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. He 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.
Brad appeared on Intersections earlier this year where he expounded on How to Make Your Passion Work for You, Not Against You, a topic that deeply resonated with many of us. Through his coaching work in recent years, Brad perceived a growing sense of disharmony, even in high-performing and successful groups of individuals, leading him to question whether “measurable achievement is the only arbiter of success.” To answer this question, Brad released his latest book, The Practice of Groundedness, and joins us on Intersections to share his advice on how to bring this practice to our life - and leadership.
The episode “The Practice of Groundedness” offers key insights on: