Kurt Heizmann of Shedd Aquarium: Compassion, research, and conservation

Kurt Heizmann

Kurt Heizmann is a Supervisor of Marine Mammals in the Oceanarium Department, Shedd Aquarium, whose mission entails sparking compassion, curiosity, and conservation for the aquatic animal world. Enjoy this FASCINATING behind-the-scenes look at the people behind the aquarium glass! Discussion Guide / Notes: We discuss the Oceanarium Department and its mission and purpose. Not only…

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Global Health in the Age of COVID-19

global health

Global health….why does it matter? Well, since March, 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic began to dominate world affairs, we learned the answer. Our distinguished panel discusses what’s working, what isn’t, and more importantly, what lessons have been learned to building out global health systems to be more prepared for the next pandemic. And, how have…

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Emily Allen and the AARP Foundation: Tackling senior poverty and empowering vulnerable older adults

Emily Allen

Emily Allen, Senior Vice President of Programs for the AARP Foundation, joins the show. She talks about tackling senior poverty by sparking bold, innovative solutions that help vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness. Show notes + discussion guide: Emily’s story and background Mission and purpose of AARP Foundation: tackling senior poverty by…

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Jenny Eaton Dyer: Renewed hope for ending hunger and feeding the world!

Jenny Eaton Dyer

Jenny Eaton Dyer, a leader and advocate battling the global hunger crisis, joins the podcast. Jenny is the founder of The 2030 Collaborative, and the co-editor of The End of Hunger: Renewed Hope for Feeding the World. She’s worked with Bono, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and many political leaders. Notes + Discussion Guide: State of the World…

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Allyce Najimy, Foundation To Be Named Later

Allyce Najimy

Allyce Najimy, CEO of The Foundation To Be Named Later, co-founded by Theo and Paul Epstein, joins the show. They raise funds and awareness for nonprofit agencies serving urban youth and families! Mission + purpose of The Foundation To Be Named Later… Inspiration behind the foundation, and the story behind the name… What do you…

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Art delaCruz: Crossing the Team Rubicon of Service to Mankind

Team Rubicon

Art delaCruz, president and chief operating officer of Team Rubicon, talks mission, service, and espirit de corps of the more than 137,000 volunteers who have bravely gone into countless disaster areas and helped their fellow mankind prepare, recover, and rebuild. Notes + Discussion Guide: – Art’s background – History of Team Rubicon (and name origin)…

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Kevin Kelly: The Foundation Podcast Interview

Kevin Kelly

As per usual, Kevin Kelly blows my mind, and makes me completely rethink things. Tim Ferriss once called him the true “world’s most interesting man.” He is not wrong. Learn more about Kevin Kelly here. Notes, Discussion Guide, Highlights: – Packager of ideas vs. being a futurist – “You must predict the present…” – “Look…

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Dr. Anne Basting: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care

Anne Basting

Dr. Anne Basting, an author, scholar, and artist, teaches us about a revolutionary approach to Dementia caregiving; about how to infuse the arts into our caregiving, improving communication, and building a sense of community for our patients. Click here to learn more about Dr. Basting! Notes + Discussion Guide: – What inspired Anne to do…

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Peter Bregman: The Foundation Podcast Interview

Peter Bregman

Peter Bregman joins the show to share one simple strategy that will radically improve your productivity and focus, once and for all. Peter is an executive coach, best-selling author, and founder + CEO of Bregman Partners. Notes + Discussion Guide: – One morning, I stumbled upon a Peter Bregman article in the Harvard Business Review…

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Kristi Yamaguchi: The Foundation Podcast Interview

Kristi Yamaguchi

You know about Kristi Yamaguchi’s Olympic gold medal. You know about her winning Dancing With The Stars. But you’ll soon know all about her Always Dream Foundation too! You’ll also learn some of her gold medal winning strategies for thriving in today’s challenging times! Enjoy! Notes + Discussion Guide: – Kristi Yamaguchi’s background and story:…

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