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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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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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English


Episodes

This stinks

7/18/2018
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I mean it. It stinks.

Duration:00:23:07

Origin stories

7/11/2018
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Where did you get your special powers?

Duration:00:27:42

Juggling and bicycles

7/4/2018
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The best way we learn is rarely the best way to perform.

Duration:00:21:34

Coincidence and grilled cheese

6/27/2018
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What are the odds? Pretty good, actually.

Duration:00:24:03

Tips and gifts

6/20/2018
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Getting clear about the story we tell ourselves (and others)

Duration:00:26:16

It’s not about the chocolate

6/13/2018
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Shawn Askinosie and the avoidance of ‘more’

Duration:00:27:53

Blogs and Platforms and Permission

6/6/2018
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Sharecropping doesn’t get you very far

Duration:00:22:49

Q&A, the season wrap up

5/30/2018
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A good question is half the project

Duration:00:32:10

The long term

5/23/2018
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Drip by drip, day by day, we change the culture.

Duration:00:25:42

Genius

5/16/2018
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You are one. Really. It’s true.

Duration:00:27:00

Networks and lockin

5/9/2018
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Did you subscribe to Akimbo yet? We hope you do. Here’s why.

Duration:00:29:33

Freelancers

5/2/2018
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Are you an entrepreneur? As fashionable as a ‘yes’ might be, you might find fulfillment as a freelancer instead.

Duration:00:31:24

Let's Do It Live

4/24/2018
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Live is different. We’re not exactly sure why, but we respond differently when we’re in real time. (a special episode, recorded live)

Duration:00:23:20

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