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Today on the show Stephynie is speaking with the Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, an emotional optimist, a speaker, writer, and mother, Claude Silver. Silver is the first-ever Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia. In 1989, at 19-years-old, Claude was self-admittedly “f*cked up.” She was addicted to drugs. She dropped out of school. She faced incredible hardship.
Claude knew she needed to shape up her life at 19. So she quickly took action.
Claude considered several options, including the Peace Corps. She ended up finding a three-month Outward Bound program that brought her into the wilderness for weeks at a time. She only had access to a shower once every 18 days!
It was during Claude’s time in the wilderness with Outward Bound that she developed the emotional and physical strength she needed to become the Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia.
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3:43 - The Bond Between Claude and Her Grandma
9:01 - Most Pivotal Decision Ever Made in Claude's Career
14:08 - Is This Claude's Dream Job?
18:32 - What Could Have Been Handled Differently With Simone Biles?
22:58 - We Know When We're Done With Something
24:23 -One Question Claude Wished People Would Ask Her
28:40 - When Does Claude Get Drained?
32:50 - How Does Claude Recharge with Self Care?
37:01 - 3 Interesting Facts About Claude That Not Many People Know
39:36 - If Claude Were Handed a Million Dollars to Create a Program...
45:05 - Who Is Claude's Perfect Employee?
47:26 - Who Would Claude Meet if Time and Money Were No Issue?
49:34 - Has Claude Ever Walked Away From Anything?
50:27 - Will There Be a Trend of Chief Heart Officers?
56:47 - How Well Does Claude Get Along With Gary V?
Mentioned in the Episode:
Website - https://www.claudesilver.com/
Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/casilver
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/claudesilver/?hl=en
The Emotional Optimism Podcast - https://anchor.fm/eoandthesilverlining