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Here is Rory Vaden's presentation on the psychology of overcoming procrastination and how to do things you don't want to do. It's called "Take the Stairs".

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  • Disease of the shortcut. First car mini-van with wood panelling down the sides.
  • Sometimes we sacrifice our greatest dreams for the slightest inklings of convenience.
  • Youngest black belt in CO – get beaten up by a girl
  • Youngest black belt in CO – get beaten up by a girlLearned bout discipline at a young ageMastered it selling books door to door – overview the schedule of selling booksToday I start a company called SWC…
  • Hand raise - how many of you agree with the pain paradox? How many of you don’t? How many of you never raise your hand in public no matter what?
  • CPR - Make them Hurt: Making a stand for someoneYou visualize them better them not for who they are but for who they can becomeYou force them to realize their weaknessesYou require them to come up with their own planYou hold them accountable to doing what they said they’d doYou stand for them when they feel weekYou celebrate their success with them
  • There is more emotional energy tied up in making the decision than in even taking the action.
  • COW STORYNEW Years Resolutions – compared to what?
  • Self-criticism is the leading cause of procrastination. Be easy on yourself. Overanalyzation creates Constipation. COW car accident
  • Marriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The hand in the urinal story – be willing to pay the priceBuy-In Principle – The more you have invested into something the less likely you are to let it fail. Example of a physical fitness trainerMarriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The hand in the urinal story – be willing to pay the priceBuy-In Principle – The more you have invested into something the less likely you are to let it fail. Example of a physical fitness trainerMarriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The hand in the urinal story – be willing to pay the priceBuy-In Principle – The more you have invested into something the less likely you are to let it fail. Example of a physical fitness trainerMarriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The hand in the urinal story – be willing to pay the priceBuy-In Principle – The more you have invested into something the less likely you are to let it fail. Example of a physical fitness trainerMarriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The hand in the urinal story – be willing to pay the priceBuy-In Principle – The more you have invested into something the less likely you are to let it fail. Example of a physical fitness trainerMarriage is never owned…..-Rent is higher for some of you than others
  • The take the stairs keynote 1 hour small

    1. 1. Take the Stairs<br />Rory Vaden, MBA<br />Co-Founder of<br />Southwestern Consulting™<br /><ul><li> Self-Discipline Strategist featured on Oprah radio, in SUCCESS Magazine, in Businessweekon Zig Ziglar 2.0 and for Dave Ramsey</li></li></ul><li>
    2. 2. Take the Stairs<br /> How much does <br />Procrastination cost?<br />Average employee wastes <br />2.09 hours <br /> EACH DAY!!!!!<br />
    3. 3. Take the Stairs<br />The Purchase Price of Procrastination<br />Average employee in US makes $39,795 or $19.13 per hour.<br />Costs Employers $10,396 per year<br />Per Employee!!!<br />
    4. 4.
    5. 5. 3 Types of Procrastination<br />
    6. 6. Take the Stairs<br />Discipline<br />Start doing things you don’t want to do.<br />Create a “Take the Stairs” mentality<br />
    7. 7. Take the Stairs<br />The Paradox Principle <br />of Sacrifice<br />A Buffalo Mentality<br />
    8. 8. The Pain Paradox<br />
    9. 9. The Pain Paradox<br />
    10. 10. Take the Stairs<br />The Paradox Principle <br />of Sacrifice<br />EASYshort term choices lead to<br />DIFFICULT long term consequences<br />DIFFICULT short term choices lead to <br />EASY long term consequences<br />
    11. 11. Take the Stairs<br />The Purchase Price of Procrastination<br />If a company invested that$10,396 at 12%<br /> For 30 years...<br /> For 40 years…<br />$311,463<br />$967,358<br />
    12. 12. The Trajectory Test<br />We ALWAYS pay a price<br />
    13. 13. The Trajectory Test<br />Leverage LONG TERM vision to <br />endure SHORT TERM sacrifices<br />
    14. 14. Take the Stairs<br />The Buy-In Principle<br />of Commitment<br />The MORE we have invested into something <br />the LESS likely we are to let it fail<br />
    15. 15. Decisional<br />Threshold<br />The Commitment Continuum<br />Pivot Point<br />Your Question Is: <br />"How will I?"<br />Your Question Is:<br />"Should I?"<br />
    16. 16. Take the Stairs<br /> Increase your commitment by <br />creating UNACCEPTABLE <br />CONSEQUENCES of failing<br />
    17. 17. Take the Stairs<br />The Pendulum Principle<br />of Action<br />
    18. 18. Intention<br />Time<br />Law of Diminishing Intent<br />
    19. 19. Take the Stairs<br /> Cultivate the habit of action by demanding PROGRESS rather than PERFECTION<br />
    20. 20. Take the Stairs<br />The Rent Axiom<br />Success is never OWNED,<br />it is only RENTED; and the rent is<br />due EVERYDAY.<br />- Rory Vaden<br />
    21. 21. Take the Stairs<br />The Rent Axiom<br /> What was once a SACRIFICE later won’t even be a TEMPTATION.<br />
    22. 22. WORLD TOUR www.takethestairstour.com<br />UAE<br />
    23. 23. Take the Stairs World Tour<br />Join the tour – Bring a business card – get a free bookmark<br />
    24. 24. Take the Stairs World Tour<br />Join the tour – Bring a business card – get a free bookmark<br />Support the charities<br />
    25. 25. Take the Stairs World Tour<br />Join the tour – Bring a business card – get a free bookmark<br />Support the charities<br />Help spread the word<br />www.takethestairstour.com<br />www.roryontwitter.com<br />www.roryonfacebook.com<br />
    26. 26. Take the Stairs<br />The Law of the Pendulum<br />It does not matter what you SAY. All that matters is how you ACT.<br />
    27. 27. Take the Stairs<br />What someone really believes in…<br />

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