Brad Stulberg is a researcher, writer, and co-author of the book "The Passion Paradox."
Brad Stulberg researches, writes, speaks, and coaches on health and human performance. His coaching practice includes working with athletes, entrepreneurs, and executives on their mental skills and overall wellbeing.Steve Magness writes, speaks, and coaches on health and human performance. He is a coach to some of the top distance runners in the world. He consults with executives and athletes on performance, culture, and mental skills development.In addition to Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, their writing and opinions have been featured in national outlets including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Wired, CNN, NPR, The BBC, Forbes, ESPN, Outside Magazine, and The Huffington Post.Their newest book, The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life is out now!Learn more about the Brad, Steve, and the book at https://www.passionparadoxbook.com.We discuss:How did you decide to write a book about passion?How do we differentiate passions that are going to bring us "success"?How do we separate our value from our passion?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today: https://www.patreon.com/smartpeoplepodcastSponsors:BetterHelp - Get 10% off your first month - https://betterhelp.com/smart.Skillshare - Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this episode. Listeners get 2 months of Skillshare for FREE by signing up here: https://skillshare.com/spp.Green Chef - For a total of $75 off, that’s $25 off each of your first 3 boxes, go to GreenChef.us/smart75.Donate:Donate here to support the show!
If you’ve ever wanted greater success in your life, then do we have the Passion Paradox show for you! Today I’ll be speaking with Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, coa-authors of the bestseller Peak Performance and authors of a brilliant book on finding success, The Passion Paradox. And that’s just what I want to talk with them about today, about going all in, finding success, and discovering the benefits of an UNBALANCED life.  The Passion Paradox Self-Improvement & Self-Help Topics Include: What really is passion? What’s the dark side of passion? What’s the biology of passion? What’s the danger on relying upon your success for happiness? What’s the danger of our obsessions? What’s a “fit mind-set of passion” What’s the importance of lowering the bar to perfection when it comes to finding your passion? What’s the danger of “go big or go home”? What is harmonious passion? What’s the mastery mindset? What’s it mean to “drive from within”? What’s the importance of focusing on the process? Why don’t we want to worry about being the best? What does it mean to embrace acute failure for chronic gains? What’s the importance of patience when it comes to your passion? What in the world does watching paint dry have to do with anything? Why are passion and balance antithetical? Why might unbalanced be the way to go? How do we cultivate self-awareness, particularly when “lost” in our passion? What’s the importance of having a close reationship with ourselves? What can we learn from the Buddhist practice of five rememberances? To find out more visit: ScienceOfRunning.com and www.BradStalberg.com
Brad Stulberg is a writer, a coach, and he speaks on the well-being of human performance. He is the co-author of the brand new book “The Passion Paradox” which he wrote with Steve Magness; their second book together. (First book; “Peak Performance”) Brad works with executives, entrepreneurs, and athletes on their mental skills and overall wellbeing. He is a columnist for Outside Magazine and have written for the New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and more. In this conversation, he shares about his heart behind writing this book and we talk about what passion really looks like in day to day life. Passion is a word people are sometimes confused by and just use it loosely but Brad has some really great examples and ways to think about the topic- he has spent years researching it. We talk about our own passions and I share how I aim to lead a very balanced day to day life which lends for a really great, authentic conversation. Show Notes: Brad’s Website The Passion Paradox – Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness Peak Performance – Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness There There – Tommy Orange The Great Believers – Rebecca Makkai Devotions – Mary Oliver The Craving Mind – Judson Brewer Follow Brad: Brad on Twitter Follow Lindsey:  Lindsey on Instagram Lindsey on Twitter Lindsey on Facebook I’ll Have Another FB Group Sponsors: One American 500 Festival Mini Marathon Jaybird Sport Mercury Mile The post Episode 172: Brad Stulberg appeared first on Lindsey Hein.
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Location
Oakland, California, United States of America
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
3 hours, 33 minutes
PCID
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