28 episodes

NuMinds co-founder Ben Koch has heartfelt and insightful conversations with thinkers, authors, and changemakers in the realm of self-development, creativity, mindfulness, entrepreneurship, and the "edvolution" (the education revolution) to inspire you to productive and fulfilling action for self and world. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/numinds-enrichment/support

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NuMinds co-founder Ben Koch has heartfelt and insightful conversations with thinkers, authors, and changemakers in the realm of self-development, creativity, mindfulness, entrepreneurship, and the "edvolution" (the education revolution) to inspire you to productive and fulfilling action for self and world. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/numinds-enrichment/support

    The Be Happy Project with Dana-Maxx Pomerantz | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 028

    The Be Happy Project with Dana-Maxx Pomerantz | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 028

    From the age of 7, Dana-Maxx Pomerantz dreamed of being a successful fashion designer. It was a dream...until she achieved it. But when a dream achieved didn't equal happiness or fulfillment, she was forced into an awakening that gave birth to a new purpose and platform to inspire happiness, self-worth, and growth. It's called The Be Happy Project and its half a million followers are a community of light and optimism for those seeking wisdom on finding and experiencing happiness.

    Ben and Dana-Maxx discuss the path to finding true happiness and the challenges that hinder fulfillment. Dana-Maxx's truthful, raw, and passionate insights create an authentic and wise conversation.

    Link and Resources:

    Dana-Maxx's Instagram

    The Be Happy Project Instagram

    Dana-Maxx's Linkedin

    More From NuMinds and Ben

    Ben's Website

    NuMinds Website


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    • 45 min
    The Essence of IKIGAI with Nicholas Kemp | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 027

    The Essence of IKIGAI with Nicholas Kemp | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 027

    This weeks guest, Nicholas Kemp, is a Coach & Founder of Ikigai Tribe. Ikigai refers to the emotional circumstances under which individuals feel that their lives are valuable as they move forward towards their goals. Ikigai Tribe is a small community of ikigai coaches; teachers, psychologists, business coaches, empowerment coaches, university professors and trainers who serve their personal community using the ikigai concept. 

    Nicholas and Ben discuss the topic of Ikigai and how it relates to mindset, purpose, and personal growth. Nicholas' unique and authentic insights illustrate the power of ikigai and its ability to activity cultivate life purpose and potential. 

    If you've been following the podcast, you know Ben brings up Ikigai a LOT...he's obsessed with the concept in how it relates to purpose. This conversation, and Nicholas' viewpoint, is a wonderful opportunity to bring some nuance to our concept of Ikigai and how it does, and does not, relate to how we think about purpose.

    Resources


    Ikigai Tribe Website
    Nicholas' Linkedin 

    More from NuMinds and Ben


    Ben's Website
    NuMinds Website




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    • 54 min
    The Art of Unleashing Yourself with Nadja Cereghetti | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 026

    The Art of Unleashing Yourself with Nadja Cereghetti | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 026

    This weeks guest, Nadja Cereghetti, is the host and creator of the "Unleash Monday" podcast. She is a Multipotentialite with a passion for Science and the Marie Kondo Method. She has recently discovered the topic of unidentified gifted adults and realized that part of her driving purpose was to have deep, insightful conversations about it on a platform where all could benefit. 

    Ben and Nadja discuss the discovery of identity and embracing uniqueness as an adult. Nadja's scientific and thoughtful insights come through through full force.

    Links and resources 


    Nadja's Linkedin
    Unleash Monday Website

    More from NuMinds and Ben


    Ben's website
    Numinds Website


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    • 45 min
    How to Kill Doubt with Rocky Garza | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 025

    How to Kill Doubt with Rocky Garza | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 025

    This week's guest, Rocky Garza, has spent the past 15 years walking alongside thousands of individuals at Sky Ranch Summer Camp as a Director and counselor and supported hundreds while on the pastoral staff at Chase Oaks Church. Now, as a top keynote speaker and culture consultant for the last 6 years, he speaks to tens of thousands of people each year and has taken thousands through the Identity Mapping™ process. As a result, they have all been led to understand the most vivid picture of who they are and how they operate best as individuals.

    Ben and Rocky discuss purpose, meaning, and transformations, while unleashing what it means to be a truth-teller, change-maker, and belief-creator. Rocky's uplifting and purposeful insights expose themselves throughout the conversation.

    Links and Resources:

    Rocky's Website

    Rocky's Linkedin

    More from Numinds and Ben:

    Ben's Website

    NuMinds Website


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    • 59 min
    A Forest in Every Neighborhood with Vikas Narula | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 024

    A Forest in Every Neighborhood with Vikas Narula | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 024

    Today's guest, Vikas Narula, is an entrepreneur, speaker, facilitator, and blogger. In 2010, he founded Neighborhood Forest, a social venture dedicated to giving children their very own tree to plant for free every Earth Day. Since 2010, Neighborhood Forest has mobilized over 400 schools, libraries, and youth groups, reached over 100,000 families, and given over 50,000 children in 35 states the opportunity to plant their very own tree.

    Vikus and Ben discuss spirituality, ecology, and entrepreneurship and how these qualities have come together to create the non-profit organization: Neighborhood Forest. 

    Links and Resources:

    Vikas' LinkedIn

    Neighborhood Forest Website

    More and NuMinds and Ben:

    NuMinds Enrichment Homepage

    Ben's Website


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    • 53 min
    The State of Our Minds with Dr. Matt Zakreski | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 023

    The State of Our Minds with Dr. Matt Zakreski | The New Minds Podcast: Episode 023

    Today's guest, Dr. Matt Zakreski, is a longtime advocate for the underserved needs of Gifted kids, Dr. Matt has shaped his career around his passion for serving this population, starting with being a counselor (and a camper) at the Center for Talented Youth summer program as a teenager. Dr. Matt has his own private practice, The Neurodiversity Collective, LLC, and offers therapy, consultation/coaching, and assessment. Additionally, Dr. Matt's Facebook page has become a fun platform for mental health advocacy and humor.

    In this conversation, Dr. Matt and Ben discuss the state of our collective minds at this unique moment in history. Dr. Matt's empathy, humor, and insights come through full force.

    Links and Resources:


    Dr. Matt's Site
    Dr. Matt's LinkedIn

    More and NuMinds and Ben:


    NuMinds Enrichment Homepage
    Ben's Site


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    • 59 min

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