Welcome to the Positive Turbulence Podcast!

Welcome to the Positive Turbulence Podcast: Stories from the periphery. Here we journey to the edge to talk to turbulators about their experiences creating positive change. In sharing these stories, these perspectives on innovation, creativity, change and leadership, we hope to generate some positive turbulence for you.

Each episode explores the influence of positive turbulence on innovation. Turbulators illuminate critical moments of change and key insights.

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Season One Learnings

Season One Learnings

Rob and Karyn riff on each of the past season’s episodes and their takeaways. This will be the last episode for Season 1. The first episode for Season 2 will be released in Mid-January 2020. In the meantime, check out the amazing reading, watching and listening suggestions AND watch for our new publication, PUB.

Turbulating Design Thinking

Turbulating Design Thinking

In this episode, we talk to Dan Buchner Product Designer, Innovator, Creative Leader, and now innovator and designer of social ventures. Dan is a creative force and thought-leader in the world of product, service, and organizational design with a fantastic history of solving wicked problems.

Banking on Positive Turbulence

Banking on Positive Turbulence

In this episode, we connect with Dave Krepcho, CEO of the Second Harvest Food Bank in Orlando Florida. We’ll learn how Dave is going far beyond what you’d normally expect from a food bank and making in-roads in the fight against hunger.

Feeding the Community With Positivity

Feeding the Community With Positivity

In this episode, we explore the periphery with Donna Del Rey, Founder, and CEO of Relish Culinary Adventures.  Driven by her passion to explore, to be creative and to be curious, Donna left her steady and good job as a chemist working for a tech company and drove herself and her 1952 Chevy Panel Truck nicknamed “Julia”  into a full-time business, Relish Culinary Adventures. 

Generating Positive Turbulence in a War Zone

Generating Positive Turbulence in a War Zone

In this episode we will hear from John Cramer. Like so many of the turbulators we speak to, John is both an artist and innovator. Our discussion with John focused on his trip to Erbil in Iraq with American Voices, a nonprofit based out of St. Louis MO. to generate positive turbulence with young people there through teaching violin and communicating through music.

The New Thought Leadership With Vickie Sullivan

The New Thought Leadership With Vickie Sullivan

Spend some time with Vickie Sullivan, an expert turbulator and marketing strategist for thought leaders. She shares her tips and tricks to get your ideas out there in this chaotic environment. She’s smart, funny, and wise. Tune in to this savvy guide to the world of thought leadership and influence.

A Master Class in Positive Turbulence With David Culton

A Master Class in Positive Turbulence With David Culton

In this episode, we’re exploring how you keep turbulence positive. David Culton is an Innovation Consultant, Photographer, Artist and Magician. He is a master at the balancing act between being disruptive and generating positive turbulence. Here you get a behind the scenes view on what it takes to help organizations develop innovative ideas by generating positive turbulence.

Standing in Love With Teaching

Standing in Love With Teaching

In this episode, you’ll get to meet William Anderson, high-school history teacher, turbulator, and an optimistic/pessimistic/realist. William is a curious and brilliant person and he’s found space to fearlessly bring courage and love into his classroom. He’s also finding ways to take innovative approaches to how we use data to support students’ definition of success. 

Making Meaning with Mary

Making Meaning with Mary

Meet the designer and leader of the Design Management and Arts and Cultural Management programs at the Pratt Institute, Mary McBride. She describes herself as Person, Poet, Professor.

Flooding Insurance with Positivity

Flooding Insurance with Positivity

Jim Albert, data whizz kid and innovator in multiple industries. Lately, he’s turned his attention Flood Insurance going up against the behemoth US national flood insurance and winning. His company, Neptune Flood Insurance was recently named on the CNBC Upstart 100 list.

Turbulating College With Confidence

Turbulating College With Confidence

In this episode, we talk to Emilia Wiles, the founder and CEO of College Confident, an organization whose mission is to get students into college and not into debt. Emilia is disrupting the world of higher education.

Joyfully Making Tech Better For Us All With Rich Sheridan

Joyfully Making Tech Better For Us All With Rich Sheridan

In this episode, we talk to Rich Sheridan author of Joy Inc: a case study of Menlo Innovation and Chief Joy Officer: the values of a joyful leader and how to build a culture of joy. We’ll hear about his company’s mission to end human suffering in the world as it relates to technology.