After the murder of my girlfriend in 2015 I wanted to really dive into the root cause rather than address the symptoms. Taking a systems approach to problem solving is one of the areas that I excel in. I just never imagined that I would be forced to do it in this context.
I was honored to have the opportunity to speak to Ryan Jesperson on Friday about the David Goggins Challenge I undertook to raise awareness about domestic violence during this pandemic. You can see the Global article here. Last week I ran 4 miles every four hours for 48 hours straight. I had the privilege of being part of an online group that included some amazing athletes including David Goggins himself. Courtney Dauwalter made and appearance, along with Rich Roll, Dean Karnazes and a myriad of other run celebrities. The event was hosted by one of my favourite run filmmakers, Billy Yang.
This CBC article was the first piece I have written that went “viral”. With over 70,000 shares world wide this story gained international attention.
I need to have a frank conversation with you. I need you to help me solve a very large problem we are facing in society today.
I know, I know. You are not the problem. You are one of the good guys. This is a good thing. I recognize that there are more of us good men than bad. You do not perpetuate violence. You would never hit a woman. I understand that.
If you look at the major successes and the massive setbacks you’ve had in your career, they can all be traced back to conversations you either had or didn’t have. In fact, your future and that of your company is determined by the quality of conversations you have with your team, your customers and yourself. This podcast will teach you how to be a better leader through better conversations.
Welcome to episode 29 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Sometimes life happens to throw different people across your path, and today that person is Mike Cameron. Mike Cameron is a professional speaker, business owner and entrepreneur, runner, and he has an important message to share. It’s about reconnecting with our emotions and so much more.