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Vince Poscente – The Earthquake: Your Journey From Setback to Breakthrough


Episode Overview:

Personal catastrophes are like earthquakes. They leave us too shaken to know what to do next. Afraid that every step we take might spark another upheaval. But we can learn to resist our human instinct to hide from challenges. If you want to learn how you can break through and thrive after a life altering setback, you’re going to enjoy my conversation with international bestselling author, Vince Poscente. 

Guest Bio: 

Despite any challenges, Vince Poscente advises business leaders with sound advice to accelerate growth. His, “Do what the competition is not willing to do,” approach to obstacles and resilience has been used by Fortune 500 companies around the globe.

Vince is a New York Times bestselling author of eight books on activating purpose, which include The Earthquake and The Age of Speed. He’s an in-demand, corporate presenter, an Olympian and Hall of Fame Speaker in both Canada and the USA. As President of Board Developer, he guides growth strategies for corporate leaders. Meetings & Conventions identified Vince as “Meeting Planners’ Favorite Speaker.” His Full Speed Ahead and Accelerate Breakthroughs corporate keynotes are delivered with energy, humor, and practical takeaways.

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Insight Gold Timestamps:

01:49 A good idea won’t go away

05:24 In a second of time, your conscious mind processes with 2000 neurons while your subconscious mind is processing with 4 billion neurons

07:22 You start with the Emotional Quotient

10:30 You don’t know what you don’t know

13:35 There’s no linear way out of chaos when we are smacked in between the eyeballs….

16:00 If you have an expertise, just push out value

17:35 Grasp the contradiction

21:50 Through the middle is the way

22:02 Never make a decision based on fear

27:58 Is it taking your forward or not?

31:49 Confidence is the single most important thing for anyone to accomplish great results

33:35 Curious and creative

36:39 The most important thing for listeners

37:50 The second you stop sharing that story is the second you’re going to be free from that story

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About the Host, Michael

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success, redefining the possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. Whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will greatly enhance your odds of success. Every person who has an idea to promote, an employee to motivate, or a deal to negotiate, will attain a new level of success after an event with Michael.

Michael is also the best-selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, and Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today's Competitive Marketplace, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.

Whatever the result you’re striving for, if it involves influencing others or achieving success through others, Michael will build your confidence and accelerate your performance.

Michael is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training programs to many of today’s leading companies. He teaches thousands of business professionals throughout North America the skills required to achieve optimum performance.

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