Are you unshakable in even the most uncertain circumstance? 

The truth is, we just don’t know what’s around the corner or what life will throw us. There’s always something that can significantly disrupt us and disrupt our equilibrium. The only thing that is certain is uncertainty.

In this episode, we are joined by Mike House, a survival instructor, highly experienced facilitator and author of the book (Un)shakeable. Mike shares his tips and insights on how leaders can manage uncertainty and disruption whilst leading themselves and the people around them. 

Resilient leadership is essential in troubled times and is the key to surviving uncertainty.

Time Stamps:

  • Mike’s background as a survival instructor (1:00)
  • A trend for growing disruption (5:00)
  • Psychological safety (9:18)
  • How leaders can walk the talk (11:20)
  • Assumptions and expectations (14:45)
  • The notion of paradox (17:32)

Resources Mentioned


  • “The biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

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About Mike House

Mike House is a survival instructor, highly experienced facilitator and author of the book (Un)shakeable. 

Mike has survived several life-threatening survival situations in the ocean, in tropical jungles, in raging white-water and extended sea kayak journeys.

By observing and leading people in complex situations, Mike has developed keen insight for how humans either panic and suffer, or adapt and thrive. He sees the same behaviours in ordinary workplaces and shows people how to view their work, daily tasks, relationships and opportunities through new eyes.