May 1, 2018
Society places a high value on truth.
In this episode, Gregory Paul tells his own story with honesty, vulnerability and raw reflection. As he tells us how keeping the truth led to a dishonest lifestyle and brought disheartening consequences to his life and to the people he loves.
After the loss of his business, his family, his home and his freedom Gregory Paul was left with nothing. He was left with literally two black duffel bags of clothes, his bike and living in an apartment alone, depressed and broke.
He had to start over from scratch.
He had to live the second half of his life, recreate himself, and be functional again. Through his years of searching, meditation, reading, journaling and praying, he resurrected himself and his career.
Follow his story through this podcast, take the life lessons as he journeyed from the peak to the bottom and back up again.
Watch him as he lives his life again, now in a direct, honest and upfront way. Far from the deceitful, and untruthful life he used to choose.
00:41 - Greg Paul’s personal and business background
02:17 - being the very first eBay car dealer during 1995 internet boom
05:27 - Financial Crisis of 2008--the fall of Greg’s car dealership business
09:09 - Greg’s darkest days-- robbing Peter to pay Paul, one debt after another
11:10 - his car dealership business shut down
13:18 - 40 counts of theft, being sentenced 6 years plus 20 years of probation
15:17 - how first night serving his sentence gave Gregory Paul a full sense of relief
16:13 - how reading, meditating and praying helped him
18:43 - starting a new life with 2 duffel bag
20:32 - being an open book to Julie -the girl he is dating
23:18 - how being truthful and honest benefits you and others