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Lead Impact: Conquering Your Bucket List with Robin Esrock

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PostedApril 22, 2021

Episode Summary

The Lead Impact segment features exclusive interviews with leaders who are impacting change large and small, providing insight into great minds with even greater ideas put into motion.

Host Ron Haik speaks with Robin Esrock, a successful global adventurer, travel writer, bestselling author and international TV personality who has been featured on OLN, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes to name a few.

They discuss Robin’s journey and how an accident and an open mind started his worldwind career, the power of stepping out of your comfort zone, what he found from asking over 1700 people the same three questions throughout his travels and some exciting moments he’s had along the way.

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Guest Bio

Robin Esrock

Struck down on his bike at a Vancouver intersection, Robin hobbled away with a broken kneecap, and one year later, a modest $20,000 insurance settlement. It was just enough for him to pack up his things, quit his job, and set off on a one-year solo round-the-world backpacking trip.

Committed to record his year of living dangerously, he uploaded weekly reports, photography, videos, reviews, and interviews with every person he met. In doing so, he pioneered a new era of multi-platform, switched-on and wired-in travel journalism, leading to adventures beyond his wildest dreams.

Robin’s stories have been published in over a dozen major publications worldwide and he has been featured as a travel expert in numerous media including National Geographic Traveler, The Guardian, Readers Digest, 60 Minutes, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Travel, MSNBC, Travel+Leisure, Huffington Post and ABC.

Additionally, he has written, produced and starred in numerous TV shows including the award-winning adventure-culinary show Get Stuffed on OLN and National Geographic. Having visited over 100 countries on 7 continents, Robin continues to write, blog, share, and film his ongoing adventures. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and two children.
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About The Host - Ron Haik

Ron Haik is a Senior Financial Planner and the Ontario Regional Manager in the Nicola Wealth’s Toronto office, with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has gained a breadth of experience working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions advising clients in a variety of roles, such as Financial Planner and Investment Advisor, in the areas of domestic and offshore planning for the high net worth segment.

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