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The All Things Risk Podcast

The All Things Risk podcast explores the themes of risk, uncertainty and resilience as applied to sports, the arts, current affairs and just about any other domain. We feature long-form conversations with interesting guests who have loads of fascinating stories, tips and tools.
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Nov 29, 2016

Today, we revisit a theme we have explored many times on the show: resilience.  Resilience provides us with agency or control of our circumstances. Even though we live in one of the safest times in human history, we also live in the midst of high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity. If we want to be able thrive and perform well, cultivating resilience is an incredibly important skill and practice.  My guest is all about that.

Meet Sean Douglas. Sean works in the United States Air Force and is a resilience trainer, author and speaker. Nine years ago however, Sean faced the lowest point of his life. He was staring down the barrel of gun and almost committed suicide. Sean shares what he was feeling during this episode, and more importantly, what he did to bounce back and regain control of his life.

Since then, Sean has used this experience to help others. He trains people to become mentally, physically, spiritually and socially resilient. He combines his military and leadership training (he spent time as a drill instructor and has that drill instructor intensity!) with his personal experiences to help his clients. We talk about all this and lots more.

Show notes:

Article in Rolling Stone "Why We're Living in the Age of Fear" - http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/why-were-living-in-the-age-of-fear-w443554 

Sean's website - http://sdsmotivates.wixsite.com/seandouglasspeaks 

Sean on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/SeanDouglasSpeaks 

Sean on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-douglas-a0890473 

Sean's book Decisions: The Power to Overcome Self-Defeating Behaviourshttps://www.amazon.com/Decisions-Power-Overcome-Self-Defeating-Behaviors/dp/1532943865/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 

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