Transforming a City, one story at a time [Podcast]

Transforming a City, one story at a time [Podcast]

If you are doing social change work, the gap between where we are and where we need to go can feel overwhelming.  In these situations, it can be tempting to tell yourself and others negative stories about what isn’t working.  It is tempting to stay angry.

But what really works is holding your big vision; sharing little stories of what is possible; working with others who can share your vision; and adjusting strategies as the landscape changes.

This is what worked for biking in São Paulo. 

The importance of planning [Podcast]

The importance of planning [Podcast]

With the speed and volume of social media content increasing almost daily, it can feel like you need to create content at a faster rate.

But sticky content, stories that stick, actually take time to produce.   

Back in March I spoke to the Executive Creative Director and founder of Silicon Valley based motion design studio Swordfish Matt Silverman along with Executive Producer, Kathryn Bodle.  

Together they share their strategies for producing award winning content.

Seeing is Understanding [Podcast]

Seeing is Understanding [Podcast]

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Right now so much of what is being produced is focused on narratives that are negative or commercial.

But people are craving a deeper connection.  

That is what Executive Director Darcy Brown believes.  She heads up SF Beautiful, an organization whose mission is to preserve the diversity of San Francisco’s neighborhood character.   They have been instrumental in creating and delivering community-centered art.