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152: Science, Serendipity, and Visual Storytelling – Scott Duncan Climatologist

Scott Duncan  – Guest Overview  This week’s guest is meteorologist, Scottish Highlander, Gaelic speaker, and bag-piper Scott Duncan. Now London-based Scott grew up in the wilds of northern Scotland. Inspired by Scotland’s dramatic natural habitat he developed a love for nature and especially climate. That led him to study meteorology at

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151: Courage, Heart and Humanity of LGBT Academic and Advocate – Graeme Reid

Human rights are inextricably linked to identity. We all strive for our basic inalienable rights as human beings, regardless of race, religion, language, ethnicity or gender. This week we welcome one of the most vital thinkers in academia and advocates for LGBT human rights, Graeme Reid. Graeme is the Director


149: Documenting a Life Beyond Addiction – Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin

Guest Overview  This week’s guests are Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin.   Graham, a photographer and associate professor at Parsons School of Design in New York City, has been in recovery from addiction since 2010.  Graham and his wife Susan — a writer, researcher, and adjunct professor at The New School

Carmen D'Alessio Interview

147: Carmen D’Alessio on Studio 54 – Our 2019 Interview Revisited

Due to a guest rescheduling, this week we are republishing part two of last year’s interview with New York nightlife legend Carmen D’Alessio. We loved this show not just for the incredible stories she tells, but for what she represents. Carmen is living proof that that reinvention is ageless, energy


144: Tyrique Glasgow – Running a Corner to Changing Lives (From the Archive)

This week we re-publish our first ever episode, recorded on a cold day in late 2018 on the streets of South Philadelphia with Tyrique Glasgow. Tyrique Glasgow is the Founder of the Young Chances Foundation, an organization providing after-school support, sports programs, and mentoring for South Philadelphia’s youth. Besides running

Serendipity Mindset author

142: The Possibility-Expanding Serendipity Mindset – Dr. Christian Busch

  Serendipity Mindset Author and this week’s guest, Dr Christian Basch, describes himself as a practical philosopher. In this absorbing interview author of the new book the Serendipity Mindset, and Director of NYU’s Global Economy program, Christian describes his upbringing in Germany to a cerebral intellectual father and empathetic and loving


141: A Purpose Worth Living For In A Post Pandemic World

There is no planet B This week I want to make a change to our usual interview format.  Instead, I want to talk about the issue of climate change. Whatever your perspective on the causes few will deny that dramatic and potentially irreversible changes are occurring that threaten humanity’s existence


140: Linda Rislin – Open Relationships Deconstructed

Linda Rislin is this week’s guest. She is evidence of how life’s path leads us in directions we could never have planned. In Linda’s case, a visual designer turned Open Relationship Coach. Born to Haitian parents, Linda was born in New Jersey and grew up in an inter-generational home and


138: A Voice To Be Heard On Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Jennifer L. Williams

Diversity and Inclusion expert and advocate, Jennifer L. Williams is this week’s guest and our first guest of Series 3. Jennifer is a leading thinker and advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. During this open, honest, and expansive discussion Jennifer discusses why diversity, equity, and inclusion must be foundational to


137: Jennifer L Williams – Her Path to Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

Jennifer L Williams is this week’s guest and our first guest of Series 3. Jennifer is a leading thinker and advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. During this open, honest and expansive discussion Jennifer discusses why diversity, equity, and inclusion must be foundational to reimagining how we work and how


Debbie Millman Ep.30 On Serendipity, Failure and Principles

Debbie Millman Guest Overview This week we go back to Episode 30 with Co-founder of the Masters in Branding program at New York’s School of Visual Arts and host of one of the most popular and longest-running podcasts, Design Matters, Debbie Millman. We pick up the interview at 20 min

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Lorna Davis Ep 93 Serendipity Quickfire Questions

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

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136: Cristina Jiménez – Daring To Dream And Fighting For The Undocumented

Guest Overview Cristina Jiménez Ecuadorian born, she became an undocumented migrant at 13,  founded United We Dream, the largest youth-led US organization, fighting to protect and defend the rights of undocumented immigrants at 23, a MacArthur Fellow at 33,  welcome this week/s guest, social justice activist Cristina Jiménez. In this

paths to purpose of Mark Gilmore, Allan Show and John Basnage

134: Paths to Purpose Of Mark Gilmour, Allyn Shaw, and John Basnage. 

Guest Overview – Paths to Purpose. Whether a startup founder, someone with a good idea that can’t get taken seriously due to gender, sex, or race, or if you’re feeling jaded by the lack of passion and purpose in business; you’ll be uplifted by this weeks interview with Mark Gilmour,


131: Yana Buhrer Tavanier- Creative Activism And Impact Leader

Guest Overview – Yana Buhrer Tavanier This week’s guest was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, was featured in WIRED’s Smart List and Founder of Fine Acts a global creative activist platform. Welcome Yana Buhrer Tavanier. We cover a lot of ground in this episode. Yana

Lights On Founder Julia Black

129: Julia Black – Path To Discovering Her Life’s Purpose

Guest Overview  Julia Black Over the course of the series, we have often asked our guests about what they would change to education to equip a generation of children with the skills they need to survive and thrive in our AI-driven future. This week’s guest Julia Black is at the


126: Jürgen Griesbeck – His Path Social Impact Through Football (Soccer)

Guest Overview Jürgen Griesbeck As a football fan since a boy and a believer that sport and football have the power to create social impact, I am so privileged to have the opportunity to interview this week’s guest Jürgen Griesbeck, Co-Founder of the game-changing organization Common Goal. Thank you Ben

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