From Prisoner to CEO


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All of us face adversity at one time or another. The big question is, what are you going to do about it? Author and former CEO Jay Coughlan talks about the choices we all have to make to succeed and achieve our dreams, and how those choices are most critical when dealing with the inevitable trouble and hurdles we all face from time to time in our lives. Jay got hurt on a construction job and decided to go to the local community college and take a marketing course. He knew immediately that he had stumbled upon something transformational. He graduated with a BBA in Marketing and began building a successful career. Years later, he drove drunk with his father in the car and had a fatal accident. He went to prison for vehicular manslaughter. He decided not to let that moment define him. Once released from prison he became a successful CEO, business leader, and author of 5 Bold Choices. Today's show is sponsored by is a leading provider of spoken audio entertainment and information. Listen to audiobooks whenever and wherever you want. Get a free book when you sign up for a 30-day free trial at

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