The Common Threads

The Common Threads

Latest Episodes

Pioneering Running Coach Greg McMillan: Extraordinary is in All of Us
January 17, 2021

Running coach Greg McMillan shares what he's learned through three decades of coaching. Insights on goal setting, discipline and finding your extraordinary.

Tech Veteran Ime Archibong on Leading with Purpose
November 17, 2020

“Genius is everywhere.” An unsurprising phrase from someone like Ime Archibong who has had a front row seat to some of the greatest movements in tech over the past two

Bailey Richardson: Building Communities that Get Together and Stay Together
September 22, 2020

Bailey Richardson grew up with a foundational belief “that you can make any future you want.” This “naive optimism,” as she calls it, led her to the startup world, where, in

EverAthlete founder Dr. Matt Smith: Mastering Movement, Strength, Breath and Why the Pros are Pros
September 16, 2020

Dr. Matt Smith helps the pros reach the highest levels, whether they’re competing at Ironman, chasing gold at the Mountain Bike World Championships, running Western States, or playing in the

Rebecca Rusch: Be Good, Be Vulnerable and Don’t Stop Learning
August 19, 2020

Rebecca Rusch’s nickname is the Queen of Pain — for good reason. She has pushed herself to excel at every outdoor adventure imaginable, continuously reimagining what’s possible and leaving her

WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson on Running and the Future of Media
June 24, 2020

Wired’s chief editor, Nicholas Thompson, has thought a lot about the intersection of technology, media and society. As a long-time journalist and editor at the The New Yorker and Wired,

Pro Cyclist Sarah Sturm Does it Her Way
June 15, 2020

A podcast and deep-dive interview with gravel and cyclocross pro Sarah Sturm.

Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar on Kindness and Finding your Path
June 08, 2020

Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar brings to life her journey from a war zone in Ireland to becoming one of the most important figures in business and tech.

Sarah Piampiano-Lord, from 100-hour weeks to the top of Triathlon
May 19, 2020

Sarah Piampiano's journey from investment banker to one of the top triathletes.

Dr. Megan Roche and David Roche on Running, Coaching and Finding your Why
May 04, 2020

Dr. Megan Roche (@meganroche) and David Roche (@davidroche) have made their mark on the trail running world. While they have street cred through national titles and Trail Runner of the