The Tension

The Tension

www.howardgray.net
A podcast series focused on the resistance and challenges many of us face in the work we do, and how we can find the ways forward.


No One Cares / No One Cares
Oct 15 • 5 min
The birthday lunch, a reality check, and why their lack of interest is great news for us.
Prestige / Possession
Oct 8 • 3 min
We want to know the secret… or do we?
Natural / Rounded
Oct 1 • 5 min
Lessons from the barbershop. And this just ain’t any old barbershop. The audio in this episode comes courtesy of NYC filmmaker Karen Gehres; watch her Astor Barber All Stars film at https://amzn.to/2nIc7ar
Magpie / Hummingbird
Sep 24 • 4 min
All that glitters is not gold - although neither is the nectar.
Microscope / Telescope
Sep 17 • 3 min
We all need to be able to deftly utilize the microscope and the telescope. One probably won’t be enough.
Fitting In / Standing Out
Sep 10 • 2 min
The standout candidate tends to fit, and to find the fit it’s best to stand out.
Suggestible / Susceptible
Aug 29 • 3 min
Advertising, hypnosis, and magic.
Mentor / Coach
Aug 29 • 3 min
Which do we seek? What matters most? And how do we know if someone is worth working with as a mentor or a coach?
Action / Juice
Aug 29 • 4 min
What do we do when the heat is around the corner?
Intensity / Technique
Aug 29 • 2 min
Are we investing in increasing our intensity or finessing our technique?
Boring / Nothing
Aug 29 • 3 min
The key to staying out there, doing the work? Keep it boring.
This is… The Tension
Aug 29 • 2 min
Introducing a podcast series focused on the resistance and challenges many of us face in the work we do, and how we can find the ways forward.