How we consciously and intentionally use competition as a tool for a better world?
“Personal responsibility” forms the backbone of polarization in our country today. We all agree we need it. But we can’t actually agree on what it means.
Beyond the job titles, beyond the outfit – what has your life been preparing you perfectly for? That’s the core question of the Right Livelihood Quest.
On episode #15 of Kindling Podcast, Zac Swartout shares with us his take on the “growth mindset,” our false believe in the average, and learning to look beyond ourselves.
Seemingly conflicting, but equally necessary truths are known as polarities. Polarities represent some of the fundamental tensions that come up in our organizations and is our lives as individuals.
How can ayahuasca be a force for healing, not only for individuals, but for humanity as a whole? How can it foster connection and community?
Our society’s current systems are failing us. They no longer serve the common good to the extent they can and should.
We are outraged at racism and sexism. But can we reframe the story to reveal possibility when before we saw hopelessness and despair?
Growing support for Trump’s ideas is not that they are becoming more popular. It is because those who hold them most dearly now feel more threatened – and therefore are getting louder – than ever.
Entomophagy is not only an opportunity to expand our diets and find delicious food. In fact, it is essential for our society’s sustainability.
We deserve to be angry about corruption in politics. It’s how we harness our anger that counts. It’s how we harness our anger that could really change everything.
We talked about the ancient practice of Ayurveda and how it can be applied today – to both individuals and businesses. What does it mean for a business to have an essence? How can you find that essence? What is spirituality and why does it matter?
How do individuals – and humanity in general – evolve and grow over time? How do we learn to cope with and understand greater complexity? Are we still evolving? How might liberals and progressives deepen their moral intuitions and sphere of concern?
Americans don’t think much of atheists. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 74% of Americans would vote for a qualified gay or lesbian for president. Only 58% would vote for an atheist. Forty percent would refuse to vote for an atheist.
How can systems thinking help us better understand an increasingly complex and ambiguous world? How can we anticipate unintended consequences? How can we develop more strategic and effective solutions to our “wicked problems”?
If we don’t look at underlying causes and dynamics, how can we possibly find lasting solutions to our more complex problems?
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I sit down with Stephen Cahill to talk about men’s work, the new economy, the future of cannabis, and more.
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I talk with Lisa Pellegrino about toxic masculinity. How do we encourage a new version of masculinity?
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I talk with Keith Brower Brown of the band Trails and Ways about his new album, consumerism and anti-capitalism, the role of musicians and artists in the progressive movement, how music listeners can best support artists, and his new climate change impact mapping project Float.
It’s a paradoxical world we inhabit, compelling us to operate not by facts as our paradigm pretends to but by an impossibly gray makeup of subjective truths and universal realities.
We’d be wise to honor the reality that emotions drive the human experience far more than logic ever did.
Kim, your cartoon reinforces a very unhelpful sentiment: that spreading memes on social media does little, if anything, to help encourage social progress.
The most effective way I can see to achieve this is to support Hillary in becoming our next president and the Democratic party in defeating Trump.
I thought to myself, “Has this been here the whole time?”
In this episode, I talk to Maren Haynes Marchesini about the many possible interpretations of “God”, religion, tolerance, and multiplicity.