Tale of the Tape
Sean George is CIO at Strukturinvest. He’s work in the financial industry at Cantor Fitzgerald, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, and more. He has also competed in Muay Thai and is an adventure enthusiast.
On 9/11, Sean watched two planes hit the World Trade Center towers. Despite holding on to hope, he ultimately knew he lost dozens of friends and coworkers. He told himself he’d never live another day without gratitude, created a bucket list, and did everything he ever wanted in honor of those who no longer could.
7:58 – What motivates Sean to give back
10:19 – The day that shook the world, and Sean’s life
19:11 – The realization that life is a gift, and everything that came after that moment
24:28 – How bucket lists can get you out of negative spirals and help you face your fears
29:09 – The healing process of talking about internal pain
32:00 – Finding appreciation in simple things, if you haven’t been through hardship
34:16 – The man who mentored Sean
37:36 – The booked that shaped Sean’s life
39:08 – The importance of spirituality and the ability to forgive
40:29 – Sean’s words to live by
42:09 – Advice for his 16-year-old self