We take to the high seas this week with Erik and Emily Orton
-- which is where they headed in 2014, after Erik’s dream job as a
playwright and theatrical producer came to a crashing halt when his
off-Broadway show was closed after only a few performances. The
failure left him fearful and rudderless – until his curiosity about
sailing became his family’s passion for it and they steered their
boat’s rudder on a 5,000 mile journey from New York to the
What Erik and Emily learned on the journey, with their five
kids sharing the adventure with them, was how to turn worry into
wonder and the importance of building confidence, credibility and
calm. Those are truths they now teach others through their
speaking, writing and coaching.
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About the Podcast
You are more than your failures and setbacks. We share stories of leaders who have moved beyond life’s most difficult moments to lead lives of significance, and insights on how you can do the same. Hosted by Warwick Fairfax.