The Conscious PIVOT Podcast by Adam Markel

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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

Resilience In A Global Financial Crisis With Scott Shay

  How do you stay calm and handle a major financial crisis? Adam Markel talks to Scott Shay, a leading businessman, thought leader, and author of two widely read books, including the award-winning In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism. Scott shares some tactics on surviving a major financial crisis. He also cites some of the recent key observations that led him and his team to determine it was time to prepare for another financial fiasco. Perhaps most importantly, he...
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Stronger Together: Facing A Time Of Political Divide With LuAnn Buechler

More than ever, what we need now is to join together amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. Amidst the fear and panic it causes, it's important to not only practice the right safety precautions, but to also be in each other’s aide. In this episode, guest LuAnn Buechler is spreading the message that we need one another and that we are stronger together than we are divided, whether we're physically together or not. Her iHug Across America Movement is a key part of...
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Danelle Umstead On Conquering The Slopes Of Life With Resilience

True vision comes from the heart. This is what our guest, Danelle Umstead, exemplifies. Diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of 13, Danelle has no central vision and is losing her peripheral vision. But that didn’t stop her from conquering the slopes - literally and figuratively. Danelle is a professional skier, three-time Paralympian and bronze medalist, 53-time world cup medalist, and Dancing with the Stars contestant. She relates how she coped with her disability to create an amazing life...
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150th Episode Celebration:  A Testament to Resilience

  In this episode, Adam Markel celebrates and reflects on the 150 episodes of The Conscious PIVOT. He discusses the idea of building resilience, fighting complacency, and the importance of rituals along the path towards a better self and higher performance. Resilience is critical to two desirable outcomes - longevity and performance. This is why resilience is not only desirable in today's culture of work; it is a non-negotiable and sought-after skill. People who are resilient lead the way to...
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Unleashing Your Greatness With Jonathan Mitchell

  Pivoting can be challenging and bring up a lot of emotions. Changes to your relationships, your physical health or overall wellness can unleash some deep issues to tackle along the way. Host Adam Markel talks with Jonathan Mitchell, aka “Jhonny K”, an award-winning singer/songwriter and the podcast host of Unleash Greatness. This amazing personality assists people with tapping into their greatness - a greatness that is already inside of us. Part of that is achieving self-value by being authentic...
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Getting Older & The Cycle of Life: Living Out Our Time in Mystery With Dr. Ken Druck

  Death is an inevitability. While this may be a hard pill to swallow, we still have a choice whether to live in the anxious unknowingness of it, or to live holding life’s mystery in gentle hands. The guest of this episode would prefer the latter. Host, Adam Markel, sits with Dr. Ken Druck to talk about this challenging topic. Dr. Druck is an authority on courageous living, a bestselling author, a mental health expert and a thought leader whose work in psychology...
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Creating A Winning Culture With Ellis Wyms

Motivation is all it takes for players to win every game they want. However, motivation must also come from the right people. Today, host Adam Markel chats with Ellis Wyms, the Founder of Athletes for Computer Science and a sixth-round draft pick at Mississippi State. Ellis shares his journey from a successful NFL career to becoming the leader and advocate he is today. Instilled with the principles of a winning culture, he learned how to be at the greater edge...
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Being The Picture Of Resilience

  We're not necessarily born being resilient. However, we can train ourselves to be more agile, more flexible and more able to adjust to all of the changes we’re constantly experiencing. In this solocast, Adam Markel takes on the topic of resilience and how it’s possible to become a picture of resilience by cultivating certain traits. After all, building resilience is critical to being able to go the distance, both personally and professionally. Get the newest Conscious PIVOT Podcast episodes...
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Making Room For Selfless Service With Jonathan Keyser

  What is the meaning of selfless service? One thing it's NOT is being a doormat to other people. Jonathan Keyser is the Founder of Keyser, the largest occupier service commercial real estate brokerage firm in Arizona. Through sheer determination and focus on selfless service, Jonathan is disrupting the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. He abandoned his ruthless ways and reinvented himself as a selfless leader, which skyrocketed his brokerage firm to eight figures in five years. In this episode,...
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Storytelling: Connecting The Right Message To The Right People With Geoffrey Klein

  Everything starts and ends with a story. Stories help people connect so harnessing your own story can be an important way to help your business or brand. Geoffrey Klein is someone who regularly connects the dots between the right message and the right audience through storytelling. Geoffrey is an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Media and Communications, a speaker and the Founder, President and CEO of nine dots – a content marketing agency. In this episode, Geoffrey...
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