Adam Markel – Keynote Speaker

Bestselling Author, Resilience Keynote Speaker, Resilience Researcher, Workplace Expert, CEO & Attorney

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Specialist Subjects

  • Cultivating a Change-Proof Culture with AI: Preparing for a Future-Ready Workforce
  • Change Proof: Leverage the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience
  • Leave The Past Behind to Bounce Toward a Brighter Future
  • Create a 'Got Your Back' Culture of Care & Collaboration
  • Resilience as the Unsung Hero of Your Business
  • The P.I.V.O.T. Formula: Embracing Change & the Path of Innovation
  • The 3-Question Workshop: A Deeper Dive Into Operationalizing Resilience


  • English


Adam Markel, bestselling author, keynote speaker and resilience researcher, guides individuals and organizations to tap the power of resilience to master the challenges of constant change. With 18 years as a trial attorney building a multi-million dollar enterprise and 10 years as the CEO of a leading personal development and business training company, Adam has much to share about resilience, culture and change. Yet, some of his most enduring lessons came from his years as an ocean first responder – a life and death environment where Adam learned the importance of cultivating high performance capacity and impeccable teamwork.

In his latest bestselling book, Change Proof, Adam shows how those principles of resilience are equally relevant today for any business that wants to move beyond managing change to actively embracing it and using times of uncertainty, crisis, and chaos to create opportunities and stimulate individual and team growth.

As one of Huffington Post’s top speakers to see and the #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Pivot, Adam’s messages have inspired tens of thousands worldwide. Adam Markel keynotes, corporate workshops, and business coaching integrate practical business strategies, personal development insights and a unique delivery style to create a high-energy and impactful learning environment.

Media Group, a TEDx speaker and influencer, and host of The Change Proof Podcast, facilitating insightful discussions with business leaders and social innovators and sharing strategies to fully embrace an uncertain world and build Change Proof organizations.

Adam Markel is continuously inspired by his wife of more than 30 years and their 4 amazing children.

Popular Talks by Adam Markel

Cultivating a Change-Proof Culture with AI: Preparing for a Future-Ready Workforce

In the dynamic realm of today’s business, the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) transcends mere technological innovation, playing a crucial part in enhancing employee well-being, happiness, and efficiency. This presentation explores AI’s revolutionary impact on crafting a supportive, productive work environment. We’ll delve into how AI tools can mitigate stress, uplift mental health, and establish a wellness-driven culture, thereby elevating employee contentment and performance.

Key Takeaways:
– AI’s Workplace Evolution: Uncover how AI, including machine learning and data analytics, is transforming workplace practices and enhancing employee relations.
– Boosting Mental Health and Well-being: Discover AI-powered strategies for monitoring and improving mental health, emphasizing stress relief and emotional wellness.
– AI and Work-Life Harmony: Learn how AI optimizes operations and workload, fostering a balanced work-life dynamic and curbing burnout.
– Customized Employee Support: Explore the benefits of AI in providing personalized support and growth opportuni- ties, thereby increasing job satisfaction and personal development.
– Ethical AI Use: Examine the ethical, privacy and human concerns associated with employing AI in monitoring and enhancing employee well-being.
– Looking Forward: Anticipate future AI innovations and their potential to transform workplace culture and employee engagement further.

Change Proof: Leverage the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience

Unprecedented. Chaotic. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. These are the four most frequently used words to describe how we are all feeling lately. But even those powerful words aren’t strong enough to express how our personal and professional lives have been impacted. And when we can’t access our maximum level of productivity, key performance indicators like revenue and profitability suffer.

To combat this, organizations must become Change Proof and leaders must cultivate resilience on their team. This work can begin with Adam’s high-energy and engaging change management keynote speaking, where he delivers simple, realistic daily practices that increase resilience and show you how to leverage uncertainty and change to cultivate long-term growth.

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