In Too Deep

In Too Deep
Exploring how changemakers across the globe are engaging complexity to tackle tough issues.

Cultivating energy for systems change | Episode 11
Jan 13 • 40 min
This week we’re joined by Chris Block, who is currently the Chronic Homelessness Initiative Director at Tipping Point Foundation. Previously he was the CEO of American Leadership Forum, Silicon Valley, as well as a number of other roles all really in…
Leading with questions, not answers | Episode 10
Aug 26, 2019 • 37 min
This week we are joined by Gene Bellinger. Gene is one of the most prolific systems thinkers, an early founder of Systems Thinking World, and one of the earliest and most influential evangelists of Kumu (there are a number of features that you should be…
The case for smaller, more humble systemic interventions | Episode 9
Jun 4, 2019 • 39 min
This week we’re joined with Odin Mühlenbein who is a partner at Ashoka Germany and also a lead of the systems unit at Ashoka Globalizer. He’s also the co-author of a recent report, From Small to Systemic which looks at the multi-billion euro potential…
Everyone a network weaver | Episode 8
Apr 23, 2019 • 42 min
This week we’re joined by June Holley, who is a longtime network weaver and author of The Network Weaving Handbook. She’s spent much of her career working with communities, often times low-income communities, on complex issues, taking both a systems and…
Discovering our common humanity through participatory mapping and collective impact | Episode 7
Mar 13, 2019 • 41 min
This week we have longtime community member Aldo de Moor joining us. Some of you may remember him from one of our original podcasts. Since we last spoke with Aldo, he’s been busy refining his CommunitySensor participatory methodology with communities…
Experimental, multi-disciplinary approaches to systems change and social innovation | Episode 6
Mar 12, 2019 • 58 min
We’re joined today by Sam Rye. Sam is a self-described unapologetic generalist who has left his mark on a number of different organizations. Enspiral, Social Labs, Lifehack to name a few. In today’s conversation we’ll touch on a variety of topics….
Exploring complex systems through lived experiences using System Effects | Episode 5
Mar 12, 2019 • 58 min
Luke Craven is a research fellow at the University of New South Wales and the developer of the System Effects methodology. Today we’ll explore a number of different topics: why Luke decided to create this approach, what some of the challenges were with…
Creating a future where nature and people can thrive together | Episode 4
Jan 22, 2019 • 25 min
Josh Goldstein is a Director of the Bridge Collaborative at The Nature Conservancy, where he works to bring about fundamental changes about how we think, plan and fund work across the environment, health and development communities. Josh’s work pushes…
Embracing complexity and interconnection in governmental policy development | Episode 2
Jan 22, 2019 • 15 min
Jolyon Swinburn is a Policy Analyst at the Ministry of Environment in New Zealand. In this role, he brings a multi-domain approach that recognizes how interconnected our various natural assets are and how we can use that mindset to create more effective…
Co-creating investment opportunities with marginalized communities | Episode 3
Jan 22, 2019 • 11 min
Jenna Nicholas is the CEO of Impact Experience, an organization that helps build deep relationships between impact investors, foundations, entrepreneurs, artists and local leaders to co-create solutions with marginalized communities. Listen to learn…
Reshaping how we design, execute, and adapt strategy over time | Episode 1
Jan 22, 2019 • 21 min
Karen is founder of Engaging Inquiry, a consulting practice whose mission is to bring light to complexity. Engaging Inquiry works with teams around the world to reshape the way they think about designing, executing and adapting strategy over time to…