Leadership for the
Smartest Person

in the Room

Transform Your Leadership

You’re a passionate high-performer who succeeds at everything you take on.

Confidence isn’t your issue. Boredom is your pain.

Success comes relatively easy and quickly. You leapfrog others and it doesn’t seem too hard to overcome the challenges set in front of you.

You’ve got the accolades, your resume runneth over…so why does it still feel like something is missing?

Being the smartest person in the room may have got you here, but it won’t take you to where you REALLY want to go.

Meet Adam Quiney

“Intelligence got you here. Now it’s what keeps you trapped”

I’m an obsessive perfectionist, high-performer, former lawyer, and now an Executive Mentor. I know what it’s like to succeed easily and quickly. To blindly put my happiness in the hands of achievement.

All the success, money and possessions in the world couldn’t cure my boredom. Couldn’t produce a loving, intimate relationship with my wife…and definitely couldn’t fulfill me.

Here’s the rest of my story…

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