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E69: Nick Prefontaine: Unbroken Spirit: A Journey of Healing and Triumph

ThriveMore with Roger Martin: Business, Health, & Wealth

Release Date: 04/17/2024

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In this episode, Roger is so excited to welcome Nick Prefontaine. Nick is a best-selling author and was named a top motivational speaker of 2022 in Yahoo Finance. In addition, Nick is the founder and CEO of Common Goal, a unique coaching program that leads clients through their trauma pointing out where their limitless potential lies. Nick’s been featured in Brainz Media, Swaay, and Authority Magazine. In this interview Nick shares his inspirational journey of recovery from a severe brain injury at age 14, following a snowboarding accident. Nick discusses how being told he may never walk, talk, or eat on his own again didn't deter his spirit. Instead, he used this challenge to fuel his determination, eventually running out of the hospital!

Applying the resilience and perseverance learned through his recovery to thrive in the real estate industry, Nick unpacks the 'STEP' system, a strategy he developed and utilizes for both personal recovery and professional success. STEP stands for Support, Trust, Energy, and Persistence, and in this chat Nick demonstrates how each step is necessary in the process of recovery and self-discovery. Nick also discusses overcoming another significant challenge later in life, a unique voice condition that further tested his resilience and led to the formalization of the STEP system.

Nick touches on his achievements in real estate delving into the many creative loan and ownership solutions he and his team have been pioneering and his mission to inspire others to reach their limitless potential despite obstacles. Nick's story is a testament to the human spirit's ability to overcome adversity through determination, support, trust, and a positive energy focus, serving as an inspiration for all.

 

Topics Include:

  • Nick Shares His Harrowing Story of Survival 
  • Nick Breaks Down the S.T.E.P. System of Recovery
  • Nick’s Early Experience In the Real Estate World
  • The Importance of Getting Reps When Learning a New Skill
  • Nick’s Process of Helping Rent-to-Own Buyers Achieve Ownership

 

Nick’s Book Recommendation: 

 Frequency: The Power of Personal Vibration

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