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A Social Enterprise with a Radio Show at its Heart, with Krista Tippett, OnBeing [ENCORE]

NOTE: This is an encore presentation of an episode that first aired on March 14, 2016. Krista Tippett is featured in the book, Crazy Good Advice: 10 Lessons Learned from 150 Leading Social Entrepreneurs. To hear the original, extended interview, go here: https://tonyloyd.com/057. You can find a transcript of the conversation with Krista Tippett here.    When I sat down with Krista Tippett of OnBeing to interview her for Social Entrepreneur, she told me some stories that she has told before through her books, award-winning radio program, and her many public appearances. However, she also talked about the back stories, the inner workings of her social enterprise. “We have not really…

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076, Drew Meyers, Horizon | Building Empathy through Travel with a Trusted Network

Building empathy is the first step in becoming a changemaker. And what better way to build empathy than to travel? But not all travel is created equally. As it has been said, The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. When you travel, you have choices of just how “local” the experience is. You can stay in a homogenous hotel chain, a local boutique hotel, stay in the home of a close friend, or even stay in the home of a stranger. You might want the most local and authentic experience possible, but how do you know whom to trust? Trust is the…

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076, Drew Meyers, Horizon | Building Empathy through Travel with a Trusted Network

075, Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation | Civil Society in a Time of Transformation

Civil society is often referred to as a third sector of society, with business and government being the other two. The very nature of civil society is undergoing transformation – from how we gather information, to how we engage in debate to how we support one another. Alberto Ibargüen has a unique perspective on the rapidly changing nature of civil society. He grew up in a family that practiced impassioned political discussions in two languages. He practiced law, worked in the Peace Corps, spent a career in journalism and now heads the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Knight Foundation works to create informed and engaged communities. They do so…

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075, Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation | Civil Society in a Time of Transformation

057, Krista Tippett, OnBeing | A Social Enterprise with a Radio Show at its Heart

This week when I sat down with Krista Tippett of OnBeing to interview her for Social Entrepreneur, she told me some stories that she has told before through her books, award-winning radio program and through her many public appearances. However, she also talked about the back stories, the inner workings of her social enterprise. “We have not really talked about this much in public,” she told me. If you are an avid fan of Krista Tippett, you might already know that she grew up in Shawnee, Oklahoma. She attended Brown University where she experienced a world different than what she had known. At Brown, Krista told me, she learned to…

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057, Krista Tippett, OnBeing | A Social Enterprise with a Radio Show at its Heart