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Positive University Podcast with Jon Gordon

Release Date: 06/06/2021

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Positive University Podcast with Jon Gordon

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Welcome to Jon Gordon's Positive University Podcast. Today, Jon is joined by Amberly Lago. Amberly is a leading expert in the field of resilience, transformation, and health and wellness. She's been featured on NBC's Today Show and in magazines such as Shape, Fit Pregnancy, Health, and Disability Magazine.

Amberly shares her powerful story of coming back from a severe accident, being told she had a 1% chance of saving her leg from amputation and being wheelchair bound for the rest of her life.

And that's only one part of her story that will encourage you, it's also her lessons on turning tragedy to triumph and living life with grit and grace.

Share your greatest takeaways with us. Post on social, tag Jon and Amberly or leave a review for this episode wherever you’re listening. We read them all.

Jon Gordon = @jongordon11 Twitter / Instagram | @jongordonpage Facebook

Amberly Lago = @amberlylago Twitter | @amberlylagomotivation Instagram | @amberlylagospeaker Facebook

Our featured resource today is our upcoming Masterclass Coaching Session on June 24th. We'll do an deep dive on how Positive Leaders Drive Positive Change. This includes how to create a Shared Vision and Purpose and embrace Positive Conflict to overcome challenges. Get the details and sign up at jongordoncoaching.com - This is a LIVE interactive session where you can also ask questions specific to your situation and needs. Don't miss out. Sign up now at jongordoncoaching.com