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For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was transformative. If fifteen nations (some of them former enemies) can work together to create and run the most complex structure ever built in space, why can’t we work together to solve our problems on earth? Ron shows how we can all gain this “orbital perspective” to guide and inspire our efforts to build a better world.

The Orbital Perspective Ron Garan

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For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was transformative. If fifteen nations (some of them former enemies) can work together to create and run the most complex structure ever built in space, why can’t we work together to solve our problems on earth? Ron shows how we can all gain this “orbital perspective” to guide and inspire our efforts to build a better world.

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Daria Musk, singer & founder of Unlabeled Studio.

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Daria Musk, singer & founder of Unlabeled Studio.

    Please join us for a conversation with Daria Musk, singer & founder of Unlabeled Studio.

    Daria's story is the story of a girl whose voice launched a thousand lines of code. After a nearly overnight success, singing for a global audience of millions – through her first-of-a-kind live interactive online concerts – Daria Musk's influence and ideas have spilled over from songs into speaking engagements, talks, tours, and behind-the-scenes consulting for the world's biggest tech and entertainment companies. Now Daria is inspiring a generation of "artistpreneurs" like her, to make what they love what they do – and helping brands tell their own stories too – premium video content, music, campaigns and more through the launch of Unlabeled Studio – her own production house.

    • 58 min
    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen

    Please join us for a conversation with Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen.

    Jacqueline Novogratz is the New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Sweater. Her second book, Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World, was published in May 2020.

    In 2001, Jacqueline founded Acumen with the idea of investing philanthropic patient capital in entrepreneurs seeking to solve the toughest issues of poverty. As a pioneer of impact investing, Acumen and its investments have brought critical services like healthcare, education and clean energy to hundreds of millions of low-income people.

    After supporting hundreds of entrepreneurs, Jacqueline and her team recognized character as the crucial ingredient for success; in 2020, they launched Acumen Academy to instruct others in global social change. Under Jacqueline’s leadership, Acumen also has launched several for-profit impact funds designed to invest at the intersection of poverty and climate change, and has spun off 60 Decibels, founded on the principle that serving all stakeholders is as important as enriching shareholders.

    Jacqueline has been named one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy, one of the 25 Smartest People of the Decade by the Daily Beast, and one of the world’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds by Forbes, which also honored her with the Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

    • 57 min
    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jim Van Eerden, CEO of 5th Element Group

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jim Van Eerden, CEO of 5th Element Group

    Join us as we discuss how to create "omniwins"

    Jim was a Co-founder of GoodXChange Corporation, which was acquired by 5th, and was later named the company’s CEO. In that role, Jim has helped lead the firm’s strategy and operations as it has emerged as a global flagship brand for investors, donors, brand executives and NGO solution-makers who are working to align KPI-driven performance with SDG-aligned impact.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jill Ellis, Former U.S. women’s national soccer coach

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Jill Ellis, Former U.S. women’s national soccer coach

    Please join us on October 28th for a conversation with Jill Ellis, former U.S. women’s national soccer coach. We'll discuss the unifying power of sports and leadership during challenging times.

    Jill coached the United States women’s national soccer team for five years, beginning in 2014 leading the United States Women’s National Soccer Team to two World Cup wins in 2015 and 2019. She also won two FIFA Women’s World Cups with the USWNT and is the development director of the United States Soccer Federation, overseeing the national youth teams development program.

    • 57 min
    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Author Frank White

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | Author Frank White

    This week’s guest is author Frank White who coined the term “Overview Effect” to describe the shift in perspective some astronauts experience after seeing the Earth from space. We will discuss how taking a big picture perspective can keep us on the right path toward progress. We will also discuss the connection between the Overview Effect and the Orbital Perspective and humanity’s destiny among the stars. Please tune in live and bring your questions and comments.

    • 54 min
    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | General Dave Goldfein

    The Orbital Perspective Podcast | General Dave Goldfein

    This episode of the "Orbital Perspective" Podcast features former United States Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen (Ret) Dave Goldfein. We discussed a wide array of important topics including racial tension in the US, women in combat, the effects of COVID on military readiness, global warming, the establishment of a separate Space Force, and leadership during times of crisis.

    General Dave Goldfein served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of 685,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Chief of Staff and other service chiefs function as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense, National Security Council and the President.

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