In episode 3010 of The Strong Life Project podcast, titled “If You Play a Character, They’ll Only Like the Character,” Shaun O’Gorman delves into the importance of authenticity in personal and professional relationships. Shaun emphasizes that presenting a facade or playing a character to please others can lead to superficial connections. He explains that true acceptance and genuine relationships can only be built when individuals embrace their true selves, flaws and all. Shaun shares personal anecdotes and practical advice on how to shed the layers of pretence and live a life that is true to one’s core values. He highlights the pitfalls of living to meet others’ expectations and the freedom that comes with embracing one’s authentic identity. This episode is a call to action for listeners to reflect on their own lives and make the necessary changes to live more authentically.