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.


Howard and I got into a conflict about a post that I wrote about the first presidential debate. The conflict was illuminating, and good. Here’s what we learned from it and what we think about conflict in general.


We all experience failure. It’s baked into success. John and I share our stories of when things go sideways. Spoiler alert: failure is just a mindset, and we prove it.

The Social Dilemma

A new Netflix independent docudrama, The Social Dilemma, is creating a stir among social media thinkers. Are we losing our ability to communicate and respect those with opposing views? What does the future look like when the all of our brains are manipulated and monetized by digital algorithms? We break it down.

Reinventing Yourself

We all have more agency than often realize. We can reshape our lives. We can even reinvent ourselves. That’s what we talk about in today’s episode. We, Howard Lerner and John Pa, share our stories of when we were forced to reinvent ourselves and what we learned from those moments. 0:00 A story of reinvention2:10 […]


What is fear and why is it so powerful at a time in human history when angry bears and rolling boulders are hardly threats?

Creativity Challenge

Even the most influential content creators struggle with fear of judgement. Here’s how I push through my creativity anxiety.

Cultivating Creativity

Tapping your own creativity takes courage and, for most, an audience. We discuss how to overcome your fears and let your muse guide you.

Romantic Relationships in Midlife, Simplified

You see, you don’t need a Ph.D. in love. You just have to be a learner in how to love. That’s what openness is. You’re opening yourself up to new ideas and concepts and experiences. Instead of being an expert, you are keeping a beginner’s mindset.