Create Modern Clarity with Stoic Wisdom featuring Andrew McConnell

Our guest today is Andrew McConnell, founder, and CEO at rented.com, a team of vacation rental professionals with 50+ years of experience in managing, marketing, and pricing vacation rentals, to talk about his best-selling book 'Get Out of My Head’. Throughout the episode, we dive into Andrew's background, stoic wisdom, valuing ourselves, love and hate for what you do, zero-based Calendaring, and more. Read more

How Legendary Writers Create a Category of One with Nicolas Cole

One of the best things about being a writer is you provide value to your readers’ lives. You help them overcome their problems and build their lives in a better way. Our guest today is Nicolas Cole, an author and top writer on Quora. With over 30 million views online, he is one of the most-read digital writer. He has written over a dozen books, including the best-selling ‘The Art & Business of Online Writing.’ He joined us today to talk about his new book Snow Leopard, [insert subtitle]‘ Throughout the episode, we’ll dive into Nicolas’ journey to become a writer and thought leader, the five levels of the creative journey, obvious and non-obvious content creation, financial independence, and more.Read more

Walking the Eightfold Path to Clarity, Courage, and Compassion with Koshin Paley Ellison

Clarifying who we are no matter what life throws at us, having the courage to achieve things in life no matter how many times we fail, and being able to understand and feel empathy for others are some of the most important aspects that we have to attach to our personality. In today’s episode, we are joined by Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison; president and co-guiding teacher at New York Zen Center for contemplative care, a Zen practice center in Manhattan to discuss his upcoming book ‘Untangled’. Throughout the episode, we dive into how Koshin became a Zen monk, what he meant by junk pleasure, the eightfold path of Buddhism, the consequences of actions, the three giants, the importance of words, and more. Read more

Mental Shifts to Thrive in Preparation and Performance with Brian Levenson

Performers at the highest levels don't rely solely on their natural abilities. In its place, they capitalize on the advantages of switching between two distinct yet mutually reinforcing states of mind: one for thorough preparation and another for peak performance under pressure. My guest today is Brian Levenson, an executive and mental performance coach who has spent years working with top achievers in the fields of sports, business, and the arts. Brian was surprised by what he saw from the sports field to the executive suite. Many talented people were falling short of their ambitions not because they lacked the required talents but because they lacked an appreciation for the thought patterns that drove them. In today's episode, Brian reveals his findings for making the mindset adjustment necessary to excel at both preparation and performance.Read more

Why we all need a friend at Work and How to Show Up as One with Morag Barrett

The working world is a team sport, and it is impossible to excel at it on your alone. The presence of an ally attitude is one of the most essential indications of success, not just for individuals but also for teams and organizations. Working relationships flourish when we have the closest friends to share the ups and downs with and help us get through the tough times together. If we don't, we'll fumble and burn to the ground, leaving behind nothing but a smoldering heap of rubble to prove our existence. My guest today has an extensive background in many fields, including corporate finance, leadership and executive development, and human resource management. She is business savvy and has a firm grasp of the intricacies of leading and managing a team. In this episode of the Pursuit of Learning podcast, Morag Barrett stresses the importance of having a work pal,  how to be a better friend in the workplace, and how doing so can improve your mood, teamwork, and productivity.Read more

Learn to Enjoy Your Work and Life Again with Tim Shurrer

A particular message is receiving a lot of play these days. The message is clear: if you want to make it in life, you need to put yourself front and center, make your way to the top, become the boss, or do whatever it takes to achieve the success set before you. But suppose there is a different approach. What if there is more to life than just the pursuit of notoriety, wealth, and influence? Tim Schurrer encourages listeners to rethink what it means to be successful and discover a more open approach to reaching our goals throughout today's episode of the pursuit of learning podcast. Read more

How to Captivate Hearts and Deliver Results as a Compassionate Leader with Donato Tramuto

Being polite is not the same as compassionate leadership; compassionate leadership is a powerful style of leadership that, when skillfully executed, can lift spirits and profits to new heights. Compassionate leaders are not lacking in strength. They are strong leaders who are also aware that they may be kind to their employees while achieving tremendous success. In point of fact, showing concern for one's workforce is directly correlated to improved performance. My guest today, Donato Tramuto, is a well-known CEO, business leader, innovator, and philanthropist. During today's conversation, he illustrates that compassion is essential to effective leadership because it boosts morale, builds more substantial teams, improves overall performance, and creates a sustainable commitment to an organization's mission and values.Read more

Principles to Stand Out, Attract Customers & Grow an Incredible Brand with Jeremy Miller

Did you ever wonder why your brand does not have any sales and why it keeps happening? Maybe the customers don’t know your brand, or basically, they do not trust you. If you are interested in finding out how to drive sales for your brand, then this episode is just for you. Our guest today is Jeremy Miller, Strategy Consultant and Founder of Sticky Branding and the author of ‘’ Sticky Branding: 12.5 Principles to Stand Out, Attract Customers, and Grow an Incredible Brand’’. Throughout the episode, we dive into why the sticky brand is important to brand owners, shared experience, simple clarity, service your customers brilliantly, being brilliant at the basics, creating a visual identity, and more.Read more

A Bold, Brave, and Intentional Path to Scaling Your Business with Brent Lowe

Being responsible for what you are doing is one of the most important aspects of building your desired business. Among the various aspects, it will help you to be a bold and brave businessman. Our guest today is, Mr. Brent Lowe; founder of BASE Associates, a business coaching and consulting company, and author of ‘Lead Together’. Throughout the episode, we dive into three major concepts in the book, rules & agreements, types of power, radical responsibility, commitments, types of agreements, feedback and mutual curiosity, recruiting process, and more. Read more