Building a Change Proof Company Culture

Building a Change Proof Company Culture

If you are nervous about the future, you are not alone. We are in the midst of a massive cultural shift in the way people prefer to work. It has affected us and the ones we touch in vastly different ways. Yet, with change comes opportunity.  Adam Markel, resilience keynote speaker, shares hard-hitting, creative solutions for high-performance organizations and tips for changing company culture. Why Is It Scary to Embrace Change?  Neuroscience research from the [...]
Why Recovery is Essential for Employee Resilience

Why Recovery is Essential for Employee Resilience

During a time where employee burnout is increasing, promoting employee wellbeing is essential to developing a successful and effective workplace culture. Unfortunately, most workplaces focus on short-term recovery activities, as opposed to building resilience in the workplace. Are you prepared to take the necessary steps to build employee resilience into your company’s culture? What Is Resilience? It's quite common for people to think of resilience as "smiling through the pain" or pushing through adversity, but [...]
Change Proofing: A Personal Lesson from the US Economy

Change Proofing: A Personal Lesson from the US Economy

How is it that in the midst of what feels like a recession (and is, according to second quarter numbers) that the market is going in the exact opposite direction than what we would expect? And how is it that we are seeing the housing market with amazingly low interest rates and all of the inventory being bought up the day it hits the market, with record unemployment and even city-wide vacancy? It seems to [...]
Resilience: Build A Calm & Change Proof Culture

Resilience: Build A Calm & Change Proof Culture

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 [...]
Moving Beyond Adaptability

Moving Beyond Adaptability

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, [...]