How do you form a new habit? Consider the Power of Patience.

We’ve all heard the statistic. “It takes 30 days to form a new habit”. Yet most of us drop our new habit between days 3 to 8. Why? And what’s the solution? I recently shared Leadership strategies at the Canadian Consulate General in Seattle and spoke with an old friend who attended the event. She … Continued

Behind the Scenes at Toronto’s Pan Am Games – Video

Adam joined CBC Sports this summer to report on Toronto’s International Pan-American and Parapan Am Games. Over 7000 athletes from 41 countries participated, competing in 51 sports. Adam took viewers behind the scenes at the Games and shared a breadth of insightful discussions on topics such as Sport and Race, Anti doping Control, Secrets of Mental Performance … Continued

Adam supports Power To Be

Adam had the opportunity to support Power To Be last week at their annual Golf Charity Classic event.  An exceptional organization, Power to Be inspires youth and families in need of support to discover their limitless abilities through Adventure Therapy and nature-based programs. $261,000. was raised at the event to support the more than 400 Power … Continued

Don’t Change Much: Small Changes To Improve Your Health

I’m proud to represent the Men’s Health Foundation and their Don’t Change Much campaign, an efforts to motivate men to live healthier lives.  I can vouch for the great advice available on their campaign site and recommend that you take a look and apply some tips to your daily life. June is Men’s Health Month.  What … Continued


Adam’s Ocean Row Expedition has launched!

After 3 & 1/2 years in planning, Adam and his crew launched from Dakar, Senegal this morning en route to Miami, FL.  Their journey will take them 6776 km, unsupported, to become the first row boat to row from Africa to mainland North America. Today’s Globe and Mail covered their pre launch activities here. Stay … Continued


Adam Kreek on Leadership, Success and Wellbeing

Adam was recently interviewed for a book chapter about his perspectives on Leadership, Success, and Wellbeing.  The following is an excerpt from this interview. David: I’d like to start off by asking you about failure. It’s something we all experience, yet often find so difficult to overcome. You faced massive failure at the 2004 Olympic … Continued


Canadian Wildlife Federation Africa To The America’s Expedition

In Adam’s role as a representative for the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s (CWF) Sail for Wildlife Program, he encourages conservation of marine wildlife and habitat across Canada.  Adam has partnered with the CWF and Ocean Adventure, Rowing & Education (OAR Northwest) to launch the CWF Africa to the Americas 2012 expedition, a human powered rowing adventure spanning 60-100 … Continued


Why did Adam Kreek row across the Atlantic in 2012?

1) Why is Adam rowing across the Atlantic in 2012? First, I love to learn. Taking on new challenges is a great way to expand your potential and gain new skills and perspective. Rowing across the Atlantic will be physically trying, but even more challenging are our current preparations of logistics and team dynamics. These … Continued