Proud to be 100% myself. How My Values Define Me

EP008 with Alison O'Leary & Dan Gamble

Values fuel aligned decisions

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In this episode, our conversation touches on:

  • Dan’s upbringing in a working-class family in the North West of England where he had a tough time navigating school, and how this shaped who he is today.
  • How he made the big decisions to move abroad at the age of 26, and two years ago to start his own business after years of working for others.
  • The importance of values and how this really is essentially how Dan makes decisions today. He knows what is aligned with his values and what definitely isn’t.
  • How he feels like he adds the most value to his clients, family and friends when he is being 100% himself.
  • What the future now holds for Dan. He shares how he has made time and space for one of his passions – horses!

If you ever needed a confirmation that making bold moves by listening to your instincts and being true to your own steadfast values is priceless – then do listen to this episode.

Dan’s insights and views really shine a light on how important our values are to our sense of wellbeing and happiness, and our mindset.

A bit more about Dan Gamble

EP008 Guest Dan Gamble

Dan Gamble is a career PR professional with 20 years of experience in the global tech space. He has worked both the agency side and inhouse, as well as represented global tech brands and notable CEOs.

In 2011, Dan left London, and moved to Vancouver and, 10 years later, launched his own agency, DGPR. Since then, his team has expanded to Vancouver and Toronto, and has partnered with some of Canada’s most notable tech businesses and exciting entrepreneurs.

He was recently named on Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 list, and he is a regular Forbes contributor sharing his thoughts on PR & Communications, Entrepreneurship and LGBTQIA+ issues.

A true advocate for the PR profession, shortly after moving to Vancouver, he co-founded a community of 300+ PR & Comms professionals called YVRPR. Dan blends creativity with logic, and is an advocate for equality and diversity in all forms.

If you would like to know more about Dan or would like to connect with him, please do go to his  website at, connect with him on LinkedIn, or join him on Instagram.


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