Podcast E48: Maxwell Adekoje: “Never Waste a Crisis”








Show Notes – Episode 48

In this episode, Erica Ross-Krieger interviews motivational speaker, coach, and best-selling author of “Just Eat the Worm: 6 Great Strategies That Will Help You Earn More and Never Waste a Crisis,” Maxwell Adekoje.

Erica talks with Maxwell (Max) about his inspirational life, books, and message.

Listen in as Max shares:
  • His own journey from struggle and growing up in Nigeria to pursuing and attaining his dream of successful entrepreneurship…including the hard work, endurance, passion, and discipline that required.
  • The importance of inspiration to the mind’s well-being and the requirement of hope to keep us moving forward.
  • Who we need to become before we can outlast any crisis.
  • What Jeff Bezos and Olympians know about “debit to the present” and “credit to the future.”
  • Why we can’t be perfected without adversity and how it shapes us.
  • The power of discipline.
  • Why finding your purpose is so crucial and how to discover it.
  • A bit about the new book he is currently writing for couples
  • How listeners can connect with Max and discover more about his message, workshops, and books.
Connect with Maxwell Adekoje:

Website: https://justeattheworm.teachable.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/higheriscalling

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maxwelladekoje/

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxwell-adekoje-34425197/

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/maxwell_adekoje/


About Maxwell Adekoje

Maxwell Adekoje is a survivor. Born and raised in war-torn Nigeria, his father left the family homeless, and he and his brother needed a place to survive. His goal was to travel abroad and get a better life. He applied for an American Visa and on his 11th attempt stood on a bus for 15 hours because he couldn’t afford a seat…and he still didn’t get the Visa. On his 13th attempt, he got a Visa and moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Today, Adekoje is a motivational speaker, coach and international best-selling author. He’s written Success Unlimited With Maxwell Adekoje, Higher is Calling, and his latest release, Just Eat The Worm: Six Great Strategies That Will Help You Earn More and Never Waste a Crisis. This latest book is an international best-seller in 16 categories in 6 countries.  It details his life journey which is meant to inspire others to realize and attain their full potential because the higher is always calling.

For 12 years, Maxwell has served not only as a motivational speaker but as an online training coach helping marketing companies and individuals grow their businesses. Adekoje is a certified member of the John Maxwell Team and Les Brown’s Power Voice.

When Adekoje is not working, he enjoys making exquisite meals with his wife in Manassas, Virginia. Both are passionate and dedicated to helping hungry children around the world. For more information visit https://justeattheworm.teachable.com/

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Erica Ross-Krieger, M.A., BCC

Erica Ross-Krieger, M.A, is a nationally acclaimed Business and Success-Mindset Coach, author of the inspirational book, Seven Sacred Attitudes®—How to Live in the Richness of the Moment, and an EFT (Tapping) Expert.

6, 7, & 8-figure entrepreneurs hire Erica to help them identify and clear the inner mindset blocks that are keeping them from new levels of wealth. The founder of New Attitudes Corporation, Erica works with entrepreneurs throughout the world, inspiring them to come to life more fully and helping them attain these new levels of wealth as they define it.

Erica’s wide range of educational achievements include a Master’s Degree in Organization Development, certificates in EFT (Tapping) as well as in Nutrition Education, a national research grant to study and publish results on “Principles of Chinese Medicine and How They Relate to Organizational Well-Being”, and post-graduate training as an Art Therapist.

Erica blends her extensive professional background with her personal life experiences to offer powerful and transformative programs, services, products and the Entrepreneur’s Café Podcast, rich with multi-faceted wisdom—in doing so, her work fosters a sense of well-being for clients, readers, and podcast listeners worldwide.

Erica lives in Northern California with her husband, Steve, and a garden of lavender that soothes her soul.

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