Why Isn’t Life the Way You Want It To Be? Before I ever got into the world of self-help and resilience teaching, I had plenty of success in other careers. I was an attorney for 18 years and a CEO too. But there was always this churning, a sense that I was waiting for something to happen, to change, to pivot - so I could start living the life I actually wanted to live. And [...]
With another New Year upon us, I can’t help but reflect on 2022 and dream about how much better I can make 2023. I want this next year to be full of joy and happiness, growth and resilience. If you want that too, read along and start laying the foundation for a year focused on everything good you can dream up. When was the last time you checked in with yourself? When was the last [...]
High turnover is incredibly expensive so how do we stop it? Aside from the headache leadership deals with when it comes to high turnover rates, the actual cost associated is high, and based on our current workforce, doesn’t seem to be slowing down. When a company loses talent, there suddenly becomes more stress on the talent that sticks around, the customer experience may go down, there’s a definite lost opportunity cost - and then there’s [...]
Hollywood is doing it all wrong. How many horror movies have they churned out, where on a dark and stormy night, the heroine runs right into danger (in sky-high heels, of course) and chaos ensues until the unlikely hero swoops in, saves her and defeats the villain? They both ride off into the sunset, looking picture-perfect, and live happily ever after. Too many. We think Hollywood is missing out on a surefire formula for a [...]
Steps to more harmony and peace in moments of change I know we keep talking about how COVID forced us into so many shifts - but we’re still reeling from the effects and we’re still trying to figure out how to get back to “normal” life. Which is what I want to talk about. Normal is fleeting. As we just experienced, life can flip upside down seemingly overnight and when that happens, our sense of [...]
Watching Jessie Diggins cross the finish line and become the first TeamUSA woman to ever win a distance medal in cross-country skiing was historical. At the red line, the moment she realized that every practice, every push, every pain, had been worth it - you see her collapse to the ground flooded by an overwhelming wave of joyful tears and absolute pride. She found the well of resilience we all have access to, and she [...]
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.