Host Jeremy C. Park talks with best-selling author, keynote speaker and resilience researcher, Adam Markel, who shares some of his background and what led him to write his latest book, “Change-Proof — Leveraging the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience,” coming in February 2022. During the interview, Adam talks about what it means to be “change-proof and why it’s important in life and business, something that he learned doing the research and writing the book that has helped him personally, and some tips and concepts that can help you, as well.
Learn more at AdamMarkel.com or ChangeProof.com.
Full Bio: Best-selling author, keynote speaker, and resilience researcher Adam Markel inspires leaders to master the challenges of massive disruption in his upcoming book, “Change-Proof — Leveraging the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience” (McGraw-Hill, February 2022).
Adam is author of the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Publisher’s Weekly best-seller, “Pivot: The Art & Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life.” A leading international keynote speaker, he has reached tens of thousands worldwide with his message of resilience as the competitive edge in today’s complex markets. An attorney, entrepreneur, and transformational trainer, Adam is a sought-after business culture catalyst who inspires, empowers, and guides organizations and individuals to create sustainable, high-performance strategies.
Adam is also the CEO of More Love Media and host of The Conscious PIVOT podcast, where he shares his insights on pivoting and resilience in today’s fast-paced market and interviews experts, innovators, and influencers in the areas of business and life.
Adam credits much of his success to the principles he learned during his 8 years as a Jones Beach lifeguard in New York. As a first responder in a life-and-death environment, he learned the importance of cultivating a high-performance capacity and impeccable teamwork. He’s found that the principles of this type of culture and leadership equally apply to any business that wants to build a competitive advantage to win.
After building a multi-million-dollar law firm, Adam pivoted his own career path to become CEO of one of the largest business and personal growth training companies in the world. Here he learned that motivation and inspiration alone are not enough to effectively utilize change; it’s about providing leaders, teams, and audiences with effective takeaways to sustain them over time.
Adam’s keynotes, corporate workshops, and business mentoring combine his “Lessons from the Lifeguard Stand” with practical business strategies, personal development insights, and a unique delivery style to create a high-energy and impactful learning environment.
Learn more at AdamMarkel.com.