43 min

Trailblaze with Chris Hadfield Trailblaze

    • Entrepreneurship

Navigating the Unknown, Mental Toughness, Space Travel and Innovation 



This episode of Trailblaze features Chris Hadfield, a Canadian astronaut, business leader, and tech entrepreneur.  Having commanded the International Space Station and directed companies, he shares best practices and tactics on guiding teams through extreme circumstances of complexity and change, while also sharing the marvels and wonders of science and spaceflight.



Hadfield became the first Canadian to command the International Space Station (ISS) and has flown on multiple space missions. Known globally for his creative content on social media from space, Hadfield captivated the world with breathtaking photos, live Q&As, and a viral cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."



In this episode, Commander Hadfield shares his early inspirations that ignited his passion for space exploration and propelled him on a trajectory beyond the limits of Earth. He reveals the training, meticulous preparations and mental fortitude required for the numerous space missions he has been part of. From the unique challenges of space missions to the daily routine aboard the ISS, listen for a glimpse into the resilience and mindset needed to navigate the unforgiving environment of outer space.



Commander Hadfield discusses what it was like to share his experiences with the world by creating the first-ever music video in space, the inspiration behind his content creation and the joy of representing Canada on a global scale. In addition to music, he is also a 5-time best-selling author and global speaker on leadership, change and managing life. 



As a leading advocate for space exploration and science education post-retirement, he shares the projects that currently excites him and his role as an advisor to Canadian and international entrepreneurs, offering insights into the future of space exploration and beyond. In addition to now serving as a director and advisor to multiple tech companies including Space and Virgin Galactic, co-founding the Space Stream at Creative Destruction Lab (creating $1.6B of new business equity value in the past 5 years), he has also written 5 internationally bestselling books.



Listen to get a sense of the impact space travel has on health, both physical and psychological, as Commander Hadfield shares his personal experiences in preparing his body and mind for the challenges of space and recovering upon returning to Earth. 



Recorded in beautiful Muskoka, during this episode Anthony and Chris reflect on his health journey and impart wisdom on longevity, offering unique perspectives to challenge conventional thinking.



Today, Commander Hadfield continues to trailblaze as he extends his wisdom to those venturing into uncharted waters, advising individuals pursuing cutting-edge businesses, research and innovation. 



Connect with Chris Hadfield 

Chris Hadfield's Official Website

Twitter

Instagram



Thank you for listening to Trailblaze!



Share your thoughts about this episode of Trailblaze on social media:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnthonyLacavera

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For more about Anthony Lacavera and to subscribe to the mailing list visit https://anthonylacavera.com.



Trailblaze is produced by CreatorClub. Create your podcast at https://creatorclubstudios.com. 



This episode was recorded on September 8, 2023.

Navigating the Unknown, Mental Toughness, Space Travel and Innovation 



This episode of Trailblaze features Chris Hadfield, a Canadian astronaut, business leader, and tech entrepreneur.  Having commanded the International Space Station and directed companies, he shares best practices and tactics on guiding teams through extreme circumstances of complexity and change, while also sharing the marvels and wonders of science and spaceflight.



Hadfield became the first Canadian to command the International Space Station (ISS) and has flown on multiple space missions. Known globally for his creative content on social media from space, Hadfield captivated the world with breathtaking photos, live Q&As, and a viral cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."



In this episode, Commander Hadfield shares his early inspirations that ignited his passion for space exploration and propelled him on a trajectory beyond the limits of Earth. He reveals the training, meticulous preparations and mental fortitude required for the numerous space missions he has been part of. From the unique challenges of space missions to the daily routine aboard the ISS, listen for a glimpse into the resilience and mindset needed to navigate the unforgiving environment of outer space.



Commander Hadfield discusses what it was like to share his experiences with the world by creating the first-ever music video in space, the inspiration behind his content creation and the joy of representing Canada on a global scale. In addition to music, he is also a 5-time best-selling author and global speaker on leadership, change and managing life. 



As a leading advocate for space exploration and science education post-retirement, he shares the projects that currently excites him and his role as an advisor to Canadian and international entrepreneurs, offering insights into the future of space exploration and beyond. In addition to now serving as a director and advisor to multiple tech companies including Space and Virgin Galactic, co-founding the Space Stream at Creative Destruction Lab (creating $1.6B of new business equity value in the past 5 years), he has also written 5 internationally bestselling books.



Listen to get a sense of the impact space travel has on health, both physical and psychological, as Commander Hadfield shares his personal experiences in preparing his body and mind for the challenges of space and recovering upon returning to Earth. 



Recorded in beautiful Muskoka, during this episode Anthony and Chris reflect on his health journey and impart wisdom on longevity, offering unique perspectives to challenge conventional thinking.



Today, Commander Hadfield continues to trailblaze as he extends his wisdom to those venturing into uncharted waters, advising individuals pursuing cutting-edge businesses, research and innovation. 



Connect with Chris Hadfield 

Chris Hadfield's Official Website

Twitter

Instagram



Thank you for listening to Trailblaze!



Share your thoughts about this episode of Trailblaze on social media:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnthonyLacavera

Instagram: https://instagram.com/anthony.lacavera 

LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonylacavera 



For more about Anthony Lacavera and to subscribe to the mailing list visit https://anthonylacavera.com.



Trailblaze is produced by CreatorClub. Create your podcast at https://creatorclubstudios.com. 



This episode was recorded on September 8, 2023.

43 min