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Putting the Future of Food in New Hands: Training Farmworkers to Become Farm Owners

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Creating a new life for ourselves is always possible, and nonprofit ALBA is making that possible for countless people. They’re giving immigrant farmworkers the tools and the knowledge to improve their lives by helping them have organic farms of their own!

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58 minutes

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Find Your Purpose in Life: Show Up with Curiosity with Adam Morris

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Let’s go on a journey with my friend Adam Morris. If you care about the world, and you’re looking to make it a better place but not seeing the results you want, then tune in to this episode with an open mind. Adam is the co-founder and head of operations at Wild Tiger Tees. As the visionary of this social enterprise, his ability to bring people together through positivity is what got the team to form and take home the funding to initiate it. Always approachable, Adam is a master at conversations through curiosity. He is constantly connecting within social enterprise circles at networking events, interviewing guests for his People Helping People Podcast, or taking dog Aki for walks around the block.

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5 minutes

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No More Steeping in Solitude, Make Friends in This Free Tea Van!

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Would you open up the doors of your home to share a cup of tea with a stranger? What if you made this your daily routine? For this traveler, sharing a cup of tea became more than a way to connect with others—it built an entire community.

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3 minutes

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This 8-year-old Girl’s Mission is to Give Away 2 Million Books

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Books have the power to transport you to another place and make you feel like you are part of the story. A love of reading should be developed at a young age so children can see books as something magical. That’s the gift that 8-year-old  Sela Thompson from Atlanta, Georgia, received from her parents and wants to pass on to other children.

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65 minutes

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Get Unstuck: Move from “Why?” to “What Next?” with Maureen ‘Mo’ McKenna

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How are you during these changing times? Are you feeling stuck, asking, “why me?” I believe this episode is exactly what you need. Today’s thought leader is bridge builder and business mentor, Maureen ‘Mo’ McKenna. Mo is a ‘Pause-itive’ and eclectic explorer and adventurer as she herself is enchanted by knowledge and driven by curiosity. She actively impacts the world through her work with ROE (Return on Energy), a collaborative search to identify and understand an organization’s strengths, its potentials, its greatest opportunities, and people’s hopes for the future. In short, she helps humans be more human and more productive.

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12 minutes

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Ready, Set, Mow! Why Lawn Mowers May Be the New Race Cars

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Missing a piece of the puzzle to reach your dreams? Don’t sweat! With a little creativity and a dash of spunk, you can make those dreams happen. Check out this 12 hour long lawn mower race for proof! 

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9 minutes

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The Key to Learning? Make it Fun! Nature Comics with Rosemary Mosco

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From ants with two butts to the weird and wonderful world of bird mating dances, there’s a lot of strange things going on in the natural world. This cartoonist is on a mission to make science approachable using a new medium: comics.

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28 minutes

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When Experience Meets Wisdom with “Wise Elder” and Hotelier Chip Conley

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While knowledge may be local, wisdom is global. Meet your biggest untapped resource: the modern “wise elder”. Our thought leader of the day is Chip Conley, the experienced entrepreneur that the young founders of Airbnb hired to mentor them through their meteoric rise to business success. In four years as Head of Global Hospitality & Strategy, Chip taught his award-winning methods to hosts in close to 200 countries. He is now an author, speaker and founder of the Modern Elder Academy.

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15 minutes

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Changing the Narrative and Loving Yourself with All Bodies on Bikes

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Ever doubted you could do something because of the way your body looks? These two thought leaders are on a cross country journey to prove we can do anything our hearts desire and live our best, most happy lives if only we learn to let go of the unrealistic expectations and unnecessary stigmas which society imposes.

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6 minutes

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Meet the Wildfire Hero Who Wears a Shell Instead of a Cape 

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The gopher tortoise may not look like your average hero, but when forest fires threatens their neighbors, their special skill comes in very handy! Here’s how to use your strengths for good. 

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65 minutes

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Stoicism: Ancient Lessons for Modern Resilience with Nancy Sherman

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Today, we’re going to clear the “mist on your mental wind screen.” In this episode we’ll be hearing from distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown U, Nancy Sherman. Nancy is also the Inaugural Distinguished Chair of Ethics at the U.S. Naval Academy. She is fascinated with ancient ethics and how it can inform our modern practices, thought processes, and overall lives. She is the author of Stoicism: Ancient Lessons of Modern Resilience.

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7 minutes

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Wearable Bananas? This Ugandan Company is Giving Textile Waste the Slip

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What one material could make placemats, rugs, and hair extensions? This miracle fiber is bananas! Learn about the non-profit transforming this popular plant’s waste into something that is wonderful—in more ways than one!

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7 minutes

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Hummingbirds: The Bodybuilders in Your Backyard!

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Get ready for a dose of awe and wonder! With lightning-fast speeds, an off-the-charts competitive nature, and beak-jousting skills that top Olympic fencers, hummingbirds are truly one of nature’s flying marvels.

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60 minutes

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Be a Systems Thinker: From Chronically Chaotic to Rhythms of Rest with Marilyn Paul Ph.D

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In this episode you’re going to learn how to turn 7 days a week into 8. First, our thought leader of the day is Marilyn Paul, a true ‘systems’ thinker. From projects for WHO to others like cutting down on waste, Marilyn applies her world-class way of finding and applying solutions.

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6 minutes

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The Key to Living a Longer, Fuller Life? Ditch the Routine!

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Live every day you’re alive by breaking your routine. Jed Jenkins quit his job, picked up his life, and lived each day to the fullest, choosing adventure and rediscovering childlike wonder for everything new. Read on to learn a little something about the beauty of spontaneity and the amazing things that come with a willingness to do what scares you. 

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5 minutes

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Ernst & Young Recruiting People With Autism to Boost its Success

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Folks on the autism spectrum are too often overlooked for jobs, but these companies are seeking them out. By offering flexible hiring, onboarding and work styles they’re attracting outstanding talent from people on the autism spectrum—here’s how they do it.

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60 minutes

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Lead like a Bee: Business Benefits of a Hive Mind with Jordan Schwartz

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Our thought leader of the day is Jordan Schwartz, a believer of the “Hive Mind” as a strategy for leaders to grow their teams and businesses. The Hive Mind simply refers to the collective intelligence or consciousness of a group of people. Drawing lessons from beehives and ant colonies, Jordan leads his team in implementing his many endeavors, including Pathable, an event app and website channel for conferences and other virtual events. 

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7 minutes

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The Messy Eater Helping Save Over 18 Other Species

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Brought back from the brink of extinction, the world’s largest flying parrot won’t just stun you with its giant wings and shocking color—they’re up to something really special! Here’s how their rising numbers are helping nearly two dozen other species thrive, as well.

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5 minutes

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Rethinking Waste: Why You’ll Want to Hang Bubble Wrap On Your Wall!

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Oh snap! We’re exploring little bubbles of timeless joy through a packaging material with an unexpected history. Watch as this artist injects the Bubble Wrap you know with an entirely new sense of wonder! 

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54 minutes

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How One Small Act Can Improve the Lives of Others with Mark Redmond

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Our thought leader of the day is Mark Redmond, who for almost 40 years has been helping kids from tough situations be successful despite the odds against them. This is the second time Mark drops by in our podcast, and he will share more nuggets of wisdom from his experience as the Executive Director of Spectrum Youth & Family Services!

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6 minutes

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Easy Ways to Go Green: The Compost Pick-Up Services Coming to a Stoop Near You!

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Wait! Before those food scraps in the garbage, here’s an easy way to make a positive impact as you go about your daily routine. Turn your food waste into a resource without having to make a compost pile in your own backyard by having it picked up and taken away, right from your front door!

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