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E64: Dave Albin: Walking Through Fire: Finding Purpose Beyond Addiction

ThriveMore with Roger Martin: Business, Health, & Wealth

Release Date: 04/01/2024

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Anyone struggling with the grip of addiction knows that it can feel like walking through the flames of hell. Our guest this week knows all too well how the feelings of hopelessness and despair can be like walking through fire, but he has also demonstrated that we can literally walk through that fire and emerge victorious! Dave Albin is the CEO of Firewalk Productions and is renowned as the number one Firewalk Instructor and team-building expert in America. With a wealth of experience and expertise in firewalking and team building space, Albin has established himself as a leader in his field. 

Through his company, Firewalk Productions, Dave has provided innovative and effective team-building experiences for numerous organizations nationwide, including Google, NASA, Notre Dame, Tony Robbins, and many others. His leadership and pioneering work in this specialized area have solidified his position as a prominent figure in the industry. In this episode of redemption and empowerment, we'll hear Dave’s remarkable journey as he shares his harrowing yet uplifting story that begins with an early struggle with alcoholism at the tender age of 11, and descent into drug use. Dave shares how those choices led to his incredible recovery thanks in no small part to the sacred space of Alcoholics Anonymous. 

Dave’s recovery story has become a beacon of hope for anyone grappling with addiction or despair and in this special episode, he takes us behind the scenes of his unexpected recruitment by Google and the subsequent birth of Firewalk Productions. In addition, Dave unveils his new initiative, Operation Do No Harm, a powerful new project that aims to help veterans and first responders walk through their own fires and like Dave emerge with a renewed sense of purpose and passion. 


Topics Include:

  • The Transformative Experience of Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone 
  • The Collective Euphoria and Self-Belief of Firewalking Events
  • How Volunteering with Tony Robbins Team Changed Dave’s Trajectory 
  • How AA Saved Dave’s Life and Changed His Way of Thinking
  • Dave’s Advice For Listeners Struggling with Addiction


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