Resilience: Build A Calm & Change Proof Culture

Resilience: Build A Calm & Change Proof Culture

Forbes magazine recently identified resilience as the “it thing” to allow businesses to learn from the past while building the future.  Forbes’ article, aptly titled The Resilience Factor, says, “The combination of historical knowledge and creative, active foresight is at the core of building resilient systems. As they eye a path toward recovery, the vast majority of business leaders are already factoring resilience into their equations.” As a resilience keynote speaker, even within the most [...]
Moving Beyond Adaptability

Moving Beyond Adaptability

Did you know that humans are built for incredible endurance? A cheetah might outpace you in the short term, but nothing can run at a slow, consistent pace longer than humans. Simply put- we are built for the long journey.  I recently read an article while preparing for a resilience keynote speech I was set to give to a large corporation. This article talked about human adaptability (like endurance running) and why, as human beings, [...]
Eileen McDargh: A Learner Of Resilience

Eileen McDargh: A Learner Of Resilience

  The 9/11 attacks took thousands of lives and left countless invisible wounds in every American. The attacks and aftermath of the most lethal terrorist attack on US soil triggered Adam Markel's guest, Eileen McDargh, on her quest to become a "learner of resilience". Adam and Eileen discuss the meaning of resilience and share their own perspectives on resiliency. Eileen also touches on her new book which focuses on the nature of challenges. Join them [...]
Resilience: Buzzword or Buzzworthy?

Resilience: Buzzword or Buzzworthy?

  Let’s take a quick look at how success gets easier when you are resilient. 3 whistles rang out - piercing through the noise of the waves and the beachgoers. That meant someone was missing, in the water, and as a lifeguard, it was my job to find them. We darted into the water, creating a line of lifeguards, and we began our search - each of us pouring every ounce of energy we had [...]
1 Thing You Can Do Right Now to Turn Your Day Around

1 Thing You Can Do Right Now to Turn Your Day Around

  The world we’re living in right now is not the same world we lived in before. I think this new sense of reality is beginning to settle in, and it could be having some effects, consciously or subconsciously, that need to be countered. Flipping the Script While it’s easy to fall victim to the effects of all of this change, there is another option. This “new abnormal” comes with endless opportunities for growth but [...]