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Super entrepreneur Erik Bergman made 50 million Euros before turning 30. Now he is building Great.com, a company that will give away all its profits to charity. Erik has a strong vision of how organisations will look in the future. Lots of new ideas, none of which he has tested before. Together with his long term friend, the first employee of Great, Emil Ekvardt, “Becoming Great” is exploring personal growth and the challenges of startup life.
 
There are huge global problems that we hear about on a daily basis, so it’s my goal to explore these with you; to get a deeper understanding of what makes these issues complex, who are the stakeholders involved, and what progress is being made to solve some of these challenges. Together, we’re going to speak with movers and shakers in the business and impact worlds to learn more about their work in creating a better world. We promise to be candid and open to having our views challenged, whil ...
 
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As the federal government pours billions of dollars into private detention facilities, new research shows political donations from these for-profit companies are influencing policymakers to support legislation criminalizing undocumented immigrants. University of New Mexico associate professor Loren Collingwood talks about his findings, and emotiona…
 
‘There have been so many important critiques of the nude in art history,’ writer and art curator Macushla Robinson tells us, and she’s added her own critique in the form of an upcoming book project. Every Rape at the Met Museum digs into the way sexual violence has been publicly displayed and even artistically praised in exhibition and catalogues a…
 
Nancy Martz, founder of the nonprofit organization, Apples to Zucchini Cooking School, has a mission based on three pillars: cook together, eat together, and clean up together! Realizing that there are two generations that haven't learned how to cook, she started a fun, after-school 'hands on' program in Santa Barbara where kids learn to cook using…
 
In this episode we meet Sumitra Pasupathy, who is the Global Partnerships Director at Ashoka. Ashoka is absolutely legendary in the world of social entrepreneurship. And it's based on the idea that the most powerful force for good in the world is a social entrepreneur. Sumi is a social entrepreneur and the Co-founder and Director of Playeum, an inn…
 
We speak to the authors of System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong, and How We Can Reboot. The trio of Stanford professors use a cross-disciplinary approach to critique technologists and the outsized power they wield in society. By weaving together philosophy, engineering and social science disciplines, the authors make a compelling case that we ne…
 
Today I have a very special guest for you dialling in from Bangkok, Thailand. She leads the incubation programs for young entrepreneurs in over 24 countries at the Youth Co:Lab, an initiative co-led by the UNDP Asia-Pacific and Citi Foundation to economically empower the next generation in the region, through youth entrepreneurship and government i…
 
For you listening, today you will learn: How everybody have values they don't even know about, and how these values secretly runs out lives. How these values are the reasons why we make certain decisions and why we take different actions. And how you by understanding your values better can create lots of meaning in everyday life, get access to more…
 
For Nora Kenworthy, GoFundMe is “the research topic that I can't escape.” She recently studied 175,000 GoFundMe campaigns from the COVID era and discovered nearly half didn’t receive a single donation. We discuss the stark inequities around these platforms and ask whether crowdfunding can offer equitable relief during a complex public health disast…
 
The Pillars fund, run by young Muslim philanthropists, has teamed up with academics and Hollywood actors to gather data proving what they’ve long suspected: Muslims are poorly represented on screen. Pillars’ Arij Mikati and Kalia Abiade lay out the problem, and share their solutions to shift the narrative in order to pave a more inclusive path forw…
 
Today we will talk about "long-term thinking". What does it even mean to "think long term" and how can you listening apply it in your life? What are the small practical ways to use "long-term thinking" today to make sure your life gets better? We will teach you how to use long-term thinking to solve everyday problems like: - What should I eat today…
 
Host Patti Teel interviews co-host Anthony Giannini, who is featured in this episode as our special guest! Anthony is an applied cultural anthropologist, frequently traveling to Peru in order to study indigenous shamanic healing practices. Anthony recently returned from a visit in the Andes Mountains of Peru where he was visiting an indigenous Q’er…
 
We speak to Dr. Sophia Yen, entrepreneur and outspoken advocate for women’s reproductive health and empowerment. Dr. Yen founded a birth control startup to “just ship women birth control and keep shipping it until they tell us to stop.” She speaks frankly about sexual health, health justice, and the sexism she has experienced in her career.…
 
Half a century ago, billionaire philanthropist Doris Duke funded universities to record Native American oral histories. Today, her foundation is supporting an effort to digitize the recordings and return them to the tribes. Alyce Sadongei is leading the project and says while it is meaningful, it also raises concerns about how archives are conceive…
 
If your confidence is low, you will have so many regrets. You will be too afraid to start that business, you will not tell that person you love them, and you will let people walk all over you. School never taught you how to build self-confidence - and it never taught us. As a result, we suffered from low confidence, and we have lots of regrets. So …
 
Despite the quality of living in the modern age, people are more chronically ill than ever before. The severity of the Covid-19 pandemic is being compared to the 1918 Spanish flu. However, if you compare the living conditions of today to the living conditions of 1918, we should absolutely see a decline in chronic illness. Eric Durak, one of the nat…
 
This week Patti and Anthony interview a very special guest, Pamala Oslie. Pamala is a professional psychic intuitive and aura expert. In this episode Pamala shares about her ability to see aura colors and explains their deeper layers of meaning. Pamala also discusses parallel universes, quantum entanglement, and offers expansive perspectives regard…
 
If you are suffering from overthinking, envy, comparing yourself with others, procrastination, or fear of failing - you most likely have the same problem as we've had - you are emotionally poor. Being emotionally poor has been the source of most of the pain both me and Erik have felt in our lives, and almost everyone suffers from it. In this episod…
 
Host Patti Teel and co-host Anthony Giannini interview guest Catherine Dhandho. Catherine is a meditation instructor who empowers women to find their financial freedom through education, mindset, and energy training. Catherine talks about living a more conscious and empowered life. Follow Catherine Dhandho on her youtube channel @Milmeditations (@M…
 
Today you’re in for a treat. I have a really interesting guest for you who works in the impact investment space. Now you might have heard about impact investing before, but for many people this is quite a new and up and coming area of investing. So, we’re going to find out more about what exactly it’s all about. Kevin is the Head of Impact Investme…
 
Host Patti Teel interviews this week’s special guests, MM Allen and Deborah Wynne. MM Allen is the author and Deborah Wynne is the composer of the award-winning middle-grade fantasy book ‘Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk’. They recently released a Wishapick Podcast for adults, with the subtitle, ‘Prayer, Creativity & the Divine’ which del…
 
Networking is a very misunderstood term. Most people think that it's just about business - but your networking skills can even mean the difference between a sad and lonely life, and becoming rich and happy. Today we will teach you how we have found: - business partners - new clients - friends for life - and even love by simple techniques that are e…
 
Your dreams will never come true unless you beat the number, one dream killer - procrastination. Nothing is more frustrating than having a great idea, knowing what you should do, but for some reason not being able to get started. The key to beating procrastination is to build habits for better focus. With the right habits, you will get better focus…
 
On this episode I’d like to introduce you to Bernhard Kowatsch who is the founder and head of the Innovation Accelerator at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). We find out more about the World Food Program, what the Innovation Accelerator is all about and how Bernhard made the transition from a consultant at Boston Consulting Group to a …
 
Erik has over 200 000 followers on Instagram and "How to stop procrastinating?" and "How to stop overthinking?" are by far the most common questions that he gets. Almost everyone has this problem. You are not alone. Today's episode has been split up into four topics: 1. Why we are overthinking? What is the reason that we struggle to get started eve…
 
Erik has invested $900 000 in the domain name Great.com because he wants to build a company that will change an entire industry from the inside and out. In this episode, we will explain the business model of Great.com, what industry we will change first, and why we will succeed. And stick with us, because somewhere in this episode, I will tell you …
 
In this interview we speak with Catherine Chen who works in the impact investment space. Now you might have heard about impact investing before, but for many people this is quite a new and up and coming area of investing. The impact investing space has boomed in popularity over the past decade, with many institutions adapting the idea that you can …
 
Our four best productivity habits give us 25 extra hours of performance each week. Habits that save time! We are two habit nerds that constantly tweak our days to maximize output. In this episode, we will break our habits down for you. How you can apply them and how you can use them to boost your personal development and your career. Today's episod…
 
Host Patti Teel and Co-Host Anthony Giannini interview this week’s special guest, Barbara Bartolome—who is the Founder and leader of IANDS (International Association for Near-Death Studies) Santa Barbara. Barbara had her own Near-Death-Experience at the age of 31—she will recap in today’s program. Barbara says that that NDEs are opening up our awar…
 
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