“Race your strengths and train your weaknesses” to accomplish your goals, Angela Duckworth on Green Connections Radio. Listen to best-selling author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” Angela Duckworth, Ph.D. in this inspiring conversation with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about grit, talent, strengths, weaknesses and strategies to achieve your goals. Duckworth’s TED Talk has nearly 20 million views!
Listen to Intel Foundation’s Deputy Director Gabriela Gonzalez explain how Intel is investing in diverse communities to attract middle school girls to STEM careers. Gaby will also talk about her extraordinary career, from engineer to now going for her PhD while working an intense full-time job.
What if U.S. Women’s Soccer had not hired Rapinoe because she was just too “different”? Would they still be repeat World Cup Champions?
In a recent Boston Consulting Group survey of senior executives, 76% “listed innovation as a ‘top-three’ strategic priority—the highest level in the survey’s history,” which goes back to 2004. And yet, “77% of CEOs find it difficult to get the creativity and innovation skills they need,” according to a recent PwC survey. Why the disconnect? They keep hiring the wrong people!
How Women are Changing the Way America Works
Leadership – advancing your career – finding alternate paths to solutions – even peaceful policing strategies that work…
Listen to renowned journalist Jay Newton-Small of Time magazine and author of the best-selling book “Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works” in this enlightening conversation with Green Connections host Joan Michelson – great stories too!
From the ARPA-E Innovation Summit, listen to Joan talk with Jennifer Baird of Accio Energy about their new wind energy technology that is turning the wind power industry on its ear. A brilliant combination of engineering and physics, this blade-free aerovoltaic wind power is scalable, easily manufactured, and less cost prohibitive to implement. Who came… Continue reading Transforming Wind Turbines – Interview with Jennifer Baird
By Joan Michelson Note: This blog is entered into the Masdar 2015 Engage Blogging Contest, to “Describe Your City in 2030” – CLICK HERE for more information and/or to vote for this post. Changing the infrastructure in a nation’s capital, filled with historic landmarks and powerful, entrenched political interests, as well as heightened… Continue reading Washington, DC 2030 – Preserving History and Nature’s Bounty
The 2012 DC Green Festival, which bills itself as the “nation’s largest and most trusted green living event,” put down temporary roots in Washington DC from September 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The event featured a packed schedule of events on a dozen stages, including a Green Business stage, a Fair Trade… Continue reading Washington DC Festival Showcases Green Living
Fashion Week 2012 in New York this past week showed that the latest muse is sustainability, and that this values-driven focus is giving birth to a stronger independent streak as well. Some of us thought it was settled that “sustainable” meant triple bottom line — people, planet, profit. But because the “profit” part gets tricky… Continue reading Driving Innovation at Fashion Week 2012: Sustainability and Independence
An article published June 25 in the Washington Post declared, “Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, 4th Estate analysis finds.” This nonsense is exactly what gets us fired up at Green Connections Radio™. If this lack of women experts in the news makes you angry, please contribute to Green Connections Radio™ to give… Continue reading Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, according to Washington Post