My Big Story with Christopher Swan
About This Show
Christopher Swan is on a big adventure, literally on a plane, train, or automobile, traveling the US, meeting uniquely inspiring people that have created lives they love. These stories are from voices that might not be heard, crossing boundaries of diversity and uniqueness, that inherently celebrate our differences — people that have taken chances, carved out uncommon paths, and stood up for their beliefs. Guests have included social good advocates, to artists, to small business owners, to corporate and nonprofits leaders, to entertainment creatives, to anyone with a big, intentional story. As Christopher uncovers passions, ideas, purpose, and truths, his big story unfolds — to inspire change in the world, by celebrating the things that make us different.
Most Recent Episode
Expanding Intentional Kindness with Wendi Gilbert
7 days ago
There's a growing kindness movement in the world. Many amazing organizations are encouraging people to get involved, spread kindness, and help others, to push back against bias, bullying, and the negative in the world. But the efforts are disparate, focusing only on each organization's message. While these messages are commendable, what if there was an additional unifying message? What if kindness was part of our culture, and it was incorporated into our lives? Wendi Gilbert started the KindnessEvolution to do just that — to unite kindness organizations, collaborating to make a bigger impact, together. It's a giant undertaking. But Wendi has a vision and can imagine a new future. In less than a year, she brought multiple organizations together in the first-ever KindnessCollective, collaborated with the American Camp Association to start CampKindness Day, has 3 camps ready to pilot the Camps2Campus program, And she's not done yet. I met Wendi at her home in San Anselmo, CA and we chatted in her home-based studio space, where her dream became a reality. We talked about how it all started, why it's important, and we kept it real, getting transparent about the struggle of starting something new, especially a nonprofit. Even without Wendi telling me, I heard an important message — any of us can change the world. Be persistent and follow your truth. And while you're at it, spread kindness everywhere you wander. See more about this episode and the show at: MyBigStory.show JOIN CHRISTOPHER’S ADVENTURE & SEE BEHIND-THE-SCENES PICS, FUN AND MORE Instagram Twitter Facebook ChristopherSwan.info GET MORE STORIES, INSPIRATION, IDEAS, AND MY BIG STORY UPDATES Subscribe to Christopher’s newsletter: Be Inspired LOVE THE SHOW? Tell a friend (literally, go text them right now!), and then give me an awesome rating and review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. This helps others find the show too!