We know every superhero needs a villain and somebody to save, but what about fans cheering them on? Can you imagine the Batmobile screeching to a stop, Batman jumping out with his cape flowing, ready to battle the Joker, but the streets of Gotham were silent and empty? Just like Batman, we need support for our daily battles, and since most of us don’t have a crowd of fans following us around, we can get [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 for [...]
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 [...]
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.