23 episodes

Welcome to the Positive Turbulence Podcast: Stories from the periphery. Here we journey to the edge to talk to turbulators about their experiences creating positive change.

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Welcome to the Positive Turbulence Podcast: Stories from the periphery. Here we journey to the edge to talk to turbulators about their experiences creating positive change.

    Positive Turbulence in Negatively Turbulent Spaces

    Positive Turbulence in Negatively Turbulent Spaces

    Pete Engstrom is currently the co-founder and board President of At Home Chesapeake, an innovative not-for-profit program for seniors. They want to create a new social covenant on aging so that seniors can age in place. At Home Chesapeake is a member of the Village to Village Network, where Peter is an active board member. Prior to this gig, Pete served in the US air force in intelligence, innovation and international negotiation. He is also a founding leader of AMI. To describe him as a force of nature might be an understatement.

    • 45 min
    Turbulent Non-Profit, Positive Community

    Turbulent Non-Profit, Positive Community

    Here we headbang with Mike Moss, Strategy Catalyst for Non-Profits, creator of momentum for positive change, and havy metal enthusiast. There are few professionals who don’t belong to some not-for-profit association in one way or another. You might belong to a more formal one that is a governing body for you, like the Society for Professional Engineers. Or you might be a member and follow a group in your community like Creative Mornings. Whatever your affiliation, these organizations have a big influence on how we work, how we define success, and how our industry will evolve.

    • 52 min
    Turbulent Retirement, Positive Aging

    Turbulent Retirement, Positive Aging

    Consider what you think you know about aging and retirement. Those words often conjure up ideas of failing health, loneliness, and dependency. But Elizabeth Isele, Founder and CEO at The Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship is here to tell you to its time to shift your perspective. Not only are people who work longer healthier, on the whole, but the so-called Silver Tsunami is also the scaffolding for the change we need in how we work.

    • 44 min
    Creativity, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Turbulence

    Creativity, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Turbulence

    Daniel Seeff is the West Coast Director of the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and host of Excursions Radio on KJazz 88.1 in LA the only hip-hop and jazz radio show in the world...we think. He’s also a creative leader who has a finely tuned ear for connection. Daniel’s insights may be grounded in his experiences in music but they are not just for musicians. They are for anyone looking to innovate, lead a group, be creative or manage change. We explore the creative process with Daniel and how to, as he puts it, keep the tap flowing, while still pushing for excellence.

    • 45 min
    Innovating Food, Turbulating Your World

    Innovating Food, Turbulating Your World

    Natalie Shmulick calls herself a Food Business Incubation Specialist, Creative Strategist, and Innovation Anthropologist. She’s the CEO of The Hatchery Chicago, a Food Business Incubator. If you’re an entrepreneur, innovator or someone who works with a product of any kind, you want to hear what Natalie has to say. We cover a lot of ground including finding your why, the other exit, connecting with community, and finding balance. All in the highly demanding space of food innovation.

    • 49 min
    Positively Imagining the Future

    Positively Imagining the Future

    We all know that the stories we tell ourselves have a habit of coming true. So what if someone could help you craft stories about possible, practical futures, that were positive? Stories that you could believe in? Wouldn’t that be kind of like having your own magic wand? That’s what Joe Tankersley does. He uses his gift of telling stories and uncanny ability to identify important trends to give us futures we can get excited about.

    • 45 min

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