EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization
About This Show
EO 360°, a podcast by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, explores entrepreneurship with a wide perspective, moving beyond business to those insights not often shared by high-profile thought leaders.
Host and serial entrepreneur, Dave Will, leads in-depth interviews, whose featured guests include: Gazelles founder and CEO, Verne Harnish; popular podcast host and founder of Genius Network, Joe Polish; award-winning entrepreneur, Zahra Al-Harazi; and more. Tune into this top podcast made by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.
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Most Recent Episode
Paul de Gelder: Shark Attack
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Paul de Gelder is a navy diver, shark attack survivor, author, motivational speaker, and lifelong adventure seeker. Today on the EO Podcast, Paul dives into details as he recounts the attack, his recovery, and the choice he had to make. Tune-in to learn how Paul decided to choose his best life over being a victim of his circumstances, how he believes his history prepared him to overcome the attack, and how he wouldn’t trade anything for the life he has now. Time Stamped Show Notes: 01:20 – Paul’s history and background 01:27 – Paul is a speaker, author, and TV show host; he was a “hoodlum teen” with a drug and alcohol-fueled stint when he worked at a strip club 01:54 – He went into the Australian defense forces as an army paratrooper and navy clearance diver 02:10 – In February of 2009 during a routine training exercise, a bull shark attacked Paul and took his lower right arm and leg 02:34 – In the near 10 years since the attack, he left the military, traveled the world as a motivational speaker, practiced environmentalism, and adventured 02:46 – He is a mentor to schoolkids and wrote a book called “No Time for Fear” 03:14 – He’s been a guest on every major talk show, starred as a guest trainer on The Biggest Loser Australia, co-hosted documentaries for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, he hosted the behind the scenes for the hit movie “The Shallows” 03:36 – He’s part of an anti-poaching team in Africa to hunt poachers and film rangers for “Fearless” 04:53 – What Paul offers someone who is going through a devastating experience 05:08 – A shoulder to lean on or a kind ear; it’s doesn’t always have to be a grand gesture to change someone’s outlook on life and make them feel appreciated 05:55 – There was a point when he wanted to end his life; did anyone/anything make him feel better? 06:30 – There was nothing to make him feel better; there was pain, fear, and heavy medications that made him trip out 06:58 – The pain management team couldn’t get his pain under control when he had the rest of his leg taken out; they took him to general and he could hear other people 07:20 – He couldn’t see anyone but he could hear everything; he was tripping on medication, felt like his life and career was going down the drain, and he felt disabled 07:48 – He