INSIGHT OF THE WEEK
“Even though a lot of people think I’m super disciplined, I never feel like I’m there yet. I have moments when I tell myself I’m alright, but then I look in the mirror and I think ‘you’re still that two hundred pound, five foot six guy and you have to work on it.’“
-Phil Shaer, Chief Legal officer of Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth Corp. and the Pursuit of Satisfaction
Phil Shaer, Chief Legal Officer of Canopy Growth Corporation (the first federally regulated, publicly traded cannabis producer in North America), shares the global trends in the cannabis industry and how he went from working for free to becoming a Chief Legal Officer. Phil and host, Kim Ades, discuss the contrast between his overwhelming success and his chronic feelings of dissatisfaction.
In this episode of Resilience Radio, we explore:
- The trends and growth areas of the cannabis industry.
- Why Phil started out working for free at Canopy.
- How he manages an inbox with hundreds of new emails each hour.
- How sometimes history can motivate us while still plaguing us.
- How to deal with chronic dissatisfaction.
As Chief Legal Officer of Canopy Growth Corporation, Phil is responsible for their reporting obligations as a publicly traded company as well as all other legal needs. He also leads their human resources department and spearheads business development.
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