Introducing 3 Things with Ric Elias

Ten years ago I was given a gift. I was on board Flight 1549, which crash-landed into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009. On that day, as my plane was crashing, I saw into the future. I saw the things I regretted in my life, what I was sad to lose, and what I wished I could change. I was given the gift of a miracle – of surviving, and of coming back to live differently.

“3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed,” TED 2011

As a lifelong learner, I believe there is something to learn from every experience and every conversation. On the 3 Things podcast, I am sharing access to private conversations with some remarkable friends – and just as I did at TED many years ago, I will summarize 3 simple things we can all learn from each.

On Season 1, I was lucky to speak with an astronaut, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, a former monk, Hall-of-Fame athletes, and many more.

Interested? Start at Episode 1 with Twitter-famous astronaut Chris Hadfield or view the full list of episodes here.

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About the Author:

Ric Elias | Co-Founder & CEO

Ric Elias is CEO and co-founder of Red Ventures. In 2009, he survived the "Miracle on the Hudson,” which led to his viral TED Talk, "3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed." In 2011, Ric was named Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year, and in 2016 he was inducted into the Carolinas Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Ric has founded several social impact initiatives including RoadtoHire, Golden Door Scholars, LifeSports, and Forward787. A native of Puerto Rico, Ric attended Boston College and Harvard Business School.

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