Decision Making

John and I chat about how we make decisions in our business and personal lives. We make decisions all day long and, usually, they go pretty well. But every so often, we feel regret. I describe a decision I made in the gym about two months ago that led to an injury. The interesting thing […]

My Anxiety Story

When I was in college, my anxiety was out-of-control. It robbed me of many experiences. At 55 I still experience occasional bouts of “irrational fear.”


Howard and I dive into this subject, because, let’s face it, there’s a lot to be anxious about these days. So, we share our struggles and what we do to deal with our anxiety and our thoughts about it. The thing we want you to know is that there are solutions to dealing with anxiety, […]

Friendships in Midlife

Howard and John

It’s hard making new friendships in middle age. John and I discuss our friendship and what you can do to expand your circle.

Say Yes to Saying No

Saying no is hard. You know it; we know it; that’s why we’re talking about it. Howard Lerner and John Pa have a candid conversation about how they’ve made mistakes in saying yes to things they didn’t want to and how they are practicing saying no better. But it’s not just about saying no, we […]

Saying “No”

It’s hard to say no. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it. In fact, the art of saying “no” may be the best way to save yourself and others from disaster.

Learning in Midlife

You don’t need to be a student to learn. Learning is a mindset that can be cultivated at any age, even in midlife. And it can be one of the most rewarding things we can do. Howard and John share what they’ve learned about learning and how they continue to learn even as they age.

Making Money Online

Howard and John

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that you never know what the future holds for your finances. Be prepared and start an online side hustle. Yes, you can do it.