Hillsong Teaching Pastor Robert Fergusson + A Special Visit from Former Employee Carter Watts and His Dad

Show Notes

How to overcome the fear of public speaking and how to share stories that connect, inspire and move people to take action with passion and importance of hope. 

  1. Yes, yes, yes and yes!! Thrive Nation on today’s show we are interviewing the much sought-after speaker and Hillsong teaching pastor, Robert Fergusson! Robert, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show! How are you sir?!
  2. I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, but I would love to start off at the bottom and the very beginning of your career. What was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
  3. Robert Fergusson When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
  4. Many of our guests say that they had a key mentor or a key book that they read that really helped them to change their mindset and their approach to success…do you have a key book or mentor in your life that has impacted you the most…I would love to hear that story?
  5. When did you first feel like you were truly beginning to gain traction with your career?
  6. Robert Fergusson What mentor has made the biggest impact on your career thus far?
  7. So how would you describe your role with Hillsong on a weekly basis now that you have been there for 30+ years?
  8. So what inspired you to write your new book, “Are You Getting This?”
  9. Robert Fergusson At its core what is “Are You Getting This?” all about?
  10. “‘Are You Getting This?’ is a redemptive story, I would love for you to share about this?
  11. In your mind why is it so important for business people and leaders to be able to effectively tell stories?
  12. I would love for you to share how great stories can convey responsibility?
  13. Robert, how do great stories help us to uncover the truth?
  14. Share with us about the art of storytelling and the priceless significance gained when you discern and absorb this age-old practise?
  15. You come across as a very proactive person…so how do you typically organize the first four hours of your and what time do you typically wake up?
  16. Robert Fergusson What are a few of your daily habits that you believe have allowed you to achieve success?
  17. What has been the biggest adversity that you’ve had to fight through during your career?
  18. What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
  19. We find that most successful entrepreneurs tend to have idiosyncrasies that are actually their super powers…what idiosyncrasy do you have?
  20. Robert Fergusson What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  21. You are super successful, but what do you struggle with the most…what is your weakness…what is your kryptonite? 
  22. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?
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