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Akimbo is an ancient word, from the bend in the river or the bend in an archer's bow. It's become a symbol for strength, a posture of possibility, the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference.Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something. The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it.

Akimbo is an ancient word, from the bend in the river or the bend in an archer's bow. It's become a symbol for strength, a posture of possibility, the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference.Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something. The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it.
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United States

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Akimbo is an ancient word, from the bend in the river or the bend in an archer's bow. It's become a symbol for strength, a posture of possibility, the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference.Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something. The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Regular Kind

4/18/2018
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The status quo and the mass market continue to conspire to keep us from having nice things.

Duration:00:35:10

They’re not trying to be creepy

4/11/2018
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Advertising has shaped our culture. Not the ads, but the money. And Facebook’s woes are a symptom of that.

Duration:00:26:15

Quality and Wabi-Sabi

4/3/2018
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Perfect isn’t the point, and our narrative about errors and effort is keeping us from being the humans we seek to become.

Duration:00:30:04

Game Theory and the Infinite Game

3/28/2018
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Games don’t require dice or a Monopoly board. The games we all play distract, energize and enable us to create magic if we choose.

Duration:00:36:41

Don't fear placebos

3/21/2018
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The most effective intervention is also the least respected. Not just in medicine, but in every element of our culture. Yes, in fact, it’s all in your head. That’s a good thing.

Duration:00:26:17

Hitsville

3/14/2018
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Everyone wants to write a hit, own a hit, be in a hit. And the rest of us want to watch, read and engage with hits. But where do hits come from? And how?

Duration:00:28:34

No such thing (as writer's block)

3/7/2018
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A mysterious ailment, a convenient place to hide, and most of all, it’s all invented.

Duration:00:26:58

I see you

2/28/2018
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Isn’t this what we truly want? To be seen, to be heard, to be understood…

Duration:00:32:33

Status roles

2/21/2018
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Who’s up, who’s down? The drama of our lives is narrated by our perception of where we stand. Most of our energy, money and time goes into grooming ourselves into the status role where we believe we belong.

Duration:00:31:29

The Grand Opening

2/14/2018
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The successful grand opening is rare. But we keep trying. We make it dumber, louder, more predictable, sacrificing nuance in exchange for a chance at mass...

Duration:00:19:21

Trailer

2/5/2018
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A new podcast from Seth Godin, premiering on February 14.

Duration:00:00:29

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