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Brandon Stover On Life

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Join Brandon Stover, founder of Plato University, as he questions everything in life to challenge the way you think. Every change in the world starts with one person. Through narrated essays and intellectual interviews, this podcast will equip you with practical philosophies, new perspectives, and modern understandings of global issues so that change can start with you. It will help you to become a more critical thinker, find purpose in your life, and discover why you would want to take action in changing the world. "They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do." - Steve Jobs

Join Brandon Stover, founder of Plato University, as he questions everything in life to challenge the way you think. Every change in the world starts with one person. Through narrated essays and intellectual interviews, this podcast will equip you with practical philosophies, new perspectives, and modern understandings of global issues so that change can start with you. It will help you to become a more critical thinker, find purpose in your life, and discover why you would want to take action in changing the world. "They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do." - Steve Jobs

Location:

United States

Description:

Join Brandon Stover, founder of Plato University, as he questions everything in life to challenge the way you think. Every change in the world starts with one person. Through narrated essays and intellectual interviews, this podcast will equip you with practical philosophies, new perspectives, and modern understandings of global issues so that change can start with you. It will help you to become a more critical thinker, find purpose in your life, and discover why you would want to take action in changing the world. "They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do." - Steve Jobs

Language:

English

Contact:

5092700233


Episodes

On Goals: Joy of Goals, Finite Games vs Infinite Games, and The Fear of Ambition | On Life 081

9/9/2022
A narrated essay reflecting on what the true joy of a goal is, what to do when you are not reaching goals fast enough, goals in finite vs infinite games, and how to share your ambition with others. Brandon shares his struggles with not reaching goals fast enough and sharing his ambition with others. Want the essays and podcasts delivered directly to you? Subscribe: brandonstover.substack.com TIMESTAMPS On Goals: Joy of GoalsFull show notes, transcripts, and resources for every episode can...

Duration:00:29:57

On Marriage: Marriage as a Social Contract, Greek Love, Divorce, and Monogamy vs Polygamy | On Life 080

8/27/2022
A narrated essay reflecting on marriage as a contract, whether love should be a part of this contract, what other types of marriage exist, and if monogamy is the best form of partnership for marriages. Brandon elaborates on his 4 year marriage ending in divorce, relationship check-ins, and what forms of love and relationships he may look for in the future. Want the essays and podcasts delivered directly to you? Subscribe: brandonstover.substack.com TIMESTAMPS Full show notes, transcripts,...

Duration:00:33:13

Introducing: On Life (Formerly the Evolve Podcast)

8/26/2022
Introducing the On Life podcast. Through narrated essays and intellectual interviews, this podcast will equip you with practical philosophies, new perspectives, and modern understandings of global issues so that change can start with you. It will help you to become a more critical thinker, find purpose in your life, and discover why you would want to take action in changing the world. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Want the essays and podcasts delivered directly to you? Subscribe:...

Duration:00:09:22

Ben Jeffreys on Solving Clean Cooking for 4 Billion People, Carbon Credits, and Impact Flywheels | Evolve 079

8/1/2022
Ben Jeffreys is the CEO of ATEC International, which supports households across Asia & Africa to transition to modern, decarbonized cooking through its patented IoT stove products - delivering cost efficiency to households, data-validated carbon credits to net-zero partners and addressing the 4 billion people who lack access to clean, modern cooking. After moving his family to Cambodia in 2015 to commercialize ATEC’s biodigester prototype, the winning product of the Google Impact Challenge,...

Duration:00:55:41

Yael Joffe on Genetics for Personalized Healthcare, Problems with Modern Medicine, and Going from Scientist to Entrepreneur | Evolve 078

6/6/2022
Dr. Yael Joffe is Founder and Chief Science Officer of 3x4 genetics, which is brining the future of personalized healthcare by make use of the power of your unique genetics. This digital health company is pioneering the application of genomics to improve human health and sports performance by giving people access to more personalized, DNA-data-driven recommendations for fitness, food, supplements and lifestyle. Pioneering in the field and even cobbling together her own PHD, Yael became a...

Duration:00:15:18

Sibongani Kayola on Ending Global Poverty, GivingDirectly Cash Transfers, and Finding Meaningful Careers | Evolve 077

5/16/2022
Sibongani Kayola is Country Director of GiveDirectly Liberia, and someone deeply interested in the interaction between psychosocial factors and financial behavior. GiveDirectly is a nonprofit that lets donors like you send money directly to the world’s poorest households. Globally, GiveDirectly delivered $165M+ to over 534K households in 8 countries across 25 different programs in 2021. Sibongani joined the GiveDirectly Liberia program in 2018 and had a goal to deliver cash to ~12,000 people...

Duration:00:50:30

Robbie Bent on Breathwork for Mental Health, 8 Day Cave Retreats, and Overcoming Failure and Addiction | Evolve 076

5/2/2022
Robbie Bent is Co-founder of Othership, a physical location and an on-demand Breathwork platform featuring the world's best facilitators in the space. Years ago, breathwork, plant medicine, and hot/cold therapy helped Robbie turn away from a lifetime of alienation and addiction. Now, his mission is to create a community and safe space for people to feel belonging, connection, and emotional resilience without the social crutch of alcohol or drugs. His brand, Othership, includes physical and...

Duration:00:40:49

Brandon Stover on Changing Higher Education, Finding Purpose, & Being a Podcaster | Evolve 075

2/7/2022
Want the top 3 lessons and premium, detailed deep-dive show notes for this episode for FREE? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Brandon Stover it the founder of Plato University, an alternative, online university that turns your passions into purpose by helping you master skills and launch a career solving global challenges. As a podcaster, he hosts the Evolve podcast. From climate change to education to mental health, he mines the wisdom of visionaries and experts for the tools and...

Duration:01:07:43

H.D. Lee on Using Education to Connect Students to a Higher Self, Finding Meaning & Purpose, & Building a New School | Evolve 074

1/24/2022
Want the top 3 lessons and premium, detailed deep-dive show notes for this episode for FREE? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com H.D. Lee is Founder of Nomadic School, which is dedicated to adolescents’ and young adults’ exploration of the beauty, truth, and goodness within in connection to Something larger than oneself. He is a seeker and practitioner of wholeness through living an authentic and inspired life. The life roles which bring him insight, healing and growth are son, father,...

Duration:00:52:08

Vriti Saraf on Web3 for Education, Breaking Educators into the Metaverse, & Education Silos | Evolve 073

1/10/2022
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Vriti Saraf is Founder & CEO of k20, the social learning community for global educators. They offer programs to engage educators, like masterminds, think tanks, incubators, and conferences, and a community of educators from all over the world. Vriti has worked with public, private, and charter schools both locally & internationally, across the k20 spectrum. An alumna of Teach for America & Relay...

Duration:00:57:07

Victoria Ransom on Education, Personalized Learning in Online Networks, & Starting A Company During A Pandemic | Evolve 072

1/3/2022
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Victoria Ransom is the Founder & CEO of Prisma, the world's first connected learning network for K-12 that fully replaces regular school. Victoria's track record as a serial entrepreneur comes from developing 3 companies including Wildfire, a social marketing software company, Victoria led the company to profitability in just one year and built the company to tens of thousands of customers, 400...

Duration:01:08:06

Carla Marschall & Elizabeth Crawford on Education, Creating a Just, Sustainable Future, and Finding a Coauthor on Twitter | Evolve 071

12/27/2021
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Carla Marschall & Elizabeth Crawford are educators, curriculum designers, and authors of Worldwise Learning: A Teacher′s Guide to Shaping a Just, Sustainable Future, which helps educators create a “Pedagogy for People, Planet, and Prosperity” that supports educators in nurturing “Worldwise Learners”: students who both deeply understand and purposefully act when learning about global challenges....

Duration:01:02:22

Raya Bidshahri on Education, Creating a School of Humanity, and Being an Education Entrepreneur | Evolve 070

12/20/2021
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Raya Bidshahri is a serial education entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and award-winning educator, and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the School of Humanity, a revolutionary online high school with a progressive model and skill-based curriculum. Raya works with governments, investors, EdTech companies, and education providers to ideate and execute revolutionary education models for the...

Duration:01:14:15

Zoe Weil on Education, Creating Solutionaries to Solve World Problems, and Systems Thinking | Evolve 069

12/13/2021
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE), and is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement that works to create a peaceful, healthy, and just world for all people, animals, and the environment through education. Zoe is a frequent keynote speaker at educational, animal protection, environmental and other conferences and has...

Duration:01:11:18

How to Solve the Education Crisis | Evolve Research Documentary

12/6/2021
Want the shownotes & resources delivered to your inbox? Subscribe at evolvepodcast.substack.com Despite the transformation of our world in every context, education has not updated it's models to address the needs our current world. Education has failed to fulfill it's purpose in helping each student thrive individually and helping to better humanity as a collective. But how do we solve the education crisis? In this episode we uncovered the outdated practices and systems keeping education...

Duration:01:28:40

Celine Halioua on Solving Longevity, Building Biotech, and Going from Academia to Startups | Evolve 068

11/15/2021
Celine Halioua is the CEO and Founder of Loyal, a biotech startup developing drugs to extend dog lifespan. BUT with a twist! If this life-extension research and drug development works for canines, her theory is that it could lead to breakthroughs for the rest of us humans for age related diseases! Previously, she held various roles at The Longevity Fund, an early stage venture capital fund investing in companies developing therapeutics to treat aging. Celine has a technical background in...

Duration:00:38:31

Claire Schmidt on Making All Voices Heard in a Safe Workplace, Combatting Bias and Harassments, & Founder Challenges | Evolve 067

11/1/2021
Claire Schmidt is the CEO and Founder of AllVoices: A technology platform that enables employees to anonymously report bias, discrimination or sexual harassment to their company's leadership. By equipping companies with transparent data, leadership teams can actively work to improve their culture and move towards a more equal and just workplace. Prior to founding AllVoices, Claire served as Vice President of Technology and Innovation at Fox, the Senior Director of Giving at Thrive Market, as...

Duration:00:58:03

Rodney Campbell & Keith Richardson on Compassionate Conversations to Heal Society, Discussing Tough Topics, & Podcasting as a Social Experiment | Evolve 066

10/11/2021
Rodney Campbell & Keith Richardson are Co-Founders of More In Common and creators of the More In Common Podcast, a social experiment to prove that we have more in common than that which divides us and prove its beneficial to have conversation with people of disparate points of view. On their podcast they explore a variety of tough and controversial topics such as race, politics, mental health, child abuse, parenting, and many others with guests ranging from Kristen Bell to Jason...

Duration:01:08:00

Andrea Malone on Education to Dismantle Oppression, Finding One's Self, and Liberating Society | Evolve 065

8/16/2021
Andrea Malone is the Founder of Humble Teacher, a full-service online course platform centering liberation and anti-oppression work. Originally launching with only 5 courses, they quickly received over a hundred course signups within a month and have expanded their offerings to over a dozen courses addressing racism, diversity, equity, activism and more. Andrea’s passion for anti-oppression and liberation work emerged early on. Now she helps online instructors that share ways in which anyone...

Duration:00:49:55

Sidney Haitoff on Affordable Healthcare without Insurance, Disrupting the Healthcare Industry, & Building a Marketplace | Evolve 064

8/2/2021
Sidney Haitoff is the Founder and CEO of mishe, the Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare™ company that puts consumers in control of their care by connecting them directly with providers on the basis of transparent and affordable pricing; no insurance needed. Since launching in the fall of 2020, mishe has already welcomed more than 125 providers across seven specialties to the marketplace in just three months of active recruitment in San Diego. They are continuing to build out our provider network and...

Duration:01:05:45