Renee Guilbault: A Taste of Opportunity

My guest today believes that the food industry is a place where anyone can earn their way into a leadership role, regardless of formal education. She emphasizes that the food industry offers many opportunities for growth and learning and that the skills and relationships gained in the food world can be transferred to other career paths and industries.Read more

Unlock Your Potential Through Personal Adversity with Brad Ritter

Are you a hard worker or a mediocre person who spends your life settling in one phase? It's time to think about how motivated you are to achieve your goals. Because the harder you work, the greater you will become. This week's episode of The pursuit of learning podcast features Brad Ritter. Brad is an account executive and a performance coach. He is the author of the book, 'School of Grit: Unlock Your Potential Through Purposeful Adversity,' published in March last year. Join us as we discuss his book, the crucible, morning routine, box breathing, visualization, the long walk, leadership vs. following, accepting failures, and more. Read more

A Simple Path to Healing, Hope and Peace with Seth Gillihan

To alleviate symptoms such as anxiety and depression, mental health professionals have access to a variety of scientifically-based methods. However, these reductionist approaches rarely produce the lasting peace we seek. My guest for today, Dr. Seth Gillihan, a practicing psychologist and one of the leading popularizers of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), believes that to become healthy and whole, we must do more than alleviate our symptoms. He believes that to achieve lasting health and happiness, we must incorporate spirituality into our healing.Read more

Everything Teachers Ought to Know with Pedro De Bruyckere

Being a teacher is both a privilege and a responsibility. This week's Pursuit of Learning podcast episode features Pedro De Bruyckere. He is an Educational Scientist at Arteveldehogeschool & Utrecht University and the author of the book 'The Psychology of Great Teaching'. He joined us today to talk about what teachers should know about the psychology of teaching. Read more

Principles for clear thinking and confident writing with Ben Putano

Everyone has a writer inside them. Everyone has stories inside them. They have to find a way to unravel it. In this week's episode of the Pursuit of Learning podcast, we are joined by Ben Putano, founder of Damn Gravity Media, and author of the book, Great Founders Write:  Principles for Clear Thinking, Confident Thinking and Startup Success.  Throughout the conversation, we cover Ben's journey to becoming an author, writing with a purpose, the ABC123 copywriting framework, writing with empathy, the power of persuasion, and more. Read more

Overcome distraction to pursue a more meaningful life with Joshua Becker

What is it like to live a life without distractions? This week's episode of the Pursuit of Learning podcast features Joshua Becker, a writer, creator, and entrepreneur at Becoming Minimalist. He is here to talk about his latest book, "Things That Matter: Overcoming Distraction to Pursue a More Meaningful Life." Throughout the episode, we discuss Joshua's journey,, identifying distractions, re-programming, money as a stressor, becoming a minimalist,, and more.Read more

Spend Your Way to Wealth and Freedom with the Financial Samurai Sam Dogen

You do not have to be a genius or a multimillionaire to get out of debt and live comfortably. It is never too late to start planning for your financial future as long as you realize the importance of maximizing your current resources. To help you build wealth and live life on your terms, my guest today removes the uncertainty from your financial future by explaining what to buy, how much to spend, and how to maximize every dollar you earn. In today's episode of Pursuit of Learning, we're joined by Sam Dogen, founder of Financial Samurai.Read more

A simple approach to a better life with Nate Dallas

In this week's episode of The Pursuit of Learning podcast, we are joined by Nate Dallas, an entrepreneur, a product developer, and an author. His latest novel isYou're Too Good to Feel This Bad: An Orthodox Approach to Living an Unorthodox Life. He is here to talk about a simple approach to a better life. Throughout the episode, we dive into a brief history of Nate's journey, the importance of making small life decisions, sleep, breathing properly, state & state management, understanding ourselves, choosing a pathway, and more. Read more