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35 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
Reality TV has become heavily intertwined in pop culture. While at times cringe-worthy there are some moments of wisdom to be gathered. In this episode Kim Macuare and I ideaprov how might we use reality TV to teach our teenage children better social skills and street smarts? Co-creator segment: Innovation labs at the Dali Museum the need to bridge the divide between the arts and humanities on one side and STEM/business on the other Ideaprov Insight: How to make your anxiety work for you. Ways to understand.
46 minutes | May 6, 2021
Encouraging environmental equality
How do we promote better decision making in the products we buy? How do we make it profitable but still good for the environment? How do we make sustainability a thing? In this episode Gungeet Kaur and I ideaprov how to promote a more sustainable way of living that still works for the bottom line. Co-creator segment: Eli, a tool to solve loneliness and death anxiety Ideaprov Insight: Electronic recycling to reduce our footprints.
53 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Is work broken?
Incessant meetings, office politics, stagnant growth, long hours, and toxic cultures. Work is changing and we need to adapt. In this episode of Andy Carmichael and I ideaprov if work is broken and how we can fix it. Co-creator segment: The Kanban method of working. Ideaprov Insight: Adiff. A jacket that converts to a sleeping tent
54 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Unlearning to update
Learning is an important factor for growth. However what can we learn from unlearning certain concepts, methods and ways of operating to improve ourselves. Listen in as Joey Spooner and I ideaprov how to unlearn behaviors to create better versions of ourselves. Co-creator segment: Kanban Method. How to make work more smoothly Ideaprov Insight: Water purification Skylight, a solar desalination skylight.
42 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Emphasizing group creation in our culture can be challenging. Who leads? What's their agenda? Do we need a leader? It can be frustrating, but the collective strength of multiple people is often more impactful than the individual. In this episode Chris Federer and I ideaprov how to emphasize the creation of groups over the individual. Co-creator segment: Flash 15, the collaboration framework to help teams understand and work together more effeciently. Ideaprov Insight: How to disarm internal triggers for distraction
51 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Giving in the long term
Catastrophic events happen. Pandemics, hurricanes, famine, drought etc. People give their money and then move on. How do we create long term more impactful growth strategies for these affected areas? In this episode Taylor Cone and I ideaprov how we can create a system to give back better. Co-creator segment: Lightshed -Creative collaboration design Ideaprov Insight: How to get smarter everyday using neuroplasticity
48 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Finding your Flow
What am I doing with my life? What's my purpose? Plenty has been made of this in recent years, but how do you tangibly find your life's work in a non fluffy self help way? In this episode John Anthony and I ideaprov how to do just that. Identify, cultivate and grow your purpose in a way that is authentic to you. Co-creator segment: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-anthony-10a23548/ Instagram: @ja.transcend Ideaprov Insight: Detecting Parkinson's
48 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
Luck be a career tonight!
Ever here how some people are in the right place at the right time and they catch a big break? Weird but not out of the question. In this episode Rosetta Peacock and I ideaprov how to create your own career luck. This episode will help anyone craft their lives so those "breaks" go your way. Co-creator segment: Rosetta's Blog: https://beginningscafe.wordpress.com/ My Online Course: https://beginningscafe.thinkific.com/ Rosetta's Book: https://when-it-rains-it-pours-2019.square.site/ My Volunteer Organization: http://tampasoroptimist.org/ Ideaprov Insight: Smartbadge - a new device to help medical professionals be more efficient and safer.
2 minutes | Nov 26, 2020
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50 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
The life you didn't live
Have you ever made a decision and wondering how your life would have been if you had made a different choice? We all have. In this episode Abby Wall and I ideaprov how to we make peace with our unlived lives. Join us as we explore how to stop tormenting ourselves and move forward with a more calm and content past. Co-creator segment: Carmen's Angel Fund and Organ Donation Ideaprov Insight: The Feynman Technique - A way to learn anything
49 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
But I want it!
The candy, the whine, the tantrum. "I can't be seen in that Mom!" The Joneses must be kept up with. The consumerist beast must be fed. In this episode Greta Bennett and I ideaprov how to teach better consumer habits to children. Filled with laughs and stories we tackle how to educate young minds on the power of the almighty dollar. Co-creator segment: Care giving is a ministry Ideaprov Insight: Squatting for a better body.
50 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Naturally we are apprehensive of things and people we don't know. However we know pop culture and media characters and feel connected to them. Could we use this to our advantage? In this episode Maile Signorotti and I ideaprov how we could use cosplay to make people more empathetic toward one another. Creatively we talk about traveling exhibitions and broadening the horizon of those that are reluctant. Co-creator segment: Instructional Technology program and opening your mind to a new way of working. Ideaprov Insight: Contingency management - a new way to rehab
58 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Don't be a worry wort
What if I can't....? What will they think....? Stories that start like this often do not end well. The mind plays tricks on you and you may start to believe them. So how do you break that cycle? In this episode Zoey Ka and I ideaprov how to stop worrying, and become better in tune with the thoughts in our head. Co-creator segment: RUOK - inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life. Ideaprov Insight: Mini Forests - Miyawaki small forests to improve climate conditions, block noise, and jumpstart biodiversity
66 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Small businesses make up a large part of the economy and yet notoriously don't last long, 1.5 to 2yrs at the most. How can we improve the success rate? In this episode, entrepreneur Claudius Mbemba and I ideaprov how to solve this using practical methods that people can start using today. Co-creator segment: - https://www.useneu.com/ - http://turing.io/ - https://www.nucamp.co/business/jobboard - https://vitaes.com/ - https://startuphaven.com/ Ideaprov insight: Scaled - Moveable casts for athletes
44 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
Banning plastic straws and one-time use plastic helps but we will need more. In this episode Hailey Temple and I ideaprov how do we turn the retrieval of and disposal of plastic into a lucrative business? Co-creator segment: MURAL Ideaprov Insight: Experiential Math
48 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
Brands grow, grow old and then become ripe for disruption. How do aging brands stay in business when their core product and customers are aging? In this episode Kristy, Kim and I ideaprov a way to stay up with the trends while still being true to your company values. Co-creator segment: Kim - Make your home your space. Kristy - Entrepreneurship Ideaprov Insight: Adaptive traffic improvments
76 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
Teachers need more pay, says everyone. How? I don't know. In this episode Adam Hsu and I ideaprov how to get teachers the benefits they need. Co-creator segment: Kanbanese - for info on trainings and products Ideaprov Insight: Collagen 17 - a skin protein for the ages
82 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Blind date bias
Tall, skinny, stutter, accent, blonde. People come in all different shapes, sizes, ethnicity and with many different attributes. Can we decouple stereotypes/bias when selecting a mate? If so how? In this episode Kai Turmann and I ideaprov how to do just that by challenging yourself, socializing in different circles and more. Co-creator segment: Olive, a transformative way for tech buyers to talk to tech sellers Ideaprov Insight: Vitamin C patch
75 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
Too much money, too many big interests, and everyone wants a piece. Can we create a political system that is free from corruption? Mat Calverley and I ideaprov how to create a political system that is free from corruption. Co-creator segment: Have a creative physical outlet Invention of the Week: The Tower of diamonds.
69 minutes | Sep 10, 2020
Passing the skills baton
Similar to playing telephone often times teachings are lost in translation from one generation to the next. In this episode Daniel Westbrooks and I ideaprov how to instill good values and help bridge the skills we've found valuable to the next generation. Co-creator segment: Youth development, faith and social justice Invention of the week: Lumos, a safer illuminated bike helmet to keep you safe.
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