When I first heard the word “podcast,” it brought to mind an image of a happy green alien zooming around outer space in a little pod-shaped spaceship. As he dodged shooting stars and comets and whipped in circles around the moon, I caught glimpses of Earth far, far away in the distance. Obviously, real-life podcasts have nothing to do with aliens or outer space unless, of course, that’s the topic du jour. But there are [...]
What comes to mind when you hear “safe spaces”? For me, it’s a feeling of comfort, security and knowing I can truly be myself. A sense of being home. For many of us, especially lately, work is home and home is work. We spend so much time working that our coworkers become family and our offices an extension of our living space. We multitask at work with personal chores and pepper our dinner conversations with [...]
Have you ever noticed that no matter how choppy the water is, ducks are always able to glide along the surface calmly and peacefully? What we don’t see, however, is that beneath the surface their little webbed feet are paddling like crazy to stay afloat and keep them headed in the right direction and their waterproof feathers are keeping the spray from soaking in and drowning them. If we can learn how to channel our [...]
We all know people who are always positive and happy, floating on a cloud through their sunshine-filled lives. We wonder why they have it so easy, but what we often don’t see is that their positivity doesn’t come from a trouble-free life, but rather from their resilient mindset. These seemingly carefree people have actually learned ways to build resilience and cultivated how to love life. The happiest and most resilient people don’t cry about rain [...]
As a kid, I used to watch the Jetsons and think how cool the future looked. I couldn’t wait to grow up, zip through the sky in my Spacely Space Sprocket, have my chores done by a droid and play with tons of awesome gadgets as part of my important job working from home. We’re now living in the future and I was right. It’s pretty cool. Although it’s not exactly the Jetson life (my [...]
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.