Manage episode 341743923 series 3140622
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill
You've heard of 007. Well, today we get to sit down with a real life ‘00’...
Ollie Ollerton is a UK Special Forces operative, 4x bestselling author, and star of hit television series’ SAS: Who Dares Wins and SAS Australia.
His military career began at the age of 18 when he joined the Royal Marine Commandos and toured operationally in Northern Ireland and Iraq. After five years as a Commando, Ollie was recommended for SAS Special Forces Selection.
Ollie then spent six years in the Special Boat Service (SBS) where he undertook high profile missions in counter narcotics, counter terrorism, homeland security, and humanitarian work.
After leaving the Special Forces, Ollie held roles as a private security contractor in Iraq, project manager for major infrastructure projects in the Middle East (where he also trained a 2,000-strong Iraqi guard force), and as a bodyguard instructor for private projects and government officials. In addition, Ollie infiltrated child sex trafficking rings in southeast Asia.
Today, he is the founder of BreakPoint, where he provides leadership and development courses to the corporate and public sector that leverages the special forces mindset.
In this episode:
» How Ollie Ollerton made it through the most grueling special forces selection in the world – twice.
» The most impactful moments from his special forces career.
» His best tips and exercises to apply in civilian life; and
» How you can turn your breaking point into your biggest strength.
Let’s WIN THE DAY with Ollie Ollerton!
Video version of this episode:
Subscribe to Win the Day on YouTube:
Join the Win the Day group:
⚡ Ollie Ollerton website: https://ollieollerton.com
📷 Ollie Ollerton Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ollie.ollerton
🌎 BreakPoint website: https://break-point.co.uk
📚 ‘Break Point’ by Ollie Ollerton: https://amzn.to/3v4Q3GT
💚 Give the Win the Day podcast a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3b29Q2U
🙏 Give the Win the Day podcast a 5-star rating on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3cKIDT6
💕 Win the Day Facebook group: https://bit.ly/WinTheDayFB
Connect with James:
Want to support the show?
1. Hit 'Follow'.
2. Leave a 5-star rating.
3. Share this episode with a friend.
This will help the podcast get discovered by more people so they can Win the Day, too.
Thank you for your support! It truly means a lot 💕
Onward and upward always...