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The Unlock Moment

a long-form interview podcast about discovering remarkable life and career clarity, with Dr Gary Crotaz, PhD

“…a whole different layer of depth I rarely encounter…”  Listener review

I’m Dr Gary Crotaz, executive coach, author of ‘The IDEA Mindset’, and expert in personal and professional change and growth.  I’ve done my fair share of career changes, from doctor to executive to professional ballroom dancer.

The Unlock Moment is that flash of remarkable clarity when you suddenly know the right path ahead. In this podcast, I’ll be meeting and learning about people who have accomplished great things or brought about significant change in their life.  We’ll be finding out what inspired them, how they got through the hard times and what they learned along the way that they can share with you.

If English is not your first language then you can now find ‘The Unlock Moment’ on YouTube, select Closed Captions (CC) and in Settings select Auto-translate and the language of your choice from over 100 options.

Three types of episode to discover

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The Unlock Moment

The classic episode in which I’m meeting and learning about people who have accomplished great things or brought about significant change in their life. We’ll be finding out what inspired them, how they got through the hard times and what they learned along the way that they can share with you.

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The Unlock Micro-Moment

Pushed for time? In The Unlock Micro-Moment episodes I feature a short bite-sized extract from a long-form interview so you get just the content you need, no wasted words. Only got a few minutes? This is the episode for you.

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The Master Locksmith

Feeling stuck? In The Master Locksmith episodes I bring you world-leading experts in psychology, motivation, coaching and personal growth to help you discover the keys to your own Unlock Moment.

Featured Episodes

World Ballroom Showdance Champion, Strictly Come Dancing Champion and musical theatre star Joanne Clifton describes in compelling and sometimes shocking detail the journey she took to becoming world champion. It brings new context to her extraordinary reserves of strength and fortitude and contains a powerful message about courage, resilience and self-worth.

TV personality, star of Strictly Come Dancing, actor, author and astrologer Russell Grant, talks about how Strictly Come Dancing helped him recover from a dark time in his life and to rewrite the public’s perception of him.

Diversity, inclusion and anti-racism thought leader, speaker and hit podcaster Tayo Rockson talks about how a near-death experience turned fear of failure to fear of not achieving his potential, a mindset shift that changed his life

Celebrated British-Ghanaian actor, model and entrepreneur Adwoa Akoto talks about finding purpose, authenticity and impact through her creativity, performance and business acumen.

Chief Executive, Principal and Artistic Director of the world-renowed Rambert School, Amanda Britton, talks about what managing extraordinary disruption through the pandemic taught her about leadership, culture and values.

Author, speaker, hit podcaster and the inventor of FOMO Patrick J. McGinnis talks about how a trip to India brought him remarkable perspective and helped him discover a path where he could make a difference to millions.

Which episode is for me?