Moe and Jenna Abdou interview a highly influential roster of founders, venture capitalists, CEO’s, master thinkers, bestselling authors, academic minds, and creatives to deconstruct the hidden insights that only those who are building breakthrough ventures can reveal. For ten years now, 33voices has engaged closely with founders, senior executives and company builders to identify interesting & pressing challenges that give rise to thoughtful dialogue with contributors who not only think differently, but who represent the frontiers of knowledge in business, culture and lifestyle.
Building Your Love Army
How would you approach what matters most if you truly grasped that time is finite? As a two-time cancer survivor in her early 30s, Liya Shuster-Bier puts her priorities at the center. Today, she views life through a venn diagram of fulfillment: “Investing every minute you have into your heart, your happiness, other people’s hearts, and other people’s happiness.” She credits her love army with inspiring her strength and orients her life around the “kaleidoscope of human connection.”Tho
Create Change Where You Are
Rebecca van Bergen celebrated her graduation by asking a big question: How do you create agency and change through human to human work? She’s spent the last 14 years answering it through Nest: Her non-profit that’s connected hundreds of thousands of artisans, across 115 countries, to ethical home-based work with leading brands. She believes in creating change from where you are. We delve into articulating the difference you aspire to make in the world and continuously evolving your mission and your
Befriending Your Inner Voice
Ethan Kross has the most fascinating job: Studying the conscious mind. Director of the Emotion and Self-Control Lab at the University of Michigan, where he’s also an award winning professor, his new book Chatter, explores a topic that impacts each and every one of us: Our inner voice. Our inner voice influences everything we do, from our relationships to our physical health and performance. We discuss the ways it can empower or disempower us, and valuable tools to harness it for good.
Investing in Yourself
Chief Co-founder Lindsay Kaplan wants you to be selfish. “Investing in oneself is spending the time to align your values with your goals, to reset and make sure that you’re not giving yourself away too much to your job. But, making sure that you have some feeling of wholeness," she says. What contributes to that feeling of wholeness? For Lindsay, it’s values-alignment in her work, cognitive diversity in her relationships, and creativity in her passion projects, like the screenplay she’s working on. We chat about the importance of surrounding ourselves with peers who get it, being honest when we need to take a break, and the direct link between focus and fulfillment.
Your Life Vision
When Expectful Co-founder Nathalie Walton was 17 she won a fellowship to study in Thailand and spent time at a Buddhist Ashram. It was there that she embraced the basic truths of love, compassion, and humility as her compass. A trip to India soon after would reveal the question that would shape her journey: How do I live by my Eastern beliefs in a Western culture? She explored this in her application to Stanford GSB which has become a governing article to live with intention and be the person she aspir
When Business Becomes Art
Musicians are artists, and entrepreneurs are innovators - what happens when their thinking converge? IDEO senior partner R. Michael Hendrix, and Berklee College of Music senior VP, Panos A. Panay join Moe to discuss the intersection of art and business.