Organizations form for the survival of society. The necessities of life produced by organizations ranging from dairy farmers who product meat, eggs, cheese, milk, butter, ice cream and yogurt to an accounting firm that prepares tax forms each April are essential. The organization thrives on the goal ahead and the progress they make each day. To make an organization successful a lot of factors play in keeping the group together and the role of each member recognized as important to the proper function of the group.
Like-minded people who embark on a mission to make a difference in their community or even their family become unmotivated if they feel the goal is not obtainable. How can an organization maintain a high level of motivation when they experience disappointments? If the goal changes, is the organization a failure or can the group adapt to meet a new, more productive goal.
Nick Scott was an average 16-year old who played on his high school football team and loved athletics. His was the life of any teenager who went to classes and hung out with friends; but that all changed in an instant. An automobile accident turned the normal life into an exceptional life. Miraculously, Nick escaped death once cleared from the twisted metal of his automobile. Nick suddenly found himself paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. Years of depression and self-abuse begin Nick’s sometimes painful, but ultimately uplifting story of how he rediscovered his life by learning to look at things through a new lens.
This is the story of one man’s determination to hold tightly to his dreams, his drive to succeed, and his passion for pushing people, including himself, to perform at the optimal level. Audience members will learn how to apply the principles that renewed Nick’s life to enhance their own lives and help those under their care. Nick keeps audience members on the edge of their seats as he engages every person and instills the power to achieve dreams. His trials and errors earn him the top ranking in fitness coaching and motivational speaking. How is Nick’s presentation different from others? Nick knows more than anyone else does; there are no excuses. There are no excuses for giving up or quitting.
Nick Scott brings his motivational talent, charismatic style and his incredible story to speaking engagements worldwide. At 16-years old, Nick was involved in a tragic automobile accident that took his mobility and almost consumed his spirit. The young man settled in depression for several years and was borderline suicidal. The day Nick Scott decided to do something to improve his life is the day the world gained a dynamic, passionate motivating voice.
As a professional bodybuilder, wheelchair ballroom dancer, personal trainer, entertainer and motivational speaker, Nick Scott approaches everything he does with enthusiasm and conviction. His vision is to use his life experiences and abilities to inspire others and give them hope. Nick establishes a connection with group members and empowers them to tap into a higher level of personal strength than they knew existed.
Nick inspires through the story of his own amazing journey. An automobile accident took Nick’s ability to walk when he was just 16-years old. The dark years of depression ended one day when a spark of hope ignited within. Nick began getting is body is shape and began dreaming of an entire wheelchair athletics division where professional athlete status could be obtained. Nick took control of his life and paved the way for wheelchair athletes. Now his story and the knowledge acquired during his journey allows Nick the honor of speaking worldwide to sold-out crowds who want to know to release the power inside to better their lives and the lives around them.
The key to accessing this dynamo living inside is to step-out with courage and take action. The example Nick Scott provides through his powerful stage presence, charismatic style and sheer strength of will has helped transform individuals ranging from professional athletes to senior executives and organizations worldwide. Nick sparks an ember in each audience member who, in-turn, takes that spark to the organization. Imagine an entire organized work group with an ember waiting to ignite each day. The productivity, sharing of ideas and overall health of the organization improves along with the personal growth each member experiences.
Audience members exhibit the ability to connect with others and spark in them the willingness to act on ideas and goals the organization has chosen. Students will identify the reason another seems unmotivated and know how to get that person on the track to success.
Organizational members will interact with one another and become involved through the needs of the organization. The members will work together on projects and outreach programs to brainstorm and meet the needs of the community. The organizational contacts will act to fulfill emotional and organizational needs to keep the group focused.
Audience members will recognize behaviors that are holding the organization back and know how to reorganize and motivate. Organization members will effectively identify the problems surrounding lack of motivation and reset goals or the steps needed to reach the goal.
Nick Scott gives organizations his dynamic skill-set for achieving success within the individual and the group. Groups who have goals to meet in their community must stay focused and work together. Nick teaches groups to create strategies using past successes integrated with new strategies to meet the group’s needs efficiently. Nick’s education, experience and interactive program does more than motivate, they activate a desire to achieve more.
Nick Scott teaches through first-hand experience the importance of staying self-motivated. Without self-motivation, Nick would not be a Professional Wheelchair Bodybuilder or a sponsored athlete. In the beginning, there were few opportunities for wheelchair athletes and Nick competed, and won, against non-wheelchair athletes. Now, wheelchair divisions are common in the sport and Nick is working to further the scope of wheelchair athletics worldwide. Nick opened these doors himself and left those doors opened for those following. The seeds of motivation start inside each individual and grow to encompass the group as they move toward success. Nick will plant the seeds, teach the group to feed them and start an unstoppable force that will meet each goal set. Nick knows there is no excuse for quitting and no excuse for not trying.
Structure within an organization gives the group a chain of leadership to follow and ritual in the everyday life of the organization. Ritual is important when building trust and forming a team that is flexible. Change in Nick Scott’s life is constant and he quickly adjusts to those changes without losing sight of his goals. Ritual in Nick’s daily routines give him roots he knows hold him to one place but also allow him to calmly assess change and decide, quickly, the best action to take. Psychologically, the roots keep Nick grounded in the familiar as he traverses problems that threaten the ultimate outcome he wants. Nick knows successful organizations change quickly, like the environment around them. To keep the group complete, ritual grounds them to one cause while guiding them to the solutions needed.