+61 2 91887292 adam@adamcallender.com

Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

George Herbert

Adam is passionate about making a difference to people and teams.  Adam’s search for fulfilling work led him to developing ways he can help others, initially training, then mentoring, speaking and coaching.

Using skills and experiences developed working in professional, leadership and transformational roles over 20 years.

Adam would love nothing more than to chat about what is happening with you and explore how his passion to help you, your career, your team and indeed your organisations success.

This website shares Adam’s background, the ways he can assist, his musings aka blog and papers exploring situations, roles and ideas how he helps.


Enthusiastic and quirky, seeking to enrich leadership and customer focused topics through infusing real-life experience and research to his keynotes.


Typically, a six-month program with meetings monthly, based on the premise that Adam is experienced in the areas of interest to you.


Typically group sessions where knowledge is shared and contextualised, working with the material in a variety of ways to ensure all get the chance to understand and appreciate the content.


Adam facilitates workshops through guided discussion with the stakeholders to achieve agreed outcomes, encouraging contributions from all, to keep to time and stay on track.


Typically, an annual program that is solution orientated with meetings monthly, providing the accountability from regular sessions and communication between sessions.


Adam leads meetings and conferences to assist in the success of events hosted at client sites or at function centres and resorts.

Visual Management and my first Smart Watch

Visual Management and my first Smart Watch

So much of our language at work is about visibility, about being seen, discussing the optics – how things look. When we ask about someone, have you seen them? We might ask someone a question; with the response will be that they will ‘look into it’.

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7 Deadly Sins in Making Requests of Others

7 Deadly Sins in Making Requests of Others

Just as it is near impossible to get authentic feedback, when it comes to goal setting by our boss, a lot of attempts can fall flat.
Exactly like asking a group of teenagers to do something specific unsupervised. Communication has to be clear and compelling.
There seems to be a teenage filter where only a small part of what we say may land well.

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Hillbilly Elergy

Hillbilly Elergy

Through drawing on the support in his life, critically analysing what was going on around him, accepting the challenge from those who loved him. JD Vance shows all of us to reach for our talents, our capabilities and make the most of what life can offer.

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Adam is always very helpful and enthusiastic as a mentor for my startup while I was in Sydney University Incubator program. He had provided my team with great insight into different markets and features that would work for many different verticals. Adam is also very generous to introduce me to his network to get Plannero the opportunity to pitch in front of investors. Both me and my co-founder are very grateful for having Adam to mentor us along the startup journey.

Crystal Cao
CoFounder, Plannero

An amazing human being, always proactively helpful. A visionary thinker and a consummate professional who put in a lot of effort/dedication in the job he did and energsied all around him. It was an honour to work with him.

Rajesh Shenoy
Co-founder & CEO at úcri

Having reached a point in my career where I was questioning my direction and what next looked like, I was keen to clarify and identify where my true core competencies, to help shape my future progression. I worked with Adam to discover my strengths, and then how best to leverage these talents. As I was unsure about the best place to start, It was extremely beneficial to work with someone like Adam, who was an expert in leveraging programs such as Gallup to maximise the process involved. More than anything else, it was Adam’s ability to combine his knowledge with his enthusiastic and passionate personality, to build a genuine rapport with myself, guiding me through the process of creating a plan of action which was both enjoyable and effective, helping recalibrate my career.

Marc Cheah
Head of Marketing, Pickles

Adam is a focused, driven, leader with integrity and strong business acumen. He possesses an accurate insight into the technology marketplace and its value and application for and within a clients' business. Adam is one who leads from the front and as such accelerates those with him in their education of the tasks at hand. It is with these same traits that Adam has built strategically and financially meaningful partner relationships. I am most happy to endorse Adam.

Aaron Polmeer
Serial Entrepreneur. Innovator. CEO. Event Producer. Investor.

I was fortunate enough to work with Adam Callender as part of the '10X Accelerator' program run through the 'University Of New South Wales'. Adam worked with me in an advisory role & was instrumental in helping us define a clear go to market strategy. Adam guided and advised us on our market positioning and how to effectively differentiate ourselves from our competitors. On a personal level, Adam is a fantastic person, very approachable & I would recommend Adam to anybody looking for business advice or coaching.

Patrick Connolly
Founder & CEO, Procure Build

This is my personal recommendation for Adam C. I have been working with Adam from many years and I found him to be consistently pleasant, tackling all challenges with dedication and a smile. Besides being a joy to work with, Adam has many qualities that I seen and one of it is he is a Achiever. I'm always surprise that he has great deal of stamina and can make things happen by turning thoughts into action, he is very good presenting creative ideas and communicate the benefits. While working on a few assignments with Adam, he has demonstrated that he is a take-charge person and never shy away from any responsibility. Even when faced with a complex situation involving many factors, he enjoy managing all of the variables, aligning and realigning them until he find the best way to get things done. Talents and ability may take you to great height but only character can sustain you. Adam is honest, hard working, high ethics, kind and helpful. He is highly dependable and I'm glad and fortunate to have the privilege to know him. I recommend Adam without reservation and wish him all the best in his future.

Dixon Tan, RCDD
Senior Sales Manager at AEM Test and Measurement

Adam completed a series of workshops with my leaders that utilised Gallup Strengths. The sessions were insightful and helped my team understand each other's motivations, strengths and challenges so we can work together better. My leaders all found the sessions dynamic and worthwhile.

Adam is a very engaging and empathetic facilitator. Able to personalise the content and involve each participant. Adam also provided us with a lot of material so we could continue with the momentum built in the sessions.

Melane Howard
Call Centre Retention Manager, HCF

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for an introductory phone call with Adam.