As a former teacher for 10 years, Adam Lewis Walker decided to break away from the traditional classroom setting and life as a career professor in order to teach people more about success rather than academics. With an extensive background in teaching and a lot of hard work, Adam is now a best selling author and keynote speaker, a mentor and coach for entrepreneurs, and founder of the Awaken Your Alpha podcast.

  • 09:17 – People who love to complain and how to avoid becoming one
  • 12:11 – Where he was when he ad the idea for the Awaken Your Alpha podcast
  • 16:04 – The most surprising thing he discovered when he started podcasting
  • 19:36 – Being a teacher in South London
  • 22:32 – What motivated him to become a teacher
  • 24:33 – Sports and the struggles of being an athlete in England
  • 28:02 – His Olympic pole vaulting aspirations
  • 28:58 – His first entrepreneurial adventure
  • 31:24 – His first real business
  • 34:41 – The biggest take-away from his first business
  • 43:40 – The mentor who shaped who he his today
  • 50:50 – How valuable and helpful a coach can be
  • 53:42 – Our future business and Shark Tank pitch
  • 56:13 – His view on bullying and addressing the topic with his kids
  • 01:01:58 – What he’s changed his mind about recently

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