passion

PODCAST | Keep Calm & F#ck Finding Your Passion

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PODCAST 009 NOW AVAILABLE!!

2021 has arrived with the ‘new year, new me’ mantra everywhere. Millions of human tubes with teeth are inspired with resolutions andΒ  following advice like ‘find your passion.’

That’s just shitty advice.

In short, telling people to find their passion could suggest that it is within you just waiting to be revealed. It is not. Telling people to follow their passion suggests that the passion will do the lion’s share of the work for you. It will not.

We take a look at the the effects of fixed and growth mindsets on learning, curiosity, and motivation.

The intro music is from Mr.Gnome; an alternative are rock married duo from Cleveland, Ohio.

Listening time: 23 minutes

Full findings on Implicit Theories of Interest available here.

PODCAST | When Life Throws Thorns; Hunt For Roses (AUDIO ONLY)

PODCAST 005 NOW AVAILABLE!!

In this curious conversation, we cover how the economic collapse of 2009 blended the need for sustainability and a passion for a green thumb, the vast amount of free resources out there for horticulture, and how we (like roses) will regrow and prosper again.

Special Guest: Doug Wickert

Doug is a long-time friend with a dialectic mind that has been both inspirational and supportive of staycurious.org. Above all, it was a pleasure to have him as guest and learn about his curiosities, his passions, and to hear him laugh.

Visit his Facebook page Wickert Garderns for more information on anything roses.

Listening time: 46 minutes