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The Power of Wonder with Michael Woodward

Somewhere along the way we lost our sense of wonder. But what if wonder is what can unlock your ideas and dream? In today's episode we share how you can rediscover wonder as part of your every day life. Wonder can be defined as a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. It can also be defined as the ability to be curious to know something. Each of these perspectives on Wonder impacts our lives differently. By once again finding our sense of Wonder we unleash a superpower that will help you see unknown possibilities and create new solutions.

Decentralizing Journalism with Matthew Iles

What does it take to build ethical journalism using blockchain? Matthew Iles and the team at Civil set out to solve this complex problem to bring back ownership to the journalists creating the news. With the clutter of 'fake news' and 'news with bias' they also decided it was time to bring trust and transparency back to the newsroom. Their launch was filled with great victories and setbacks, but they have pushed forward to change the game in modern day news.

The Power of Boredom with Michael Woodward

Boredom is often considered bad. But what if I told you that boredom can unlock creativity and help make your dreams and ideas become reality? In today's episode we share how you can use boredom as a tool in your journey of finding significance and purpose. In society today it is easy to get stuck in the routine of everyday.

Urban Farming in New York City with Ben Flanner

What does it take to farm in the middle of New York City? Ben Flanner co-founded Brooklyn Grange with the idea that farming could still happen in major urban centers. So they set out to solve this problem and bring agriculture into the city. They found a few warehouses in Brooklyn and Queens and started farms on their rooftops.

Crowdfunded Startup Capital with Kendrick Nguyen

You've heard of crowdfunding to get a product or service off the ground. But what if you actually want to crowdfund VC or Angel Funding? Can you truly bring startup funding to the masses? Kendrick Nguyen is doing just that through his company Republic. Getting into the world of VC or Angel Funding as an investor can be hard to do. It's often limited to accredited investors who are millionaires and billionaires. That's changing through Republic.

How to create an Innovation Strategy with Michael Woodward

Do you have a strategy to turn your ideas and dreams into reality? Many people starting out (and even big businesses) forget that innovation is critical to the success of your business. A good Innovation Strategy will help you move from uncertainty into a clear vision for the future.

From Lawyer to Entrepreneur with Christine Ziebell

Christine Ziebell took the risk of leaving a known career as an attorney to start something of her own. In her journey of entrepreneurship she went from being a lawyer at a law firm to starting her own law firm. This gave her a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship. From there she decided to take the leap to become a tech founder and start Intraboom.

Being a Born Entrepreneur with Steve Olsher

Many entrepreneurs tell you the success and highlight stories about their journey but won't really open up about their journey to their success. Entrepreneurship is often a hard and lonely journey. Steve Olsher has built many successful businesses, podcasts, and authored a best selling book but his transparency in how to build success is what many love about him. In today's episode we explore the many peaks and valleys of entrepreneurship. In the episode we also talk about: New Media (what it is and how you can leverage it), Podcasting, being a 'born entrepreneur', online marketing and your reputation, and much more.

Idea Camps with Michael Woodward

Have you ever had an idea or dream but kept putting it off? Maybe you felt that the dream was to big or that you didn't have the resources to pull it off. Maybe your hangup was fear of failure or even success. No matter the reason many of us never take the steps to make our dreams a reality. We are waiting for 'one day.' That perfect day when everything is right to make those dreams a reality.

Navigating the Transitions of Ideas and Dreams with Michael Woodward

Have you ever been stuck in the transition of the past and the future? The life you are living now no longer fulfills your created purpose. You see the next dream and idea, but you don't know how to navigate the transition. Having one foot in the past and one in the future is a difficult tension to reconcile. Both the old life and the new dream suffer and neither flourish. So how do you make the pivot from the past and into the future?

Connecting to your audience with Bonnie Bruderer

In a noisy world it's becoming harder to connect with your audience. Your message and story is being lost in the clutter of all the content. So how do you stand out in a noisy world? How can you find your tribe and connect with them? Bonnie Bruderer is changing the game by creating a platform to connect directly to your audience and cut through the noise.

Look Back to Move Forward with Michael Woodward

Our lives are often defined by our pasts. We have to 'look back to move forward.' But what is it about our past that sets us up for the future. How can we grow and learn from our past? Over the last few years I have had the words 'look back to move forward' on my mind. For a long time I had no idea what that meant or why it was important. As I learned more from my past, I found that it taught me a lot about the future that I was creating.