Finding Your Summit Podcast

Stories with fascinating people of amazing accomplishment. Hosted by Mark Pattison.

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Change Leadership Speaker

024: Tom Flick on his Enter and Exit to the NFL, Overcoming the Hardships in Between, and on to Becoming a Change Leadership Speaker

Nov 17, 2017

  Former NFL Quarterback Tom Flick, has garnered a reputation around the world as an authority on leadership by helping organizations like Google, Starbucks, Boeing and the Pentagon develop leaders, lead change effectively, recognize opportunities for growth, and increase teamwork…

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023: Alison Levine: Seven Summiteer, Featured on 60 Minutes, #1 Public Speaker and Producer of the film “The Glass Ceiling”

Nov 10, 2017

Alison Levine is a high altitude mountain climber, sportswoman, explorer and a successful leadership consultant. She is the author of the New York Times Bestselling On the Edge and the executive producer of a documentary, The Glass Ceiling. She has…

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022: Justin Osmond, son of one of the famous Osmond brothers talks about overcoming his hearing loss and helping others. Super Inspirational…

Nov 3, 2017

Justin Osmond was born with profound hearing loss into a musical family. After 12 years of intense speech and listening therapy, he can now speak with passion and through modern-day technology, hear with conviction. Justin never allowed his hearing loss…

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021: The Amazing Emily Farkas: Leading a purposeful life: Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Humanitarian, Mountaineer. Wow!

Oct 27, 2017

Dr. Emily Farkas is a Yale-trained Cardiothoracic surgeon and the first female accepted to the program at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Farkas is board certified by the ABTS and regularly participates in humanitarian missions performing the most basic…

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020: Colin O’Brady, from being burned on 25% of his body to becoming the fastest person to climb the Seven Summits & ski to the North and South Pole all in 139 days. Wow!

Oct 20, 2017

Colin O’Brady was born in the Northwest and attended Yale University. After graduating from Yale, Colin made the decision to travel around the world; however, while in Thailand, Colin endured a serious accident with a kerosene jump rope, burning 25…

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019: Cory Procter on Developing Grit, Dealing with Hardships and Stories From NFL

Oct 13, 2017

Cory Procter is a former American football guard in the National Football League, who played mostly for the Dallas Cowboys. I met him in Tanzania through the Waterboy foundation. Cory is one of the sincerest guys I know and it…

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018: Dianette Wells on Conquering the Seven Summits to Overcoming the Tragic Loss of Her Amazing Son

Oct 6, 2017

Dianette Wells is a mountain climber and adventure racer who immerses herself in new experiences as a form of therapy. She has currently climbed seven summits, including Everest and Denali. After the passing of her son, Dianette found that she…

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017: Erik Weihenmayer, The First Blind Person To Climb Mt Everest on The Catalyst for Confidence

Sep 29, 2017

Erik Weihenmayer lives a “no barriers” lifestyle even after becoming blind during his childhood. He is an adventurer who has climbed the seven summits, biked the Leadville 100, kayaked 277 miles down the Colorado river, and was even the first…

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016: Country Music Star, Steve Azar talks about achieving success VH1 Storyteller style..

Sep 22, 2017

Steve Azar is a singer and songwriter that marries country, rock, and blues influences to create “Delta-Soul.” Inspired by the state of Mississippi, Steve wrote many successful tracks that topped the country charts including “Waitin’ On Joe,” “I Don’t Have…

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