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The Conscious Pivot Podcast

From entrepreneurship and leadership – to purpose and spirituality – the Conscious Pivot Podcast is the place for powerful insights, interviews, stories, tools, and actionable advice from people who have successfully reinvented some area of their business and and personal life. Gain greater insights to navigate your own pivot, learn how to fully embrace new opportunities, increase your performance, master the art and science of innovation and resilience, and love your life!

Join Adam for a much needed dose of energy, HEART and real talk. Let your pivot begin!

Episode Blogs

Julian Reeve: What Young People Can Learn Through Perfectionism Management

  Julian Reeve has worked on a myriad of musical theatre productions around the world, including Hamilton. Sadly, this part of his career ended abruptly after he suffered a heart attack. Now, Julian focuses his mission on perfectionism management. He joins Adam Markel to delve into the management of our quest to become perfect, including some of the resulting challenges to self-compassion and self-worth. Julian explores how to attain equilibrium among these various forces, resilience, and the art of being ready...
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The Journey Of Success: Elevate Other People And Achieve True Greatness With Jake Kelfer

  Best-selling author, lifestyle entrepreneur, and founder of Professional Basketball Combine, Jake Kelfer, talks to Adam Markel about his journey to success and the beliefs that got him to where he is today. Jake helps entrepreneurs and small business owners create impactful businesses by elevating others and bringing them along your journey of success. Today, Jake lives this principle through the Professional Basketball Combine, which gives basketball players an opportunity to showcase their talents in the hopes of being drafted. Learn more...
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Overcoming Corporate Burnout: The Art Of Taking Care Of Yourself With Janet McKee

  Overwork causes stress and burnout, which ultimately hurts both your physical and mental health. In today’s modern world, taking care of yourself is as important as ever. Adam Markel sits down for a conversation with author, public speaker, wellness expert, and CEO of SanaView, Janet McKee. Janet talks about almost dying from massive work-related burnout, the challenges she faced in her professional and personal life, and what she did to turn things around and get her health and well-being...
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Brewing Online Success With Billy Broas

  Growing up, Billy Broas took the traditional path - he did well in school, went to college and then started a corporate career. He thought this would be the "end all be all"... until he got the entrepreneurial itch. Billy decided to pursue something he'd been passionate about since college - craft beer. In this episode, Billy and Adam Markel discuss how he successfully pivoted from the traditional career path into his own business in the craft beer industry. Billy...
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Developing Olympic-Level Resilience with Michael Andrew

  An athletic phenomenon who recently broke an American record during his first Olympic time trial, Michael Andrew is well on his way to revolutionizing the sport of swimming. Michael is a world-class athlete who is fulfilling his dream of competing at his first-ever Olympics, airing now in Japan. Michael trains under the guidance of his father, Peter Andrew, who shares his quest for excellence and fulfilling his purpose in the world through his in-pool success. In this episode, Adam...
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Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith On How Taking A Rest Can Change Your Daily Grind

  Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a board-certified Internal Medicine Physician, speaker, author, and international wellness expert featured in numerous media outlets. Together with Adam Markel, they discuss how taking a rest at the most optimal times can save you from the dangers of burnout, exhaustion, and overwhelm. The effects of rest and recovery are profound and impact not just our physical but mental resilience. Even those that feel successful and on track are susceptible to feelings of overwhelm, emptiness and even...
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Wellness, Resilience & The Transformation Of Business With Colin Nanka

  As business leaders, it isn't easy to keep up with various aspects of life. Colin shows us otherwise, sharing how he’s been able to succeed in both his professional and personal lives. Colin Nanka is Senior Director, Enablement for North American Sales and Leadership Development at Salesforce.com. He joins Adam Markel in this episode as they delve into truth, enablement, the transformation of business, and more, unraveling the mystery of success. Ultimately, Colin embodies the recipe for resilience that has...
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Take That Leap: Nigel Bennett On Adversity, Pivoting, And The Flow Of Life

  It always seems easier to hunker down and play it safe whenever adversity hits. Yet, often it is those that pivot, or take the proverbial leap of faith, who end up discovering what really matters to them. Nigel Bennett has had more than one of those pivotal moments and each one has proven beneficial. Nigel is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, philanthropist and Founder of Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc., a global leader in oil control. He is also the author of Take That Leap:...
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The Benefits of a Pandemic: Resiliency & Deurbanization

With most people continuing to work remotely, commercial spaces have suffered and robust cities are just beginning to regain their usual liveliness. For those who dabble in real estate, maximizing the benefits of deurbanization is one great way to grow in the middle of the pandemic. This is a great example of Change-Proofing our lives to leverage the benefits of any change. Adam Markel is joined by the Founder and CEO of Krish Media and Marketing, Naresh Vissa, to discuss how investing in rental spaces...
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The Gifts And Challenges Of Working From Home And Building The Skillsets To Stay On Top Of The Job Market With Adam Schroeder

  Some people are glad to be able to work from home - others, not so much. Whatever your feelings about it are, working from home is here to stay, in some form or another. If you're one of the millions whose work has been transferred from office to bedside table during the pandemic, you can certainly relate to the blessings - and challenges - that this vastly different work environment brings. To discuss this highly relevant topic on the...
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