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hosted by Duff Gardner

Dr. Jean LaCour – Courage and Addiction


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Addiction rates are currently spiking around the World.  Dr. Jean LaCour, founder, and CEO of NET Institute Center for Addiction and Recovery Education shares her knowledge of coaching and empowering people to start their sober life on a solid footing.  In this episode, we discuss the “emotional sobriety”, stages of addiction and excess, and break the silence with addiction awareness. 

Don’t miss these Highlights:

  • Dr. Jean’s personal journey with a family member compelled her to act
  • Dealing with the stigma of addiction while trying to bring addiction awareness to the corporate world
  • Developing a program to train people to offer solution-based coaching for addiction
  • Using the platform of her podcast, the Sobriety Zone, to impact coaches and expanding the idea of being able to still make authentic choices while dealing with addictions
  • The effects that drugs and alcohol have on our brain that leads to the addiction process

About the Guest:

Dr. Jean LaCour is a global consultant and thought leader who has personally trained in 35+ nations. As a tireless advocate for people working in Addiction Recovery around the world, she has inspired innovation in Egypt, Russia, and Bermuda to name a few. She is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in Addiction services. Passionate about building bridges, she led an Addiction focused coalition of 1,000+ people in 100+ nations for over a decade along with training thousands of people in scores of nations and serving on UN and US State Department workgroups. In 2014, she created a new online Professional Coaching Specialty in Addiction Recovery recognized by the Int’l Coach Federation (ICF) with 600 students from 38 nations. Her latest endeavor is called Strategic Sobriety Workforce Solutions which provides businesses with vital tools and means to support their valued employees as society faces the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. and

About the Host: 

Duff Gardner is an award-winning 7-figure marketer, startup founder and digital producer.  Today, he leverages his 30+ years in a diverse range of businesses and his journey overcoming a series of out-of-the-blue panic attacks to help impact-driven entrepreneurs leverage the power of what he calls “startup thinking” to start, scale and serve in a big way.  He is the host of the podcast Off My Duff – The Entrepreneur Podcast and Founder of the training company Offers that Sell.  Duff holds an MSc. in Learning Sciences and Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, is a fierce advocate of LGBT+ rights and animal rescue, and lives in beautiful Victoria BC.  His mantra is: “teach what you love, live from your truth”.

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