27 episodes

This is a podcast for the healers, leaders, learners, seekers, changemakers and dreamers. Your host David K Richards is on a mission to help individuals rise in consciousness and envision a new paradigm for healing, leading and learning. David gets to the heart of the matter with healing, reimagining leadership, and reinventing schools. He shares his conscious journey and transformation as a Founder & CEO, education reformer, life coach, and dad-preneur. You will see the big picture with him while also getting practical and easy-to-understand tips and strategies to change your life. David tells engaging and entertaining stories about life, leadership, his journey to reform education, parenting ups and downs, and how he healed from his traumatic childhood to achieve success. He also engages in deep conversations with others that have walked the intuitive path like him. If you are interested in coming home to your soul’s purpose, reimagining leadership, reinventing schools, and healing forward together this is the podcast for you.

A Conscious Way Forward David K Richards

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

This is a podcast for the healers, leaders, learners, seekers, changemakers and dreamers. Your host David K Richards is on a mission to help individuals rise in consciousness and envision a new paradigm for healing, leading and learning. David gets to the heart of the matter with healing, reimagining leadership, and reinventing schools. He shares his conscious journey and transformation as a Founder & CEO, education reformer, life coach, and dad-preneur. You will see the big picture with him while also getting practical and easy-to-understand tips and strategies to change your life. David tells engaging and entertaining stories about life, leadership, his journey to reform education, parenting ups and downs, and how he healed from his traumatic childhood to achieve success. He also engages in deep conversations with others that have walked the intuitive path like him. If you are interested in coming home to your soul’s purpose, reimagining leadership, reinventing schools, and healing forward together this is the podcast for you.

    Hypnotherapy, Inner Child Work and the Spiral of Healing

    Hypnotherapy, Inner Child Work and the Spiral of Healing

    In this episode, Janet Philbin,L(CSW-R, ACSW) breaks down the concept of the inner child and its role in her hypnotherapy practice. She also shares about the spiral of healing, a key concept in her new book, Show Up For Yourself: A Guide to Inner Awareness and Growth. Her honest dialogue with David helps breaks down the fears many people have around hypnotherapy as a path to healing.

    • 54 min
    Communication as Transformation: A Conversation with Encouragement Expert Dwight Taylor, Sr.

    Communication as Transformation: A Conversation with Encouragement Expert Dwight Taylor, Sr.

    Today’s guest is Dwight Taylor, Sr., a TEDX Speaker, #1 Amazon bestselling author and international professional communicator endorsed by the legend of motivation Les Brown.

    • 51 min
    Integrating Individual and Collective Parenting Systems: Raising Humanity with Ashley Avinashi

    Integrating Individual and Collective Parenting Systems: Raising Humanity with Ashley Avinashi

    Ashley Avinashi is powerful and wise, a clear voice in favor of the well-being of families amidst the chaotic modern Western world we live in. She is the founder of Raising Humanity, a platform for helping families reconnect with their true nature in community with others.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    From Our Youth: On Finding a Flow State

    From Our Youth: On Finding a Flow State

    Interview with Brandon Shintani, high school sophomore and founder and leader of Mind Design Sports, an online platform designed by teens, for teens and kids that is spreading the word that the mental game in sports is equally as important as the physical game.

    • 38 min
    Education for the Future: Heart-Centered Schooling

    Education for the Future: Heart-Centered Schooling

    This episode is for those of you who, like me, are ready for new educational models to emerge from the eye-opening experiences of COVID 19 and virtual schooling. Today’s guest, Sukhi Bal, has recognized the current education system needs a paradigm shift for the sake of our children and future. This is why Sukhi and her husband co-founded an education framework, Xploration Centre, to bring conscious, love-based, nature-inspired and innovative education to the world.
    www.xplorationcentre.com

    • 53 min
    Fresh Intuition: An Interview with Mary Welty-Dapkus

    Fresh Intuition: An Interview with Mary Welty-Dapkus

    In this episode, David interviews Mary Welty-Dapkus, CEO of Fresh Intuition. Mary and David discuss the new wave in leadership that values EQ (emotional intelligence) over IQ, the power of the pause, integrating masculine and feminine energy, intuition, and more. In addition to being a certified Martha Beck life coach and Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessor, Mary is the founder of the Fresh Intuition Women’s Circle. You can learn more about Mary’s work at https://freshintuition.com/. 
    Mary and David reference the following resources in this episode:
    Emotional Intelligence (by Daniel Goleman) Steering by Starlight: The Science and Magic of Finding Your Destiny (by Martha Beck) Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive (by Mark Brackett) 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership: A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success (by Jim Dettner, Diana Chapman and Kaley Klemp) Unlocking Us with Brene Brown (podcast) To join the Heart of the Matter Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/heartofthematterio

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

anon ym ous ,

An Inspiring and Thoughtful Podcast

In A Conscious Way Forward, David brings together an interesting and varied group of individuals who are using their life experiences and their own relationship to spirituality to transform the world around them. His kind, supportive nature comes through in his interview style and I look forward to each new episode that comes out. Thank you!

Catherine B. Roy ,

Brilliant!

David is an incredible human being who is changing the leadership and education and making this world a better place. His podcast is an expression of this beautiful mission! Keep it up David! Can’t wait to hear more!

blueskies2479 ,

Love listening to this podcast!

Excited to see what unfolds with this conscious take on education and leadership. David is so inspiring!

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