Updated: Oct 21, 2018
Wow - what a great conversation! Tom Watson and I chat about all sorts of things including his story of a very challenging childhood but how the right support put him on the right path, how sharing this story has touched the lives of many and enabled Tom to make another change in his life helping people to have a better life.
He's a truly inspirational man! A best selling author of Man Shoes, 2 more books in the pipeline, a successful entrepreneur and doing his best to make sure his work and life are integrated. It's taken time to get where he is and Tom shares the ups and downs of his journey.
In this episode, we cover:
Tom's move from being an employee to starting his own business
How a journal for his sons became the book Man Shoes
Taking the next step with Your Better Life, speaking and television appearances
Managing work/life integration
The challenges he faced as an entrepreneur
How mentors helped him to get on the right track
Keeping his company (Recreation Excellence) with a non-corporate feel and encouraging creativity
How a difficult start in life was transformed when he was fostered by an elderly couple
How writing his book made him realise he hadn't dealt with his early abuse
His 2 new books that are in the works
From Handshakes to Hugs - all about the customer experience
Man Shoes, The Next Step - which is the next part of your lives together when the kids leave home
His book: Man Shoes
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