Shannon Graham is an executive coach, keynote speaker, motivational speaker, leadership coach, author. He is passionate about helping visionary leaders create more impact.

Where did you grow up and what was your childhood like? Did you have any particular experiences/stories that shaped your adult life?

I grew up in Vermont. It was more or less a normal country life. At one point in my youth I was in a dark place got a course from Tony Robbins and it changed my life.

What is something you wish you would’ve realized earlier in your life?

That everything you want lies on the other side of courage.

What are bad recommendations you hear in your profession or area of expertise?

That a coach should scale their business and that leaders should sacrifice themselves for their company.

Tell me about one of the darker periods you’ve experienced in life. How you came out of it and what you learned from it?

See above.

What is one thing that you do that you feel has been the biggest contributor to your success so far?

Learning how to create an identity that brings forth the reality I desire.

 What is your morning routine?

Please include the time you wake up. 8/8:30 breathwork, water, supplements,

What habit or behavior that you have pursued for a few years has most improved your life?

Weight lifting.

What are your strategies for being productive and using your time most efficiently?

Planning my day in advance and using block time.

What book(s) have influenced your life the most?

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles, and The Bible.

Why?

Because the first two helped me rewrite my money mindset and the second taught me about unconditional love.

Do you have any quotes you live by or think of often?

“Desire is expansion seeking to express itself.”