Oct 25, 2022
Many successful people at the top of their field hit a certain age, and the excitement of work starts to diminish. It may seem counterintuitive: Wouldn't mastery lead to satisfaction?
Social scientist and author Arthur C. Brooks thinks of it another way: That there are two S Curves of life. If you're starting to feel...
Oct 18, 2022
On this week's show we have Annie Duke, professional poker champion turned decision strategist. She's written the best seller "Thinking in Bets" and her new book is titled "Quit".
Oct 11, 2022
David Epstein is an investigative journalist and author who is fascinated by extraordinary people. Are they born this way? Is it their upbringing? A lot of “hard work?”
Modern thinking about this, spearheaded by Malcom Gladwell, points to "10,000 hours" of narrow, focused work. Yo-Yo Ma and Serena Williams have been...
Oct 4, 2022
Jillian Johnsrud is an author, blogger, podcaster, and coach who covers personal finance. But she’s not just providing stock tips and savings plans. Jillian wants us to rethink our relationship to money itself.
This passion is personal for her. When she and her family encountered major medical and student debt, she...