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
[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
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
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
Law of reciprocity
Top 2 or 3 places you’ve been?
Experiencing South Africa
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
“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
The Cafe on the Edge of the World
You can connect with John on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit https://www.johnstrelecky.com to learn more.
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