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Insight To Action Inspirational Insights Podcast

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Consciousness and Compassion for a Better World
Forward Future Work Cultures for Great Mondays with Josh Levine
Dec 14, 2018 • 32 min
Great work cultures don’t just happen. As a leading indicator of adaptability, paying attention to the six components of great work cultures helps you and your company avoid the slippery slope into confusion that takes place when company growth fails to…
Battle4Humanity-Engaging Young People in Tackling Big Issues
Oct 19, 2018 • 31 min
Battle4Humanity is a social movement and mobile game that takes you into superhero zone by participating in making the world better. Complete a mission and transform your community. Jessica Murrey is the inspiration behind Battle4Humanity. She talks to…
Flipping Negative Stories About Young People and Violence into the Truth
Oct 6, 2018 • 40 min
While people flee violence in their home nations, young people are pressured to join in leaving many to conclude they are the perpetrators. Saji Prelis breaks open a lot of assumptions about the source of conflict, who the victims are statistically, and…
How Young Entrepreneurs are Rebuilding Afghanistan’s Economy
Sep 21, 2018 • 39 min
Afghanistan is associated with conflict world-wide yet inside young entrepreneurs are laying the foundation to restore hope and prosperity through entrepreneurial initiatives. The co-founders of a co-working space in Kabul, Sher Shah Rahim and Matiullah…
Supporting Entrepreneurs in Conflict Zones & Emerging Economies- Anurag Maloo
Sep 7, 2018 • 34 min
Anurag Maloo is an Indo-Asian startup innovation Community Architect who supports entrepreneurs inspired by hope to transcend very challenging conditions to rebuild economies. Regional Manager for South & Central Asia with Techstars and Startup Weekend,…
How 9 Years of Homelessness Evolved My Consciousness - Dawna Jones
Aug 27, 2018 • 25 min
How can living without a home for nine years restore a broader consciousness level and be at peace. Author, speaker, podcast host, workshop leader in the field of transformational insights three months ago landed a home after nine years of homelessness…
Sticking to Purpose with Dawna Jones and Anurag Maloo
Aug 12, 2018 • 32 min
Anurag Maloo is an an Indo-Asian startup innovation Community Architect. In this episode he interviews the host of the Evolutionary Provocateur and the Insight to Action podcast, Dawna Jones on her personal journey, sacrifices, the meaning of friends and…
Beyond Budgeting with Franz Röösli
Jul 27, 2018 • 30 min
Beyond Budgeting Round Table offers companies exploring how to transform their company governance a place where they can find engaging workplaces, individual autonomy and peer-to-peer support. Franz Röösli explains the background of the Beyond Budgeting…
Counterintuitive Insights into Why Agile Reduces Risk
Jul 13, 2018 • 38 min
Companies world-wide are adopting agile for development and to accelerate adaptability to business conditions. Seen from a traditional view of how things get done, Agile appears to take short cuts or take longer when a short cut will do. Authors of Agile…
Implementing Holacracy with Dennis Wittrock
Jun 29, 2018 • 31 min
Dennis Wittrock of encode.org shares a case study of Hypoport, a fintech company that opted to implement Holacracy. Despite the assumption that Holacracy is flat and unstructured it is the opposite. Dennis walks us through the process of moving from…
Social Entrepreneurship Driving Global Change - Meet impACT
Jun 15, 2018 • 50 min
The Global Challenges Foundation inspired change agents worldwide to collaborate on a fresh strategy and approach for facing the biggest risk humanity faces. No group illustrates that better than impACT, a global network of social entrepreneurs who are…
Global Challenges-Designing a Better Future
Jun 3, 2018 • 27 min
Last year the Global Challenges Foundation launched a contest for the design of a better governance model for handling the tough issues posing the greatest risk to the survival of humanity and the health of the earth. Sponsored by Swedish billionaire…
Aim2Flourish-Stories of Business Innovators with Claire Sommer
May 18, 2018 • 36 min
In 2014 at the Business as Agents of World Benefit conference in Cleveland’s Case Western University a design lab launched Aim2Flourish. Business students and schools all over the world gathered stories of companies who were doing things differently. As…
Participatory Governance Starts with Autonomy with Laurent Ledoux
May 4, 2018 • 31 min
Laurent Ledoux has been implementing what we now call participatory governance for years in the financial sector and in the public sector. Isaac Getz and Frederik Laloux are peers and it is thanks to Isaac that this episode talks about how to implement…
Increasing Quality Skills and Collaboration Through Mob Programming-The Clearlink Experience
Apr 20, 2018 • 35 min
Clearlink attended the Mob Programming conference in 2017 and came away thinking folks there were either crazy or genius; possibly both. One year and a half later they had implemented mob programming, where a team writes the code rather then each person…
Imaginal Cells with Kim Polman
Apr 4, 2018 • 29 min
The Imaginal Cells-Visions of Transformation was released by co-authors Kim Polman and Stephen Vasconcellos-Sharpe to activate engagement in wider change by ordinary people like you and me. It would not be the first time ordinary people accomplish…
AI, Ethics and Governance with Robbie Stamp
Mar 23, 2018 • 39 min
As AI enters the home and workplace, drives our cars issues for governance arise. Guest Robbie Stamp talks to host Dawna Jones about the five areas where we can take responsibility for asking questions before making decisions. Do we employ protocols over…
Wicked Problems and Conscious Decision Making
Mar 13, 2018 • 28 min
Wickedly complex problems such as the ones companies face and we face globally (climate change effects, poverty, economic inequality, health) demand a frank and yet hopeful look at how being better as humans can balance emerging application of AI and…
What can pigeons teach us about how humans network? With Andras Viscek
Feb 23, 2018 • 35 min
Over a casual dinner conversation organizational psychologist Andras Viscek learned that research work his father was doing provided insight into organizational change. Out of the conversation grew an invaluable tool for internal and external change…
Steps That CEOs & the C-Suite Can Take to Boost Agility with Dave West
Feb 16, 2018 • 39 min
“Agile” has become a buzzword in the software development industry as well as the wider business landscape. And for good reason – several organizations have cited Agile principles as the influence behind results such as better financial performance,…
Scaling Startups Differently with Susan Basterfield
Jan 26, 2018 • 31 min
Frederic Laloux’s book Reinventing Organization stimulated a lot of thought particularly in people working inside corporate aware that traditional patriarchal organizations could not serve the vision. Instead, creating the conditions for people and…
What will it take to solve the wicked problems? With Dawna Jones
Jan 12, 2018 • 29 min
In this program, host Dawna Jones shares her view on what lies ahead for 2018 in terms of how the wicked problems facing humanity globally, and business can be addressed. She talks about using anxiety to advantage, about collaboration over separation,…
When Easier Doesn’t Produce Results with Daniel Ospina
Dec 8, 2017 • 41 min
Daniel Ospina is a chef who turned his attention to social systems, the reinvention of democracy and our relationship with power. Organizational designer, he looks deeper to work with diversity as a perspective shifting value to R&D. Daniel is an…
Conversational Neuroscience with Judith Glaser
Nov 25, 2017 • 24 min
Conversational intelligences, the art of not triggering the cave-brain, when faced with low trust and high uncertainty, is directly informed by neuroscience. Host Dawna Jones and CreatingWE’s Judith Glaser talk about the power of:conversation understood…
Eliminating Budgeting from Company Habits with Robin Anne Fitzgerald
Nov 10, 2017 • 34 min
Robin Anne Fitzgerald is from Newfoundland, Canada and she has been working in Norway for years for Eidsiva Energi AS, one of 270 companies serving Norway’s energy needs. Inspired by the Beyond Budgeting Round Table discussions she led her company to get…
Combining Digital Innovation with Releasing Human Potential with Katz Kiely
Oct 27, 2017 • 26 min
Katz Kiely is an award-winning expert in open-innovation, participatory systems design and digital engagement. She converts complex challenges into memorable experiences, smart solutions and strong innovative cultures. In this program, Katz and the host…
Deep Dynamics- the New Science of the Cosmos with Dawna Jones
Oct 13, 2017 • 33 min
The new purpose of business, to evolve consciousness through a higher purpose, is included in Ervin Lazslo’s new book The Intelligence of the Cosmos. Practitioner and innovator in transforming leadership and company cultures, Dawna Jones, also the host of…
How insights bring value to wicked problems and inspired innovation with Gary Klein
Sep 29, 2017 • 28 min
Why do companies ask employees to come up with innovations and then work hard to block it? Gary Klein, author of Seeing What Others Don’t and countless other books on decision-making, shares his research with host Dawna Jones about the value insights…
What is the Future of Workplaces, Jobs and the Economy? with Rod Collins
Sep 15, 2017 • 41 min
Rod Collins believes that we are in the midst of a epochal change. What does this mean to you? To jobs? To Workplaces? Tracing the path from bureaucracies, how power is being transferred to today’s peer to peer networks, Rod maps out changes to the…
Understanding the Practicality of Moving to Self-Management with Doug Kirkpatrick
Sep 1, 2017 • 36 min
Raised on pioneer Morning Star’s self-management practices, Doug Kirkpatrick knew autonomy from the start. His book Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization has been revised to include updates and more stories of companies taking steps…
Diving Deep into Self-Discovery with Mariusz Bocian
Aug 18, 2017 • 32 min
For many people, 9-5 jobs are energy sucking and unfulfilling. At some point it’s clear a change is necessary. Becoming more aligned with your personal purpose means changing how you respond to what is going on in your inner and outers world.Mariusz…
A New Psychology of Human Well-Being with Richard Barrett
Aug 4, 2017 • 41 min
HR innovator Karen Rivoire guest hosts a conversation with author and change agent Richard Barrett, founder of the Barrett Values Center. In this conversation he talks about ego-soul dynamics as it relates to human and organizational health.You will…
Liberating Leadership and Organizations with Isaac Getz
Jul 21, 2017 • 44 min
Co-author of Freedom Inc., professor Isaac Getz talks to host Dawna Jones about his research and experience with transforming companies from traditional leadership, where the boss is right, to leadership free to contribute. Most organizations deny…
Using Platform Design Thinking with Simone Cicero
Jul 7, 2017 • 31 min
Platforms are scaleable and powerful. No one knows that better than platform designer Simone Cicero who explains how platform design thinking enables self-organization giving it an edge over industrial models. The open source Platform Design Toolkit…
Transforming Organizations with David Heron and Chris Bevan
Jun 23, 2017 • 32 min
Companies are under pressure to transform to a different world-view while maintaining operations. The tension makes organizational transformation a journey that requires thinking from the inside and from the outside. David Heron, Group CEO of Wilton &…
How Business School Lausanne Reinvents Itself with Dr.Katrin Muff
Jun 9, 2017 • 44 min
Dr. Katrin Muff is a force behind Business School Lausanne’s adoption of Holacracy and the design of the GapFrame for activating the contribution of regenerative business to fulfill the UN Sustainable Development Goals and higher level strategy…
Freedom at Work-WorldBlu’s Democracy in the Workplace with CEO Traci Fenton
May 26, 2017 • 33 min
At the start of the internet age Traci Fenton and her team in college were thinking about democracy in the workplace. Not voting but democracy where workplaces could fully unlock and live their full potential. Out of that grew WorldBlu. Twenty years later…
Where Technology Meets Gardening with Michael Moll
May 12, 2017 • 31 min
When Michael Moll was a kid growing up in Kenya he was surrounded by gardens, fresh fruits and vegetables. Today with his fiancée, he runs startup MyGreenSpace.co, a gardening app. Millennials are driving the return to urban gardening to the benefit of…
Evolving Through the Conflict of Societal Expectations with Lindsay Henwood and Emanuele Rapisarda
Apr 27, 2017 • 41 min
As economy, education and other traditional systems buckle under the weight of changing values and complexity Millennial values and awareness of the state of the world confronts societal expectations. Emanuele Rapisarda, Evolution Coach working with…
The Neuroscience of Flow States with Steven Kotler
Apr 15, 2017 • 37 min
As the world changes your most in depth technology is your knowledge of peak performance and flow states. Steven Kotler of the Flow Genome Project explains how neuroscience helps you manage flow and peak performance states; applying self-awareness to…
Wrestling the Dragon - Moving Through Difficult Experiences with David Drake
Mar 31, 2017 • 29 min
Why does narrative and story ignite the power of the human spirit? How do you move through a difficult experience in life or work? Why is letting go of control so difficult?In times when attempting to control your outer world results in fatigue, overwhelm…
Applying Indigenous Wisdom to Leading in Volatile Change with Wade Davis
Mar 17, 2017 • 48 min
“The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you. They are unique manifestations of the human spirit.” -Wade Davis Wade Davis is an anthropologist, ethnobotanist, writer, photographer,…
Operationalizing Holacracy with Tom Thomison of encode.org
Mar 3, 2017 • 37 min
The costs of management are a significant factor in the search for better organizational designs and management structures. Holacracy One started in 2007. Ten years later encode.org is following the 500+ companies that have implemented Holacracy to pick…
Innovating in an Entrenched Higher Education System with Stephenie Gloden.
Feb 17, 2017 • 31 min
Stephenie Gloden is a passionate person. After reading Doug Kirkpatrick’s book Beyond Empowerment rather than attempt to impose the ideas she worked with her team at the University of Phoenix, Apollo Education Center to ‘own’ the ideas and implications.…
Accelerating Performance in Complexity with Colin Price
Feb 4, 2017 • 53 min
Colin Price is the executive vice president and global managing partner at Heidrick & Struggles, a pioneer in the fields of executive search, culture shaping and leadership consulting. Prior to that he served as chairman of Co Company, an organizational…
Advanced Intuitive Skills for Conscious Leaders w Dr. Lesley Phillips
Jan 20, 2017 • 32 min
Dr. Lesley Philips was an environmental microbiologist who searched bio-diverse regions of the planet for natural product medicines. Then she went into business development making deals between life science companies. Today she mentors conscious leaders…
Crowdsourced Forecasting Platforms for Decision Making with Karl Mattingly
Jan 6, 2017 • 33 min
Karl Mattingly is the CEO of Dysrupt Labs (Slow Voice), the umbrella company and home of Almanis, Percypt, Pyfina & Sugihara launching cutting edge tools for forecasting. Forecasting the future is difficult in unpredictable times so give strategists and…
How to Avoid Distorting Your Business Strategy with Patricia Lustig
Dec 16, 2016 • 31 min
Once or twice a year companies reach into their tool kit and pull out strategy, then hope that it will hold for the whole year. The volatility of the global environment makes the idea of extrapolation, predicting the future based on the past, dangerously…
Toward a New Business Leadership Consciousness With Chris & Ervin Laszlo
Dec 9, 2016 • 44 min
In a unique conversation, Dr. Chris Laszlo, Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit joins his father, Dr. Ervin Laszlo, who is internationally recognized as the founder of systems…
Vistaprint Learns from Menlo; Steve Denning on the Learning Consortium
Dec 2, 2016 • 31 min
In Episode 8, you met Rich Sheridan, author of Joy, Inc. and CEO of Menlo Innovations which is well known for it’s great workplace. Agile Enterprise coach David Grabel and the HR Director for Vistaprint also met Rich at the Agile for Executives Forum.…
The Business Value of Joy with Rich Sheridan
Nov 25, 2016 • 38 min
Rich Sheridan hated work. He was one of those guys who took the long way to work, found a way to beam out during the day and was one of the top recognized performers. Seventeen years ago he realized he couldn’t keep working that way so along with a few…
Neurodiversity on Teams with CEO Carol Simpson
Nov 18, 2016 • 31 min
You hear a lot about autism today. Seen through a pathological lens, autism is a brain disorder. Seen as a specialized form of intelligence, it is a huge pool of untapped talent for companies seeking talent particularly in the IT sector. SAP, Microsoft…
Creating Freedom to Contribute with Matt Perez
Nov 11, 2016 • 42 min
Nearsoft is a software development company with a distinct advantage in attracting and retaining talented developers. In 2007 it all started with 8 staff that is now 240 and growing world-wide. Co-founder Matt Perez is viewed as a pioneer in workplace…
Why Do Companies That Mimic Life Perform Better Financially? with Jay Bragdon
Nov 4, 2016 • 47 min
Companies that mimic life are an emerging genre that operate on radically different principles than traditionally managed companies. The leading exemplars share four distinctive advantages over traditionally managed firms.They are:More adaptiveMore…
How Disruptive Will Blockchain Be to Financial Services? Michael Mainelli
Oct 27, 2016 • 36 min
When you swipe your card at your local coffee shop it takes 3-5 business days for the transaction to take place. Will blockchain change that? Blockchain tech refers to mutually distributed ledgers that underpins cryto-currencies like Bitcoin. Michael…
What does a futurist really do? With Liz Alexander
Oct 21, 2016 • 37 min
Liz Alexander is a futurist with a mission to help people be in charge of change through realizing their potential. Similarly companies gain the edge when they become future smart rather than feeling like victims of changing market conditions or…
What is Reality? with Dr. Ervin Laszlo
Oct 14, 2016 • 48 min
Dr. Ervin Laszlo and Dawna talk about the evolution of human consciousness and business.Humanity has arrived at what science terms a bifurcation- a radical change in the trajectory of a system. Linear evolution is at a transition point: collapse or…