As the Chairman of the Board & CEO of WD-40 Company, it's been a challenge for Garry Ridge to lead his team during the massive disruptions of 2020 and 2021. Yet, the uncertainties provided Garry with an even greater awareness of other critical aspects of business, beyond just earning a profit. Garry joins Adam Markel to discuss how WD-40 managed COVID-19 by embracing a resilient mindset and leveraging worry to achieve profound growth. Garry explains why [...]
New Name, Same Great Content! The Conscious PIVOT podcast has been renamed the Change Proof podcast to reflect the shift in the constancy of change in our world. Enjoy this inaugural episode as Adam Markel explains more about this shift and why it's important to all of us. ---- As we all know, change is the only constant thing in this world. Do you get anxious about the changes in your life, or are you [...]
If success is a by-product of failure, what's the best way to "profit" from it? This episode's guest, Brenda Neckvatal, an award-winning HR expert and the President of Best Practices, believes the secret recipe is learning to reframe and reset. Adam Markel sits down for a lively and informative conversation with Brenda as they discuss many HR challenges, including a common disconnect between HR and CEOs. To learn more about how to build resilience in business, tune [...]
John Lee Dumas has been hosting his award-winning podcast Entrepreneurs on Fire since its launch in 2012. He's interviewed over 2,600 entrepreneurs, informing what he now calls "uncommon success". Join Adam Markel as he and John Lee Dumas discuss the key concepts of this uncommon success. His book, The Common Path to Uncommon Success, is a practical guide to hitting your business goals by adopting a singular and effective roadmap. John Lee also provides insights [...]
"You won't believe what happened last night" is a great way to start a conversation. It grabs your audience, piques their interest, and connects you with them. When it comes to public speaking, storytelling is a critical skill for building a strong relationship. And the key? To tell a story that will make you relatable and gain the audience trust - only then will you have their loyalty. In this episode, host Adam Markel [...]
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.