Social Mobility and The Years That Matter Most

The super wealthy Americans of the late 19th and early 20th century, Carnegie, Rockefeller and the like, all started out without much; but through grit, perseverance and lucky breaks, they...READ MORE

What School Could Be

Everyone agrees our current model of education is broken. And Ted Dintersmith has some valuable suggestions on how to fix it. Ted set out across America to visit 50 states...READ MORE

What is Negotiation?

For a great many people, negotiation is a very scary prospect. Even though we negotiate every single day of our lives, formally and informally. Heck, we even negotiate with ourselves...READ MORE

Teens, Resilience and Why Your Brain Resists Change

Research shows a huge part of developing resilience is having supportive people in our lives. Yet, people often struggle with the idea that they aren’t worth the effort, or anyone’s...READ MORE

Shedding the Shoulds

Meet your guide to living your best life possible, Regan Walsh. If you’ve been asking yourself, “Is this is all there is?” If you are living a life filled with...READ MORE

SAT Test Prep Expert Joe McGovern Lays It All on the Line

Ellie Newman interviews SAT and ACT test prep expert, Joe McGovern, in this episode of That Got Me Thinking, a thoughtful and thought-provoking podcast. Listen as the conversation turns to...READ MORE

How Do We Change?… In Relation to Others is the Answer

Lori Gottlieb knows what it’s like to sit with discomfort and pain, that of others and her own. She knows that our notion of the future can be just as...READ MORE

Gabrielle Hartley Roadmap to Making Separation and Your Life Better Apart

Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate will transform your divorce and level-up your life. Gabrielle Hartley is an attorney, mediator, consultant and author, with Elena Brower, she gives you the...READ MORE

Confronting the Walls Beyond Prison

Evidence shows that the likelihood of relapse or recidivism is directly linked to the level of ongoing support a person receives upon being released back to the community after incarceration. And Beyond...READ MORE

Why We Keep the Crazy People in the Shadows

“Psychotic people have souls. They have identities. They have hope. They have dreams. They are not to be shunted away, as they were 7 centuries ago in Bedlum Asylum, beaten…”...READ MORE

“Be Afraid. Be Very, Very, Afraid.” Or Not: The Futility of Unfounded Fears

Barry Glassner, author of The Culture of Fear, Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, and...READ MORE

Racism, Blackness and Being Orphaned in a Silent Cosmos

Growing up in the orphaned space of the Philadelphia Projects, author and Philosophy Professor, George Yancy, embarked on an unlikely trajectory. From an early age, he had begun asking some very big...READ MORE

Cinque Henderson on Education and What the Black Lives Matter Movement Can Learn From our Founding Fathers

Journalist and author, Cinque Henderson, drills down on public education, funding, the perils of innovation, respectability politics, discipline, allies and Bob Dylan. As we find ourselves in the center of a...READ MORE

Deborah Hernandez Speaks Up for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Deborah Hernandez is a wife, mother and marketing communications consultant who has lived in Orange County, California, for more than 14 years. She volunteers her time as the Communications Lead...READ MORE

National Brotherhood of Skiers Hit the Snow

The National Brother of Skiers mission is to identify, develop and support athletes of color who will win international and Olympic winter sports competitions representing the United States and to...READ MORE

Doniece Sandoval Provides Showers for the Homeless

Doniece Sandoval is delivering dignity one shower at a time. She is the founder of Lave Mae, a nonprofit mobile shower project for San Francisco’s over 6,000 homeless. Lave Mae...READ MORE

Dr. Deb Robertson is a City Gal Running a Small Town ER

Dr. Deborah Robertson knows what it’s like to operate in a crazed big city hospital emergency room. She wasn’t prepared for some of the challenges she’d face running a small...READ MORE

Darrel Harris on Green Dot, Bullying and the Advocates

Today my guest is Darrel Harris. She is the Education and Prevention Coordinator at the Advocates in Hailey, Idaho. She has spent the last thirty odd years doing what she...READ MORE

Mike Scullion is the Heart and Soul of Community Radio

Mike Scullion wanted to start a community radio station where locals could get vocal. He is the heart and soul behind KDPI radio. Mike shares what it is about radio,...READ MORE