Category Archives: Audio

Nelson Mandela’s daughter and granddaughter don’t get sustainability

on December 28, 2023 in Audio, Leadership, Nature

I was invited to an event at NYU with the daughter and granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, Dr. Makaziwe Mandela and Tukwini Mandela. You don’t have to read or listen to much of my work to know his importance to me so I was interested to learn from family members who knew him privately and work for freedom on their own. It turned out the last question came to me. I[…] Keep reading →

See me on the Compassiviste videocast

on August 30, 2023 in Audio, Leadership

Ali Horriyat founded a group called Compassiviste. In its words: Compassiviste is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a more compassionate society. We actively promote empathy, social impact, and environmental conservation through various initiatives. Our mission is carried out by encouraging mindful consumer activism, leading influential charitable drives, and leveraging impactful innovative technology to make a tangible difference. Join us in our endeavor to create a more caring, sustainable world[…] Keep reading →

Me singing, mortified, but how else do we improve? What else are we here for?

on July 13, 2023 in Art, Audio

I’m going to embarrass myself with this post. So be it. Longtime readers know I didn’t sing growing up beyond Happy Birthday, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, and some drunk karaoke, but as a result of being led through the Spodek Method, started practicing singing. First I sang fifteen minutes a day, turning off all my electronics. Later I started practicing singing exercises. I wrote a couple posts[…] Keep reading →

Hear me on Success Through Failure with Jim Harshaw

on May 9, 2023 in Audio, Leadership

Jim Harshaw invited me back to his podcast Success Through Failure. We’ve been friends since I first appeared on his podcast in May 2019, Initiative: A Blueprint For How To Make Your Idea Work With Josh Spodek. He posted our latest conversation, From Mindset to Action: Josh Spodek on Living a Sustainable Life, in which we talked about sustainability, including failures. I keep realizing I should talk more about them,[…] Keep reading →

Hear me on the Walk Talk Listen Podcast

on April 13, 2023 in Audio

The host of the Walk Talk Listen podcast, Maurice Bloem, Chief Sustainability and Impact Officer of the Church World Service and Main Representative at UN Headquarters, invited me to a conversation on his podcast: Virtual Walk Talk Listen with Josh Spodek (click to listen) The podcast overview: Walk Talk Listen, an attempt to connect people and make this world a bit better by sharing opinions and experiences based on the[…] Keep reading →

Radio: Hear Me On A Climate Change with Matt Matern

on April 11, 2023 in Audio, Leadership, Nature

I was invited to speak on sustainability leadership on Matt Matern’s radio show A Climate Change. I think he was surprised at some of my approaches or found them not like other guests, in that I focus less on technology and legislation in favor of culture and people. Click to listen to the episode Each week we talk about the environment and what we can do to make a difference[…] Keep reading →

Hear Me Again on America Out Loud: Living the Simple Life Off the Grid With Josh Spodek

on April 4, 2023 in Audio, Education, Leadership, Nature

Rob and Andrew, hosts of America Out Loud’s radio show and podcast After Dark, hosted me. I’ve been on their podcast and they’ve been on mine. I think I can safely say we’ve become friends across political divides, exactly the sort that everyone annoyed by today’s polarization. The episode is titled Living the Simple Life Off the Grid With Josh Spodek. Here’s the audio: We spoke about Here are the[…] Keep reading →

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