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During these times, we are all having to find new ways to connect.  Join me every week as I talk with people that inspire me, about love, life, leadership, and silver linings. The hope is that we all leave with something I think we need these days… A Bit of Optimism.

A Bit of Optimism Simon Sinek

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 491 Ratings

During these times, we are all having to find new ways to connect.  Join me every week as I talk with people that inspire me, about love, life, leadership, and silver linings. The hope is that we all leave with something I think we need these days… A Bit of Optimism.

    Moving Forward with my sister Sara

    Moving Forward with my sister Sara

    Twenty years ago my sister and our family suffered a tragedy that we don’t talk about very often. She wanted to talk about it with the hope that it helps someone. I think it will help a lot of people. This is… A Bit of Optimism.

    • 24 min
    A Lot of Optimism (Or The One Where I Met Andy Grammer)

    A Lot of Optimism (Or The One Where I Met Andy Grammer)

    Where does optimism come from? I think it comes from an innate sense that the future is bright. Andy Grammer, an incurable optimist, thinks it starts with pain. I love his point of view. This is not a Bit of Optimism. This is… A Lot of Optimism.

    • 25 min
    Ethical Fading with Lenny Wong

    Ethical Fading with Lenny Wong

    Are you honest? Let me ask the question a different way: have you ever told a lie? You can see the problem. Dr. Lenny Wong has spent years studying this and we talked about how pervasive this “ethical fading” is in so many aspects of modern life and what we can do about it. This is… A Bit of Optimism

    • 33 min
    Second Chances with Bruce Deel

    Second Chances with Bruce Deel

    It’s often easier to learn lessons when we look at extreme cases. I turned to the military to understand trust. To learn about compassion, I turned to Bruce Deel. He’s an extraordinary man and the second chances his organization, City of Refuge, gives people can teach the rest of us how we can do the same. This is… A Bit of Optimism

    • 25 min
    Challenging Authority with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

    Challenging Authority with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

    Two things - money and the internet - influence and impact almost everything in our lives. Which is a problem when both are run by just a few companies. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, co-founders of Facebook and early investors in Bitcoin, have an idea how to give the people back their power. This is … A Bit of Optimism.

    • 36 min
    Extreme Listening with Deeyah Khan

    Extreme Listening with Deeyah Khan

    Extreme listening are two words that don’t usually go together. But there is no other way to describe what Deeyah Khan does. A Muslim woman, she made a documentary, White Right: Meeting the Enemy, about spending time with white supremacists. Her results were so profound, it raises the question, what if we all had the capacity for extreme listening? This is…A Bit of Optimism.

    • 51 min

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Please make more episodes!

This is such a great podcast. I am loving it how it is making me think and giving me a fresh view of the world. Please keep them coming.

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Amazing, empowering, touching

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