Achim Nowak Podcast


My Fourth Act Podcast

Achim Nowak

Achim Nowak


Hello. I’m Achim Nowak, Executive Coach, Author, Mastermind Convener and host of the My Fourth Act Podcast. If life is a 5-act play, what will you do in your 4th act? Your childhood conflicts have been resolved. The big dramas of life are behind you. Most importantly, you’re not ready to stop.

Join me as I speak with exceptional humans who have created bold and unexpected 4th acts. Listen and be inspired. Rate and subscribe on whatever platform you’re listening on. Welcome.

Season 2 | Episode 58 | 42 minutes

What My Blindness Keeps Teaching Me About Life

What life was like when I pretended to not be blind. Why I reject the tabloid version of disability. What I keep learning about being fully present. How I continue to explore my cognitive interests.

My Conversation with

Stephen Kuusisto

Ozlem Brooke Erol

Steve Kuusisto is an acclaimed poet, teacher and disability activist. He is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening, and Planet of the Blind, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year” that landed him on Oprah, a feature story on 48 Hours and endless international media.

A Fulbright scholar with an accomplished teaching career, Steve is also the author of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges. He currently teaches at Syracuse University where he holds a professorship in the Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies.

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