Today, we operate in a “microwave society” - we want things to be fast and often get disappointed when they’re not. We are so good at talking …. yet lack the patience to listen. In this episode, Adam Markel sits down with Ken Walls, a #1 bestselling author and CEO of Grow Live Academy, a web development and social media firm, to discuss some important wisdom that gets lost these days — the power of [...]
We first have to understand ourselves before we can understand how the world functions and communicates with us. In another enlightening episode, Adam Markel talks to Dr. Erica Risberg, Ph.D. host of the podcast, All Things In The Name Of Love. Dr. Risberg shares her greatest pivot in life and defines her experience with resilience. She also explains how trees are great models for humanity through the power of interconnectedness. Erica also shares how [...]
Just as every pivot is different, so is each pivoter’s ritual. Some people meditate, and others choose simple, quiet contemplation. Whereas you might begin your ritual with a morning run, another person might begin his or hers with journaling and a cup of tea. In order for a ritual to work, though, you need to do it consistently. That’s why the best rituals have common elements. Rituals have a morning component. I won’t insist that [...]
If you’ve ever tried to start a new habit, such as exercising or eating better, you have firsthand experience with habits. You also know how difficult it can be—in fact, it can seem downright impossible at times. Yet forming new habits is critical to pivoting. In fact, you must change your habits in order to pivot. You can’t start a business, for example, with your old habits. After all: Your habit of sleeping in and [...]
Here’s how you can use baby steps to turn pivoting from an overwhelming giant leap into something manageable. Step 1: Break Your Dream into Smaller Pieces No matter how seemingly large, complex, or overwhelming, every pivot can be broken down— divided from larger leaps into smaller steps. The starting point for the baby-step process is to simply brain-storm the steps—as you see them now—for your pivot. For example, let’s say you want to start a [...]
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.