From Skidrow to CEO: How to build resiliency one step at a time
Every one of us is confronted by adversity, challenge, and change. We face it with our families, work, health, and finances. In this keynote, Joe teaches how to build the resiliency needed to overcome life’s challenges and embrace change. This presentation is inspiring, energetic, humorous, honest, raw and unforgettable. Using a research-based behavioural change model, participants will evaluate their current state of resiliency and learn how to crush unproductive habits while developing a high-performance mindset.
• How to build resiliency despite the world around you
• Applying the A.I.R. Model for behavioural change
• Seeing possibility – how to reframe a limiting mindset
A Push for Change – How to lead, inspire and engage on purpose
Joe Roberts is a social change champion. When he was on the street, Joe made a promise to “pay it forward” and in 2017 he finished a 9064km charity walk across Canada. In this keynote, Joe takes you on an epic adventure from the planning stages, the aggressive pre,-trek training schedule, and the campaign logistics up to the launch day. Joe will share the extraordinary experiences of walking 24km every day, rain, snow or shine. Meeting icons and inspiring over 100,000 students during 457 community events ending with a private meeting with the Prime Minster of Canada. Joe’s presentation based on his successful initiative teaches resiliency and inspires difference makers to lead with their “why”.
• Resiliency Tools needed for the long game
• How to inspire Employee and Community Engagement
• How to harness purpose-driven leadership
Mental Health & Addiction – Seeing Possibility not Probability
Mental Health and Addiction impacts every one of us. In this keynote, Joe shares his story of redemption from a life long struggle with addiction and mental illness. In 1989 Joe was a homeless drug addict on the streets of Vancouver. With the help of family and community champions, Joe’s life transformed. As you walk with Joe through the tough streets of East Vancouver in the 1980’s, you will experience the depths and degradation of a former homeless drug addict, to the triumph of a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Everyone leaves with tools they can use immediately to build resiliency and create their own inspired results.
• How to Support the Person – Challenge the Behaviour
• Empathy Centred Leadership Tools
• How to Conduct “Tough Stuff” Conversations
Staying Alive – Street Smart Safety – It’s all about the little things
Understanding WHY human beings make mistakes and unsafe decisions is one step closer to building safer work environments and communities. Walk with Joe as he takes you back to his first poor choice and how that leads to a journey filled with degradation and despair. Dangerous step after poor choice landed him on the streets of East Vancouver in the 1980’s homeless and broken. Choosing in 1991 to walk a different way, Joe shares how right decisions and safe, healthy actions lead to success and leadership.
• Why the little things matter so much
• The importance of advocating for prevention
The A.I.R. Model | The Science behind High Performance
Success is in the A.I.R. we breathe. Learn the formula used by elite coaches, pro level athletes, and successful business leaders. Lucky enough to have been coached and mentored by Dr. Sean Richardson, an elite sports psychologist, Joe was able to walk 9064km across Canada using a powerful human behaviour model designed by Sean.
The Governor General of Canada | Meritorious Service Medal
Senate of Canada | Canada 150 Medal