title

Good Life Project

Jonathan Fields / Wondery

654
Followers
980
Plays
Good Life Project
Good Life Project

Good Life Project

Jonathan Fields / Wondery

654
Followers
980
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Inspirational, intimate and disarmingly-unfiltered conversations about living a fully-engaged, fiercely-connected and meaning-drenched life. From iconic world-shakers like Elizabeth Gilbert, Brene Brown, Sir Ken Robinson, Seth Godin and Gretchen Rubin to everyday guests, every story matters.

Latest Episodes

Influence For Good | ZoëChance

If I offer the word influence, is your immediate reaction negative or positive? Zoë Chance (www.zoechance.com) has done the research. She knows what the reaction is for most people, it is not positive. But, that doesn’t have to be the case. What if influence could be a force for good? That’s what Chance all about. Her course on influence is one of the most popular at Yale School of Management, her behavioral economics framework is the foundation for Google’s global food policy guidelines and her work is often covered in places like The Economist, The New York Times, and the BBC. In today’s conversation, we also take a step back in time, explore Zoë’s personal journey, which started in a very different place. Prior to teaching at Yale, Zoë managed a $200 million segment of the Barbie brand and received her doctorate from Harvard Business School. Check out our offerings & partners: Talkspace: Go to talkspace.com/student and make sure to use the code GOODLIFE to get your first ...

81 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Influence For Good | ZoëChance

In the Blink of an Eye | Orlando Bowen

In the blink of an eye, Orlando Bowen’s (http://www.orlandobowen.com/) life would never be the same. One moment, he was celebrating the signing of a new contract to play pro football, the next he was on the ground, being physically attacked by members of law enforcement, and suffering an injury that would end his career and lead to a season of life that would profoundly change him. Even though he was a victim, he found himself charged with a crime that, though eventually exonerated, led so many to abandon him. Bowen was forced to reckon with the injustice of the moment, while scrambling to figure out how to take care of his family. It took years, but, led by a giant heart and commitment to service, he rebuilt his living and life. Now a highly sought-after speaker and the founder and Executive Director of One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization, Orlando inspires people to get off the sidelines and become GameChangers in business and life. And, remarkably, 10 years after the...

62 MIN6 days ago
Comments
In the Blink of an Eye | Orlando Bowen

The Wildfang Way | Emma Mcilroy

Growing up outside Belfast, Ireland, Emma Mcilroy was obsessed with all-things athletics, while also developing a fierce interest in human behavior. She went on to Cambridge, then landed in the world of business, starting out at Barclays in London. Soon after, McIlroy jumped companies and countries to work for Nike in Oregon. Still, something else, a powerful and deeply personal vision, bundled with a movement to smash gender norms, support equality and empower expression was brewing. So she left to launch her own brand, Wildfang (https://www.wildfang.com/), upon the "belief that a womxn has the right to wear whatever the hell she likes and be whoever the hell she likes." Wildfang now boasts locations in Portland, LA and NYC, and has built a global following and fanbase of badass celebs including Janelle Monae, Chvrches, Lizzo, Rachel Evan Wood, and Blondie. Check out our offerings & partners: Legacybox: There’s never been a better time to digitally preserve your memories. Go to Le...

69 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The Wildfang Way | Emma Mcilroy

Defying the Odds | Chris Norton

Chris Norton suffered a spinal cord injury playing college football. Doctors gave him a 3% chance of moving anything below his neck again. But, four grueling years later, he defied the odds and walked across the stage (https://chrisnorton.org/book-movie/) at his college graduation with his fiancé, Emily Summers. Three years after that, Chris attempted another incredible feat, walking down the aisle with his wife, Emily. Their moving story is told in a new book, The Seven Longest Yards (https://amzn.to/2jNu7P7). Along the way, Chris created the Chris Norton Foundation to help people with spinal cord and neuromuscular disabilities and Chris and Emily adopted five amazing girls, and have fostered a total of 17 children. They are both deeply committed to providing a safe, loving home for children in need. Check out our offerings & partners: Skinsei: Visit Skinsei.com/GOODLIFE for a free diagnostic & get 20% off your first order with code GOODLIFE Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, the...

79 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Defying the Odds | Chris Norton

This Will Be My Undoing | Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins (http://www.morgan-jerkins.com/)is a journalist, author, editor, and professor at Columbia University. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing (https://amzn.to/2XR5P9Z), exploded into the public’s consciousness last year, becoming an instant New York Times bestseller. She writes with a raw transparency and fierce sense of self-examination and revelation, sharing deeply personal, provocative stories, moments and reflections that often center around her experience as a woman of color, intersectionality, feminism, the writing life and the world of publishing, gender and race and so much more. Morgan has also been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and is a Senior Editor at ZORA. Check out our offerings & partners: Skinsei: Visit Skinsei.com/GOODLIFE for a free diagnostic & get 20% off your first order with code GOODLIFE Everlane: Right now, you can check out our personalized collection at Everlane.com/GOODLIFE plus, you’ll get free shipping on your first order. Circle: Right now, our listeners get a limited time offer of $30 off of a Circle Home Plus, when you visit meetcircle.com/goodlife and enter GOODLIFE at checkout.

65 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
This Will Be My Undoing | Morgan Jerkins

Mind and Matter | John Urschel

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker, John Urschel, lived a double-life. On the field, he was a celebrated football player, starting out at Penn State before turning pro and playing in the NFL. But, off the field, a profoundly different, yet equally powerful passion and lifelong fascination consumed human--mathematics. Now, a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at MIT, he's building a life and living around this pursuit, with a vision to teach. He shares insights about this journey in his book, Mind and Matter (https://amzn.to/2JYDtlh). In today's conversation, explore how these dual passions found a place in his life and were nurtured and pursued. We also talk about his time at Penn State, during what was a very dark period, how he personally experienced it and the choices he made along the way. Check out our offerings & partners: Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, they have a single goal: to help you travel well. Explore more at Westin.com Mailchimp: Now what? Mailchimp, that’s what. Learn more at mailchimp.com Ben & Jerry's: Dig into your own favorite flavor anywhere ice cream is sold, or find a new favorite at benjerry.com ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/GOODLIFE now to find your perfect-fitting bra... and get 15% off your first purchase!

68 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Mind and Matter | John Urschel

Behind The Artist's Way | Julia Cameron

After years of teaching workshops on creative unblocking and self-publishing her exercises, Julia Cameron (https://juliacameronlive.com/) launched a global phenomenon in 1992 with the publication of The Artist's Way (https://amzn.to/2JPzrvJ). The book has since been translated into 40 languages, sold over five million copies and, along with companion workshops, brought creativity into the mainstream conversation— in the arts, in business, and in everyday life. Along the way, Cameron has authored more than 40 books, plays and screenplays, written for Rolling Stone, The Washington Post and The New York Times, and collaborated with legends of television and movies, including Martin Scorsese, who would, for a time, become her partner in life as well. In today's conversation, we dive into Julia's early years, her entrée into the writing life, her years-long struggle with addiction and awakening from it, her time in the world of movies, and her fierce commitment to her craft and to help...

66 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Behind The Artist's Way | Julia Cameron

Reimagining Success | Scott Galloway

ScottGalloway (https://www.profgalloway.com/) is a Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business where he was named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by Poets & Quants in 2012. He is the founder of Red Envelope, Prophet Brand Strategy, and L2 Inc., and has served on the boards of directors of Eddie Bauer, The New York Times Company, Urban Outfitters, and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. His latest book is The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning (https://amzn.to/2ye6WkR). In today's conversation, we go deep into Galloway's surprising "origin story," how the fierce devotion of a single mom and an education system that opened its arms despite "questionable" credentials made possible so much. And, we explore how the changing face of today's society, education, and economy calls us to reexamine how we define and pursue success in all parts of life. Check out our offerings & partners: FabFitFun: Discover new beauty, fash...

75 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Reimagining Success | Scott Galloway

Bridging Worlds | Violet Duncan

Violet Duncan (https://www.violetduncan.com/about) is an author, storyteller, educator, performer and Native American Hoop & Powwow dancer. She's a proud member of the Plains Cree of Kehewin Cree Nation & Taino. Violet facilitates workshops to promote spiritual wellness and cultural education across the United States, Canada and Europe. After becoming a mother of four, saw a need for Native American representation in literature and authored two children's books; "When We Dance" & "Let's Hoop Dance!" She is now a featured storyteller at many festivals nationally and internationally. Her work addresses her native culture and is accessible for anyone trying to understand the modern Native experience. She is currently working on her next children’s book, “I am Native.” Check out our offerings & partners: Legacybox: There’s never been a better time to digitally preserve your memories. Go to Legacybox.com/GOODLIFE to get 40% off your first order LaCroixSparkling Water: Join the LaCroi...

67 MINJUL 18
Comments
Bridging Worlds | Violet Duncan

The Art of Growing Wise | Jerry Colonna

In the late 1990s, Jerry Colonna co-founded the iconic Flatiron Partners with Fred Wilson. Flatiron became one of the world’s most successful, early-stage investment funds. Five years later, Jerry's work and life fell off a cliff and he found himself questioning whether he wanted to stay alive. Sage advice from a therapist sent him on a journey that would eventually lead him away from the industry, into Buddhism and his own personal reclamation. Stepping back into the light, he decided to devote his life to profound service and compassion, becoming one of the most sought-after coaches and advisors to founders of many of the fastest growing ventures in the world. He is now the CEO, and co-founder, of Reboot.io (http://www.reboot.io/book), a leadership development collective dedicated to the notion that better humans make better leaders. He's also the author of an incredible new book, Reboot (http://www.reboot.io/book), that not only takes you deep into his personal journey, but also...

68 MINJUL 16
Comments
The Art of Growing Wise | Jerry Colonna

Latest Episodes

Influence For Good | ZoëChance

If I offer the word influence, is your immediate reaction negative or positive? Zoë Chance (www.zoechance.com) has done the research. She knows what the reaction is for most people, it is not positive. But, that doesn’t have to be the case. What if influence could be a force for good? That’s what Chance all about. Her course on influence is one of the most popular at Yale School of Management, her behavioral economics framework is the foundation for Google’s global food policy guidelines and her work is often covered in places like The Economist, The New York Times, and the BBC. In today’s conversation, we also take a step back in time, explore Zoë’s personal journey, which started in a very different place. Prior to teaching at Yale, Zoë managed a $200 million segment of the Barbie brand and received her doctorate from Harvard Business School. Check out our offerings & partners: Talkspace: Go to talkspace.com/student and make sure to use the code GOODLIFE to get your first ...

81 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Influence For Good | ZoëChance

In the Blink of an Eye | Orlando Bowen

In the blink of an eye, Orlando Bowen’s (http://www.orlandobowen.com/) life would never be the same. One moment, he was celebrating the signing of a new contract to play pro football, the next he was on the ground, being physically attacked by members of law enforcement, and suffering an injury that would end his career and lead to a season of life that would profoundly change him. Even though he was a victim, he found himself charged with a crime that, though eventually exonerated, led so many to abandon him. Bowen was forced to reckon with the injustice of the moment, while scrambling to figure out how to take care of his family. It took years, but, led by a giant heart and commitment to service, he rebuilt his living and life. Now a highly sought-after speaker and the founder and Executive Director of One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization, Orlando inspires people to get off the sidelines and become GameChangers in business and life. And, remarkably, 10 years after the...

62 MIN6 days ago
Comments
In the Blink of an Eye | Orlando Bowen

The Wildfang Way | Emma Mcilroy

Growing up outside Belfast, Ireland, Emma Mcilroy was obsessed with all-things athletics, while also developing a fierce interest in human behavior. She went on to Cambridge, then landed in the world of business, starting out at Barclays in London. Soon after, McIlroy jumped companies and countries to work for Nike in Oregon. Still, something else, a powerful and deeply personal vision, bundled with a movement to smash gender norms, support equality and empower expression was brewing. So she left to launch her own brand, Wildfang (https://www.wildfang.com/), upon the "belief that a womxn has the right to wear whatever the hell she likes and be whoever the hell she likes." Wildfang now boasts locations in Portland, LA and NYC, and has built a global following and fanbase of badass celebs including Janelle Monae, Chvrches, Lizzo, Rachel Evan Wood, and Blondie. Check out our offerings & partners: Legacybox: There’s never been a better time to digitally preserve your memories. Go to Le...

69 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The Wildfang Way | Emma Mcilroy

Defying the Odds | Chris Norton

Chris Norton suffered a spinal cord injury playing college football. Doctors gave him a 3% chance of moving anything below his neck again. But, four grueling years later, he defied the odds and walked across the stage (https://chrisnorton.org/book-movie/) at his college graduation with his fiancé, Emily Summers. Three years after that, Chris attempted another incredible feat, walking down the aisle with his wife, Emily. Their moving story is told in a new book, The Seven Longest Yards (https://amzn.to/2jNu7P7). Along the way, Chris created the Chris Norton Foundation to help people with spinal cord and neuromuscular disabilities and Chris and Emily adopted five amazing girls, and have fostered a total of 17 children. They are both deeply committed to providing a safe, loving home for children in need. Check out our offerings & partners: Skinsei: Visit Skinsei.com/GOODLIFE for a free diagnostic & get 20% off your first order with code GOODLIFE Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, the...

79 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Defying the Odds | Chris Norton

This Will Be My Undoing | Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins (http://www.morgan-jerkins.com/)is a journalist, author, editor, and professor at Columbia University. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing (https://amzn.to/2XR5P9Z), exploded into the public’s consciousness last year, becoming an instant New York Times bestseller. She writes with a raw transparency and fierce sense of self-examination and revelation, sharing deeply personal, provocative stories, moments and reflections that often center around her experience as a woman of color, intersectionality, feminism, the writing life and the world of publishing, gender and race and so much more. Morgan has also been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and is a Senior Editor at ZORA. Check out our offerings & partners: Skinsei: Visit Skinsei.com/GOODLIFE for a free diagnostic & get 20% off your first order with code GOODLIFE Everlane: Right now, you can check out our personalized collection at Everlane.com/GOODLIFE plus, you’ll get free shipping on your first order. Circle: Right now, our listeners get a limited time offer of $30 off of a Circle Home Plus, when you visit meetcircle.com/goodlife and enter GOODLIFE at checkout.

65 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
This Will Be My Undoing | Morgan Jerkins

Mind and Matter | John Urschel

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker, John Urschel, lived a double-life. On the field, he was a celebrated football player, starting out at Penn State before turning pro and playing in the NFL. But, off the field, a profoundly different, yet equally powerful passion and lifelong fascination consumed human--mathematics. Now, a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at MIT, he's building a life and living around this pursuit, with a vision to teach. He shares insights about this journey in his book, Mind and Matter (https://amzn.to/2JYDtlh). In today's conversation, explore how these dual passions found a place in his life and were nurtured and pursued. We also talk about his time at Penn State, during what was a very dark period, how he personally experienced it and the choices he made along the way. Check out our offerings & partners: Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, they have a single goal: to help you travel well. Explore more at Westin.com Mailchimp: Now what? Mailchimp, that’s what. Learn more at mailchimp.com Ben & Jerry's: Dig into your own favorite flavor anywhere ice cream is sold, or find a new favorite at benjerry.com ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/GOODLIFE now to find your perfect-fitting bra... and get 15% off your first purchase!

68 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Mind and Matter | John Urschel

Behind The Artist's Way | Julia Cameron

After years of teaching workshops on creative unblocking and self-publishing her exercises, Julia Cameron (https://juliacameronlive.com/) launched a global phenomenon in 1992 with the publication of The Artist's Way (https://amzn.to/2JPzrvJ). The book has since been translated into 40 languages, sold over five million copies and, along with companion workshops, brought creativity into the mainstream conversation— in the arts, in business, and in everyday life. Along the way, Cameron has authored more than 40 books, plays and screenplays, written for Rolling Stone, The Washington Post and The New York Times, and collaborated with legends of television and movies, including Martin Scorsese, who would, for a time, become her partner in life as well. In today's conversation, we dive into Julia's early years, her entrée into the writing life, her years-long struggle with addiction and awakening from it, her time in the world of movies, and her fierce commitment to her craft and to help...

66 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Behind The Artist's Way | Julia Cameron

Reimagining Success | Scott Galloway

ScottGalloway (https://www.profgalloway.com/) is a Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business where he was named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by Poets & Quants in 2012. He is the founder of Red Envelope, Prophet Brand Strategy, and L2 Inc., and has served on the boards of directors of Eddie Bauer, The New York Times Company, Urban Outfitters, and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. His latest book is The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning (https://amzn.to/2ye6WkR). In today's conversation, we go deep into Galloway's surprising "origin story," how the fierce devotion of a single mom and an education system that opened its arms despite "questionable" credentials made possible so much. And, we explore how the changing face of today's society, education, and economy calls us to reexamine how we define and pursue success in all parts of life. Check out our offerings & partners: FabFitFun: Discover new beauty, fash...

75 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Reimagining Success | Scott Galloway

Bridging Worlds | Violet Duncan

Violet Duncan (https://www.violetduncan.com/about) is an author, storyteller, educator, performer and Native American Hoop & Powwow dancer. She's a proud member of the Plains Cree of Kehewin Cree Nation & Taino. Violet facilitates workshops to promote spiritual wellness and cultural education across the United States, Canada and Europe. After becoming a mother of four, saw a need for Native American representation in literature and authored two children's books; "When We Dance" & "Let's Hoop Dance!" She is now a featured storyteller at many festivals nationally and internationally. Her work addresses her native culture and is accessible for anyone trying to understand the modern Native experience. She is currently working on her next children’s book, “I am Native.” Check out our offerings & partners: Legacybox: There’s never been a better time to digitally preserve your memories. Go to Legacybox.com/GOODLIFE to get 40% off your first order LaCroixSparkling Water: Join the LaCroi...

67 MINJUL 18
Comments
Bridging Worlds | Violet Duncan

The Art of Growing Wise | Jerry Colonna

In the late 1990s, Jerry Colonna co-founded the iconic Flatiron Partners with Fred Wilson. Flatiron became one of the world’s most successful, early-stage investment funds. Five years later, Jerry's work and life fell off a cliff and he found himself questioning whether he wanted to stay alive. Sage advice from a therapist sent him on a journey that would eventually lead him away from the industry, into Buddhism and his own personal reclamation. Stepping back into the light, he decided to devote his life to profound service and compassion, becoming one of the most sought-after coaches and advisors to founders of many of the fastest growing ventures in the world. He is now the CEO, and co-founder, of Reboot.io (http://www.reboot.io/book), a leadership development collective dedicated to the notion that better humans make better leaders. He's also the author of an incredible new book, Reboot (http://www.reboot.io/book), that not only takes you deep into his personal journey, but also...

68 MINJUL 16
Comments
The Art of Growing Wise | Jerry Colonna

Show

Playlists

Your Morning
Team Himalaya
Soul Searching
Team Himalaya
Be a Better You
Team Himalaya
Best of Wellness
Team Himalaya

Listen Now On Himalaya