Brad Stulberg is an expert on human performance, sustainable success, health, and well-being, and has published several bestselling books including Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox. He writes the popular Do It Better column for Outside Magazine, and his work has appeared in both national and international outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Forbes, and Sports Illustrated. As a peak performance coach, Brad works with executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, and athletes on their mental skills and overall well-being; has created the 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 “The Practice of Groundedness”.
Modern culture expects us to be well, feel well, do well, and keep striving for the “next thing”—and that has left many of us feeling restless, exhausted and disconnected. Is there a new framework we can rely on to make us feel more grounded, energized and connected—to ourselves and to our communities? How can we start to live a life where we are “fully involved” in its making, doing and leading? What flaws remain in our habit change formula, and how can we rapidly close the gap between our present and future selves?
The episode “The Practice of Groundedness” offers key insights on: