Everyone Deserves a Second Chance But Does Society Pick and Choose Who They Will Forgive?
Paul Gibbons is a former investment banker, consultant, and CEO. Today, his writing, speaking, and scholarship focuses on how science and philosophy can provide practical solutions to the problems we face in the 21st century.
In this episode, Paul and Gregory Paul interview each other. As they dive deep and the topic of truth, their past stories, Greg being a former felon and Paul as a former alcoholic-drug user. Hear their no holds bar story as they share each other’s truths.
“The emotional and social support from people that have been down and gone the same path as you is priceless.”
01:02 – All about Paul Gibbons, his early years and professional career, his battle with alcohol and controlled substances, and the ‘unemployable stage’ of his life.
07:29 – Paul Gibbons’ thoughts about white collar crimes, redemption and second chances for incarcerated people
09:00 – Importance of a community as a support system
11:15 – Greg shares the situation of inmates inside the facilities, the lack of structure that hinders them, unless programs for them in case they transition back to the normal life
14:01 – Why Greg think that the prison system is designed to help people to keep coming back
14:46 – all about Tethered by Letters | Literary publisher and resource for writers
15:32 – The power and impact of a self-help community according to Paul Gibbons, his recovery journey from alcoholism and drugs through the help of Alcohol Anonymous
17:35 – Greg’s upcoming program with Catherine Hoke with helping inmates improve their lives
18:25 – Real life realism from 10-million entrepreneur builders like Gregory Paul and Paul Gibbons
19:40 – Why Paul Gibbons resonates so much with people who have been in the prison
26:02 – Paul Gibbons talks about depression
31:44 – Importance of transparency
39:10 – Connect with Paul Gibbons
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