On February 18, 2022, Blair and Alana’s father, Leonard Kaplan, passed away. The Global Resilience Project was created because of his relationship with Blair. Over the years, Blair has mastered how to strengthen her resilience muscle and this episode will share those secrets.


This episode is dedicated to our dad. May his memory be a blessing.

You can read stories of resilience and share your story at: www.iamresilient.info

Trigger Warning: The Resilience Project provides an open space for people to share their personal experiences. Some content in this podcast may include topics that you may find difficult. The listener’s discretion is advised. 

About the Host:

Blair Kaplan Venables is an expert in social media marketing and the president of Blair Kaplan Communications, a British Columbia-based PR agency. She brings fifteen years of experience to her clients which include global wellness, entertainment and lifestyle brands. As a pioneer in the industry, she has helped her customers grow their followers into the tens of thousands in just one month, win integrative marketing awards, launch their businesses and more. Yahoo! listed Blair as a top ten social media expert to watch in 2021. She has spoken on national stages and her expertise has been featured in media outlets including Forbes, CBC Radio, Entrepreneur and Thrive Global. Blair is also the #1 bestselling author of Pulsing Through My Veins: Raw and Real Stories from an Entrepreneur and co-host of the Dissecting Success podcast. When she’s not working on the board for her local chamber of commerce, you can find Blair growing the “The Resilience Project,” an online community where users share their stories of overcoming life’s most difficult moments.

Learn more about Blair: https://www.blairkaplan.ca/

Submit your story: https://www.iamresilient.info  

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trigger warning, the Resilience Project provides an open space for people to share their personal experiences. Some content in this podcast may include topics that you may find difficult, the listeners discretion is advised.

Blair Kaplan Venables:

Hello friends, welcome to radical resilience, a weekly show where I lead Kaplan Venables have inspirational conversations with people who have survived life's most challenging times. We all have the ability to be resilient and bounce forward from a difficult experience. And these conversations prove just that, get ready to dive into these life changing moments while strengthening your resilience muscle and getting raw and real. Welcome back to another episode of radical resilience. It's me Blair Kaplan, Venables. This week, we want to dedicate our episode to our dad, Leonard Kaplan, on February 18. At 6:48pm Winnipeg time, he peacefully passed away being surrounded by the people he loves. After a three year battle with COPD and lung cancer. He really showed us what true resilience is. And I've been with him the last few weeks getting to spend his last few days, hours minutes with him. And it's been a very beautiful experience. And so today's episode is actually been pre recorded. It is my signature talk about how to strengthen your resilience muscle. And if I think of the word resilient besides thinking of my mom, and obviously myself, because I have had to be very resilient. My father really showed me what resilience is. So this episode is dedicated to him. Dad, we love you.

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