Discover the Value of Learning from Failure, Why Purpose Drives Excellence, and Strategies to Succeed as a High Performer with Adam Kreek [PODCAST 158]

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Discover the Value of Learning from Failure, Why Purpose Drives Excellence, and Strategies to Succeed as a High Performer with Adam Kreek [PODCAST 158]


What do you think you can learn from an Olympic star about high performance? What could you learn about failing your way to success and leadership from an Olympic champion? You are going to get the chance to do just that…

Today’s conversation is with Adam Kreek. Adam is a Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Executive Coach. He has taught hundreds of thousands of people at organizations including Microsoft, General Electric, Mercedes-Benz, L’Oreal, Shell, Million Dollar Round Table, YPO, TEDx, General Mills and hundreds of others.

Most importantly, Adam walks the talk. A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions. Make sure you take the time to learn from Adam’s unique experiences!

In this segment, Adam opens up about the successes and challenges he has faced in his life. From these ups and downs, Adam has learned helpful strategies and solutions that can help you succeed.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:


  • The difference between praiseworthy failure and blameworthy failure; [3:00]
  • Purpose drives excellence; [5:30]
  • The lowest point in Adam’s journey and what he’s learned from it; [9:00]
  • Patience and persistence will serve you well; [13:30]
  • Advice Adam has for those struggling with the imposter syndrome; [18:30]
  • How to connect with Adam’s valuable resources; [24:30]
  • Five minutes a day of sustained productivity; [25:30]
  • The impact Adam’s wife has had on his success; [31:00]
  • Action steps you can walk away with; [32:30]
  • And more…


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