172: If anything, I’m a maximalist (transcript)

on April 23, 2019 in Podcast

Many people when they enter my apartment for the first time they say something about it being minimalist. I feel like I’ve a lot of stuff because I have many things that I don’t need that I mean to get rid of but I still haven’t. But apparently my amount of many things is well below many people’s thresholds. I also bristle at people labeling me at all so whatever[…] Keep reading →

171: The “best kept secret in environmental leadership” (transcript)

on April 20, 2019 in Podcast

I love watching Dr. Michael Greger’s videos on nutrition available at nutritionfacts.org. A common theme of his videos is to show how medical schools barely teach doctors nutrition and exercise despite nutrition and exercise composing major parts of our health. He points out how industrial food companies promote profitable but unhealthy diets and expensive medicine that is often less effective than not eating foods and living sedentary lives that cause[…] Keep reading →

169: Srini Rao: Surfing and Creativity (transcript)

on April 17, 2019 in Podcast

Srini has run his podcast over 10 years. He’s written three books, hundreds of articles, interviewing hundreds of researchers, entrepreneurs, artists and more, plus me. His business is helping people develop themselves to dream, to play, to create, to go on adventures, to find their paths. In this conversation we talked about his development and how he got to help others so it’s more on the leadership development end of[…] Keep reading →

168: Sir Ken Robinson: Wisdom on the intersection of education, leadership, and the environment (transcript)

on April 15, 2019 in Podcast

As a professor of leadership, host of the Leadership and the Environment podcast and constant student of acting by my environmental values I live and work in the intersection of leadership, education and the environment. Ken Robinson does too but with one big difference he’s been here for decades longer actively practicing in each. This episode approaches each of education, leadership and environment from several perspectives. I can’t say anything[…] Keep reading →

167: Amy Aussieker, part 1: Can we transform an American City? (transcript)

on April 12, 2019 in Podcast

We’ve all sat in a car in traffic and thought, “If only there was another lane here, this traffic would go away and I wouldn’t have to sit in traffic anymore.” We all think, “LEDs are more efficient than incandescents. We should switch to LEDs. Then we’ll use less electricity.” Well, it turns out that everyone thought that Uber was going to ease traffic but it turns out to increase[…] Keep reading →

166: Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (transcript)

on April 11, 2019 in Podcast

With some guests I have a hard time finding a court to start the episode with. With Anand I had the opposite problem. At least half of what he said wild me and could have been the opening statement. I saw him speak and the title of his book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World I didn’t think that someone there could really challenge a community[…] Keep reading →

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