What does it actually look like to live a purpose-driven life?
How exactly do company leaders, educators and entrepreneurs make decisions from a meaning-first perspective?
The Make Meaning podcast ponders these questions in conversation with educators, authors, entrepreneurs and leaders of some of the most inspiring, purpose-driven organizations in the world.
Host Lynne Golodner is a former journalist, multi-title author, award-winning marketing strategist and inspirational speaker who knows just how to ask the right questions to yield rich, inspiring responses.
Since our first episode on July 9, 2018, we have interviewed nearly 100 visionaries. Listen in to the latest episodes!
Lynne & Dan Golodner and Alisa Peskin-Shepherd - The pandemic's impact on relationships
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, host Lynne Golodner speaks with her husband, Dan Golodner, and her best friend and client, divorce attorney Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, of Transitions Legal. In this episode, Lynne and Dan talk about how they fell more in love and grew closer during the pandemic, and have come to cherish their time at home together. Alisa shares what she’s seen in her law practice – how cases already in process became more intense, while the court system slowed down.
The Hon. Jan Tinetti – How to eliminate period poverty
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, The Hon. Jan Tinetti speaks with host Lynne Golodner about the 2021 nationwide rollout of an effort to provide free period products to all New Zealand schools. This joins other efforts to eliminate child poverty, including a universal healthy lunch program, free breakfasts, milk and fresh fruit in schools, social workers and more. “We want to focus on making New Zealand the best country in the world to be a child,” she says in the episode.
Nancy Marshall - How to love PR
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Nancy Marshall speaks with host Lynne Golodner about understanding yourself and your passions enough to find meaningful work. Nancy helps companies to understand how to best tell their story. A connector, she says, “Gratitude is the key to all happiness,” and she encourages people to “notice the things in daily life that you’re good at and which bring you joy.”
Helen Taylor & Gina Nicholas - How to really protect the environment by being a true part of it
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Helen and Gina speak with host Lynne Golodner about finding shared values between industry and conservation, trading an extraction mentality for an evolution of awareness, and realizing that the common enemy is actually fragmentation and development, not nature vs. the corporate world.
Crystal Blanchette - How to make food your friend
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Crystal speaks with host Lynne Golodner about her internship at Lucas Films, her career cooking for such celebrities as Will.i.am, Prince, George Lucas, Mike Tyson and Jessica Simpson, and how she believes the secret to building a healthy family is not feeding your kids anything you won’t eat yourself.
Katie Yamasaki - How to create a mural that represents a community
In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Katie speaks with host Lynne Golodner about her early influences (including her famous grandfather, architect Minoru Yamasaki, who designed the World Trade Center), collaborating with former students and incarcerated mothers on important mural projects, and how she always cobbled together jobs to make ends meet so she could focus on her art.
Informative and Inspiring
What a fabulous podcast. Listening to Period Poverty is a enlightening conversation. Lynne is such a wonderful podcast host asking such important yet accessible questions. This particular episode crosses cultures and reinforces how we need creative and humane policies that benefit all children. Loved this episode!
Thank you Lynn for being the kind of lighthouse we need! Great guests, great questions, great vibes. And all that in an easily digestible format.