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 [...]
The True Cost of Mental Health for Organizations

The True Cost of Mental Health for Organizations

Unprecedented market failures and widespread loss of revenue highlight some of the devastating effects of the pandemic. Mental health keynote speakers have been busy lately as stress levels in the workplace continue to rise. Managers realize that the coronavirus has hurt more than their bottom line. It’s also affected human resources across the board.  Adam Markel is a mental health speaker on a mission to extinguish the stigma of mental health and help businesses rebuild [...]
No Greatness Without Goodness: How Success Really Happens

No Greatness Without Goodness: How Success Really Happens

The greatest sports stories of all time aren’t just about points or rings, championships or goals. They tell of a come-up, of heart. They rattle our bones and tug at all of the emotions - all at once. Pride, empathy, happiness, love - greatness inspires us to feel it all… but what inspires greatness? How do you end up being the GOAT? What does it really take to find so much success and then sustain [...]
Overcoming Corporate Burnout: The Art of Taking Care of Yourself

Overcoming Corporate Burnout: The Art of Taking Care of Yourself

I recently featured a wonderful guest, an Olympic record breaker actually, and we fell into an innately fascinating conversation about burning out in life. Many of you reached out, related, and shared the story. And for good reason. This is one of the most common collective experiences we all share - whether it’s personal or professional - or both. Burnout is nature’s way of telling us that we are no longer an active participant in [...]
Changing How Change Changes You

Changing How Change Changes You

Whew! Say that a few times fast… I remember decades ago when the self-help scene was blowing up, the “it” topic everyone talked about was fear of change. Before Tony Robbins was a powerhouse and life coaches took over Facebook, there was this undercurrent, a rumbling of a new industry about to take off and it was obsessed with this idea that we were no longer participating in a class-built society. You could outpace previous [...]