Embodying Regenerative Leadership to Build Regenerative Food Systems (Rirhandzu Marivate, Lead Living Soils Initiative) | Ep. 36
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by Michelle Grant
4M ago
My guest in this episode is Rirhandzu Marivate, a regenerative food systems practitioner and socioecologist currently based in the Western Cape of South Africa. Rirhandzu leads the Living Soils Community Learning Farm initiative, which aims to empower young black women through jobs in regenerative farming to grow nutrient-rich produce, strengthen local community food security and create sustainable livelihoods. In this episode we talk to Rirhandzu about how she collaborates with the team and the community to really embody regenerative leadership while they do regenerative agriculture. We cover ..read more
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Your Resilience - Why it Matters and How to Build it with Michelle Grant (Founder The Great Full) | Ep. 35
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by Michelle Grant
5M ago
This week we are tackling a big topic together – your personal resilience and what it means for planetary resilience!  I dive into lessons I have learned working with this topic personally and professionally over the last decade and dig out key insights and practical tools that will help you on your journey to create a more just, generative and joyful life for yourself and others. Before you jump in – there is a free workbook that accompanies this episode. You can download it here! Listen in to this episode to explore: -       What personal resilience means. -  &n ..read more
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Uplifting Diverse Voices to Cultivate Climate Resilience with Kylie Flanagan (Author of Climate Resilience) | Ep. 34
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by Michelle Grant
6M ago
My guest today is Kylie Flanagan, the author of a brand new book called “Climate Resilience - How we can keep each other safe, care for our communities and fight back against climate change”. “Climate Resilience brought me to tears of recognition, relief, solidarity, and hope. It’s the book we need to survive this human moment together.” (Lily Diamond - author of Kale & Caramel and coauthor of What’s Your Story?) It was a pleasure to sit with Kylie on the release of her important book and chat about: the climate leadership we need; why she felt it was important to centre voices other than ..read more
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The Power of Leading from the Heart with Nina Simons (Co-Founder Bioneers) | Ep. 33
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by Michelle Grant
7M ago
This week I am delighted to chat with Nina Simons, co-founder of Bioneers and social entrepreneur passionate about reimagining leadership, restoring balance to the feminine and masculine, and helping to heal relations with ourselves, each other and the Earth. In this episode we talk about how Nina experienced her call to purpose, how healing imbalances in the world and within systems starts with healing imbalances in ourselves, and Nina’s evolving understanding of leadership that is increasingly relational and from the heart. The topics we cover are: The moment when Nina got clarity on her p ..read more
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Prioritising People and Planet through Regenerative Organic Food with Sarela Herrada (Co-Founder SIMPLi) | Ep. 31
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by Michelle Grant
8M ago
On today’s episode I am joined by Sarela Herrada, co-founder of SIMPLi foods. Born and raised in Lima, Peru, with a background in industrial engineering and food supply chain management, she and her husband Matt have now founded SIMPLi - a food business that wants to do things differently. In this episode we chat about her journey to bring SIMPLi to life and how they are trying to simultaneously tackle big complex topics like climate change, biodiversity loss and farmer livelihoods through the work that they do. The topics we cover are: How the story of quinoa in Sarela’s home country Peru in ..read more
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The Role of Community in Creating Change (The Great Full Community) | Ep. 30
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by Michelle Grant
8M ago
In this episode we gathered in a small circle of The Great Full community members to chat about what community means to us and our work. We discuss how we have experienced community in our own personal and professional lives and what impact it has had on us. We explore how communities are built, run and sustained and in what ways they help people on their journeys of driving, and responding to, change and transformation. The topics we cover are: How we each define community and how that understanding has evolved; The role community plays in fostering change and making a positive impact in the ..read more
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Designing and Leading for an Equitable World with Dr. Ana Pantelic (MIT D-Lab Executive Director) | Ep.29
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9M ago
My guest this week is Dr. Ana Pantelić, Executive Director of MIT D-Lab. Ana is an international development professional who has guided and grown social impact organizations working at the interface of systems change, innovation, and economic opportunity for women and girls.  As the Executive Director of MIT D-Lab she leads a group that works with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global challenges. In this episode we talk about her experience with guiding students towards designing for sustainability and through challenge ..read more
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Designing and Leading for an Equitable World with Ana Pantelic (MIT D-Lab Executive Director) | Ep.29
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9M ago
My guest this episode is Ana Pantelić, Executive Director of the MIT D-Lab. Ana is an international development professional who has guided and grown social impact organisations working at the interface of systems change, innovation, and economic opportunity for women and girls.  As the Executive Director of the D-Lab at MIT, she works with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global challenges. In this episode we talk about her experience with guiding students towards designing for sustainability and through challenges of pow ..read more
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We need to talk about the connection between your wellbeing and your well-doing with Michelle Grant (Founder The Great Full) | Ep. 28
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by Michelle Grant
10M ago
This episode is a space for you to reflect on the relationship between your own wellbeing and your well-doing in the world. In other words, the connection between your self-care, systems of care and ability to make sustainable change. Join me for a chat about: What led me to start caring so deeply about this topic The wellbeing and contribution feedback loop Why it’s not your fault - how burnout and wellbeing are about self care AND systems of care The irony that social and environmental impact oriented organisations are seeing high levels of employee burnout We wrap up with some reflection ..read more
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Finding a Career that Nourishes with Liz Ogutu (HarvestPlus) | Ep. 27
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by Michelle Grant
11M ago
My guest this episode is Liz Ogutu, Policy, Advocacy and Regional Coordinator for Africa at HarvestPlus. Liz has dedicated her career to tackling malnutrition in Africa and currently focuses on using biofortification to improve nutrition while also giving agency back to smallholder farmers. In this episode, Liz and I talk about what biofortification is and how it can help tackle food system challenges, and explore how she has navigated tradeoffs and power structures to find a career that nourishes herself and others.  The topics covered include: What biofortification is and how it can he ..read more
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