Five Topics

SHIFT: Move from Frustrated to Fulfilled

Every day, we move in one direction or another. We’re free to choose from endless possibilities. Only you can choose the direction for the rest of your life. Whether you are a seasoned executive, emerging leader, stay-at-home parent, or college student, frustration is inevitable. Now is the time for you to SHIFT from, “I’m so busy and stressed,” to, “I’m living my ideal life right now.” In this presentation, Derek will teach you a 5-gear process that you can apply in your personal and professional lives. Each gear will uniquely move you from frustrated to fulfilled. Through powerful questions and compelling exercises, you’ll discover how to make today the day you are inspired to change. It’s your next move!


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to confront your fears.
  • Learn how to form your core values.
  • Learn how to pursue personal growth.
  • Learn how to visualize your preferred future.
  • Learn how to adopt a positive mindset.
  • Learn how to personalize your ambitions.
  • Learn how to exercise meaningful action.
  • Learn how to fulfill your ideal life.
  • Learn how to inspire fellow travelers.

SHIFT: Move from Negativity to Positivity

No matter what your personal definition of success is, you must have the right attitude to achieve it. In this presentation, Derek will show you how to adopt a positive, growth mindset. Attitude is your engine for growth. Stop your downward spiral once and for all. Today is the day that you will choose to have a positive and impassioned attitude. Opening yourself up to this change in attitude will help facilitate your desire to change your behavior.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to take full responsibility for your attitude.
  • Learn how to create momentum toward your vision with a positive attitude.
  • Learn how to recognize that optimism comes before success.
  • Learn how to believe that you can achieve what you desire.

SHIFT: Move from Liking What You Do to Loving What You Do

Passion is your fuel for growth. Without passion, you’re likely to lose the great attitude and end up with fatigue and burnout. In this presentation, Derek will teach you how to spend time thinking, dreaming, and personalizing your ambitions. You’ll find your X, the intersection where what you love doing (passion) and what you want to be great at (skill) will cross. Unfortunately, many people never experience their X because they’ve never taken the time to find it, or they don’t believe that their dreams can come to fruition. Undo most of your negativity once and for all by connecting the 12 inches between your mind/attitude and your heart/passion.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to think about your reasons and motivations for waking up in the morning.
  • Learn how to take responsibility to find your fit . . . there are no rules.
  • Learn how to answer the questions to determine your X’s.
  • Learn how to do more of what you love and less of what you like.
  • Learn how to live your life with passion!

SHIFT: Move from Thinking to Executing

Carefully look over all of the things that you want to do. Will you commit to action? The way to get started is to bridge the gap between thinking and doing. In this presentation, Derek will help you design every minute of your life’s activities around your passions and priorities with ten gap-closing behaviors. Put your pedal to the metal and move from desire to execution. You’ll go from, “I’m so frustrated and busy,” to, “I’m fulfilled and living my ideal life right now.”


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to personalize your plan for personal growth.
  • Learn how to do it afraid.
  • Learn how to set a deadline.
  • Learn how to commit to daily YOUzones.
  • Learn how to discover and do your 60-Xer.
  • Learn how to schedule your to-dos.
  • Learn how to say no.
  • Learn how to try new things.
  • Learn how to start consuming now.
  • Learn how to mentor up.
  • Learn how to recharge your battery.

SHIFT: Move from Work-Life Balance to Work-Life Fusion

Life is not a dress rehearsal. It’s time to become the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life. In this presentation, Derek will show you how to create a lasting ID that you actually admire and respect. Contrary to popular belief, you can fulfill your ideal life while executing your passions. You’ll stop separating your passions and priorities from life demands. Instead, you’ll learn how to apply work–life fusion vs. work–life balance. With integrated living, you’ll be happier, healthier, and wealthier.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to define what work means to you.
  • Learn how to strive to match your personal and work values.
  • Learn how to be present and capture your most precious moments.
  • Learn how to create your ID, the intersection of your values.
  • Learn how to evaluate your work–life fusion with the following: Question of Passion and Move Matrix.
  • Learn how to spend as much time as you can enjoying your values.

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