World Changer Sessions
By Mark Sullivan & Lexi Soulios
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The World Changer Sessions is a free weekly podcast to inspire, uplift and support today's world changers. Host Mark Sullivan interviews pioneers in art, technology, science, politics, environmentalism, social work and more, inviting them to share personal stories of failure and success, along with helpful advice and resources.
||WCS-025: Dr. Linda Bender shares how the emotional pain of your mission can become your biggest motivator||Dr. Bender recounts powerfully moving experiences that motivate and inspire her work. She explains how to transform emotional challenges into strength and how to build important community connections that can further your mission.||10/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-024: Trathen Heckman offers a vital strategy for building thriving communities||Get an intimate glimpse at how Trathen lives authentically and passionately to expand permaculture’s sphere of influence. He shares inspiring and practical insights on leadership, fundraising, and even time-management.||10/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-023: Jacki Donaldson shows how to build a powerful community by sharing from the heart||Jacki Donaldson inspires, educates, and connects with her community by sharing vulnerably and authentically. She offers tools and insights for blogging, outreach, and community building that will allow you to share your story in a powerful and meaningf.||10/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-022: Dr. Anthony Hassan uses community building, fund-raising, and leadership efforts to expand military social work programs||Back in World Changer Session #14, Tina Atherall of Hope for the Warriors nominated one of her personal heroes, Dr. Anthony Hassan, for his ground-breaking leadership with military social work. I had the honor of speaking with Dr.||9/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-021: Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics, shares how to identify what’s holding your mission back||It was when Charles gave up on a project that wasn’t succeeding, that he had his break-through and the impossible happened. Charles shares key insights into how to see the feedback the universe is giving you about your partnerships, your purpose,||9/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-020: Mahmood Jafari breaks through stereotypes of differently abled people and goes the extra mile raising awareness and funds for world peace||Mahmood Jafari believes that people have the power to change the course of history. His passion for peace drives creative fundraising efforts to support the Red Cross, Red Crescent and refugee orphanages in Iran.||9/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-019: James Twyman is a spiritual entrepreneur changing the world through his pioneering books, music, and films||James thinks outside the box and revolutionizes whatever industries he enters. From his global Peace Concerts, to his hugely successful international Seminary program, to creating a new genre of film called Ageless Cinema,||9/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-018: Robi Damelin is turning tragedy into reconciliation for bereaved families in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict||Robi Damelin’s son was killed by a Palestinian sniper. Her response? “You may not take revenge in the name of my son.” Download this interview to hear the intimate story of her journey through grief and forgiveness,||9/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-017: Pedro Russo uses astronomy to empower people to see the world in a different way||Pedro Russo’s passion for using astronomy as an educational tool ignites his work with people and organizations across the globe, helping them to bridge cultures, histories and geographies, while finding balance and peace in their lives.||8/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-016: Gene Baur saves animals from factory farms and promotes compassion through a vegan lifestyle||Gene Baur discusses the challenges involved in working to change mainstream culture’s treatment of animals. Hear how and why he promotes a vegan lifestyle, animal rights, and rescuing animals from factory farming.||8/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-015: Pardeep Kaleka overcomes racism and violence through community service||Join us to hear how Pardeep responded to tragedy with service and empathy to end the cycle of violence and racism. He offers practical advice on community building and fundraising. About Pardeep Kaleka: Pardeep Kaleka is the eldest son of Satwant Singh.||8/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-014: Tina Atherall creates communities around veterans and military families||Tina Atherall offers a wealth of practical advice and insights for non-profits, social workers, and social entrepreneurs gleaned from her work with veterans and military families. About Tina Atherall: Tina Atherall is the Executive Vice President for H.||8/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-013: Mike Simmons shares the sky with others||Mike Simmons is bridging cultural divides around the world through the shared love of astronomy with Astronomers Without Borders. About Mike Simmons: Mike Simmons has been an amateur astronomer for 40 years and loves sharing the sky with others.||7/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-012: Tiziana DellaRovere touches veterans with PTSD through the opera, the Canticle of the Black Madonna||Tiziana DellaRovere has a lot to share about fusing art, spirituality, and social entrepreneurship. She shares her inspiration as well as practical advice from her successful fund-raising efforts. About Tiziana DellaRovere: Author, artist,||7/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-011: John Javna, an experienced social entrepreneur and community builder goes deep||John Javna unleashes a torrent of deep insights into community building and funding for any grassroots movement. He leverages decades of experience to offer practical, actionable advice. You’ll want to listen to this one again and again.||7/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-010: Cheryl Charles intends to Leave No Child Inside||Cheryl Charles explains why it is so important for children to explore the outdoors. She shares her practical advice for building community and more. About Cheryl Charles: Dr. Cheryl Charles is an innovator, entrepreneur, educator,||7/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-009: Ashley Shuyler is transforming education for girls in east African villages||Ashley Shuyler demonstrates how little-by-little small actions can make big changes happen. She shares how support for education is transforming the lives of girls and entire communities in east Africa. About Ashley Shuyler: Ashley is the founder of Af.||7/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-008: Shannon O’Donnell merges grassroots volunteering and global travel||Shannon O’Donnell helps travelers and volunteers use their time and money to make a difference that counts. Download the show to discover the pitfalls of traditional charities and a new way to engage that supports the true goals and needs of local com||6/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-007: Kathryn Hall-Trujillo is improving birth outcomes around the world||Kathryn Hall-Trujillo helps improve the birth outcomes of vulnerable populations. Join us as she shares the value getting a mentor and even more importantly the value of BEING a mentor. About Kathryn Hall Trujillo: Kathryn is the Founding Director of B.||6/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-006: Nancy Carbone is supporting the 9/11 first-responders||Nancy shares how she was able to win the trust of 9/11’s first responder and serve their unique needs. She offers insights into what it takes to build a team and to succeed in your mission. About Nancy Carbone: Nancy had several friends among the fir||6/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-005: Rachel Goble prevents child prostitution with the SOLD Project||Join us as Rachel shares practical advice and tools for how she manages her organization and reaches out to people around the world. About Rachel Goble: Rachel is President of The SOLD Project, an organization that prevents child prostitution through e.||6/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-004: Ex-skinhead leader Arno Michaelis describes his life AFTER hate||Join us as Arno shares how he transformed a life fueled by hate and racism into one that’s teaching love and compassion to the next generation. About Arno Michaelis: From the age of 17 Arno was deeply involved in the white power movement and became||6/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-003: Sharon Content is breaking the cycle of inter-generational incarceration||Join us as Sharon explains her mantra, “No Problem,” and describes the process she followed to create an organization that breaks the cycle of inter-generational incarceration. About Sharon Content: Sharon is the Founder and President of Childre||6/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-002: Boysen Hodgson defines “The New Macho”||Boysen Hodgson shares his experiences from working with men to define a new masculine. He offers practical advice and tools for building community and doing the personal work needed to change the world. About Boysen Hodgson: Boysen Hodgson is the Commu.||6/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||WCS-001: Patty Webster is saving lives in the Amazon||Join us as Patty Webster shares amazing stories about her work with Amazon Promise to bring medical care and health education to the people of the Amazon. About Patty Webster: In the early 1990s, Patty Webster became a tour guide in the Peruvian Amaz||6/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Inspiring concept, cool guests
Loving the idea of tracking people's personal stories. We all want to change the world, but it can be hard and feel lonely at times. The people on this podcast remind me that there are lots of people like me in the world who care and want to make a positive change.
I love these interviews!
The guests are fantastic and they give great practical advice about what it takes to run an organization that is making a real difference. Their stories are both inspiring and insightful.
I've been looking for a podcast like this
I'm always looking for inspiring stories on iTunes and am glad I've found World Changers. It's so wonderful to hear about people making a difference in the world and appreciate the positive message. I'm a subscriber and looking forward to more episodes.