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Rory Vaden's Take the Stairs Full Keynote

  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>
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  3. 3. Take the Stairs<br /> How much does <br />Procrastination cost?<br />Average employee wastes <br />2.09 hours <br /> EACH DAY!!!!!<br />
  4. 4. 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 />
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  6. 6. 3 Types of Procrastination<br />
  7. 7. Take the Stairs<br />Discipline<br />Start doing things you don’t want to do.<br />Create a “Take the Stairs” mentality<br />
  8. 8. Take the Stairs<br />The Paradox Principle <br />of Sacrifice<br />A Buffalo Mentality<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 Purchase Price of Procrastination<br />If your target income is <br />$79,590 per year or $39.26 per hour<br />Procrastination <br />Costs you $20,792<br />Per YEAR!<br />
  13. 13. Take the Stairs<br />We ALWAYS pay a price<br />
  14. 14. The Trajectory Test<br />Leverage LONG TERM vision to <br />endure SHORT TERM sacrifices<br />
  15. 15. A Take the Stairs Leader<br />Knows that leadership by INSPIRATION always works better than management by CONTROL<br />
  16. 16. ACTION ITEM: List out 5 things that you’ll start doing that you know you should be doing that you haven’t been doing.<br />
  17. 17. 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 />
  18. 18. 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 />
  19. 19. COAST<br />SILK<br />
  20. 20. Take the Stairs<br /> Increase your commitment by <br />creating the question HOW instead of relenting to the question SHOULD<br />
  21. 21. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Gains commitment by COLLABORATING rather than AUTHORITATING<br />
  22. 22. Take the Stairs<br />The Magnification Principle<br />FOCUS is power<br />
  23. 23. Take the Stairs<br />
  24. 24. Take the Stairs<br />At any moment we’re choosing to either focus on the things we’re THANKFUL for or fretting over the things we’ve not yet been GIVEN.<br />
  25. 25. 3 Types of Focus<br />
  26. 26. The Self-Talk Cycle<br />
  27. 27. 3 Types of Focus<br />
  28. 28. Take the Stairs<br />Permanent changes in our ACTIONS have to be reinforced by permanent changes in our THINKING.<br />
  29. 29. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Gains commitment by praising PUBLICLY, PERSISTENTLY, and PASSIONATELY<br />
  30. 30. ACTION ITEM: Write out 10 affirmations<br />
  31. 31. Milwaukee Brewers Stadium<br />Milwaukee Brewers Stadium<br />
  32. 32. Chicago, IL<br />Chicago, IL<br />
  33. 33. New York City, NY<br />New York City, NY <br />
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  35. 35. Take the Stairs BookThe Truth about Overnight Success<br />Get better results by:<br />Simplifying self-discipline<br />Overcoming procrastination<br />Learning how to do things when you don’t feel like doing them! <br />
  36. 36. 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 />
  37. 37. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Focuses on the SOLUTION not on the PROBLEM<br />You create the momentum of your team<br />
  38. 38. Take the Stairs<br />Rory Vaden, MBA<br />Co-Founder of<br />Southwestern Consulting™<br />Let’s Connect!<br />www.takethestairstour.com<br />www.roryonfacebook.com<br />www.roryontwitter.com<br />www.roryonyoutube.com<br />
  39. 39. Take the Stairs<br />The Creation Principle<br />of Integrity<br />The CREDIBILITY bank account<br />
  40. 40. Take the Stairs<br />The Creation Principle<br />of Integrity<br />You THINK it, you SPEAK it, you ACT, it HAPPENS<br />
  41. 41. Take the Stairs<br />We rarely pay ATTENTION to things<br />we don’t have INTENTION about.<br />Like my wife…<br />
  42. 42. Take the Stairs<br /> The amount of our ENDURANCE is directly proportionate to the CLARITY of our vision.<br />
  43. 43. ACTION ITEM: Write out in specific detail what your perfect life looks like.<br />
  44. 44. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Focuses on PROMOTING what’s RIGHT with the VISION rather than SCRUTINIZING what’s WRONG with the PRESENT<br />
  45. 45. Take the Stairs<br />The Harvest Principle <br />of Schedule<br />Sometimes if is OVERWHELMING!<br />
  46. 46. Take the Stairs<br />The Harvest Principle <br />of Schedule<br />Focused EFFORT is AMPLIFIED <br />by APPROPRIATE timing!<br />
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  48. 48. Take the Stairs<br />When I started TPE, I averaged selling one home every two weeks. Within a few months of joining the program, my production doubled to selling an average of over one home every week! Huge! Because of you I’ve focused on my top income producing activities more consistently, paid off over $40,000 in debt, and I’ve more than doubled my business, almost immediately. the biggest key was you helped me define and do my critical success factors more frequently and to make them a top priority in my daily schedule. Hiring a coach was the best business decision I’ve ever made!<br />Mike Zeller – Village Real EstateNashville, TN<br />
  49. 49. Take the Stairs<br />Do not allow yourself the INDULGENCE of saying “I’m too BUSY!”<br />
  50. 50. The Myth of Balance <br />It’s not EQUAL time spread <br />across EQUAL activities.<br />It is APPROPRIATE time spread <br />across CRITICAL priorities.<br />
  51. 51. The Fundamental 5 <br />Faith: At least 1 hour per week<br />Fitness: 30 min/day 3x per week<br />Faculty: 1 uninterrupted work night/ week<br />Family: 1 uninterrupted date night/ week<br />Finances: Know your exact financial account balances every week.<br />Total Time: Less than 10 hours per week<br />
  52. 52. Take the Stairs<br />If you don’t know what your PERFECT WEEK looks like then you WILL NEVER HAVE ONE.<br />
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  54. 54. Take the Stairs<br />Put your self-esteem in your WORK HABITS and not into your PRODUCTION.<br />“Fall in LOVE with the DAILY GRIND!”<br />
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  56. 56. Take the Stairs<br />Work DOUBLE-TIME part time<br />For FULL-TIME free time!<br />
  57. 57. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Cultivates action by not asking OTHERS to do things that THEY are not willing to do.<br />
  58. 58. ACTION ITEM: Fill in your <br />ideal schedule<br />
  59. 59. Take the Stairs<br />The Perspective Principle<br />of Faith<br />Tape Measure Timeline<br />
  60. 60. Take the Stairs<br />A challenge in respect to TODAY is a BIG PROBLEM. A challenge in respect to our LIFESPANis a SMALL PROBLEM.<br />A challenge in respect to ETERNITYis a NO PROBLEM.<br />
  61. 61. Take the Stairs<br />The Perspective Principle<br />of Faith<br />Our ability to have PEACE is directly proportionate to the term of our PERSPECTIVE.<br />
  62. 62. 2 Questions<br />Question 1: A woman had 8 kids<br />3 were deaf<br />2 were blind<br />1 mentally retarded<br /> And she had syphilis…<br />
  63. 63. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 1:<br />Friends with crooked politicians<br />Consults with astrologists<br />Had 2 mistresses<br />Is a chain smoker<br />Drinks 8-10 martinis/day<br />
  64. 64. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 2:<br />Kicked out of office twice<br />Sleeps in daily until noon<br />Used opium in college<br />Drinks a quart of whiskey every night<br />
  65. 65. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 3:<br />Decorated war hero<br />Doesn’t smoke<br />Doesn’t drink<br />Has never had an extramarital affair<br />
  66. 66. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 1:<br />Friends with crooked politicians<br />Consults with astrologists<br />Had 2 mistresses<br />Is a chain smoker<br />Drinks 8-10 martinis/day<br />Franklin D. Roosevelt<br />
  67. 67. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 2:<br />Kicked out of office twice<br />Sleeps in daily until noon<br />Used opium in college<br />Drinks a quart of whiskey <br />every night<br />Winston Churchill<br />
  68. 68. 2 Questions<br />Candidate 3:<br />Decorated war hero<br />Doesn’t smoke<br />Doesn’t drink<br />Has never had an <br />extramarital affair<br />Adolf Hitler<br />
  69. 69. Take the Stairs<br />Less the ability to see the entire future, we aren’t ENTITLED to evaluate the REASONS why things happen today.<br />
  70. 70. A Take the Stairs Leader<br /> Gains commitment by holding people ACCOUNTABLE without holding them HOSTAGE<br />
  71. 71. Take the Stairs<br />Faith is choosing to believe that <br />what is happening NOW is for a<br />GREATER GLORY later on.<br />
  72. 72. ACTION ITEM: Create your Hindsight List<br />
  73. 73. Take the Stairs<br />The Pendulum Principle<br />of Action<br />
  74. 74. 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 />
  75. 75. Take the Stairs<br />What someone really believes in…<br />
  76. 76. Intention<br />Time<br />Law of Diminishing Intent<br />
  77. 77. Take the Stairs<br /> Cultivate the habit of action by demanding PROGRESS rather than PERFECTION<br />
  78. 78. A Take the Stairs Leader<br />Is hard on the PROBLEM <br />but easy on the PERSON<br />
  79. 79. 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 />
  80. 80. Take the Stairs<br />The Rent Axiom<br /> What was once a SACRIFICE later won’t even be a TEMPTATION.<br />

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