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The Howard & John Show

The Howard & John Show

By The Howard and John Show
Join Howard and John as they talk about life, health, wealth and living the best life after 40. No BS here. Just honest talk to inspire and motivate.
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E17 Friendships in Midlife
It's hard making new friendships in middle age. John and I discuss our friendship and what you can do to expand your circle.
November 6, 2020
E16 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.
October 30, 2020
E15 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.
October 24, 2020
E14 Making Money Online
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.
October 17, 2020
E13 Conflict
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.
October 10, 2020
E12 Failure
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.
October 3, 2020
E11 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.
September 25, 2020
E10 Reinventing Yourself
We all have more agency than we 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 reinventing ourselves and what we learned from those moments.
September 18, 2020
E9 Fear
What is fear and why is it so powerful at a time in human history when angry bears and rolling boulders are hardly threats?
September 16, 2020
E8 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.
September 5, 2020
E7 Romantic Relationships
What does it mean to start and build a romantic relationship in midlife? Howard and John discuss their real experiences.
August 29, 2020
E6 The Imposter Syndrome
The Imposter Syndrome is a belief that you're inadequate, destined for failure and soon to be declared a fraud. Howard and John get real about feeling insecure and what they do to cope.
August 21, 2020
E5 Building Good Habits
One of the good things about getting older is our ability to form new healthy habits. Howard and John discuss their routines, habits and motivations and how being kind to yourself, setting reasonable goals and asking yourself exactly what you want out of a new habit will set you up for success.
August 14, 2020
E4 Is this a good time to start something new?
These are chaotic times but is it a good time to start something new?
August 8, 2020
E3 Finding Midlife Motivation
You've accomplished a lot in your life. Inspiration and motivation has never been a problem before. But, all the sudden, you're in midlife and you're finding it hard to get jazzed about ideas and inspired about projects. We discuss motivation at midlife.
July 31, 2020
E2 What is Trust?
We throw the word around a lot, but what does it really mean to "trust?" a business? 
July 24, 2020
E1 The Future of Brick & Mortar
The Covid19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to the world's small retailers. What does the future look like for restaurants and main street ?
July 17, 2020