Run Toward the Roar

Run Toward
the Roar

Episode 8


What is with
the attitude?

September 7, 2023

What is with the attitude?

Welcome to Run Toward The Roar!

There are very few things we can control in our life that has a major and long-term impact on our future. In this episode of Run Toward The Roar, John talks about how attitude shapes everything in our life, being the lens through which we navigate and run toward the roar. He gives specific life experiences of people he has helped to make us understand and easily relate to the lessons.

What to expect in this episode:

01:00 – Our attitude shapes everything in our life.
02:00 – The study of the fourth and short and the power of bad.
07:13 – Attitude is the lens through which we view life.
08:51 – The key to navigating the river of life.
10:27 – Attitude is more important than facts.
12:10 – Getting stuck in the eddy effect.
13:42 – Our emotions and feelings are steering us.
17:16 – The bearing solution.
19:39 – A non-cognitive approach to attitude.
22:27 – Complacency will not take us where we want to go.
23:25 – The eddy effect in doing physical exercise.
24:22 – When we push ourselves to do that exercise.
17:42 – Attitude characterizes us.
29:15 – Temptation, desire, and comfort
32:25 – Doing something because it’s the right thing to do.
35:56 – Getting unstuck in an eddy doesn’t happen overnight.
37:55 – Finding the motivation that works for you.
39:44 – On choosing supporters with you on the boat.

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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