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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.
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  • Mar 8 2022

    Some of the most successful people in the world all have a secret power. It’s not their experience or technical expertise that matter most – it’s their partnerships.   

    As the President and founding CEO of Virgin Unite, Jean Oelwang has had a ringside seat to remarkable people and how they build deep business and personal relationships.   She has spent over 15 years working with some of the world's greatest partnerships as they learned to become better versions of themselves, and in doing so, multiplied their positive impact on the world. 

     In her new book Partnering, Jean illuminates the six core principles that weave through sixty of these extraordinary collaborations and shows how we can increase depth and meaning in our most important relationships.  

    This is…A Bit of Optimism.    

    For more on Jean and her work check out:   

    https://www.amazon.com/Partnering-Forge-Connections-Things-Happen/dp/059318954X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1646661822&sr=8-2  

    https://unite.virgin.com/unite/person/jean-oelwang  

    https://twitter.com/JeanOelwang

    instagram.com/JeanOelwang

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    22 mins
  • Mar 1 2022

    We've all been told in our darkest times: "Don't worry this will get better"...but what happens if everything's going right? Should we be afraid that the other shoe will drop?    

    Well, for Adrian Grenier, the other shoe dropped. He was the star of Entourage, the biggest show on television for a decade. He had fame, money, and everything else.   

    Until one day when his girlfriend abruptly dumped him. At that moment, he was forced to see himself in a new light -- which inspired him to follow an entirely new path: a journey of reflection, growth, and farming.    

    This is…A Bit of Optimism.    

    For more on Adrian and his work check out:    

    EarthSpeed on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfzVslwYuraxst_RiqNvRGg 

    EarthSpeed on Instagram - instagram.com/earthspeed

    DuContra Ventures -https://www.ducontra.ventures/   

     

    And a special thanks to Alo Yoga for letting us break in their brand-new podcast studio :-).

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    24 mins
  • Feb 22 2022

    We all know a bit about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, but which President was drunk at his inauguration?  Who was the first gay president?  And what kind of parent would name their kid “Millard Fillmore”?

    For this Presidents' Day, I called the brilliant Jeremy Deutsch, the king of presidential history, to drop some obscure presidential knowledge and give a couple hints about our presidential future as well.

    This is…A Bit of Optimism. 

    For more on Jeremy and his work check out: 

    https://www.capitolventurellc.com/

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    25 mins

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More CRT Dribble

I normally really enjoy Simon Sinek’s thinking but this interview comes from the position that white people are inherently racist and that the effort to fine-tune our reeducation is the interviewee’s gift. It is ironic that intelligent people seem to fall for the trap of thinking that segregating people by color to assign their racist nature it’s not a racist act.

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Insights to millennials

I wasn’t aware of Sara Kuburic before this podcast but am so glad I listened. My children are millennials and so much of what Sara says resonates with my understanding of their struggles. Very helpful to me to increase my awareness of what questions and tools can help. Thanks !

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Inspiring!

Making a difference in people lives in a way that builds character and caring. Love love love it!

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Experiencing The Human Experience…

Experiencing The Human Experience Through The Eyes & Wise Knowledge Of Simon Sinek Has Helped Me Be a More “Professional” Human Being. Among Many Other Practical practices…very grateful for Simon!!!

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This was delivered so wonderfully, great information and educating piece paired with a wonderful message.

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Guest - less “optimist”

The goal is to be “optimist” and every other podcast was effective in having a “helpful” guest. I unfortunately skipped this episode because of Phoebe Robinson, but Simon was still value added.

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Humanity at its finest...

Simon Sinek looks at life through a fascinating lens. The conversations shared with the listener in each podcast point to basic principles- the best characteristics humanity has to offer. Though the talks are bite sized, and may be things we intuitively know or hope; it is stirring to hear the joy and excitement as the voices ideate in tandem. Thanks for sharing A Bit of Optimism, Simon!

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It will fill your heart (and brain)

This podcast fills me with hope, love, ideas and optimism. I just love Simon and his amazing guests. Thank you so much for such inspirational conversations.

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  • 09-17-21

Needed this

I really enjoyed all of Simon's books. This podcast introduces you to a lot of very interesting people that seemed to have shaped or re-enforced his world view. It's a bit of optimism and wisdom. Just want I needed.

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A Must In Such A Pessimistic World

I always love Simon's teachings, these podcasts are a powerful mix of individual/social improvement advices