Brad Stulberg is an expert on human performance, sustainable success, health, and well-being. Brad's books, Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, have sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide and translated into more than 15 languages. He writes the popular Do It Better column for Outside Magazine, and his work has appeared in leading publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, Wired, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, and other national and international outlets.
As a peak performance coach, Brad works with executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, and athletes on their mental skills and overall well-being; has created The Growth Equation, an online platform dedicated to the art and science of a more fulfilling and sustainable kind of success, and hosts The Growth Equation Podcast along with the co-author of his books, Steve Magness. Brad is also a keynote speaker and has led workshops for leading organizations, including NASA, Nasdaq, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and more.
In this episode of Intersections, Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa has a conversation with Brad Stulberg on the topic “How to Make Your Passion Work for You, Not Against You”.
How can we pursue our passion in a way that creates no conflict with our personal relationships? Is balance an illusory pursuit when we want to go "all-in"? What can the science of passion tell us about how to serve all facets of our lives thoughtfully and yet give the necessary attention to our true calling?
The episode "How to Make Your Passion Work for You, Not Against You" offers key insights on: