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The Break - with Michael Gardon

Apr 26, 2023

How we view failure is intricately linked with how we view uncertainty. Our normal view of failure tells us that it is something to avoid. Everybody in that control room should be angry, crying frustrated, mad or whatever, but that wasn't the case, right?

Whatever you think about Elon Musk, in this particular example,...

Apr 24, 2023

#466: What happens when you’ve reached “the top”, but you find it isn’t everything you thought it would be? How does being in the C-suite change the way you think about success, achievement, and happiness?

My guest this week is Clint Murphy. Clint rose to the top and became CFO of a large real estate development...

Apr 19, 2023


This episode at a glance: 

  • The only thing holding us back from having the life we want is the errors in how we view our own reality
  • These errors are called Cognitive Distortions in psychology
  • Understanding them and mitigating them is key to making better decisions, being happier and having better relationships

Apr 17, 2023

#464: For those of us who have zig-zagged our careers, we often feel misplaced, misunderstood, and feel like we come across as scattered. But the truth is there’s magic in our intersections, and the key is excavating the unique value that comes from your intersection.

This has worked wonders for me as I now describe...

Apr 12, 2023

#461: In this episode, we are talking about how each of us is a unique intersection of ideas and experiences. Your ability to see that intersection and provide your POV is a superpower. But, uncovering that intersection is the hard part. Tune in to...