Join me for a celebratory look at Frontiers past, present, & future — as we mull over risk, opportunity, & freedom from a Pioneer’s perspective.
Episode 7 – Extending the Frontier Cycle
December 12, 2020 – 12 minutes
Can a frontier culture only thrive for a sustained interval where life is relatively hard? And are there ways we might be able to extend the flourishing of a newly opened frontier? These are our key questions for this episode of The No Fear Pioneer.
Episode 6 – The Way Out
November 21, 2016 — 10 minutes
Whatever its ultimate destination, the pioneer impulse always begins with this: the mere idea of a way out. The resilience of the yearning for freedom, and ways of maintaining one’s bearings and perspective on the journey, are our topics for The No Fear Pioneer’s long-overdue return.
Episode 5 – Wilderness
July 3, 2014 — 6 minutes
Sometimes, despite your best laid plans and unyielding determination to succeed, you may find yourself lost in an unforgiving wilderness. The ability to recognize your own mistakes, learn from failure, and course-correct are are our topics for this episode.
Episode 4 – Independence Day
July 4, 2013 — 5 minutes
What drives some to leave relative safety and comfort behind — to strike out on their own for the possibility of achieving something greater? It’s Independence Day, and The No Fear Pioneer … is back!
Episode 3 – The Next Frontier
February 1, 2013 — 10 minutes
If there’s an inescapable historic cycle that drives people to new frontiers, where are today’s pioneers to go? It’s time to get down to brass tacks about the future, on The No Fear Pioneer.
Episode 2 – Risk vs. Gambling
January 9, 2013 — 10 minutes
What’s the difference between willingness to embrace risk, and an appetite for simple gambling? The distinction, and its implications for those who stake their lives or fortunes on an inherently risky endeavor, are our topics for this second episode.
Episode 1 – Introduction
December 19, 2012 — 13 minutes
What are the essential traits that make a Pioneer, and where do today’s pioneers belong? Our ties to frontiers past, and our changing attitudes toward Risk, Opportunity, and the Frontier Life are the topics of this first episode.