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David Knoff is a former Antarctic Station and Voyage leader and led the team at Australia’s Davis Research station in 2020. The worst of the COVID-19 pandemic then left them isolated far longer than ever expected. David’s new book ‘537 Days of Winter‘ tells the story of what happened.

In this episode with David, I ask him:

  1. What were the physical and psychological changes that you went through during that time?
  2. In Antarctica, how do you manage the balance between looking after yourself as the leader and looking after the group’s needs?
  3. When things weren’t going well, how did you find the motivation to keep going? What did you do to motivate others?
  4. What was the biggest change you noticed when you got back after having missed 2020 and the worst of the pandemic?
  5. What was the biggest challenge when it came to writing about your experience?
  6. And so much more.

To watch this inspiring episode, click the video link below.

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About Paul Dunn:

Paul Dunn B1G1In 2007, a group of small-business owners had an idea. They asked, “What would happen if we all gave back just by doing the things we do every day?” It was a question that deeply inspired them. That idea soon became a reality.

Paul Dunn is the co-founder of B1G1: Business for Good, the history-making Global Giving Initiative that’s already enabled businesses to create over 300 Million giving impacts globally and contribute to a more positive world.

Paul is also a 4-time TEDx speaker and a Senior Fellow in one of the World’s Leading Think Tanks, consulting and mentoring leading-edge businesses around the world.

He was honored as a Social Innovation Fellow in his new home of Singapore; something he shares with film star and philanthropist Jet Li and former Walmart Chairman, Rob Walton. He also featured in Forbes Magazine alongside Sir Richard Branson in a global piece on ‘disrupters’ in business.

To learn more about the incredible work that Paul and B1G1 do, visit www.b1g1.com.


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