The Conscious PIVOT Podcast

From entrepreneurship and leadership – to purpose and spirituality – the Conscious PIVOT Podcast is the place for powerful insights, interviews, stories, tools, and actionable advice from people who have successfully reinvented some area of their business and personal life. Gain greater insights to navigate your own pivot, learn how to fully embrace new opportunities, increase your performance, master the art and science of innovation and resilience, and love your life!

Join Adam for a much needed dose of energy, HEART and real talk. Let your pivot begin!


As a broadcaster, Mark Alyn has talked with more than 25,000 people from all walks of life. He is a lifelong learner with a goal of being in communication with as many people as possible about their successes and challenges and how they were able to achieve and overcome those things. Mark is no stranger to challenges. About six years ago his back went out and he had to deal with the insurance company after being denied coverage. Mark talks about overcoming challenges and how he was able to make a difference, not only in his own life but also in the lives of other people, through some form of education. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on Facebook
Wendy Darling is a speaker, author and recognized transformational results expert on navigating change and achieving your desired results. She is the founder of the Miraculous Living Institute and Method, a personal and professional growth organization providing a systems to achieve results with greater ease and speed. Wendy has over 35 years of experience in business and life transformation. In this episode, Wendy shares the two specific avenues she’s working on now – training and certifying coaches and practitioners in her methodology and her consulting work. She’s excited to see what else unfolds as the year progresses. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on Facebook at pivotFB.com and visit StartMyPIVOT.com to download your free Kickstart Guide! — Watch the
Life is a joy and a blessing, but it’s not always easy. For professional speaker, best selling author and transformationist, Joseph Ranseth, realizing that purpose and meaning is more important than profit took a lot of pivots. He was successful in the internet marketing space before he got into transformational leadership. Under the mentorship of Dr. Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, he learned that his success depended on integrating the spiritual with the secular. Joseph advocates thinking of interactions with clients as creating “transformations” instead of “transactions”. Learn more about what transformational leadership and starting a movement involves, including having an army of advocates for your cause. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on
The best compliment a salesperson can get is “You really listened to me.” It’s more important to be interested in the client than it is to appearing interesting to them. Before Judy Hoberman, President of Selling in a Skirt, learned this pivotal lesson, she worked for a company that sold skirts.  This bitter experience in her early career fueled Judy to create the Skirt Philosophy which helps empower women in the business world. Judy shares her secret to sales and why she is called the “Question Queen”. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on Facebook at pivotFB.com and visit StartMyPIVOT.com to download your free Kickstart Guide! — Watch the Episode Here: Listen to the Episode Here: Read the Show Notes
If we all had a magic wand, how would we use it and what would we create? Patricia Barnett, a REALTOR®, licensed broker and network marketing business coach believes that within all of us are dreams yet to be fulfilled and opportunities yet to be created. After being diagnosed with a life-threatening health challenge, Patricia created the Magic Wand Principle to empower people to create and fulfill their own dreams and possibilities. She shares her passion of inspiring, empowering and elevating women to achieve whatever they desire, especially in business and network marketing. Her life mission is to hold space for people, standing in the gap of where they are right now and where they would really love to be. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or
When starting to grow a business, we start to think that we’re the only one who can get things done properly. Taking that next step in business often means teaching other people about our vision ….. and then trusting them with it. Trusting other people with our vision can be scary, taking you out of your comfort zone. Owner of Leon Smith Publishing, Keith Leon, also known as “the book guy”, learned to let go of this fear and take control when he started to do one scary thing every month. He compares asking “Why would I trust my team with my business?” to the question, “Why would I jump off a perfectly good plane?” and shares his perspective on the answers. This includes the belief that in order to get to the next place in our lives and business, we need to stretch out of our comfort zone and
Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross MD, a medical doctor for 30 plus years, shares the miracles beyond medicine that she discovered in her own journey through chronic illness, devastating loss and family addiction. Carolyn shares how learning to think of illness as a call to action prompted her most challenging life pivot. We discuss her process of moving beyond the loss her own identity as a pioneer in the field of women’s medicine and how her recognition of the trust challenges of her own profession shaped her new calling to create programs for people with addictions and eating disorders, in part by redefining those addictions. Carolyn also shares the rituals that keep her moving forward. Learn how the miracles beyond medicine that Carolyn experienced gave her the hope and tools she needed to regain her own health, faith and calling – and how her perspective can help you too. Enjoy more
Great leaders that lead themselves, effectively lead others. This is the law of growth that Dennis Shaver has always believed in. Dennis is an American entrepreneur who began his career as an hourly manufacturing employee at General Motors Corporation. He rose through the ranks after earning his Bachelor’s of Science degree, and held key leadership positions with several big companies like PepsiCo and Frito Lay. Dennis grew up on a dairy farm and learned about the energetic force that creates life from his natural surroundings. He shares how he’s been able to take those wonderful values and lessons and apply them to his business career. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on Facebook at pivotFB.com and visit StartMyPIVOT.com to
Keeping every aspect of our lives in perspective is a skill we must learn so that we can achieve that perfect alignment between our intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual self. David Corbin has learned the ability to see the patterns of this alignment that allows him to be the best he can each day. He shares how his morning rituals makes him enter into his flow state to feel grounded, fortified, and move on to serve more. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more wisdom, resources and support for your own business or personal pivot? Join our incredible PIVOT community on Facebook at pivotFB.com and visit StartMyPIVOT.com to download your free Kickstart Guide! — Watch the Episode: Listen to the Episode Here: Read the Show Notes Here: Entering The Flow State Through Conscious Gratitude with David
Paying attention to your senses is a critical skill to learn for successful investing. Why? Because our senses pick up things that our minds haven’t processed yet, often adding even more important information to our analysis. The father and daughter team of Phil and Danielle Town has mastered the skill of making big decisions in business and investing under tremendous stress by learning to trust their instincts. As a father, Phil has taught Danielle the importance of trusting yourself 100% when investing, rather than going along with what others are doing. As a daughter, Danielle has taught her father that the market doesn’t have to be wrong for him to be right. Phil and Danielle share how to trust your instincts when investing, along with other time-tested investment lessons. Enjoy more episodes of The Conscious PIVOT Podcast at AdamMarkel.com or download them on your favorite podcast player. Looking for more