Joe Roberts | All Presentations
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Keynote Presentations:

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. 

Key Takeaways
  • How to build resiliency despite the world around you
  • Applying the A.I.R. Model for behavioural change
  • Why failure is predictable and normal
  • 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. On May 1st 2016 Joe and Team Push for Change hit the road traversing the entire Trans Canada Highway from St John’s, NL to Vancouver, BC. Joe will share the extraordinary experiences of walking 24km every day, rain, snow or shine. Meeting icons like Walter Gretzky and Michael “Pinball” Clemons, 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”.

Key Takeaways
  • 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.

Key Takeaways:
  • 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. 

Key Takeaways:
  • Why the little things matter so much
  • The importance of advocating for prevention

Platform Plus

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 Psychology of Excellence
  • Overcoming Roadblocks
  • Effort Based Thinking: Failure is feedback

Street Smart Selling | It’s not just a clever title

Learn what Joe learned living on the streets which he translated into sales mastery Participants will leave with tools that can be applied immediately to shorten sales cycles, eliminate wasted time, and make fewer calls while building customers for life.

  • Stop selling and start solving
  • Avoid the mistakes made by 80% of all salespeople
  • Learn how to identify opportunities from “Time Burglars”

Push for Change | Building Resiliency & Mental Toughness

Learn from someone who earned a Ph.D. in resiliency; from getting off the streets, building business success to walking across Canada!