Run Toward the Roar

Run Toward
the Roar

Episode 4


Define Success In A Way That Matters To You-In the long run

August 10, 2023

Define Success In A Way That Matters To You-In the long run

Welcome to Run Toward The Roar!

In this episode of Run Toward The Roar, John guides us in reframing the definition of success that not based on other people’s achievements and accomplishments. With this new perspective, he gives a valuable lesson from making sure we set our values in concrete, command our determination, and understanding the power of our hearts and minds in changing our lives.

What to expect in this episode:

01:13 – No greater failure in life.
02:28 – Just when we think we got it all figured out.
03:41 – Run Toward the Roar Ethos.
05:12 – Reframing the definition of success.
07:19 – Conviction, faithfulness, and loyalty.
10:46 – Anchoring our Values in solid foundation.
12:13 – Our values as a compass.
13:45 – Being faithful to your decision.
14:50 – Lessons from the story of Dr. Will Mayo
17:06 – The nature of work for you.
19:06 – Sacrificing for your passion.
20:21 – Your own definition of success.
21:15 – Thinking about our thinking.
22:07 – Select Quotes from Great Thinkers.
23:42 – We can alter our lives by our mind and hearts.
24:47 – Lessons from when taking an exam.
28:09 – V.E.R.I. Approach
31:56 – An email from a follower
32:53 – Determine your value, be authentic with yourself.

About John Robertson

John Robertson is one of the leading Coaches, Consultants, and Speakers that Leaders in the workplace look to “when things start to feel like they’re falling apart” due to issues with their staff, support systems, and company “ethos” (character and habit driven behaviors that either make or break an organization during times of crisis). Find out more about his THRIVE-based Books, Training, and Resources here.

Driven by a “recognition of others’ strengths” and a deep-seated faith in their ability to find their way through even the most challenging of times— John creates an intensely inspiring environment for recovery, optimization, and triumph.

With over 30 years of experience leading large groups through his involvement in the church alongside shepherding public-service organizations (such as Townships, Firefighters, Police, and First Responders) through their own points of crisis and transition, John is counted on time and time again as “the steady voice of reason during even the most challenging of storms”.

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About the book

If you would like to follow along in an easy format please go to Amazon and purchase a copy of the book Run Toward The Roar: Transforming Crisis and Change into the Opportunity to Thrive, as that is the theme that we will be building on.

If you’re willing to please send me an e-mail, I would like to send you chapter one of the discovery guide so that I can encourage you in the thinking of this journey.

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