Sam Cawthorn is the CEO of Empowering Enterprizes & speaks all over the world to companies such as Google, Exxon, and BP. His book ‘BOUNCE FORWARD – How to Transform Crisis Into Success’ reached number #5 on the bestseller list.
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-What do you do when you are told you will never walk again?
-How did he put the prime minister into therapy?
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What else will you hear and learn in this interview?
-He was pronounced dead for 3min and on life support.
-What is it like to grow up in a household when you are 1 of 11.
-What does it mean when he talks about decision not condition?
-Listen to when Sam talks about dealing drugs and what/who helped turn his life around.
-What is phantom pain like?
He put the prime minister of Australia into therapy.
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A little background about Sam:
Sam is a thought leader and CEO of Empowering Enterprises. He was featured in USA Today and The New York Times. He is an expert in not only bouncing back but bouncing forward. He is obsessed with corporate and personal turnaround and is the 2009 Young Australian of the Year for Tasmania.
In October 2006 Sam’s life changed forever when he was involved in a major car accident, where he was pronounced DEAD. He was thankfully resuscitated, but left with an amputated right arm and a permanent disability in his right leg.
Sam was hospitalized for over 5 months and was told that he may not survive and best case was that if he was to survive he would never walk again. A year later he defied all odds taking his first steps into a new life, where his story would continue to INSPIRE and change the lives of Australians and people all over the world.
It was Sam’s difficult journey that enabled him to develop a mental resilience and strength that gave him the tools to miraculously recover from an accident that could have taken his life.
Sam is now a hugely successful keynote speaker, reaching thousands of people in Australia and the world.
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Hi Jeremy, great interview! I think Sam is an amazing individual and to
learn what he’s had to overcome really puts things into perspective. It shows that regardless of what happens in our lives, you can choose
what to make it mean and how you want to respond. It is ultimately our
decisions that make the difference in our lives and our biggest challenges can become our best gifts if we’re willing to adapt. Cheers, Niro
Thanks for sharing your thoughts Niro and appreciate your kind words! I agree, it really puts things in perspective. How do you apply what he says to your life?
Jeremy, I think it’s something I’ve always applied in my life but I’ve never been able to articulate it as well as Sam. For example, at the age of 29, I found myself completely broke with only $17 in the bank (you need a minimum of $20 to be able to withdraw money), no income and a pile of debt. I’d have been homeless and on the streets if not for my parents. Rather than try to bounce back, to use Sam’s words, I bounced forwards into new ventures and as a result, in a very short time, I had paid off all my debts and got myself into quite a strong financial position. Now as I experience another challenge, I’m looking to bounce forwards once again. It really is the only way to bounce when you’ve faced a challenge. The phrase “Keep Moving Forwards” is ultimately all there is.
Wow Niro, thanks for being so open as that sounds like it was very hard at times. Yes, Bounce Forward is a great way of putting it. Thank you for sharing more insights and stories here.
Thanks Sam for being so open and sharing the big challenges you have had to overcome.