Man. Change is tough. Right? Isn’t that what we tell ourselves everytime life moves us in a new/different/scary direction? But is it really true? Or are we creating resistance with the stories and truths we tell ourselves? Like, when something doesn’t go the way we expected, we might tell ourselves that we failed because we suck, we’re losers, incapable, etc. But the real reason might be that we experienced unexpected change because we were on [...]
As human beings, we don’t look at change and think, “Hmmm I want more of that.” Given my own relationship to and with change, I challenged myself to figure out why this is true. Why do we avoid change? Why does change create stress, fear and uncertainty? The answer starts with your brain. My brain right now is singing Foo Fighters, but instead of the great pretender, I’m singing the great predictor. That's your brain. [...]
Are you a faithful person? Or do you cheat yourself? There are a lot of lessons I’ve learned in life - the hard way. And it seems to me that the lessons around consistency are in the category of being the hardest. When it comes to loyalty, commitment and devotion - we make these agreements with other people - and then we forget to hold the same standardsr when it comes to ourselves. 10-Second Start [...]
People are quitting their jobs at a very high rate. Which begs the question: what can businesses do to keep their workforce intact? Texas A & M's Anthony Klotz coined the term ‘The Great Resignation’, in 2019 as a way to predict the mass exodus we were all about to experience. Not only were his predictions correct, he might have understated how mass the voluntary exodus would be - putting employee wellbeing at the forefront [...]
Practice These Resilience Skills to Become a Great Leader When my friend Petra was diagnosed with cancer, not once, but twice, life gave her no choice but to be strong. When she went into remission for the second time, she decided she was going to wake people up to the precious gift of time. Through that conscious decision, she has inspired thousands of people to build inspired lives full of joy and gratitude. One [...]
Nothing compares to a life lived being true to who you are. And Alan Cohen, M.A. has always lived from his heart rather than his head. This philosophy has transcended all aspects of his life, paving the way to become the author of 28 popular inspirational books and a contributing writer for the New York Times #1 bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul. For Alan, the more real and authentic he becomes, the happier [...]
Adam Markel is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and transformational leader. After building a multi-million dollar law firm, Adam became CEO of one of the largest business, leadership and personal development training companies in the world, overseeing more than $100 million in sales. His unique expertise is in combining practical business tactics with accelerated learning strategies to embrace change, build resilience, encourage innovation and increase sales for people and organizations worldwide.