The biggest challenge for educators is that we need to acknowledge multiple ways of learning, and we need to lean into a new way of teaching that focuses on high level thinking and strategic thinking. That is Zoe and Steve’s mission.
In today’s episode, we have Jeffrey Davis to talk about wonder, and recognizing the interconnectedness of everything and experiencing joy in the face of challenge. Jeffrey will share how we can see the world in a new way, and how we can focus on the things that make us feel connected to the world.
There is a fresh - rather freeing - perspective when it comes to "time-management" that can relieve us from stressing over our inboxes and to-do lists. Our guest, Oliver Burkeman, is just the one to have discovered it. For 10 years, he wrote a column for the Guardian about time-management. And then one day, realized that much of the schemes and advice for managing time were nonsense. Instead, the solution to our overwhelming dilemma with time starts somewhere we might never look. This conversation is both freeing and fun.
Water is a human need and human right to which billions (with a B) of people still lack access. This is a natural resource that the rest of us normally take for granted. But Christoph Gorder, who grew up in the Central African Republic, is working to change that and seeking every day to improve people’s lives and conditions through his organization: charity: water.
We humans have extracted all we can from nature for hundreds of years while thinking little about the negative impact on the planet. But what if we flip the script on its head? María José "Chochi" Iturralde is the founder and CEO of Humans for Abundance, a nonprofit designed to empower people who live near the world’s most fragile ecosystems and give people around the globe a way to support them in restoring the environment.
If you could do anything you wanted, what would it be? When Alienor Salmon was asked this question, she realized nothing would make her happier than to leave her job at the United Nations and travel through Latin America, learning from locals the dances of every country she visited along the way. On her journey, she saw how we humans constantly prioritize things that do not make us happy. But when we use happiness as a baseline for all our decisions, we can come alive.
Few people believe we can come together to start fighting climate change, but Paul Hawken is one of those people. An environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author, Paul has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the planet.
Have you long desired a career path that aligns with your personal joys and values, AND allows you to make a comfortable living? Roshan Paul has spent his professional life helping nearly 10,000 people from over sixty-five countries accelerate their careers in social impact. Today, he’s sharing his top tips for how you can make a living and make a difference, all at the same time.
Have you ever heard of Doughnut Economics? When change is needed on a large scale, this Goldilocks-like way of thinking considers not the nitty-gritty nor the large scale, but the sweet spot in our thinking that can actually allow us to make progress. Erinch Sahan has been exploring and promoting this mindset for over 10 years and is focused on helping businesses use it to prioritize realistic social and environmental change. What in your life could change when you think like Goldilocks eating a doughnut?
When you operate with an opportunity-based narrative over a fear-based one, you can move beyond fear to instead view new things with hope and excitement. This is the message of John Hagel, a Silicon Valley management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker, and author who for 40 years has been driven by a desire to help people and organizations around the world take advantage of new possibilities in this rapidly changing world. Listen in to take a journey beyond fear and change your mindset about new situations you face.
If our brains are like toddlers running with scissors, how can we keep them in check? Dr. Kimberly Quinn, teacher of Positive Psychology, Mindcraft, and Cognitive Psychology at Champlain College in Burlington, VT, can help you do just that. This episode is packed with tips and tricks to help you train your brain and work towards a more positive way of thinking.
Ryan Heafy has created some systems that left a wonderful legacy of progress and possibility for people. Ryan is currently the Co-Founder and COO of 6AM City, the fastest-growing newsletter-first local media company in the country. Let’s learn about Ryan’s view of local media, what’s possible, and pride in our communities!
David Weaver is a creative thinker, habit hacker, and raconteur. He is the kind of person who can help us to break up routines and provide more perspectives that will be more useful to meet the times, and move through the world with more insight, courage and wonder. Join us in a journey that people cannot even predict!
We are in the days of the Great Resignation, or what I like to call, The Great Questioning. We’re seeing people worldwide realize that businesses should operate with purpose, on purpose, and for purpose. That’s where Tim Jones comes in!
Gary Bolles is a master at understanding and managing disruption. As the Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, he helps others understand the impact of exponential change and how to navigate it.
Imagine you could take your wildest dreams and aspirations and take them on a quick test run without having to leave your job. That is Christie Albrecht’s gift to the world through her book, You Make the Path by Walking!
Presidential and Secretarial Advisor, U.S. Ambassador, UN Delegate, Corporate Executive, WSJ Bestselling Author with Leadership at the Highest Levels of Business, Government, and Military Sectors, Public Speaker - all things that describe Lisa Gable’s impact on the world!
If you are starting to think your dreams and goals need an update, this episode will open many amazing new paths of possibility, including a very fresh take on UN-following your dreams and creating better ones!
David L. Cooperrider has proved that it’s in finding strengths that we render weaknesses irrelevant.
David is said to be a giant of generosity and discovery as well as one of the most outstanding scholars of our generation! I can’t think of anyone better to teach us how we can rethink solving the problems by using Appreciative Inquiry.
Genevieve’s life changed forever the day she made it her mission to get children in emergency shelters across New York City a pair of pajamas. When you help wherever you can, even the simplest gestures can have a massive impact. Genevieve Piturro is the founder of the Pajama Program, an initiative that helps kids in need get the clothes they need.