Run Toward the Roar

Run Toward
the Roar

Episode 6


The Road to Success is Dotted with Many Tempting Parking Places

August 24, 2023

The Road to Success is Dotted with Many Tempting Parking Places

Welcome to Run Toward The Roar!

The most memorable trips are those that did not go according to plan. This holds true for life, and we are not so stressed about it if we made a plan beforehand. In this episode of Run Towards the Roar, John takes us on a journey to self-examination regarding the importance and benefit of having a plan, understanding passion, learning life lessons, defining our abilities, and harnessing our nature.

What to expect in this episode:

01:28 – What’s the point of having a plan?
03:34 – The benefits of having a plan.
05:24 – How would you teach someone who knows you?
08:33 – The context of planning an 8-hour trip
10:49 – How do we expect to grow and thrive without a plan?
11:40 – Plowing a straight row.
14:27 – The VERI approach
17:54 – Passion, Life lessons, Abilities, Nature
18:31 – Passion is the fuel for anything you will do.
21:34 – Things that have defined and refined you.
25:19 – Passion, Nature, and Values
31:06 – Living your plan even if things don’t go accordingly.

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”.

Connect with John Robertson



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.

listen & subscribe

Free podcast resources

To run toward the roar we all need encouragement and equipping.  We have built a library of free resources for our podcasts and companion materials for the Run Toward the Road book that will help you Thrive, and discover what it means to be truly alive.

Existing member? Click here to login.