Who Do You Think Would Build a Better Panic Room, Tim “The Toolman” Taylor or Bob the Builder?

Who Do You Think Would Build a Better Panic Room, Tim “The Toolman” Taylor or Bob the Builder?

Honestly, I think they would make a great team, although I’m not sure either one has the experience to construct a panic room that could block out Covid-19. Luckily, those of us in the construction industry don’t have to rely on Tim or Bob, because we have the power of resilience in our toolbox. Over time, each layer builds upon the one before it until finally, a beautiful and well-designed structure emerges. A structure where [...]
Twisted Business: Lessons From Life In Rock And Roll With Steve Farber And John “Jay Jay” French

Twisted Business: Lessons From Life In Rock And Roll With Steve Farber And John “Jay Jay” French

  Leadership is not about your position or title. It's about who you are, how you live, and your ability to influence others to change things for the better. Adam Markel welcomes two legends from the rock and roll and business worlds, Steve Farber and John "Jay Jay" French, to talk about how and why they built their eclectic partnership. Steve Farber is the founder and CEO of The Extreme Leadership Institute, an organization devoted to helping [...]
Would Batman Be a Superhero Without Gotham City?

Would Batman Be a Superhero Without Gotham City?

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 [...]
Do You Even Lift (Your Mind)?

Do You Even Lift (Your Mind)?

Building resilience is like building muscle. It takes daily routine, effort, and commitment. You may not notice immediate results, but you will become a resilience champion over time. The work you put in today will reward you for the rest of your life.  The first step is planning a “resilience workout.” You wouldn’t walk into the gym without first learning how to use the equipment, and resilience exercise is the same. With the help of [...]
Practice These Resilience Skills to Become a Great Leader

Practice These Resilience Skills to Become a Great Leader

When my friend Petra was diagnosed with cancer, not once, but twice, life gave her no choice but to be strong. When she went into remission for the second time, she decided she was going to wake people up to the precious gift of time. Through that conscious decision, she has inspired thousands of people to build inspired lives full of joy and gratitude. One way she does this is through her resilient mindset.  As [...]