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The Big Life Questions Show
Episode 45: How Can Individuals Respond to Climate Change?

Episode 45: How Can Individuals Respond to Climate Change?

February 24, 2020

Climate change activist Jan Krause Greene joins Chris and Doug to explore what actions individuals can take to combat climate change and global warming. Jan is extremely knowledgeable about this important topic and a living example of how to be part of the planet's ecosystem. She shares with Doug, Chris, and episode listeners her personal strategies for dealing with climate change in practical, everyday ways. 

1.15 Antarctica hits record highs

4.15 Getting involved: The big picture

8:35 Measuring your climate consumption: Project Drawdown

12.05 Why you've been chosen to save the planet

14.15 Sustainable investing

19.35 Emergencies and long-term thinking

22.30 Bringing down the temperature

25.50 Humans are part of nature (and not an invasive species)

31.40 Electric cars

35.20 Food waste

Links:

Jan's book, "I Call Myself Earth Girl"

Project Drawdown

Sustainable investing

Sustainability newsletter

Episode 44: How Important is Visualization?

Episode 44: How Important is Visualization?

February 17, 2020

In this episode Chris and Doug discuss the importance of visualization as both a way to focus the mind on successfully performing specific tasks and, perhaps more significantly, as a powerful tool and framework for how people can lead fulfilling lives. Our cohosts also explore how nuturing vision in employees is critical to an organization's culture. 

0.55 2 different kinds of visualization

1.55 Politics and vision

4.15 Fixing on your North Star

5.55 The path of least resistance

14.20 Getting beyond yourself 

18.10 Performance visualization

21.05 Why people leave jobs 

25.30 Making your vision real

Links

The Path of Least Resistance

Psycho-Cybernetics

Episode 43: If You Could Send 3 Messages To the Whole World, What Would They Be?

Episode 43: If You Could Send 3 Messages To the Whole World, What Would They Be?

February 10, 2020

In case Armageddon comes tomorrow, or somebody gets re-elected and our cohosts move to unknown locales, or the Browns never make it to the Super Bowl and it's too much for Doug to take, here are Chris and Doug's three messages to the whole world. 

0.45 Be tolerant

2.45 Growing up in a small town

4.50 Greed is not good

7.30 Set yourself free

11.10 Autocrats anywhere are a danger to people everywhere

12.50 Seek the truth

15.55 When in doubt, learn more

16.35 There is no Planet B

Episode 42: How Will Trump’s Expected Impeachment Acquittal Impact the 2020 Election and Beyond?

Episode 42: How Will Trump’s Expected Impeachment Acquittal Impact the 2020 Election and Beyond?

February 3, 2020

Doug and Chris assess the political landscape as they await the expected acquittal of President Trump by Republican senators who voted against hearing from any witnesses or reviewing evidence as part of the impeachment trial. Because who needs evidence and testimony in a trial? Our cohosts also discuss what to expect from Iowa voters in Tuesday's Democratic Party caucuses.

0.48 The current trial scenario

4.05 Susan Collins

6.35 Doug's semi-optimistic note

14.30 Can the Democrats turn the page?

26.30 Getting real about the Democratic primary

30.26 Are Republican senators ust trying to protect themselves?

33.30 Chris says one more thing

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