Play Your Position Podcast

Play Your Position Podcast

A podcast interview onn giving up to go forward

Hi there! Welcome Play Your Position Podcast listeners to my website!


On my interview on the Play Your Position Podcast podcast with Mary Lou Kayser, I shared my insights on resilience, reinvention and leadership drawn from my experiences as an elite gymnast, startup founder, and now executive coach.

Here are some key takeaways from our conversation:

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If you enjoyed my conversation on the Play Your Position Podcast, I appreciate you taking this journey with me. My goal is to equip leaders like you with the mindset, skills and support to thrive through challenge and change. Let's stay in touch!

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Get back to our convo here:

Jason Shen on Giving Up to Go Forward
Jason Shen is a former national champion gymnast and an executive coach with a focus on resilience and reinvention. As CEO of Refactor Labs, he coaches entrepreneurs and teams through crucial transitions and writes about creative risk-taking in his weekly newsletter Cultivating Resilience. He has b…

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