“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
To me, the real pandemic is mental health. It's a war that's been raging for a long time — and we're losing.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death and we need more decisive action to protect our families from going through this devastation...
I recently sat down with Dr. Mark Goulston who is a 25-year professor of psychiatry, a hostage negotiation trainer for the FBI, and regarded as one of the world’s top communication experts.
Dr. Goulston’s expertise has been forged and proven in the crucible of real-life, high stakes situations.
Throughout our conversation, he details a blueprint — including the exact words — you can use to have a difficult but important conversation with your children, your spouse, and your loved ones.
Why is that so critical? Because a single conversation could completely change the trajectory of someone's life — perhaps even save a life.
Dr. Goulston is also a corporate consultant for some of the world’s most renowned organizations – including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Disney, and the FBI; a contributor to the Harvard Business Review; and author of nine books that have been translated into 20+ languages.
He’s been named one of America's top psychiatrists and has appeared on Oprah, CNN, and The Today Show.
Dr. Goulston's top-rated podcast My Wakeup Call has featured guests such as Dr. Jordan Peterson, Lori Gottlieb, and Steven Kotler. He kindly featured me in Episode 405 (just released) where we went deep on the biggest turning point of my life — an experience that led to a lot of shame and negative self-talk that he leverages his psychiatry background to resolve in real time! I highly recommend you check it out.
In this episode:
- How to initiate hard conversations to build connection with loved ones;
- What families who have been affected by suicide can do to recover;
- How to motivate your children to make good decisions;
- The simple psychological method to get a promotion – and grow your career fast; and
- Lessons and impactful moments from Mark’s extraordinary career.
Remember, the right bit of inspiration can completely change the trajectory of someone’s life, so if there’s a friend or loved one who needs to hear this episode – there will be at least 3-4 people you need to pass this on to – share it with them right now.
Let’s WIN THE DAY with Dr. Mark Goulston!
🎥 For the video interview, click here.
Resources / links mentioned:
🎧 My Wakeup Call podcast with Dr. Mark Goulston.
⚡ Dr. Mark Goulston website.
📷 Dr. Mark Goulston Instagram.
📚 Dr. Mark Goulston books on Amazon.
🎬 ‘Tell My Story’ documentary film.
🎤 TEDx Talk ‘What Made You Smile Today?’ by Mark Goulston.
🧠 ‘What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience,
and Healing’ by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry.
🏎 ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ by Daniel Kahneman.
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