Category Archives: Podcast

210: How many children should I have?

on August 22, 2019 in Podcast

How many kids should you have? I’ve heard people justify how many kids they should have for various reasons. I think of how decisions happen. We tend to decide first, based on emotions—the wiring we were born with that helped our ancestors live—then rationalize it to make it feel right now that we’ve decided to do it. If our motivations don’t match what we claim our reasons are, might we[…] Keep reading →

209: Laura Coe, part 2: Practice changing habits

on August 19, 2019 in Podcast

Laura and I explore the feelings and emotions around our environmental behavior, specifically that we don’t like, like throwing away food. I predict you’ll find her descriptions of how people feel familiar. In other episodes I’ve shared how I find that our emotions are causing our environmental problems, not CO2. The behavior of CO2 simply results from our behavior. That’s why I feel what’s missing is leadership: influencing people’s emotions.[…] Keep reading →

Sammy Courtright

on August 18, 2019 in Podcast

Sammy is a cofounder and COO of Fitspot Wellness — a fully managed solution for companies and properties, bringing on-site and digital workplace wellness programs and amenities to engage employees and tenants through community experiences. Sammy is an attention-to-detail aficionado who brings a blend of grit and imagination to the zillions of tasks that confront every startup. She has always thrived in operations, working as a production assistant in LA[…] Keep reading →

Ilissa Miller

on August 18, 2019 in Podcast

As founder and CEO of iMiller Public Relations (iMPR), Ilissa Miller brings nearly two decades of experience in sales, marketing and product development to her clients in an effort to help them differentiate their messages and achieve notoriety within an ever expanding and evolving industry. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in the emerging global telecommunications and technology industries, her extensive expertise and practical skill set have allowed her[…] Keep reading →

JV Bharathan

on August 18, 2019 in Podcast

In his words, JV Bharathan cares about every single human being on the planet and celebrates the greatness of being human. He is an accidental author. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from India and received double masters of science degrees in software engineering and management from Brandeis University. JV is an avid traveler, people lover, and enjoys working with people from cross-cultures and around the world. He is[…] Keep reading →

208: Caspar Craven, part 1.5: Back on Track

on August 15, 2019 in Blog, Podcast

Remember how enthusiastic Caspar sounded at the end of the first episode? He made doing his commitment sound so easy. Well, sometimes it is, but not always. He emailed me to postpone, saying he hadn’t done as much as he expected. I asked him to consider sharing his actual experience, not a romanticized version of it. This podcast isn’t supposed to say changing your beliefs and habits is easy, but[…] Keep reading →

207: My Sad Fig Tragedy

on August 14, 2019 in Nature, Podcast, Stories

People tell me they prefer personal stories and stories of humility, not just success. Well, this morning I messed up my fig tree. I’m still learning about gardening. I felt like a brute. Plus you can hear about my morning holocaust of bugs.

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