Created with Sketch.
How to Change the World
57 minutes | a day ago
Ep 128 How to achieve remarkable success by being a giver: discussing Give and Take by Adam Grant
This Thanksgiving, we’re sharing one of our most downloaded episodes of the year. Fittingly, it’s all about being a giver. Adam Grant’s book “Give and Take” argues that most people are givers, takers, or matchers. I’m joined in this episode by Blake Hardison, founding member of Keyser, an innovative real estate firm that exclusively represents tenants and owner occupants in real estate transactions. Together, we discuss the value of giving, how givers are both the MOST and LEAST successful among us, and how to implement giving into your work life and culture.
31 minutes | 15 days ago
Ep. 128 "What Now?" Three commitments for making community change in the aftermath of 2020
Join Catherine for a solo round as she talks about how you and your team can commit to making change in the face of everything that 2020 has exposed, from deep partisan divides to vulnerable public health to systemic racism. No matter how overwhelming and fruitless the fight might seem right now, she offers tangible tools you and your team can use in your work today, in order to create a world where equity and human dignity are no longer the exception.
46 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 127 What the 2020 election means for social change with Jennifer Epps-Addison
Catherine is joined by Jennifer Epps-Addison, the President and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy, a national organization that works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact, grassroots organizations across the nation. Jennifer shares her own path to activism, as well as the Center for Popular Democracy's philosophy of how we create community change. Don't miss this conversation if you're wondering what the 2020 election means for creating social impact, both in the immediate and long-range views.
57 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 126 How to practice powerful self care in challenging times with psychologist Daniel Birichi
Looking after ourselves is perhaps one of the most important cornerstones of creating change in the world. You've heard the old adage that you must put your own oxygen mask on before you can tend to others? Well, sometimes it might be easier said than done. Catherine quizzes her close friend and excellent psychologist Daniel Birichi about how to practice effective self care, how to strengthen your emotional intelligence skillset and what supporting the mental health of yourself and others looks like in 2020. Take a time out and grab a listen.
28 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 125 Why NOW is the time for strategic planning and how to do it
Whether your team includes two people or 100, strategic planning is a vital component in your long term strategy for making an impact. A strategic plan is an organized, intentional way of gathering input from all members of your organization to develop realistic and attainable goals that will steer your team towards success. It essentially functions as your magnum opus — housing the purpose, strategy and core values that guide your operation in the present day and for years to come. Catherine reviews why NOW is an essential time for any change-making team to invest time in strategic planning, and how to craft an effective process. Visit http://bit.ly/HTCTWPlan to download our comprehensive strategic planning checklist!
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 124 Institutional Racism, COVID-19 and Health in America with epidemiologist Dr. Sandro Galea
Catherine is joined by Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean of Boston University School of Public Health and epidemiologist, to discuss what 2020 has exposed about health in America and how we can create change when it comes to health and living for everyone - not just the privileged few. They talk about institutional racism and health in our country, how rates of depression have tripled in the past 6 months (and what to do about it), and what the coming months hold in the fight against COVID-19.
35 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 123 Mayor of Tucson Regina Romero: How to lead in times of crisis
Catherine talks to the first female and first Latina Mayor of Tucson, Regina Romero, about how she came to make history from growing up in a small border town in Arizona. She shares what it has been like to lead during these crazy times and what she thinks it is going to take to make our communities stronger, safe and healthier - for everyone.
43 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 122 Finding your core personal values with Chesa Mendez
Knowing your core values and using them in your leadership and social change work is a core skill that impactful leaders harness and develop, and yet as leaders we rarely have the opportunity to truly laser in on what our core values are and the behaviors that extend from them in everyday life. In this interactive session, Catherine leads professional coach and habits expert Chesa in an exploration of her core personal values, with amazing results. Follow along and explore your own core values to unlock unlimited possibilities for your change work.
53 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 121 Commit to the Sh*t: How to get through the hard stuff to make meaningful change with Lloyd Hopkins
Lloyd Hopkins is the 2020 winner of the Influential People Creating Change Award for Javelina’s inaugural How to Change the World Awards and the founder of the Million Dollar Teacher Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the very foundation of our education system: Teachers. Lloyd and Catherine talk about the power every individual has to make change, how to stay committed when your motivation wanes, and the three essential ingredients for creating culture shifts in our society today.
57 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 120: How to lead a team through hard times: What the Javelina crew have learned from the last few months
Catherine shares three foundational lessons she has learned about leading a team through difficult times, and then is joined by VP of Digital Strategy Josh Zaragoza and Strategic Growth and Project Manager Alana Campbell, who share their perspectives on how teams can show up for each other and your community in challenging times. Take a listen for tangible and easy-to-implement tips that your team can use right away.
50 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 119 Using Kindness as a skill in anti-racism work and amid COVID with Ben's Bells founder Jeannette Maré
Catherine is joined by How to Change the World fan favorite (and our very first guest!) Jeannette Maré, the founder and former Executive Director of Ben's Bells, an organization dedicated to educating about the transformative practice of intentional kindness. Jeannette and Catherine talk about how you can use kindness in your daily work confronting Coronavirus and institutional racism, how it is different than niceness or empathy, and tangible steps you can take today to build your own kindness skillset.
65 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 118 Community Organizer and Advocate Peter Sargent
Peter Sargent is an organizer. And no, that doesn't mean he's really good at folding shirts and cleaning closets. In his own words, it means he empowers members of communities that are negatively impacted by a societal problem to speak up and create change. Whether it's climate change or gun violence, Peter seeks to bring the underrepresented to the table and ensure the story of their experience is told. In telling his own story, Peter shares with Catherine the three things that enables him to be an effective change maker and the vital ingredients that go into transforming communities.
28 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 117 Your Communications Checklist: How to craft effective messaging in turbulent times
Amid national protests in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and countless others at the hands of a corrupt, racist system designed to ground down and enslave black Americans, and the ongoing impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, intentional, values-driven communications has never been more important for organizations focused on creating systemic change. Catherine shares our Communications Checklist - ten vital things you need for effective storytelling in the near- and long-view. Your Coronavirus Communications Checklist
54 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 116 How organizations can create space for impacting societal change with international leadership consultant Melissa Lamson
Melissa Lamson has worked across the globe with some of the biggest name brands - LinkedIn, Volkswagen and Porsche, to name a few. And what she has learned is the power that organizations can leverage when they invest in their people. She shares with Catherine the signs of high and low performing teams, and what it looks like to transform from the latter into the former. She shares her own background with wanting to impact structural inequities, and how she has found her own path to doing just that.
24 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 115 The Do’s and Don’ts of Fundraising, Selling and Storytelling amid COVID-19
For business, nonprofits, and political campaigns, taking a communication break amid the complexities of COVID-19 might sound tempting, but it could more likely be damaging. In this episode, Catherine shares insight on the Do’s and Don’t of Fundraising, Selling, and Storytelling amid COVID-19. Connect with us on social media if you have any questions about how to honor your mission while meeting your fundraising goals.
60 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 114 Understanding Autism and our communities with SARRC President Daniel Openden
Daniel Openden is the President and CEO of SARRC (Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center), an internationally recognized nonprofit that conducts innovative research, provides evidence-based practices, disseminates effective training and builds inclusive communities for individuals with autism and their families. Daniel talks to Catherine about his path to his current career, the state of autism research today, and how shifting our mindset toward people with disabilities can transform communities.
49 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 113 How to align your spending with your values: Real Impact by Morgan Simon
Today, Catherine is joined by Nate Rhoton, her good friend and Executive Director of one.n.ten, an amazing organization that provides a wide range of support services for LGBTQ youth in Arizona. Together, they delve into Real Impact by Morgan Simon. Real Impact is all about impact investment, a little-known trillion dollar industry. Impact investment entails supporting social and environmental projects with a financial return, and in the next decade is poised to eclipse traditional charitable giving ten times over. Catherine and Nate review Simon's ideas about the potential strengths, opportunities and pitfalls of the sector, and how they relate to their own day-to-day change-focused work.
16 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 112 Leveraging Digital Tactics in an Increasingly Online World
Right now, the future feels full of unknowns. As the world comes together to fight COVID-19, many businesses, nonprofits, and political campaigns are drastically restructuring their methods of outreach, and it can be incredibly daunting. We share 7 tangible ways you can utilize digital and online tactics to serve your community at this time.
50 minutes | 8 months ago
Ep. 111 AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs: How elections shape social change at every level
Katie Hobbs started her professional career as a social worker before a friend suggested she might want to explore running for office. She first ran for the AZ House of Representatives, then the Arizona Senate, before running successfully for Secretary of State of Arizona in 2018. She shares with Catherine the pivotal moment that changed the trajectory of her entire life, how administering elections impacts all important issues, and what her experience has taught her are the three vital ingredients for creating social change. Trust us, you don't want to miss this one.
17 minutes | 8 months ago
Ep. 110 Crafting your organization's Coronavirus response plan
As COVID-19 and its social, psychological, and economic impacts unfold on a daily basis, organizations are facing wide-ranging tough decisions about all aspects of your work. Answers are hard to craft against a backdrop of breaking news alerts and disparate opinions about best practices around the world. In this solo-round episode, Catherine reviews how to develop an adaptive response plan drawn from your core values. Connect with us @javelinaco on social media if you have questions about developing a values-based response plan to COVID-19.
Terms of Service
© Stitcher 2020