Why rest (aka brain breaks!) is at the foundation of being resilient and combating stress. A recent Microsoft study of brain wave activity found something we all probably already knew, but seem to ignore - our brain needs a break! And not just a break, lots of them, regularly, to get back to a state of clarity, minimal stress, and relaxation. It’s what I regularly say in my resilience keynotes... the real enemy of high-performance [...]
Pivoting into more efficient routines It’s a Tuesday morning and I’ve placed my glass of water and cup of coffee on my desk. I’ve already done my morning, “I love my life” ritual, I’ve nourished my body, I’ve made sure to experience gratitude and I’ve set my intentions for how I will experience the day. And, as I settle in, I cannot help but think about how different life was a year ago. My rituals, [...]
In business, longevity is of critical importance, even to the most prolific of ongoing concerns. This is especially true today's world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Our guest is Garry Ridge, President, CEO and Director, and Board Member of WD-40, a company founded in 1953. WD-40's longevity is no small feat in this day and age where the average age of a Fortune 500 is only eighteen years. Garry joined WD-40 in 1987 and [...]
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.