Emiliana Simon-Thomas: The Science of Human Goodness

“Biologically, we’re built to dedicate ourselves to each other.” Emiliana Simon-Thomas is the Science Director at the Greater Good Science Centre at the University of California Berkeley. She is one of the leading authorities uncovering the deep roots of human …

Jono Fisher: A Little Bird on Your Shoulder

“Grief can be a gateway to gratitude and appreciation for life.” Welcome to this “Mini-Podcast” – short reflections with ideas, tools and resources to help you live a more mindful, brave and kind life.  

Marc Lesser: The Journey to Search Inside Yourself

The most profound way to bring Zen into work is to practice kindness. Marc Lesser co-founded the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) with Google engineer and author of the New York Times bestseller, Chade-Meng Tan. He is the CEO …

Giving Without Expectation…


“I just received my Kindness Cards in the mail earlier this week. Rather than ‘planning’ on how I was going to use them, I decided to just go with intuition and feel when was the right time. It happened today! …

Is There Anyone Who Needs Cheering Up?

“Today I rang the local nursing home and asked if there was anyone who needed cheering up. Without giving away any information except my first name, they told me there was a lady called Margaret who has dementia.  

Kindness, Ice Cream and Hangovers…

“I was sitting watching TV on a Sunday evening with a friend. I was quite hungover and feeling sorry for myself when there was a loud bang on the door. We saw two young girls giggling and running away.  

Tami Simon: Being True

“Everything depends on how much you trust.” Tami Simon is the founder of the hugely successful multimedia publishing company Sounds True. She is also one of my most dearest friends. Over the last 30 years, Sounds True has become the …

The Smallest Things are the Most Beautiful

“Near my work is the sleeping area of a homeless person who I’d have never actually seen. Every morning I see a bed that is made and notice how the space has been tended. I have always been touched by …