Category Archives: Audio

The Market and the Good podcast hosts me for two episodes

on May 17, 2020 in Audio, Leadership, Nature

Chris Gassman of The Market and the Good podcast posted two episodes with me. The first covered my work in under 10 minutes. Since I described my podcast 4-step process, he chose to try it out, which we did for the second episode, as a deep dive. Most podcast hosts shy away from being guests on their shows. They tend to feel vulnerable at answering questions, especially about stewardship. Chris[…] Keep reading →

Three Latest Videos on New York City’s lockdown with Me and Magamedia.org’s Rob Harper

on May 16, 2020 in Audio, Nonjudgment, Stories

I can’t describe the unexpected fun and growth coming from my conversations with Rob. When I learned of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s friendship with Antonin Scalia, I couldn’t get it. How could one tolerate someone who worked to make the world the opposite of what they wanted, especially with the stakes so high? Reading John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty, I intellectually understood his point that you have to share your ideas[…] 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 →

“The Value and Joy of Individual Action”: Hear me on the Growthbusters podcast

on May 11, 2020 in Audio, Nature

One of the few podcasts I listen to every episodes of is Growthbusters. Hosts Dave and Erika invited me for a second appearance, which went live today, The Value and Joy of Individual Action. I list Dave as one of my environmental role models. My first Growthbusters appearance Here is my first appearance on Growthbusters: Changing the World Starts at Home. The Growthbusters movie I recently posted about the Growthbusters[…] Keep reading →

Science discovering “tastes good” versus “wanting more”

on May 8, 2020 in Audio, Awareness, Perception

Have you noticed the difference between something tasting good—that you like the sensation—versus wanting more—that it motivates you to eat more, though doesn’t always taste good? If the nuance sounds foreign, I’ve written on it several times. I use it to illustrate the difference between craving and emotional reward. In my experience, the difference seems subtle until you get it. Then it’s huge. Emotional reward improves life, craving enables others[…] Keep reading →

The Great Isolation Part 3

on May 1, 2020 in Audio, Nature

Rob and my conversations are becoming more interesting all the time. This week goes in two new, exciting directions. First, Rob shares his writing experience—what I’ve come to learn happens a lot, but first heard from him, that his characters speak to him. I since came across a study that a Majority of authors ‘hear’ their characters speak, finds study. We end the conversation with on-the-fly starting to schedule a[…] Keep reading →

Lockdown reflections, locked down with family for the first time since the 70s (with Robjh from Magamedia)

on April 23, 2020 in Audio, Relationships

Rob and I have created a series of one-on-one reflections on inside views on the lockdown. In my case, I haven’t lived this closely with my mom since before school—not college, not high school, but school, meaning kindergarten. Among other things, I share on a flare-up between my step-father and me and how I plan to resolve it. Also my comparisons between generational differences today and in All in the[…] Keep reading →

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