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Crazy Good Turns

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May 3, 2021

Entrepreneur David Perell is teaching others to write online, share ideas, and build an internet audience to get ahead.

Apr 8, 2021

Morgan Housel is a partner and financial writer at Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Wall Street Journal as well as The Motley Fool. 

This financial writer has unique takes on money, risk, greed, opportunity, and how decisions in the business world can be applied to so much more.

Mar 5, 2021

We need literature to understand life and feel our humanity. Dana Gioia, an award-winning poet, is dedicated to teaching and sharing the value of words.

Jan 28, 2021

Half a million people per day use his website, working toward a computer programming certification. Find out why he’s offering it for free.

Jan 10, 2021

Recognized as a global thinker, Tyler Cowen is a brilliant economics professor who wants to learn as much as possible -- and teach it to you, too.

Dec 14, 2020

These seven reflections on thankfulness from former guests and listeners, and the people they’ve helped, will remind you of the joy thanks brings.

Nov 5, 2020

Adrienne Bankert,  an Emmy-award winning journalist and anchor for ABC News, knows the most valuable hidden force is kindness. She built her career on it, and she’s showing you how to use it too.

Oct 2, 2020

Tim Kachuriak is the founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity. He's using the internet to figure out what makes people give and leveraging that knowledge to help nonprofits reach farther.

Sep 8, 2020

The author and columnist describes how an intentional and systematic approach to kindness changed her life, and how it can change yours.

Aug 10, 2020

Millions turn to the Optimal Living Daily podcast for advice. Co-founder Lee Rankinen shares lessons from 6,000+ hours of personal development study. 

Jul 6, 2020

The former CEO built YUM! Brands into a global powerhouse by emphasizing recognition. Now he’s on a mission to redefine leadership.

Jun 15, 2020

Kids are innately helpful. Meet the organization helping children cultivate that desire while raising money for charity.

May 15, 2020

Meet 6 remarkable people leading organizations that are meeting the enormous demands caused by COVID-19 in generous, creative, and crazy good ways.

Apr 13, 2020

We will pay to send a $50 “Thank You” gift to anyone you would like to celebrate for helping others. Nominate someone today.

Mar 2, 2020

Meet Alexis Corbin and Corbin Hooker of Unlocked, a social enterprise based in Nashville. They’re helping the city’s homeless women forge a path to better lives. But Corbin and Hooker needed help of their own -- and found it in a very surprising place.

Feb 3, 2020

Michaela “Chaeli” Mycroft of Chaeli Campaign will change how you think about disabilities and show how personal struggles can lead you to great things.

Jan 5, 2020

Dr. Laurie Santos is a Yale researcher whose course happiness is now a worldwide phenomenon. Her lesson: “The path to happiness is paved with gratitude.”

Nov 4, 2019

Hoke is the Founder of three rehabilitation programs for prisoners. But she’s had to overcome her own battles to find her “generous hustle.”

Oct 7, 2019

Phillips, an 88-year-old woman living in Reno, Nevada, is also the founder of ESL In-Home of Northern Nevada. Here’s why she feels like she’s in her 40s.  

Sep 3, 2019

In this show we have the privilege -- and it truly is a privilege -- to talk with two remarkable people: Ophelia Dahl and Paul Farmer, founders of Partners In Health. 

Many of you may already be familiar with them. There have been many articles and books written about Ophelia and Paul, as well as a documentary called Bending the Arc

They’ve earned this attention because Partners In Health is one of the rare nonprofits started within the last few decades that has truly reached scale. They've helped four million patients through over 200 healthcare facilities in several countries, from Indian reservations here in the U.S. to Haiti, Sierra Leone, Kazakhstan, and beyond. 

Aug 5, 2019

Imagine losing money for getting better at your job. That’s the insane reality for many nonprofits. Lindsay Beck and Catarina Schwab want to change it.

Jul 8, 2019

First, Pallotta raised millions to fight cancer and AIDS by inventing multi-day fundraisers. Now he’s out to change everything you think about charity -- and yourself.

Jun 2, 2019

Mick Ebeling and Daniel Belquer are helping the deaf hear music. Not Impossible Labs built limbs for amputees in warzones. That's just the beginning...

May 4, 2019

Vision isn’t just sight. It’s opportunity. VisionSpring brings it to millions around the globe each year. It started with Kassalow’s personal transformation -- one that may help you see your own mission in life.

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