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Thursday, October 19, 2006 12:00 AM
A Life-Changing Cocktail
Kate Yandoh

What happens when fine rum, an ancient art, and a health crisis intersect with one man in search of a larger purpose?  In this two-part podcast, you'll meet Andres Botran, hear the answer, and come away inspired.


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Friday, October 13, 2006 3:30 PM
Goodbye Worthwhile, Hello...
Kevin Salwen

Worthwhile is going away -- but don't fear, the Premiere Issue of MOTTO is coming your way. What? I explain more in this podcast.  Just click here to listen.


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Wednesday, October 11, 2006 9:00 PM
A Different Tune: Nestor Torres
Kate Yandoh

He's won a Grammy, survived a devastating boating accident, and performed as the opening act for the Dalai Lama. A flute player with a distinctively Latin flair, Torres considers himself "a musician for the post new-age.' In this ten-minute podcast recorded at Mythic Journeys 2006, you'll hear about his inspirations, frustrations, and hopes for transforming the planet with his latest album - plus a sample of his song stylings. Take a listen here.


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Thursday, June 29, 2006 12:20 PM
Our Careers as Performance (and the Energy to do them)
Kevin Salwen

Martha Burgess knows how to generate positive energy -- the kind of energy that gets you through your work and life. You can listen to my 18-minute podcast conversation with her here.


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Wednesday, December 21, 2005 3:01 PM
Bill Valentine: On Less
Martin Flaherty

Bill Valentine is chairman of HOK, one of the world's leading architectural design and service firms. For years Bill has been communicating the message of 'less': less space usage, less resource consumption and reconsidering how we live our lives in relation to the world around us.

At Greenbuild, I spoke with Bill on a range of subjects around the idea of less. We discuss not only how we live, but considered how we can reconnect with our environment and our communities.Click here to listen


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Wednesday, December 21, 2005 2:43 PM
David Gottfried: Living a Green Life
Martin Flaherty

David Gottfried's career path has taken a unique arc. He began his professional career as a developer in the 'go-go '80's,' chasing after money and the trappings of success. Then in the late 1980's, he had an epiphany that changed his life and influenced an entire industry. Realizing that a system was needed to codify and encourage environmental design, he founded the U.S. Green Building Council and World Green Building Council.

David spoke with us about the green building movement and shared his thoughts on what he calls his second epiphany, Greening Your Life. It is an idea that enables us to assess how we live our lives, treat each other and behave towards our planet. Click here to listen


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Monday, November 14, 2005 11:47 AM
Traci Rider: Building a Green Career
Kevin Salwen

Traci Rider won a leadership award at Greenbuild this year for her work as the chair of Emerging Green Builders, the group of young members of the U.S. Green Building Council. The EGBers (now in about 40 cities around the country) bring together current students or people within 5 years of graduation to educate, advocate and share secrets about where green building is headed -- and how to spread the word.

In this Podcast, Traci talks about Emerging Green Builders and how the group is making strides, as she puts it, 'to make a better future.' Click here to listen.


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Friday, November 11, 2005 7:07 AM
Andres Duany: Building and Rebuilding
Kevin Salwen

It has been 25 years since Andres Duany and his colleagues brought the concept of new urbanism into the American community, with Seaside, Fla. But the architect is far from resting on his laurels. Partner at his firm Duany-Plater-Zyberk in Miami and founder of the Congress for a New Urbanism, he's working with communities and cities across the country to deal with these intriguing issues: How do you fit 50 million new households into America in the next 20 years while wrestling with density issues, NIMBY, environmentalism and the rest?

He came to Greenbuild to speak with no powerpoint and no prepared speech, telling me later, 'I like to response to the needs of the audience.' In this 25-minute interview with us, he discusses the ties and conflicts between new urbanists and the environment, as well as how the rebuilding of hurricane-ravaged Mississippi is tops on his list of projects. Click here to listen.


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Thursday, November 10, 2005 10:21 PM
Bob Fox: Designing a new New York
Kevin Salwen

Bob Fox has a vision for New York: one with plenty of view, wonderful indoor air and energy efficiency to die for. He's developing that vision in the center of Manhattan, at One Bryant Park, the new Bank of America tower that will feature floor-to-ceiling glass for sunlight, individual heating controls and will recycle all rainwater and waste water. In fact, the building is aiming to receive LEED Platinum certification for design, a first for a skyscraper.

At the Greenbuild show, I had the opportunity to slow Bob down for this 20 minute Podcast to talk about the building, his vision for a greener New York and even ways to redesign the subways to create a more efficient system. For more, listen here.


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Thursday, November 10, 2005 5:48 PM
Kirsten Ritchie: Branding Sustainability
Martin Flaherty

In this era of Brand Is King, Kirsten Ritchie sees the future: a system to certify products and services as truly environmental. As the the director of environmental claims certification for Scientific Certification Systems, she works with companies to develop the standards that verify the products' environmental impact. In this interview, she discusses the growing trend in branding of environmentalism. Click here to listen.


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Thursday, November 10, 2005 12:08 PM
Duane Elgin, Futurist
Kevin Salwen

Duane Elgin is a remarkable thinker, focusing on a future built on simplicity and a world view of caring. We pulled him aside at Greenbuild to share his vision of where we are as a society and where we're going. This 15-minute Podcast conversation is worth a listen. Click here.


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