Radical Honesty with Jerry Colonna

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
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In this episode

Jerry Colonna is a professional coach, known for his unique teachings on entrepreneurship and business psychology. He is a co-founder and CEO of the executive coaching and leadership development company, Reboot and is the host of the Reboot Podcast if you’re looking for another great podcast. Among other things, he teaches leaders to embrace extreme challenges (as opposed to avoidance) and take time to discover the 'self' through introspection.

His book Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up is a must-read.

In this episode, you get a clear picture of how Jerry coaches, his concept of radical inquiry, and he offers his insights into how to do more while maintaining the practice of remaining your authentic self.

Our Discussion

1:15: Shelley says, "I think I'm gonna cry" while welcoming Jerry to the show

4:45: Shelley asks Jerry to share about his own crucible moment

12:53: Jerry brings the conversation back to "calling"

15:15: Shelley asks Jerry if it took failure in order to come to the learning point moment

20:32: Jerry discusses listening to the inner voice and even gives it a name

25:35: Chad asks Jerry a complicated series of questions on calling and listening to the inner voice, and Jerry attempts to tie it altogether

33:35: Shelley talks about having a "death grip" on what she thought she was supposed to do

35:00: Failure is not necessary, the question is how you respond to life events

Guest Speakers

Jerry Colonna