Ep 022: Josh Connolly

Creating freedom from within and generating opportunities at the expense of our ‘self’ with Josh Connolly

Creator of Freedom From Within and ambassador for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACOA), Josh Connolly, joins us as we discuss resilience, self-awareness, and reworking our attitude to failure.

In this episode we discuss:

00:36                   About Josh Connolly

02:05                   What people don’t know about Josh Connolly

02:48                   How Josh created Freedom From Within

03:03                   When did it become an idea for you to create Freedom from Within?

04:53                   In terms of your business, who tend to be your client?

06:04                   Where is your next step for your business?

08:12                   What is the first step for people that might not fully understand what they can do as the next step to expressing themselves?

10:58                   Josh’s biggest failure and his attitude to failure

14:38                   Accepting our failings

17:15                   The benefit of authenticity in business

18:56                   What would you say is your best habit that you have now adopted in the business context?

Quick Juice Questions

24:02    Do you invest? And if so, what do you invest in?

24:16    What most inspires you? And when and where are you most inspired?

24:33    Which book has most inspired you and changed your thinking the most?

25:10    What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received and/or given?

“There’s no failings but learning curves.”

25:45    If there’s one last bit of Executive Juice you can share for people who want to get to the top of their game, what would it be?

“Spending time with yourself.”

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Books Mentioned:


  • Resilience is key
  • There’s nothing that’s unachievable for us, if we put our heart to it.
  • My main failings have been my greatest gift.
  • Opportunities often come at the expense of our own self.
  • Create a space where you are free to express yourself.
  • Our flaws won’t make us weak if we own them.
  • When you change yourself, you find the things around you changing automatically.
  • There are no failings but learning curves.