Category Archives: Podcast

349: The State of the Environment Is The External Manifestation of Our Beliefs

on June 19, 2020 in Podcast

Think of where you are now in two ways—first, how it looked before humans arrived there, second, how it looks now. The difference is our influence, which results from our behavior, which results from our beliefs, values, hopes, dreams, and so on. In other words, the environment is the outward manifestation of our beliefs.

348: Dave Chappelle’s Line

on June 18, 2020 in Podcast

Dave Chappelle set a line for himself that when he became famous he would not cross it. His life crossed it and he left a successful show and a $50 million contract. He returned to become more successful than ever. I recently saw him win the Mark Twain award. Here’s Wikipedia on him staying true to himself: Season 3 was scheduled to begin airing on May 31, 2005, but earlier[…] Keep reading →

347: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll, part 4: More sex

on June 12, 2020 in Podcast

Dov and I started by talking about experiencing fun for the first time. I’m not the most fun person ever but a lot more now than before. He handled context that kept me from recording before despite knowing I wanted to. By context I mean legality, framing, and things that if you don’t cover it’s just talking about drugs, not life. I shared a few stories showing how I integrated[…] Keep reading →

346: Julie Margretta Wilson: Covid-19 devastating education

on June 10, 2020 in Podcast

Education and learning, not just scoring higher on tests, is at the core of my leadership practice. Today I bring a luminary of education work, Julie Wilson. As hyper-educated person who late in life, in my 40s, learned that doing well in school didn’t mean success in life, especially in an educational system based on coercion and compliance. I came to see learning social and emotional skills improved my life[…] Keep reading →

345: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll, part 3: Drugs

on June 4, 2020 in Podcast

Here are the notes for the introduction I read for this episode: This episode covers a few big experiences that led to my dedication and intensity, starting from sports, my relationship with my father, acting lessons, and various highs and lows. The intriguing stuff about drugs comes about two-thirds through. Since recording this episode, I’ve asked a bunch of people their thoughts on sharing about taking them. I guess I’m[…] Keep reading →

344: My Race Background

on June 3, 2020 in Podcast

Race is a major topic since police killed George Floyd in custody. I consider one of the major problems that people don’t feel heard or understood. I see virtually no one in authority showing that they are listening. A friend who is white share some of how she is struggling. I shared my background regarding race. She said I should share that background. I shared it with others. They agreed.[…] Keep reading →

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 →

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