Wounds to Make Us Better and How to Understand Dog People

Big A and Wally
Jan 24, 2023

Welcome to the View from the Top podcast! In this episode, we are joined by Ryan James Miller. Ryan was at the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas and today he shares his personal experience and the emotional impact it had on him, including the loss of a friend in the shooting and the difficulty of protecting his wife, Michelle. They discuss the chaos and confusion of the event, and the trauma, emotional fallout that bled into his everyday life and how that has shaped his faith, healing, and purpose in life.

3 Key Takeaways

  • The importance of being authentic and transparent in order to help others. 
  • Ryan’s own personal story of how he had to deal with his own wounds and past traumas in order to grow and become a better person. 
  • We have to admit the wound, how it impacted us, and understand how that shapes us into a better version of ourselves 


Ryan James Miller is a Performance Coach, Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, and Author who helps high performers and industry leaders to optimize their growth and potential through business strategy, mindset, and human behavior. With over 20 years of corporate leadership and sales experience, Ryan recognizes the importance of bringing strategy, tactics, and internal motivation together to drive industry-leading outcomes in organizations and individuals worldwide. Through his coaching and consulting work, Ryan has helped thousands of people shatter the ceilings they once knew.

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