I am happy to introduce you to Sarah Panus because I feel like in a way we are kindred spirits which is coincidental because her business is named Kindred Speak, LLC.
Every other week, Lisa Gerber talks to people who are working to make the world more habitable, more humane, and more loving. In the words of author and environmentalist David Orr, they are the “peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of every kind” that this world needs so desperately. Through their stories, we cover themes of hope, courage, and action. This is a show for people who want to contribute to the world rather than take from it. We are living life on our own terms, defining our own version of success. We are breaking trail.
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Letting Go with Celeste Mergens
This is a story about not letting our circumstances define who we are. If today’s guest can do that, we can do it. She is not paying it forward. She came from a place of extreme poverty to start this global nonprofit Days for Girls International. Celeste Mergens is the founder and CEO of Days […]
Leigh Bercaw: Living Life as if it Were Short
What happens when you think you have eight years left to live and then you find out it’s actually probably going to be ok? I learned so much from Leigh Bercaw of Blue Fingers Farm for the season finale of Breaking Trail podcast. First of all, Leigh was super career-focused when a health prognosis meant […]
Ryan Egan: Keeping Up with the Youngsters with Joint Mobility
Ryan Egan started Movement Gym, well, if we’re being honest, as a Plan B. His original plan was to be a pro snowboarder but that didn’t go well for him in many ways. And now, after years of beating and battering his body, he helps you, me and everyone, keep your body in shape so […]
Sheryl Wiser: Moving at the Speed of Trust
The Director of Outreach at Tilth Alliance, and lead staff for the Eat Local First Collaborative a multi-partnership collaboration between food system organizations around the state. An established communicator and narrative storyteller, Sheryl is recognized as a builder of strategic partnerships with career experience in the non-profit, corporate, civic, and media sectors. She is a […]
Beth Norton: Life as a Backpacking Adventure
Typically, I talk to people who have already sort of found their path. After things have landed together for them.
Raheim Robinson: How Art Can Change the World
Can you think of a time where you’ve tried something new and felt like you have no business being there, doing your thing.
Jeff Thompson: What’s in His Summer Backpack
So, what are your travel plans? Maybe not much or pretty local? I mean, it feels like things are starting to maybe come close to kind of an end, but still travel isn’t really, we certainly can’t travel internationally.
John Grollmus: How the Hospitality Mindset Has Served Him Well
John Grollmus opened his first restaurant a long time ago. Today, he and one partner have five restaurants in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene. He is also a writer and a ski guide. Here’s what I love about his story. He had to scramble hard to get funding to start that first restaurant. At one point, […]
Kikkan Randall and the Battles of a Lifetime
I’m taking this week off, and we’re running a replay of an interview I did in 2018 with Kikkan Randall.
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