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The Parable

6 EpisodesProduced by Stephen OlmsteadWebsite

This is the Parable: musings on Design, Faith, and Life with Stephen Olmstead.

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Three Years Later

May 27th, 2021


Hello? Is this thing still on? Three years after publishing the previous episode, Stephen revisits the podcast and gives an update on what the past 3 years have brought in his life personally, professionally, and …

Saying No, to Say Yes

May 21st, 2018


Saying 'no' to someone should be easy right? How can saying a simple, two-letter word cause so much angst in individuals. In this episode Stephen …

Patterns for Longterm Career Building

May 14th, 2018


What exactly makes someone good at building a respected, successful career over the long haul? We’re talking careers that span 20, 30, 40-years long. …

Being Vulnerable in Groups

May 7th, 2018


Being vulnerable with others can be a difficult thing to do, especially when its in a group setting. Stephen shares his experience of learning how to …

Using a Trailer as a Home Office

April 30th, 2018


Stephen talks about his experience with using a trailer as his daily home office. Can a setup like that actually work out long-term? What are the benefits? How do you pick one? What do you need to know before you take …

Discipline Begets Discipline

April 23rd, 2018


Diligently cultivating healthy discipline in any area of life is time well spent. The hardest part is getting started, but once you do, a treasure …

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