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How to Achieve the Unthinkable

John Nemo

on 27 January 2015

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Transcript of Motivation

How to Achieve the Unthinkable
1. What's
Kevin Arnold's Dad
How do we motivate?
What DOES Work?
"I once sat through an hour-long business meeting about fake trees and men in tights."
Highest Paying Job I Ever Had
Unreal Healthcare Benefits
Defined-benefit Pension
Virtually un-fireable
Put People Where Their Passion is!
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” - Mark Twain
Inside the office:
Connect people to their passions!
Work is personal.

That’s the driving force behind the truly great companies I’ve gotten to know, an unshakable sense that a company’s capacity to create economic value for its customers connects directly to its ability to
create a sense of meaning and camaraderie
for its people at every level of the organization." -
Bill Taylor, Harvard Business Review
Online startup (sells shoes online)
Fanatical customer service
Bought by Amazon for $1.2 billion in 2009
Zappos tries to PAY new employees to quit
What Else Works?
Appeal to Pride, Identity & Legacy
3 Keys
Your Passion.
Your Work.
Your Legacy
Michael Jordan
Cut from his high school team
$15 billion empire.
450,000,000 books sold.
On welfare while pitching book.
EVERY SINGLE PUBLISHER she pitched rejected it.
Ousted from his own company
J.K. Rowling
Steve Jobs
My Dad
Age 7:
Writes "I Hate School" on arm
Age 12:
Poor Grades/Anger Issues
Age 18:
Guidance Counselor: "Learn a Trade."
22 Years Later...
Part 3: Profound Change
"We Become What We Think About." - Earl Nightengale
"A man’s life becomes what he
about it.” - Marcus Aurelius

"A man is what he
about all day long.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you
in negative terms, you’ll get negative results. If you
in positive terms, you will achieve positive results.” - Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
“You react to what you think, believe or imagine the environment to be.”
Maxwell Maltz, M.D.
Plastic surgeon to the stars
Former AP Reporter
Talk Radio Producer & On-Air Talent
PR Director - ACA International
PR & Social Media - MN Nurses Association*
CEO - Nemo Media Group (Marketing)
Author of 7 books (LinkedIn Riches + Fired Up)
1. What's WRONG (and how to fix it)
2. The Secret to MOTIVATING anyone (including yourself)
3. One Simple Way to Make PROFOUND changes (in life or work)
Key Takeaways
The Problem with Money...
What do you feel like you were BORN to do? Are you doing it?
Motivation will overcome ANY obstalce!
My Dad
Age 29:
Earns Masters, PhD in English
Age 39:
Academic Dean, VP of College
Age 43:
Becomes Guidance Counselor's BOSS
One SIMPLE Secret
Parting Thoughts
1. Are you matching people (including yourself) to their passions at work?
2. What do you think of yourself? (Be honest.)
3. Are you ready to identify what will motivate you and your team before today is over?
Ready for More?

Book John to Speak!
Free PDF Life Guide
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1100 Main Street
Buffalo, NY

Phone: 716-885-4444
Web: www.ABC-Amega.com
Email: info@ABC-Amega.com
Who is this guy?
How do you motivate YOURSELF?
Motivation = Legacy
"The Offer"
1 month salary
Workplace Culture is CRITICAL!
Free Training Videos
“The self-image ... controls what you can and cannot accomplish ... just as certainly and scientifically as a thermostat controls the temperature in your home.”
“Do not tolerate for a minute the idea that you are prohibited from any achievement by the absence of in-born talent or ability. This is a lie of the grandest order, an excuse of the saddest kind.”
How can you
someone's work has on others?
1. To be loved.
2. To matter.
The Great Lie = J.O.B.
Reality: We live in the SINGLE GREATEST TIME in recorded history to turn your pasison into a paycheck!
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