Businesses are rising and falling faster than ever before, and crisis is the new normal. For over 25 years, my guest today has equipped many thousands of people and many leading brands to tap their full creative and psychological powers in response to challenges, crises and threats. Personally, she has turned a six month ’terminal’ cancer prognosis into the most creative six years of her life (so far) by finding solutions she was told did not exist and becoming a Sunday Times bestselling author of three crisis-resolving books.
Please welcome author and activist Sophie Sabbage.
Businesses are rising and falling faster than ever before, and crisis is the new normal. Sophie Sabbage is a Sunday Times bestselling author who has worked in the fields of human psychology and corporate change for nearly thirty years. She has equipped hundreds of thousands of individuals as well as leading brands to unlock opportunities for growth that they didn’t think possible.
Personally, she has turned a six month ‘terminal’ cancer prognosis into the most creative six years of her life (so far) by finding solutions she was told did not exist. This put her on a global stage as an authority on how to tap inner powers and life-saving creativity in response to challenges, crises and threats. She is now focused on helping leaders and change agents explode their difference-making powers by learning one thing that radically improves the quality of many things when we know how to activate it.
Sunday Times bestselling author of The Cancer Whisperer (which has revolutionised the cancer community), Lifeshocks and Awakenings in the Time of Coronavirus. The Cancer Whisperer, which placed Sophie on a global stage as a virtuoso on how to thrive in adversity. She has since made numerous media appearances, become an internationally recognised author, created a new narrative about cancer and built a speaking business. She has also been to the north and south poles of her humanity in order to stay alive.
Winner of the Gold Award for Business Culture Change in 2008. Winner of the 2019 and 2020 Global Lung Cancer Alliance awards for Excellence in Journalism. Winner of the Nautilus Gold Award for Personal Growth Books in 2018. Winner of the International Speaker Slam 2020.
B.C. (before cancer) Sophie ran a leadership and culture change business consultancy, which delivered practical psychological tools back when this was still at the cutting edge of business practices and considered quite weird. Her mentor and business partner, Dr. K Bradford Brown, was a direct student of the Auschwitz survivor, Viktor Frankl, the founder of humanistic psychology, Carl Rogers, and the British philosopher, Alan Watts. She stands on the shoulders of giants in this field.
Sophie Sabbage has also been delivering life-changing courses for a global educational charity since 1994. She is a multi-award-winning talent – among them Best Culture Change Programme, Excellence in Journalism and the prestigious Gold Nautilus Book award. Her academic background is in English literature, psychology and organisational change. She brings all this experience to her speaking clients. Her audiences leave wiser and braver than when they arrived.
Eloquent, discerning and boldly truthful, Sophie touches hearts, challenges minds and delivers deep shifts in remarkably short periods of time. She is gifted at reading people, cultures and the roots of issues. Soulful, feisty and highly creative, she also has a reputation for expressing what other people experience but are unable or too afraid to say.
Recorded on: 5th November 2020
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