In a world of social media, we’re constantly trying to be a highlight reel. But does that bring success? Fulfillment? Hear the story of Ryan Foland, who illustrates being real and having experience trump everything else. Our Guest Ryan Foland is a high energy speaker, podcast host, and author who believes in simplicity and of … Read more Ditch the Act: Changing the Story with Ryan Foland, Speaker, Podcast Host, & Author
How do we find our voice? How can we share the stories everyone needs to hear?. Hear the story of DeShuna Elisa Spencer, who created kweliTV to share the stories of global black culture. Our Guest DeShuna Elisa Spencer is the Founder & CEO of kweliTV, which celebrates global black culture through curated, undiscovered and … Read more Mission Over Money: Changing the Story with DeShuna Elisa Spencer, Founder & CEO of kweliTV
We have global challenges that can no longer wait. How will we tackle them and create a brighter tomorrow? The answer lies with kids, who are the future. Hear the story of Heidi Cuppari, who is laying the groundwork for all of our children to build the future we need. Our Guest Heidi is a … Read more Building the Future We Need: Changing the Story with Heidi Cuppari, CEO of Dream Tank
What’s the best way to tackle a problem in the workplace? Prevent it from happening in the first place. Hear the story of Ben Mones, who is melding human and AI to improve talent screening to identify troublesome work behaviors before they actually happen. Our Guest Ben Mones is the CEO of Fama, an AI-based … Read more Achieving Serenity in the Workplace: Changing the Story with Ben Mones, CEO of Fama
How important is women’s health? Do we even fully understand the challenges and complexities involved? The impact is vast, and everyone is affected. Hear the story of Melissa Burton, who is shining the light on how women’s health impacts each one of us from our wallets to our hearts. Our Guest Melissa Berton is an … Read more The Tampon Tax: Changing the Story with Melissa Berton, Academy Award Winning Producer & CEO of the Pad Project
What will the next normal be like? How will we reduce the administration burden and extraneous people contact during the pandemic? Hear the story of Mani Veluthakkal and Abhi Mukherjee, who are using AI to help people and small businesses tap into resources like the Paycheck Protection Program. Our Guest Mani Veluthakkal is the CEO … Read more Everyone Is Getting Inspired by Skynet: Changing the Story with Mani and Abhi of Nirveda Cognition
Implicit bias is a struggle we all face, especially in trying to create a more diverse and inclusive world. Hear the story of Ivan Williams, who transformed from chemical engineer into a Hollywood champion against bias by tapping into the power of storytelling. Our Guest Ivan Williams is an executive producer and an Executive Vice … Read more Don’t Feed Your Bias: Changing the Story with Ivan Williams, EVP of Scenario Entertainment
Artists are innovators. Why don’t we tap into this pool of disruptive entrepreneurs more often? Hear the story of Alice Loy, who enables and empowers creatives to unlock opportunities and build new business ventures. Our Guest Alice Loy is the CEO and co-founder of Creative Startups, a global startup accelerator for creatives. She has lived … Read more Get Ready to Kiss a Lot of Frogs: Changing the Story with Alice Loy, CEO of Creative Startups
Everyone has a BILLION dollar idea, but how do you capitalize on it? Hear the story of Saurabh Suri on how knowing your bliss leads to value creation and successful business ventures. Our Guest Saurabh Suri is the Managing Partner and. He has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry, and mo st … Read more Want Success? Find Your Bliss.. Changing the Story with Saurabh Suri, CerraCap Ventures CIO
Leaders have playbooks and it starts with your origin story. Do you know yours? Hear the story of Ed Tyson, who has crafted leadership SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for all of us to grow our careers. Our Guest Ed Tyson is the CEO of PerSynergy Consulting and author of the book, From Expert to Executive. … Read more What’s Your 5 Second Origin Story? Changing the Story with Ed Tyson, CEO of PerSynergy
We all have problems. And we all want to be heard. When we focus on sharing our truths through storytelling, we can tap into the power of aggregation. Hear the story of Patrick Beggs on how helps people craft narratives to realize their goals. Our Guest Patrick Beggs is a narrative strategist, who helps organizations … Read more Pain. Perspective. Power: Changing the Story with Patrick Beggs, Host, Business As Unusual Podcast
Feeling overwhelmed by all your tasks? Success lies in being comfortable when you’re uncomfortable. Hear the story of Rob Angel who went from being a server to the creator of an international best-selling board game by embracing his discomfort. Our Guest While waiting on tables, Robert Angel created the international best selling board game, Pictionary. … Read more Do or Do Not. Trying is Dead. Changing the Story with Rob Angel, Author, Inventor of Pictionary
Showing anger, sadness, or fear in public is not okay in most societies. But this stigma is really a source of power. Hear the story of Leisa Reid who shows us how to flip our “weaknesses” into strengths. Our Guest Leisa Reid is the Founder of www.GetSpeakingGigsNow.com. She mentors business professionals and entrepreneurs who want … Read more Vulnerability = Invincibility: Changing the Story with Leisa Reid, Founder Get Speaking Gigs Now
Why are we using 19th techniques to educate 21st century kids? It’s past time to update our curriculum and the way we teach. Experience the story of Nithin Jilla, and how he’s leveraging imagination and collaboration to teach kids how to code. Our Guest Nithin Jilla is the Executive Director for Dreams for Schools, a … Read more Next Generation Schooling: Changing the Story with Nithin Jilla, Founder of Dreams for Schools
Make mistakes in your youth? Now, imagine if those judgment lapses landed you in prison for decades — due to the color of your skin. Dr. Diane Terry shows us how we can fix our broken incarceration system. Before it’s too late. Our Guest Dr. Diane Terry is an experienced researcher in social welfare and … Read more Breaking the Crime Cycle: Changing the Story with Dr. Diane Terry, Social Welfare Researcher/Author
Every social impact entrepreneur is struggling right now to get attention from customers, investors, partners, and mentors. This problem is made worse by stiff competition and a bad economy. But what if you could cut through the noise? What if you were offered a global stage? Ahmed Riad shares how the United Nations’ Innovation Factory … Read more The Innovation Factory: Changing the Story with Ahmed Riad
Want to sell more? Create stronger relationships? Nancy Margulies shares her story on the transformative power of storytelling. Our Guest Nancy Margulies has produced two documentaries, authored two short fiction books, and wrote and performed in two one-woman theatrical shows. She has also created visual maps after attending key workshops for Pachamama Alliance and SAND … Read more The Art of Words: Changing the Story with Nancy Margulies, Author, Artist, and Producer
We now live in a world where people are not just embracing changes that have been resisted for a while but are now accelerating the rate of transformation. Patrick shares how we can be drivers for this trend acceleration when we change our story. Our Guest Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a business futurist specializing in technology trends including … Read more The Great Acceleration: Changing the Story with Patrick Schwerdtfeger
What happened to the COVID-19 pandemic management and response? Why did we seem to have so little information? Dr. Angel Isovich shares the challenges that healthcare professionals, government agencies and the media have in tackling an unknown virus. More important, Dr. I shares how he is changing the story so that we are better prepared … Read more Intersection of Pandemics and Risk Management: Changing the Story with Dr. I
To create great solutions that help people, they need to be based in perspective and policy and well tested. Dr. Boyd and Dr. Blaser share their work in helping the hearing impaired through the use of emerging technology Our Guests Dr. LouAnne Boyd is an assistant professor of computer science and software engineering at Chapman‘s … Read more Technology for Utopia: Changing the Story with Dr. LouAnne Boyd & Dr. Art Blaser
How do we shape the future? If kids are the future, maybe it starts with helping to shape their experiences and education. Learn how the power of storytelling for kids is more critical (and harder) than we realize. Our Guest Lisa Caprelli is a best-selling author, and innovator with a passion for studying, expressing, and … Read more Creating a World: Changing the Story with Lisa Caprelli, Creator of Unicorn Jazz
Immersive and interactive are the keys to an “experience” whether it is reality, virtual reality, augmented reality, or extended reality. With so many realities, Dylan Watkins shares how he is changing the story to help people create their own worlds by tapping into the combinations to create the “circle of reality.” Our Guest Dylan is … Read more The Circle of Reality. Changing the Story with Dylan Watkins, CEO of Reality Smash.
With fake news, deep fakes, etc., how can we create trust on the Internet or anything digital? Toufi Saliba shares his story on how an autonomous decentralized governance model will empower regular people and establish the “Authentic Internet.” Our Guest Toufi Saliba is CEO, TODA.Network and Chair of the ACM Practitioner Board Conference Committee. Toufi’s … Read more The Authentic Internet, Changing the Story with Toufi Saliba, CEO of TODA.Network
A zero crime future? Better access to justice? These goals maybe more of achievable than we thought Irakli Beridze shares his story on how we can make these things a reality through the use of artificial intelligence. Our Guest Irakli Beridze is the Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at UNICRI, United … Read more Intersection of Peace and Justice with AI: Changing the Story with Irakli Beridze
More than survival, we can thrive! Michael Gerber shares his ideas and framework on the “blank piece of paper” we all must shape the new normal, and more importantly, the long-term future. Our Guest Michael Gerber, the author of the mega-bestseller “The E-Myth Revisited” as well as 28 other business development books. Inc has called … Read more Grabbing the Opportunity – Changing the story with Michael E. Gerber, Best-Selling Author
Being homeless is hard. Now, think of how much worse it is to be a homeless child. Jennifer Friend shares how she’s changing the story with the non-profit Project Hope Alliance to help homeless children and their families, and how this help is actually boosting the well-being and profitability of the community. Our Guest Jennifer … Read more Homeless Kids – Resilience Needs Opportunity: Changing the Story with Jennifer Friend, CEO of Project Hope Alliance
In achieving racial equality, we have made progress but have quite a way to go. Cliff London shares his story on how we can best bridge this gap and hopefully put an end to racial inequality and implicit bias. Our Guest Cliff London is an artist and a social commentator on matters of political importance … Read more Attaining Racial Equality: Changing the Story with Cliff London, Artist and Social Commentator
Our Guest Jay is passionate about his work at Learning Ovations and is actively bringing the research-based technology and professional development tool, A2i (assessment to instructions), to schools across the nation. He has demonstrated leadership in the business, nonprofit and public policy arenas. Topics discussed in this episode: Proficient literacy by 3rd grade dictates a … Read more The Groundhog Day Challenge with Education. Changing the Story with Jay Connor
We’re always thinking about moonshots. However, with the sustainability of the Earth at risk, why don’t we focus more on “earthshots”? Planet Home is leading the way to do so by building a community of Solutionists to build Planetary Services. This is far more than just saving the planet, it’s about integrating sustainability into our lives and society so that we can all have a brighter tomorrow.
Child sexual abuse is absolutely horrifying. Senator Dunn and the Zero Abuse Project work tirelessly to help the survivors but are also changing the story by trying to prevent it from happening in the first place. Recognizing that predators are using technology to separate children from their parents/guardians, Zero Abuse is flipping the script and turning to emerging technology like AI to combat the predators and the institutions that protect them.
How do we make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality by 2030? Through community building and using emerging technology like AI to bridge the gap. Fred shares how the United Nations is driving to create a better world and bring communities together, and more importantly, how we can all help in this mission.