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Why we disengage and how to go to work on purpose

Monday, April 07, 2014

Speaker Luncheon: Joe Roberts, Skid Row CEO

DATE: Tuesday April 29th, 2014
TIME: noon - 2:00pm (registration available at 11:30am)
VENUE: Innisbrook Golf Course Ltd., 211 Lockhart Road, Barrie, ON
PRICE: $40/person for members,
                            $50/person for potential members (prices include HST)


Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989, he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row street person. He turned his life around, becoming a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, and today, he delivers his keynote messages at conferences, conventions and special events, teaching people “there’s more to you than you can see”.

From Skidrow to CEO
“Why we disengage and how to go to work on purpose”

Why are less than 1 in 5 people not playing to their strengths in the workplace?

Every one of us becomes disengaged at times and when this happens it affects our families, our health, and our roles in the workplace. All of us get our share of the tough stuff.

Ask Joe Roberts. He was as disengaged as a person can be in the western world. In 1989 he was pushing a shopping cart around the downtown eastside of Vancouver

In this keynote, Joe teaches how and why we become disengaged. As you walk with Joe through the tough streets of Vancouver in the 1980’s you will experience the depths and degradation which he turned into triumph and success. Joe’s unique style of inspiration combined with his legendary dark humour will have you shed a tear while making you laugh ‘til it hurts.

One hour with Joe leaves an impression that lasts a lifetime where you will learn:

  • How to become fully engaged and living on “Purpose”
  • What disconnects us and why it’s normal
  • What are the three core things that get people and teams fired up!
  • Using the AIR model to drive results
  • The legacy of mentorship ‐ the focus off of self

If you are unable to attend, please call 705-721-5000 to cancel before 12:00pm on the Monday prior to the event. Those who are pre-registered but do not attend and have not canceled will be charged for the event.

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