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048: WeCyclers – The Nigerian Entrepreneurs Transforming Trash Into Cash

048: WeCyclers – The Nigerian Entrepreneurs Transforming Trash Into Cash
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Guest Overview  Born and raised in Nigeria to a family of five high achieving siblings, educated in the US, recipients of the prestigious King Baudouin African Development Prize for social entrepreneurship are this week’s guests, sister Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola and brother Wale Adebiyi of Wecyclers. We discuss how their parent’s commitment to excellence in education …

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Carmen D'Alessio interviewing

038: Age Defying Studio 54 Impresario – Carmen D’Alessio

038: Age Defying Studio 54 Impresario – Carmen D’Alessio
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Guest Overview Born to Peruvian father, and Chilean mother, but grew up to become a legend of New York nightlife, impresario co-founder of Studio 54, and to this day not only continues to reinvent herself but also entertainment experiences, is this week’s guest Carmen D’Alessio.   We recorded this interview in Carmen’s apartment back in July …

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Reclaiming Our Humanity With Caroline Chubb Calderon

Reclaiming Our Humanity With Caroline Chubb Calderon
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Guest Overview  Swiss-born, raised in Italy to a German mother and American father, this child of the world that grew up speaking five languages, and who is now reimagining humanity in the age of intelligent machines, is this week’s guest Caroline Chubb Calderon. This interview is a two-parter. In Part-One we explore Caroline’s nomadic upbringing, …

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John C Havens

Ethics, AI & Our Collective Happiness With John C Havens

Ethics, AI & Our Collective Happiness With John C Havens
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Guest Overview  Massachusetts born, a psychiatrist father and minister mother, drove his ambition to be a priest, but evolved to be an actor, musician, author and expert on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence is this week’s guest John C Havens. oh he’s also a wicked harmonica player – John is currently the Executive Director of …

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John C Havens interview

The Vision, Passion and Faith of AI Expert John C Havens

The Vision, Passion and Faith of AI Expert John C Havens
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Guest Overview  Massachusetts born, a psychiatrist father and minister mother, drove his ambition to be a priest, but evolved to be an actor, musician, author and expert on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence is this week’s guest John C Havens. oh he’s also a wicked harmonica player – John is currently the Executive Director of …

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Evolution of Education

Reflections On Education

Reflections On Education
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The science fiction novels, comic book, and movies of the past are full of technologies from the imaginations of writers that have since been transformed to science fact and reality by someone who believed, what most considered impossible, to be possible. I’m old enough to remember the phone-like device from Star Trek that only a few years later ended up in my hands branded Startac by Motorola

Mental Wellness

Reflections On Mental Wellness

Reflections On Mental Wellness
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This week I want to reflect on mental wellness, technology, and sleep. During this first season we didn’t set out to explore mental wellness but it became apparent that in the arc of their stories that mental fortitude, resilience, and strength were crucial to the achievements of our guests, even those that had experienced mental …

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Reflections on Serendipity

Reflecting on Serendipity

Reflecting on Serendipity
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I’m going to start these reflections on serendipity,  It’s the underlying theme of this series, a word that’s often used but as a concept somewhat misunderstood.   Let’s start with its origins.  The origins of words always make for fascinating reading.  But ‘serendipity’ has a particularly interesting origin story.  The word ‘serendipity’ was invented on 28 …

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It’s A Wrap – Season One

It’s A Wrap – Season One
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Welcome to The Impossible Network. This is just a short episode to say we reached our 30th episode last week and with that event, we ended Season One of The Impossible Network.  Over the next 5 weeks until the next season starts we will be posting our reflections, questions, and perspectives on some of the …

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Navdip Dhariwal

024: How to Confront Race, Gender and Cultural Bias with Navdip Dhariwal

024: How to Confront Race, Gender and Cultural Bias with Navdip Dhariwal
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Navdip Dhariwal – A former BBC International Correspondent and Anchor, reporting from over 60 countries and hostile environments on some of the most significant stories of recent times, honored in the Asian Woman of Achievement Awards, Chief of Communications for the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates and most recently founder of Content company Miran Media, is this week’s guest.

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022: The White Knight Of Content Publishing – Mads Holmen

022: The White Knight Of Content Publishing – Mads Holmen
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Guest Overview Mads Holmen – an entrepreneur at school and university, an innovator in digital branded content, founder and CEO of Bibblio and an attention economy thought-leader is this weeks’ guest.    In this episode, Danish-born, London based Mads discusses his parents’ contribution, and the impact of the Italian educational philosophy Reggio Emilia on his …

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Merritt Moore For TIN

014: The Woman Redefining Possible Through Ballet and Physics- Dr. Merritt Moore

014: The Woman Redefining Possible Through Ballet and Physics- Dr. Merritt Moore
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LA born, Merritt’s upbringing equipped her with the curiosity, problem-solving skills, and the unconventional mindset to defy conventions that dictate the impossibility of being world class in Ballet and Quantum Physics at the same time

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013: Procrastination. A Curious Story of Creative Delay – Andrew Santella

013: Procrastination. A Curious Story of Creative Delay – Andrew Santella
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In this episode we discuss the procrastination in all its guises, the great procrastinators from history and the challenge of balancing one’s curiosity and desire for productivity, in our digitally and socially distracted world. And a whole lot more.

Nicole Yershon

012: Rough Diamond To Transformational Gem – Nicole Yershon

012: Rough Diamond To Transformational Gem – Nicole Yershon
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This week’s guest is author, consultant, speaker, mentor and curiosity charged connector, Nicole Yershon.
Since starting her career in advertising at aged nineteen, Nicole has been
forging the path of change, driving digital disruption inside traditional ad agencies and beyond.

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008: How to Get to Great Ideas = Dave Birss

008: How to Get to Great Ideas = Dave Birss
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Dave Birss is one of the most interesting creative thinkers on idea development and innovation. We discuss his views on creativity and why organizations must change the way they embrace creative thinking.

With three books to his name, his latest book- How to Get to Great Ideas offers a methodology called Right Thinking, a creative thinking framework, tools and resources to help organizations direct their mental and creative efforts more effectively.

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