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116: Yvonne Moore: A Life Of Sharing Time, Talent, and Treasure

Guest Overview  Yvonne Moore was born in St Louis and brought up in Dallas Texas, by her doctor father and teacher mother, in an environment that nurtured her generosity of spirit and set her on her path to a life of philanthropy. Influenced by paternal grandmothers, success focused parents and

Jeanne Pinder

114: Jeanne Pinder – Comfort In Chaos And Questioning Authority

Guest Overview  Jeanne Pinder was born in Grinnell Iowa. Her journalist parents, her education in Slavic Studies and Russian Affairs, and her career at the New York Times prepared her to launch her disruptive health care start-up Clear Health Costs. In Part One we cover Jeanne’s upbringing in a loud,

Chef Robert Marchetti The Impossible Network

112: Chef Robert Marchetti On The Power of Vulnerability, Empathy and Integrity

Guest overview Chef Robert Marchetti is an Australian born celebrity chef and now New York based restaurateur and co-founder of Gran Tivoli and Peppi’s Cellar.  As founder and CEO of Marchettico, his hospitality lifestyle company,  he delivers creative solutions that include Interior Design, Architectural, Food & Beverage, Concept Creation and

Chef Robert Marchetti The Impossible Network

111: Robert Marchetti – The Preparation, Passion and Principles of Celebrity Chef

Guest overview  Robert Marchetti is an Australian born celebrity chef and now New York based restaurateur and co-founder of Gran Tivoli and Peppi’s Cellar. As founder and CEO of Marchettico, his hospitality lifestyle company, he delivers creative solutions that include Interior Design, Architectural, Food & Beverage, Concept Creation and Design. In

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110: Post Covid19 – Why We Do What We Do Nita Baum ( Part Two)

Guest Overview Post Covid19 Nita Baum is on a mission. She is an entrepreneur, co-creator, facilitator, mentor-coach, and community-builder. She is also board lead for Solar responders – the NGO from previous guest Hunter Johansson – so thanks to Hunter for making this happen. Born in New York to an

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109: Nita Baum – Her Serendipitous Journey To Transformational Leadership

Guest Overview Nita Baum is an entrepreneur, co-creator, facilitator, mentor-coach, and community-builder. She is also board lead for Solar responders – the NGO from previous guest Hunter Johansson – so thanks to Hunter for making this happen. Born in New York to an inspiring cancer scientist mother and a philosophical

The Migrant Kitchen

108: Covid19 – Frontline Heroes Feeding New York – The Migrant Kitchen

Guest overviews The Migrant Kitchen is a special Covid19 episode. Recorded over Zoom, I interview Nasser Jaber, the co-founder of The Migrant Kitchen who’s team is currently delivering 50 thousand free meals a day in NY and NJ to feed the families of those impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, including local

Evolution of education

107: Evolution of Education & Impact of Covid19 – Maria Dantos Part 2

Guest Overview The evolution of education is Maria Dantos’s mission. She was born to a gregarious Greek immigrant father and ‘Mayflower compact’ mother. She grew up in her family-run haunted hotel in Vermont, with safety and freedom to play and explore her imagination. Immersed in abundant love she developed a

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106: A Serendipitous Path To Educational Reform – Maria Dantos

Guest Overview  A serendipitous path to educational reform led Maria Dantos to become an educator, teacher administrator and educational reformer. Maria was born to a gregarious Greek immigrant father and ‘Mayflower compact’ mother. She grew up in her family-run haunted hotel in Vermont, with safety and freedom to play and

Cancel-Corona Nick Fitz

105: Cancel Corona – Nick Fitz Co-Founder Momentum App

Cancel Corona is the new initiative from philanthropic giving app, Momentum. We just interviewed our past guest Nick Fitz on his team’s amazing Cancel Corona initiative. Nick explains how he and his team have quickly pivoted to build out the web app to enable anyone or any brand to use

Serendipity of Tori Chickering O'Connell The-Impossible Network

104: The Serendipity Of Nookie Town And Beyond – Tori O’Connell

The Serendipity of Tori Chickering O’Connell was born in New Jersey to parents that cultivated a loving, safe, and creative home environment where comedy, music, and dance were a central part of the daily furniture of growing up. There is no question that this nurturing environment set her on a

Serendipity of Tori Chickering O'Connell The-Impossible Network

103: The Power Of Not Giving a Damn – Tori Chickering O’Connell

Tori Chickering O’Connell was born in New Jersey to parents that cultivated a loving, safe, and creative home environment where comedy, music, and dance were a central part of the daily furniture of growing up. There is no question that this nurturing environment set her on a path to a

Resilience -Covid19 -Dr Courtney-Rennicke on Covid19 and resilience

102: Resilience In The Time Of Covid19 – Dr Courtney Rennicke

We recorded this bonus episode with an early guest Dr. Courtney Rennicke on her advice on building resiliency in the time of Covid19. Courtney discusses Covid10 and resiliency in relation to our baseline nervous system’s reactions to stress, tangible examples dealing with it, relates it to the Polyvagal theory and

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101: Theory of Enchantment In A Post Covid19 World

Guest Overview Chloe Valdary was born in New Orleans, to a homemaking mother and banker father, and grew up in an environment of inquiry and orthodoxy that led her to opening a Pandora’s box of curiosity. Through curiosity, talent and education Chloe developed a love of art, music and English

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100: Chloe Valdary – Serendipity, Spirit and Storytelling, Part One

Guest Overview Chloe Valdary was born in New Orleans, to a homemaking mother and banker father, and grew up in an environment of inquiry and orthodoxy that led her to open a Pandora’s box of curiosity. Through curiosity, talent and education Chloe developed a love of art, music and English

Covid19-Resources

EP: 099 – Covid19 Resources, Articles, Ads and Podcasts,

We are late with this week’s digest, but we are living through unusual times. As we enter what, we are being told in the US, will be our Pearl Harbor moment, we are sharing some thought-provoking articles we’ve read and some uplifting, amusing videos that we found and some public

Artbridge

098: Artbridge – Democratizing Art With Passion and Persistence

Guest Overview Rodney Durso is founder of ArtBridge, a New York a non-profit that empowers emerging artists to transform New York’s ubiquitous construction scaffolding into large scale art exhibits In part two we focus on Rodney’s second life, as an artist and social entrepreneur forming ArtBridge in 2009 to give

Artbridge

097: Rodney Durso – Life’s Twisting Journey To Social Purpose: Part One

Guest Overview Rodney Durso is founder of Artbridge, a New York a non-profit that empowers emerging artists to transform New York’s ubiquitous construction scaffolding into large scale art exhibits In part one of this two-parter, we cover growing up in Long Island to a creative and artistic mother and a

Covid19

096: Weekly Digest – Covid19 Podcasts, Posts and Resources

As the frenzy of the Covid19 crisis engulfs us, we feel inspired, that everyone we talk to (on Zoom!) is each doing their bit to help alleviate the physical isolation, reduce suffering, or to offer support. Humanity is pulling together. We are going to stay focused on content related to

Tina-Kelley

095: Journalistic Principles and Poetic Perspectives- Tina Kelley

Guest Overview Tina Kelley describes herself as a cheerful optimist with a morbid streak. She is the author of Abloom and Awry, Precise, and The Gospel of Galore, and co-authored Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, and she reported for the New York Times for 10 years,

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093: The Dance Between Love and Power – Lorna Davis – Part 2

Guest Overview B Corp evangelist Lorna Davis is a transformational thinker, leader, and visionary for why and how organizations can combine social, and environmental priorities with their financial imperatives to deliver improved business performance. As a highly respected coach, international speaker Lorna also serves on a number of boards to

B Corp Lorna-Davis_the-Impossible-Network

092: Lorna Davis – Corporate Social Impact, Leadership Values and Vision

Guest Overview Lorna Davis was born in South Africa in the age of Apartheid, her education, parental guidance, curiosity, and worldly ambitions set her on the path to a stellar career in international business and marketing and finally leading Danone to become the first billion-dollar entity to become a public

Covid19 episode

EP: 091- Weekly Digest

In light of the severity and global impact of Covid19, we thought that this week we should share information that could provide you with additional useful information as well as to take some pause for reflection and refuel your optimism. Podcast worth a listen In this episode of the podcast,

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090: Encouraging Serendipity And A New Civilization – James Clark

Guest Overview Born in SF, adopted and raised in NYC, by an author and illustrator mother and an ethical Wall Street banker, father, James (Jim) Clark grew up with abundance and privilege and a deep sense of love. Jim’s mother would wake him each day with an exercise that conditioned

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087: Social Impact Gaming As A Path To Purpose – Jan Roessner

Guest Overview Social impact gaming entrepreneur and Co-Founder of One Earth Rising has a mission to harvest and harness the power of philanthropy through interactive experiences, providing a playful path to social impact. Jan Roessner was born in Germany to a creative father and a loving but disciplinarian mother. After

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086: Path to Purpose – Social Impact Gaming Entrepreneur – Jan Roessner

Guest Overview Jan Roessner is Co-Founder and CEO of One Earth Rising, a social impact gaming company with a mission to harvest and harness the power of philanthropy through interactive experiences, providing a playful path to social impact. Jan Roessner was born in Germany to a creative father and a

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