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AGL 080 : Unbreakable with Thom Shea

Thom Shea

About Thom:

(Ret.) Navy SEAL Thom Shea is the founder and CEO of Adamantine Alliance, a Leadership training organization. Thom works directly with executives and high performance individuals who want to master the Five Pyramids of Human Performance® to achieve the next level results.

Thom is a renowned Keynote speaker, presenting dynamic topics of Leading in Chaos, Forging Leaders, and the Culture of Leading People.

Thom interviews high performance leaders on The Unbreakable Podcast.

He is the author of the best selling book “UNBREAKABLE: A Navy SEAL’s Way of Life.” Little and Brown publishing.

Before creating Adamantine Alliance, Thom served 23 years with distinguished Valor as a Navy SEAL. During his military career he served in three wars, ultimately leading a team of Navy SEALs into Afghanistan in 2009 where he earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star with Valor, Army Commendation with Valor and his second Combat Action medal. He was hand-selected to serve as Officer In Charge of the famed SEAL Sniper course from 2010 – 2012. During his two year tenure, he transformed the sniper curriculum while successfully increasing both graduation numbers and shooting performance test scores.

In his downtime, Thom runs Ultra marathons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ball State University and a Master Training Specialist certification from the Naval Special Warfare Center. He now resides in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife and three children.


Today We Talked About:

  • BUDS Training
  • Being A Seal
  • 5 Pyramids of Success
    • Physical
    • Wealth
    • Spiritual
    • Relationships
    • Intellectual
  • Adventure Racing
    • Practice Leadership
    • Team Dynamics
  • Accountability
  • Modeling Behavior
  • Strong Women are necessary for Men to Succeed
  • 13 Life Lessons in Unbreakable
  • Internal Dialog
  • Hope is the absence of action
  • Belief is the absence of knowledge
  • Three Keys to Leading
    • Hunger
    • Skill
    • Humble
  • Being Comfortable being Uncomfortable
  • Don’t compromise yourself
  • Disruption

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