer overthinking things, you’re almost working on autopilot, just getting things done. You’re moving forward.” In this podcast: – sports psychology and its transference into business – the importance of managing your ego – transitioning from the pro-rugby career into “the real world” – current state of the market