19 episodes

The art, science, and practice of performance and well-being. The Growth Equation represents an ongoing and holistic path of performance and well-being. It starts with a strong base of physical health, mental health, and community. The next step is cultivating your core values and practicing skills such as drive, toughness, resilience, self-awareness, stress, rest, and recovery. With those in place, it is possible to unlock and sustain peak performance.

The Growth Equation Podcast The Growth Equation Podcast

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0, 141 Ratings

The art, science, and practice of performance and well-being. The Growth Equation represents an ongoing and holistic path of performance and well-being. It starts with a strong base of physical health, mental health, and community. The next step is cultivating your core values and practicing skills such as drive, toughness, resilience, self-awareness, stress, rest, and recovery. With those in place, it is possible to unlock and sustain peak performance.

    The Science of How to Build and Maintain Motivation

    The Science of How to Build and Maintain Motivation

    How do you build and maintain motivation? On this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve endeavor to answer that question. First, they discuss the difference between internal motivation and external motivation and why the former sets you up for longer-lasting success. Next, they discuss the power of behavioral activation, or the ability of your actions…

    • 59 min
    The Power of Movement and How to Develop a Personal Movement Program

    The Power of Movement and How to Develop a Personal Movement Program

    Now, perhaps more than ever, it is important to move. On this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve go deep on the diverse and far-ranging benefits of movement, including improved physical health, sleep, sleep, cognitive function, emotional health, and creativity. Then, they offer a framework for how to develop a personal movement practice. They examine…

    • 59 min
    The Convergence of Sports and Society with Jojo McDuffie

    The Convergence of Sports and Society with Jojo McDuffie

    Traditionally, athletes who speak out on cultural or political matters are told to “stay in their lane.” Today, however, the convergence of culture, politics and sports is more palpable than ever. On this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve are joined by Jojo McDuffie, a coach at the University of Virginia who…

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Keys to Deep Work and Deep Living with Cal Newport

    The Keys to Deep Work and Deep Living with Cal Newport

    The ability to focus without distraction is seemingly harder than ever. In this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve speak with Cal Newport, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University and author of several books, most recently Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World (2016) and Digital Minimalism: Choosing…

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Stress + Rest= Growth

    Stress + Rest= Growth

    This podcast gets its name from a simple but powerful equation: stress + rest = growth.  In this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve revisit this equation.  They discuss its origin, define stress and rest, and discuss how the growth equation can be applied at a macro and micro level; on a…

    • 1 hr
    Returning to the Office, Classroom and Arena

    Returning to the Office, Classroom and Arena

    The NBA’s proposal to return to play next month has Brad and Steve thinking: what will all of our returns from COVID-19 quarantine life look like? In this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve discuss what a return to the office, the classroom or the arena might look and feel like, and…

    • 52 min

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141 Ratings

141 Ratings

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The only podcast I subscribe to

Interesting, insightful, practical, and entertaining, Brad and Steve deliver actionable advice as well as nuanced conversation. It’s the only podcast I subscribe to; it adds a lot to my knowledge and life.

chadmaha ,

Excellent podcast

Highly recommend this podcast. Both Steve and Brad are knowledgeable in their fields and do a great job of discussing a wide range of topics

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Thought provoking

Brad and Steve are so down to earth. I love their books, newsletter and now their podcasts! Listen and learn.

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