From our first breath to our first steps to our first inevitable bumps, bruises and scrapes, we are taught to protect our bodies. Most of us enter this world with the help of doctors and nurses as we get our first glimpse of the exciting, and somewhat terrifying, world we will spend the rest of our days living in. From that first hospital visit, we continue to return for preventative care. We endure being poked [...]
My grandpa was a workaholic. And his family and community applauded him for it. They would say things like, “he is a great provider” or “he is working hard for his family”. And it was true. His workaholic ways allowed my grandmother to stay home and raise the kids, but his well-being paid the price. He spent his golden retirement years in poor health and living with regrets. Family and friends will intervene with an [...]
Depending on the circumstances, change can be either exhilarating or excruciating. During the autumn months, people travel from all around the world to witness the incredible changing colors of the leaves in Maine. The change from lush greens to vibrant reds and oranges is a sight to behold and one that is anticipated by many all year long. On the other hand, countless people remain employed at jobs they hate because the thought of a [...]
Quiet quitting is a rising and concerning trend that can lead to serious consequences for both employees and employers. It can be challenging to recognize when quiet quitting is occurring within your organization, so raising awareness and addressing the underlying issues is important. Leaders who establish proactive measures can assist in combating this trend and create more positive and productive workplaces for everyone. Quiet quitting can sneak up on employers. As defined recently on social [...]
I love playing cards. Poker, rummy, solitaire, magic tricks, speed – you name, I play it. But before I discovered the endless combinations that could be created out of 52 colorful, but simple, rectangles with numbers and shapes on them, I built houses of cards. I had a whole strategy. First, I would locate a surface just bumpy enough so they wouldn’t slip and slide everywhere. Then I built a strong foundation with extra cards [...]
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.