Seize the Good

Seize the Good

www.seizethegood.org
The Positive Podcast with Passionate People. Tune in to hear interviews from movers and shakers, believers and doers, and general world changers. Say hi at [email protected], on Instagram @seizethegoodpodcast, and twitter @seizethegood.


Squat for Change: Fighting for Changing Tables in Men’s Restrooms
Oct 2 • 21 min
Donte Palmer is a dad who went viral after posting a picture of himself squatting in a restroom to change his son’s diaper. He took that energy and turned it into a massive social movement and nonprofit organization to fight to get more changing tables in…
Cryptocurrency & Charity – The Giving Block
Sep 26 • 21 min
This week we’re chatting with Alex and Pat, founders of The Giving Block, as they tell us all about how they are using cryptocurrency for good and helping nonprofits get set up to accept cryptocurrency donations. It’s super interesting – Alex and Pat talk…
Fashion, the Environment, & Love Shows The Way Clothing
Sep 5 • 23 min
If you care about fashion and the environment – this episode with Wendy Oldani of Love Shows the Way is for you. Wendy, a fashion and supply chain expert, started her own line of clothing to focus on sustainable product development and supply chain.…
Making Kindness the Norm with the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation
Aug 28 • 21 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with the VP of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, Brooke Jones. If you were born in the 90s or after – it might seem like “random acts of kindness” has always been a thing. But there were people who…
1Mission - Housing, Community Building, & Service Hours
Aug 22 • 22 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Nate Hughes of 1Mission. 1Mission is a community development organization giving people in poverty the opportunity to earn a house by serving their community. Each house recipient serves a set amount of…
The Amazon for Good: DoneGood.co
Aug 14 • 34 min
Seize the Good is the positive podcast with passionate people. Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Cullen Schwarz, Founder of DoneGood.co. DoneGood was created with a simple mission: to make it quick, easy, and affordable to use our…
The AirBnB of Farm Equipment – Sustainable Agriculture with Hello Tractor
Aug 7 • 23 min
Show Notes – This week we’re chatting with Jehiel Oliver – Founder of Hello Tractor, which is basically the Uber for Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. There a lot of farmers with small farms who can’t afford large farming equipment and Hello Tractor uses…
Be My Eyes App – Bringing sight to blind and low-vision people
Jul 31 • 20 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Will Butler, VP, Community at Be My Eyes App. Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live…
Khana Panties Make Education Possible
Jul 18 • 17 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Shayna Fowler (@shayna_fowler), Founder & Executive Director of Khana Panties. Khana is on a mission to ensure every girl has the panties she needs to manage menstruation and stay in school—starting with…
The Charitable Roundtable in Columbus, Ohio
Jul 11 • 17 min
This week we’re interviewing Frank Agin, who founded and facilitates the Charitable Roundtable - a monthly networking event for nonprofits and people who want to help nonprofits in Columbus, Ohio We chat about how charities can help each other, creating…
POINT App – the easiest way to volunteer, ever.
Jun 26 • 21 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Madison Mikhail Bush, Founder & CEO of POINT. POINT’s mission is to eliminate the barriers to doing good by connecting volunteers and charities through technology. POINT provides a free mobile volunteer…
Do Gooder Columbus
Jun 19 • 22 min
Check out this week’s episode for an interview with Jamie Foltz, Founder of Do Gooder Columbus. Do Gooder is a print, social, and digital digest to inspire, motivate, and recognize good in our community. https://dogoodercolumbus.com Edited by Nightcall…
The People vs. Happiness
May 8 • 27 min
This week we chat with David Musgrave, the host of The People vs. Happiness podcast. He’s awesome, and we talk about what happiness is and how he’s been exploring it over the past few months. Edited by Nightcall Sound (nightcallsound.com) Find David & The…
Making People Believe the World is Shaped by Them
May 3 • 19 min
This week we chat with Okan McAllister – an amazing businessman with a heart for social change. He tells about Prime Movers, which is two-year program for young people that teaches how to make change. We chat about social entrepreneurship, how you don’t…
Recycling the Non-Recyclable
Apr 25 • 26 min
This week we’re chatting with Candice Lawton of TerraCycle. Candice tells us about the amazing work TerraCycle does to eliminate the idea of waste and recycle things you wouldn’t think are recyclable. She’s amazing and I can’t wait for you guys to hear…
Who Holds Charities Accountable?
Apr 17 • 20 min
This week we chat with Ashley Post, Communications Manager at Charity Navigator – which is a great tool for people who like to support charities financially. We chat about how charities get rated, which includes a lot of financial records, and why its so…
Participating in Modern Medicine with Blood Donations
Apr 10 • 16 min
This week we chat with the American Red Cross about why blood donation is so important – and where your blood goes! We also hear about how Red Cross volunteers help with natural disasters, house fires, etc. Thanks to Rodney Wilson of the Central…
BANGS Shoes. And Investing in Humans.
Mar 27 • 26 min
This week we’re chatting with Hannah Davis, Founder & CEO of BANGS Shoes. BANGS Shoes is a social enterprise that creates sustainable shoes AND helps entrepreneurs in developing countries. Hannah’s story about creating BANGS Shoes is pretty amazing.…
“It’s in my DNA to Serve”
Mar 21 • 28 min
This week I’m chatting with Nancy Day-Achauer, community advocate and grassroots organizer in Central Ohio. She’s amazing & this is a great story about seeing a problem and actually DOING something about it. We chat about how she and a team of other…
A Woman’s Place is in the House of Representatives
Mar 13 • 27 min
This week I sat down with three Ohio State Representatives, Allison Russo, Kristin Boggs, and Mary Lightbody. We chat about being a woman in politics and how they formed a coalition called “Ohio Women Lead” to amplify other women’s voices. Find them on…
Bibbity, Boppity, Boop - Empowering Choices with Free Prom Dresses
Mar 6 • 23 min
This week I met with Jenna Homan - President of the Fairy Goodmothers. This organization hosts pop-up shops to give away free prom dresses to absolutely any young girl in high school - no strings attached. It’s really an amazing story of how something…
The Internet’s “Cool Aunt”, 5 Golden Retrievers, and a Source of Reliable Joy
Feb 28 • 21 min
This week I chat with Jen Golbeck, more commonly known as Golden Ratio Mom of Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram. We chat about the joy she brings people, how it affects her life, and why she started the account. Edited by NightCall Sound…
Seize the Good - Trailer
Feb 11 • 2 min
Tune in to Seize the Good to find interviews with movers + shakers, believers + doers, and general world changers.