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Obstacles will either stall your progress or propel your profits. How a leader shows up and deals with day-to-day stressors of work and life will directly influence the teams around you. A Resiliency Ninja masters everyday resilience to metabolize stress faster and to operate from a place of optimistic, joy-fueled confidence. In this podcast I interview professionals to share their private stories behind the public success stories, and give to you tools, ideas and inspiration for a resilient life. Tune in every Tuesday for an interview and every week for FU-CHAAA Fridays. To have me speak at your next conference, visit R-Ninja.com You can also connect with me on social media using @AllisonDGraham

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Obstacles will either stall your progress or propel your profits. How a leader shows up and deals with day-to-day stressors of work and life will directly influence the teams around you. A Resiliency Ninja masters everyday resilience to metabolize stress faster and to operate from a place of optimistic, joy-fueled confidence. In this podcast I interview professionals to share their private stories behind the public success stories, and give to you tools, ideas and inspiration for a resilient life. Tune in every Tuesday for an interview and every week for FU-CHAAA Fridays. To have me speak at your next conference, visit R-Ninja.com You can also connect with me on social media using @AllisonDGraham

    David Taylor

    David Taylor

    David TaylorPresident & CEO of Versa Bank https://www.versabank.comTwitter: @DavidRTaylor7Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/david.r.taylor.90 On this episode of the Resiliency Ninja podcast, our guest David Taylor, president and CEO of VersaBank dives into everything from stocks to entrepreneurship and working in corporate. He also shares with us how he managed to survive when his plane came crashing down, literally more than once.
    To submit your questions to the summer Q&A with Allison please submit your questions to allison@r-ninja.com or resiliencyninja.com 
    “It becomes who you are because of what you've learned from the people around you"
    A little about David Taylor David Taylor is an entrepreneur and founder of Versa Bank designed the electronic branchless platform. Beginning in 1993, formerly known as the Pacific & Western Bank; a small trust company with six branches and a need for capital investment, reconfigured itself into a branchless bank based on online banking. By 2013 the bank became Canada's tenth largest publicly traded bank when it began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In 2017 the bank completed a revision of its ownership structure that included a merger with its largest stockholder, PWC Capital, reported to be "the first merger between a Schedule 1 bank and a holding company operating under the Canadian Business Corporations Act". David is also a licensed pilot. 
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Why you SHOULD quit

    Why you SHOULD quit

    On today’s episode of the Resiliency Ninja podcast, I talk about why you should quit. Yes, that’s right, quit.  Resilience is my mantra but knowing when to quit and when to keep going is all part of the journey. Wasted time and energy on the wrong things will only lead to burnout. Listen in to hear more!  Share this podcast and let me know your thoughts. Check out my website www.resiliencyninja.com follow me on instagram @Allisondgraham and twitter @allisondgraham https://www.linkedin.com/in/allisongraham 
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    • 25 min
    Jessica Yarbrough on Female Entrepreneurs

    Jessica Yarbrough on Female Entrepreneurs

    On this episode of the Resiliency Ninja podcast, our guest Jessica Yarbrough walks us through how she established her business from the ground up. Struggling as a single mother, Jessica decided to build her own empire and create a fulfilling life for both her and her daughter. Her now successful business helps women entrepreneurs to leverage themselves and reach their highest potential. “If you can’t step away you’ve built a prison, not a business.” - Jessica Yarbrough
    44 Ways to Sell Your Services Everyday http://bit.ly/get44ways 
    CEO babewww.ceobabe.comInstagram: @theceobabeFacebook: @officialceobabe
    Jessica Yarbrough is the creator of the CEO Babe brand. She is a successful marketingstrategist and a leading business consultant for female entrepreneurs. Jessica helpswomen leverage their unique gifts to create high end coaching programs, build theironline empires and scale their business to six figures and beyond.
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    • 34 min
    Raptors Resilience

    Raptors Resilience

    On today's episode, I've hopped on the Jurassic Park band wagon. With all the recent buzz around the Raptors' success I thought it’d be fun to unpack some lessons of resilience from the court that we can apply to our own work. Learn more in my book Married My Mom, Birthed a Dog: How to Be Resilient When Life Sucks. Visit my website at www.R-Ninja.com
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    • 26 min
    Andrea Loewen Nair on Student Facilitated Learning

    Andrea Loewen Nair on Student Facilitated Learning

    “Put the book down and pick up your child”- Andrea Loewen Nair
    On this episode of the Resiliency Ninja podcast, our guest Andrea Loewen Nair does not believe that the traditional school system is meeting the needs of children. She is here today to share her experiences and tell us more about the why. Andrea believes in student facilitated learning and that’s exactly what she offers at the London Infinity school.
    Listen to this segment and visit www.infinityschool.ca to learn more.
    "You learn to protect your emotional intensity. You know when to dig into it and when it’s not necessary.”
    Educator, Psychotherapist www.infinityschool.ca
    Twitter: @andreamloewen
    Instagram: @andrea.loewen.nair
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/infinityschoollondon 
    Learn more about Andrea Loewen Nair and 
    Allison Graham at www.R-ninja.com/andrea-loewen-nair 
    A little about Andrea: Andrea Loewen Nair, M.A., CCC, an educator and psychotherapist by trade, began her twenty-five year career thus far working with families as a respected child and youth expert. Her fun demeanor and passion for education, kids, and teens has made her a go-to for appearances in major media including YMC, Maclean’s Magazine, the Globe and Mail, and The New York Times Motherlode Blog, and also The Social and The Goods TV shows.Andrea is now the Head of School at Infinity School (an Acton Academy), a learner-driven, process-based program located in Wortley Village. She is working to advance education innovation in our city, eager to better understand what “education for the 21st Century” truly means.
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    • 1 hr
    Kevin Craine on Diversifying Yourself and Your Work

    Kevin Craine on Diversifying Yourself and Your Work

    “When the apple cart is upset it’s our natural reaction to resist change”- Kevin Craine On this episode of the Resiliency Ninja podcast, our guest Kevin Craine speaks to diversifying his work and how he sets himself apart from other freelancers. Writing, podcasts, voiceovers, and videography are among a few of the channels that Kevin delegates his work to. Tune into his podcast “Everyday MBA” to hear from Kevin on the other end of the mic. Freelance writer www.crainegroup.com www.Everyday-MBA.com Twitter: @Kevin_Craine Facebook: www.facebook.com/Kevin-Craine Learn more about Kevin Craine and Allison Graham at www.R-ninja.com/Kevin-Craine 
    A little about Kevin Craine: Kevin Craine is a professional writer, an internationally respected technology analyst, and anaward-winning podcast producer. Kevin’s podcasts have been heard around the world, and his interviews feature today’s best thought leaders; including the award-winning weekly business show “Everyday MBA”. He is also the host and producer of “Bizcast”​ on C-Suite Radio and the producer behind podcasts for AIIM International, Epson, Canon and IBM, among others.
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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Xine67 ,

Thank you!

I have ongoing health challenges and I got derailed for many years in my career. I just started listening today & it is helping a lot! I hope you resume new episodes!

jbaretz ,

Love this podcast !!

Allison is so much fun, dynamic and inspirational!! She brings on interesting guests that have all struggled and are so relatable! Great mission and purpose! Highly recommend!!

Marjorie@ASustainableMind ,

Incredibly helpful

I love that this podcast is about what happens when business doesn't go the way you want...something that all business owners face and unfortunately not a topic that anyone really talks about. I found the episode about stress to be even more enlightening and look forward to hearing more!

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