Category Archives: Podcast

343: Chad Pregracke: One River, One Piece of Garbage at a Time

on June 2, 2020 in Podcast

Many people suggest people as guests who are doing “environmental things”. They don’t know my strategy with this podcast, which I describe in my solo episode Clarifying my strategy. The crux is that I focus on leadership and bringing leaders to the environment before focusing on the environment. I consider our behavior the problem to change. Environmental degradation results from behavior. Most people are trying to make some process more[…] Keep reading →

342: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll, part 2: Sex

on May 28, 2020 in Podcast

For background, first listen to my first Sex, Drug, and Rock and Roll episode, part 1: Rock and Roll,  how Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show motivated me at last to share some episodes about me. Listeners have asked to know me. I tried to put myself in the background, considering leadership and nature the important parts of the podcast, as well as the guests. Bruce sharing personal stories showed me the[…] Keep reading →

341: NFL Tight End Chris Manhertz, part 1: Making your dreams happen

on May 26, 2020 in Podcast

I love talking to professional athletes. Today I talk with Chris Manhertz, a tight end in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. We cover three main things and partly a fourth. Making the NFL never having competed in football. He played basketball in college, but made it, now five seasons in. I’d call it a dream come true except for the work it takes to make happen. Playing during a[…] Keep reading →

340: Michael Turner, DDS, MD: On the front line of Covid-19 in New York City

on May 19, 2020 in Podcast

Want inside views of covid-19 in the epicenter of the epicenter? Michael has been working at the front line of Covid-19 in New York City. He’s also my brother-in-law who has known me since the 80s. I started the pattern of bringing people to share inside views of my work with my mom’s episode, which I encourage you to listen to. He shares inside views on the flaws and weaknesses[…] Keep reading →

339: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams: Food Matters

on May 18, 2020 in Podcast

Brooklyn Borough President means Mayor of Brooklyn. If Brooklyn separated from New York City, Eric Adams would be the mayor of the third most populous city in the country. If it separated from New York State, he’d be Governor of more people than 15 states. In this episode you’ll hear why in 2013, Adams was elected Brooklyn borough president with 90.8 percent of the vote. He shares his transformation from[…] Keep reading →

338: Abbey Ryan, part 1: Technique and Mastery Through Practice

on May 13, 2020 in Podcast

I consider leadership a performance art and the environment the most beautiful thing around. Abbey and I talked about beauty, art, performance, teaching, technique, craft, and everything that goes into mastery. She has little experience with burpees. I have little with painting, but we connected on mastery. I think I can safely say we both look forward to our next conversation. Just after stopping recording we both commented on how[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and the Environment Sweden launches!

on May 12, 2020 in Audio, Leadership, Nature, Podcast

Ledarskap och miljön Sverige (in English Leadership and the Environment Sweden) launched today! It is “En podd om att agera på sina värderingar för naturen och att finna glädje och mening i det” or “A podcast about acting on your values for nature and finding joy and meaning in it.” Beautiful! I’m proud to be the first guest. Here’s the first episode: Why start a new branch of Leadership and[…] Keep reading →

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