Our host Vicki Robin takes a turn in the hot seat, asking herself “What Could Possibly Go Right?” After more than 50 episodes in the program, Vicki reflects on the emerging themes and shares thoughts as a cultural scout, including:The four acceptances she is making to find more serenity and avoid burnout in activismThe benefits of returning to ritual, connection, and cultural liveliness That "we're all working against an outdated, outmoded paradigm, that must fail to liberate the creative energies of humanity"That "the capacity for empathy and compassion for spaciousness and calm is the missing piece in this struggle with our climate, environmental and social circumstances"That intersectionality is now firmly anchored in movements for justice and positive changeConnect with Vicki RobinWebsite: vickirobin.comTwitter: twitter.com/vicki_robin Follow WCPGR on Social MediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhatCouldPossiblyGoRightPodcastTwitter: https://twitter.com/buildresilienceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/buildresilienceLearn more: https://bit.ly/wcpgr-resSupport the show (https://www.resilience.org/what-could-possibly-go-right-podcast-vicki-robin/supportthepodcast/)
The third set of What Could Possibly Go Right? kicks off with host Vicki Robin reflecting on past episodes, sharing her motivation for creating this series, and revealing what she hopes to find as we embark on a new set of interviews. Her thoughts include:That cultural scouts have this “carefully cultivated sense of looking squarely at reality and trying to pick a path, a critical path forward on behalf of the common good”.That cultural scouts have an educated sense of the future, with perspectives often gained through living at the margins.That justice is at the center of many interviews, whether it’s racial, economic, intergenerational, interspecies or ecological.That guests are framework-fluid, able to see more clearly by not being stuck in one story or worldview.Join our Patreon Community to receive bonus conversations with guests and "backstage" conversations between Vicki and other podcast hosts. Follow WCPGR on Social MediaFacebook // Twitter // Instagram Learn more:http://bit.ly/wcpgr-resSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/vickirobin)
Playing for Team Human today, social innovator, writer, and host of, “What Could Possibly Go Right?” Vicki Robin.Vicky will be helping us find ways to emerge from this moment of social and economic despair, so we can reckon - together - with the consequences of confusing monetary wealth with human freedom.In his monologue, Rushkoff explains the difficulty the United States has coordinating a Covid-19 vaccine response. “The biggest threat to our collective health is our alienation from the underlying cycles.” Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
177. Civil and Financial Rights: MLK Day 2021 w/ Vicki Robin, Julien and Kiersten Saunders, and Natalie Torres Haddad
Earn & Invest
For me growing up and in college, MLK day was always a time to reflect and have difficult conversations. We continue this tradition today on Earn & Invest. Vicki Robin, Natalie Torres Haddad, and Julien and Kiersten Saunders wade into politics, civil and financial rights. What could go right?
EP15. Vicki Robin: Insights from Talking with Cultural Scouts
AS TEMPERATURES RISE
This episode is with my friend and fellow podcaster Vicki Robin. Vicki is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker, activist and life long learner. She coauthored the international best-seller "Your Money or Your Life." I decided to reach out to her to compare notes and ask her about insights she has gained from her 9 months of asking the question “What Could Possibly Go Right?” the name of her podcast.Music is “Gambrel” by Blue Dot Sessions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/Learn more about Vicki's work: https://vickirobin.com/What Could Possibly Go Right Podcast: https://www.postcarbon.org/what-could-possibly-go-right-series/ About the podcast: https://www.astemperaturesrise.com/ Support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/m/astemperaturesriseShow notes:Vicki's main insights: 1. History Matters — tracking the patterns of the rise and fall of civilizations over time; how the events of 2020 are changing her life recognizing privilege; the Victor Frankl choice; there is a humility that comes when we realize history matters 2. Stories or explanatory frameworks matter — especially the indigenous stories of how to live well on the planet; how to take only what we need and leave the rest; indigenous stories are about their screw ups, they got wise by learning from their mistakes; e.g. maturation or developmental frameworks; Peter Buffet uses the birth canal; the AA framework for people who have been addicted to oil and money 3. Solidarity matters — the justice movement and the climate movement MUST come together; one of the benefits of Covid is that put vulnerability to external forces to those who thought they were protected (ie white people) 4. Systems matter — we need to get out of our habit of linearity when existing within complexity; everything is connected to everything else 5. Ethics matter — original instructions and first principles; society is constructed in ways that force people to violate their moral codes in service to surviving; redemption is possible and we are on a redemption path — we need a truth and reconciliation 6. Empathy matters — if we can’t feel the consequences of our actions we cannot get to the truth; public execution of George Floyd was a collective feeling 7. Power matters — the embodiment of our power when it’s in service to something that we love that is greater than ourselves; power is the ability to move things; power wed to empathy and part of what makes a cultural scout, they care about something enough to wield power * Framework that Vicki like is the formation of a cell and the movement from the me to we; so much resolves itself in the realization that I- am you and you are me; we can’t survive without acting from this knowing/reality; it’s like an autoimmune disease that we recognize less and less of ourself as we go deeper into mistrust and polarization* The pressure of modernity is a forge pushing us through this birth canal* Social movements are the green new shoots of what’s happening and what’s going right now — I see us all claiming our power that may have not been possible without 2020; these movements have taught us to be strategic; we can’t just be nice people * Vicki’s list of scouting skills: * ambiguity * humility * inquiry * engagement * urgency within patienceMentions:* Money & Life documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3szcNsbeSc&t=2s* Vicki’s book Your Money or Your Life: https://yourmoneyoryourlife.com/* Covida Conversations: https://vickirobin.com/podcasts/covida-conversations/* Post Carbon Institute: https://www.postcarbon.org/* Transition US: https://www.transitionus.org/* Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE): https://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/financial-independence-retire-early-fire.asp* Victor Frankl: https://www.pursuit-of-happiness.org/history-of-happiness/viktor-frankl/
Your Money or Your Life? With Vicki Robin (SB RWD 111)
The Stacking Benjamins Show
Most of us have been at home a lot more than normal, which led us to realize that this week may be high time for a discussion about "stuff." Too many of us have too much clutter. Clutter not just in our house, but in our minds, in our thoughts, and in our goals. That's why today's episode is super important to us.Happy rewind week! While Joe and OG are hanging up at the beach sipping mojitos (okay, maybe not really), I’m turning back the clock to visit some of our favorite past interviews. We're kicking this week off strong with one of our favorite interviews in the catalogue: Vicki Robin, author of bestselling book, Your Money or Your Life. You can read our original show notes below:Why are you saving money? How much joy are you receiving from that “stuff” you own? You may rethink your financial plan after today’s show, because our guest is the co-author of the HUGE bestselling book, Your Money or Your Life. Vicki Robin helped shape the financial independence/retire early movement, and she’s on her way down to the basement today to talk to us about re-examining your beliefs around your life and your money. Your money or your life, indeed.In our headlines segment we’ll talk about student loans with Robert Farrington from The College Investor. He’ll talk about how over 3,000 people just took part in an event to pay off a TON of student loan debt. We’ll share best practices, how best to apply to lower interest rates on your debt, and how to pay them down in a way that makes sense for your situation. We’ll also discuss the new SEC proposed fiduciary rule. Is THIS finally the rule we’ve been looking for? Will it replace the mostly knocked-down rule from the Department of Labor? We’ll review the rule and discuss what you need to know about it on today’s show. Plus, we throw out the Haven Life line to Karen, who’s contributing to a brand spankin’ new health savings account. How should she best use it? We’ll share how these plans work on today’s show. We’ll also answer another listener letter, throw out Doug’s trivia question, and watch him try to juggle….one ball.Thanks to MagnifyMoney.com for sponsoring Stacking Benjamins as well. MagnifyMoney.com saves users on average $450 when they compare, ditch, switch and save on credit cards, student loan refinancing, checking, savings and more. Check out MagnifyMoney.com for your savings.
EP 27: Preparing for an Uncertain Future w/ Vicki Robin
Financial Freedom Podcast
In this episode, I chat with Vicki Robin, co-author of Your Money or Your Life, and my dear friend. In this wide-ranging conversation we recorded pre-pandemic, we dive deep into how to best prepare for an increasingly uncertain economy, climate, and future. Vicki was on episode 4 of this podcast, but this new episode is particularly relevant for this moment. Featured Sponsor This episode is sponsored by Qapital, a banking app that helps your create and automate successful money habits. Qapital can help you reach your financial goals with smarter checking, savings, and investing tools. Learn more at Qapital.com and use the code GRANT for $25 towards your first savings goal.
Today, our series host Vicki Robin answers the question herself of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” In interview with Amy Buringrud of Post Carbon Institute, Vicki shares what she’s learned from the series’ guests so far, including:That this moment of humility has us recognizing that our cleverness fits on the head of a pin and our ignorance is vast.That his period of time has revealed to us the shadow of our bright light; removing our blinkers and bringing many to an embarrassed awakening of “How could I have missed that?That we are connecting more to a higher or deeper source that has us part of a harmonious whole.That a sense of social solidarity is needed to get through the challenges together.That business is relocalizing and rediscovering its purpose as being for exchange within communities, not simply to generate profit for shareholders.That there’s an immense sense of insufficiency on a planet where there's enough.That there’s a growing drive in people to reconcile their personal finances with the ecological and social conditions in this world. That the gift in this big question is the encouragement to see positives in what is emerging and an expectancy of beautiful and beneficial things.Learn more: https://bit.ly/pci-wcpgrseriesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/vickirobin)
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin & Joe Dominguez
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