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.

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.

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.

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.

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.