511: John Strelecky | Advice on Being a Dad


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John Strelecky is a #1 Best Selling inspirational author, adventurer, and speaker. His books have won bestseller of the year awards five times and collectively spent more than eight hundred weeks on bestseller lists. John’s entry into the world of writing began following a life-changing experience where he was inspired to sit down and tell the story shared in his first book - The Café on The Edge of The World. The success of the book can be attributed to the word of mouth that spread the book all over the world, truly creating a successful network.

We’ll be diving into John’s wealth of experience today, and of all his grand experiences, John will reveal what one of his biggest adventures has been to date: being a father to a daughter.

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 - 07:45] Opening Segment

  • I introduce today’s guest, John Strelecky
  • Adventurer, bestselling author, and father
  • John talks about his lessons being a father
  • Asking women what they need from their dad
  • Giving a smile no matter what
  • Make sure to build her self confidence
  • John’s memory with his daughter in Africa
  • Build traditions

[07:46 - 18:00] The Journey into Adulthood

  • John gives some background on his story
  • Doubted his place in the world
  • Working from the age of 12
  • Fighting the victim mentality
  • Transitioning into a career
  • Started in aviation
  • Background in business
  • Unable to be a pilot due to a heart condition
  • Moving forward
  • Going back into university
  • John’s story going into the workforce
  • Helping other companies
  • No heart connection to the job
  • Left it all behind
  • Backpacked around the world at the age of 32

[18:01 - 23:26] Letting People Know They’re Not Alone

  • John talks about writing his book
  • Stream of conscious writing
  • Just kept typing
  • Asked to be a steward
  • John talks about the cafe book
  • Link below
  • What came next after writing the book
  • Rejected by many publishers
  • Helping people realize that they’re not alone
  • John’s current projects
  • Movie about the Cafe in the works
  • Not how but who

[23:27 - 34:19] Closing Segment

  • Who you or What you know?
  • The What - is knowing what you want to do with your life
  • The Who, is finding the right people after
  • The Who helps manifest the What
  • Building relationships better
  • Give first
  • Law of reciprocity
  • Top 2 or 3 places you’ve been?
  • Experiencing South Africa
  • The wildlife
  • Driving onto a safari
  • John’s wild safari story
  • John's key lesson to impart
  • You have incredible intuition
  • Tapping into and trusting the inner voice
  • The RaNdoM RoUnd
  • Where to find John - links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“I think sometimes you’re asked to be a steward of something, and I really, firmly believe for whatever reason I’ve been asked to be the writer of the Cafe story.” - John Strelecky

“The question in life is not how do I do something, the question is who… what can I learn from their experience?” - John Strelecky

Resources Mentioned:

You can connect with John on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit https://www.johnstrelecky.com to learn more.

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