The Art of Surrender with Corey Blake

Do you hold your nerve, or do you surrender and change direction?

Corey Blake is the founder of Round Table Companies, and Round Table Storytelling Academy which supports teaching a broader audience to unearth their own heroic nature through storytelling.

Corey was a professional commercial and television actor in Los Angeles, starring in commercials for more than a dozen Fortune 100 brands, including a spot named one of the 50 greatest Super Bowl commercials of all time. His work has earned many awards and millions of views on youtube.

Corey has been quoted and/or featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Wired, and Barron’s, and contributed to FastCompany, CEO World Magazine, Thrive, and Forbes.

Join us as we discuss the art of surrender and whether it is wise to stay the course or change direction with one of my favourite guests and story tellers Corey Blake.  

This episode will be airing live on 16th September 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Corey Blake:

Corey Blake brings more than two decades of experience guiding companies to align their purpose and values to behaviors, deepen their psychological safety, sustain an accountable culture, and fortify their entire cultural ecosystem. As founder of Round Table Companies and Round Table Storytelling Academy, Corey supports organizations in creating courageous company cultures through his combined expertise in leadership, psychology, and storytelling.

Prior to founding RTC in 2006, Corey Blake was a professional commercial and television actor in Los Angeles, starring in commercials for nearly a dozen Fortune 100 brands, including a spot named one of the 50 greatest Super Bowl commercials of all time and an infamous, multi-award-winning ad for Yard Fitness where Corey plays basketball naked. In 2015-2016, Corey studied for 18 months at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, while also beginning his studies at the Stagen Leadership Academy in Dallas, where he is currently entering his fifth consecutive year of their Advanced Leadership Program (the Dragon’s Gap).

Corey has spent nearly two decades guiding CEOs and thought leaders in telling their authentic story. His work has earned a Belding, Bronze Lion, London International Advertising Award, numerous Addy Awards, 17 Independent Publishing Awards, and hundreds of millions of views across network television, cable, and Youtube. Corey has been quoted and/or featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Wired, and Barron’s, and he has contributed to FastCompany, CEO World Magazine, Thrive, and Forbes.

This episode will be airing live on 16th September 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about host Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper has over a 30 year career worked with major global brands to small entrepreneurial ventures developing exceptional leaders, teams and highly engaged workforces. Chris has hosted since 2011 the Business Elevation show which in 2019 was the most accessed business show on the world’s leading on-line radio platform ‘Voice America’ .

He is co-Author of The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) published by Penguin Random House New York and in 2021 contributed to multiple international best seller ‘Play The Game’.

Chris has a reputation as an exceptional coach, consultant, facilitator and speaker. Chris also founded the Elevation Collective where exceptional people are connected to contribute to a better world. He is a fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, lives in Leicestershire in the UK with his wife and two teenage boys and loves adventure and the natural world.

In 2019, during a mid-life crisis, he competed in Scotland’s toughest one day endurance event.

This episode will be airing live on 16th September 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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