32: Mining your gems with Allan McDougall

Born and raised in poverty on a dairy farm in Ontario, Canada, Allan McDougall spent more than twenty years underground as a miner in the mineral-rich Sudbury Basin. Numerous challenges and abuses led him down a self-destructive path into alcohol abuse.

In a moment of truth, he pulled himself out of his downward spiral and today his focus is, as he says, “Not to see through people, but to see people through.” Drawing from his real-life experiences,

Allan is a unique voice among public speakers, one capable of influencing, motivating, educating, and inspiring audiences to take the actions required to change their lives for the better. Allan has authored Breaking Through: Discovering the Riches Within, an insightful account of his triumphant and inspiring story.

Allan McDougall is a 50-year retired member of United Steelworkers. His continued mission is serving as Client Relations Coordinator for Provost Umphrey Law Firm. Known for his visionary and strategic leadership, Allan also facilitated Educational Programs for unions on a local, national and international level, implemented and conducted accredited courses for members in the United States and Canada.
Allan provides powerfully dynamic strategies, proven to work, into personalized programs. He asserts his own life experiences, energy and influences to capture, educate and inspire audiences to take the necessary actions required to change their lives for the better.

He uses those traits as a speaker for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and is a volunteer member on their Victim’s Impact Panel.

In this episode we cover:
* “not seeing through people but seeing people through”
* How to travel the longest highway in the world- the 18″ inches from your head back to your heart
*Allan shares his acronym HOW: Honesty, Open-minded, Willingness
* A powerful tool to access your emotional body and much more

Contact Allan McDougall @ AllanMcdougallLive.com