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On the Harwood Half Hour podcast, Rich Harwood, President and CEO of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, discusses what it takes to create a more hopeful society. At the Harwood Institute, we’ve developed a philosophy of civic faith and the practice of Turning Outward. Our approach has spread to all 50 U.S. states and 40 countries. On this podcast, we’ll share what we’ve learned so you can make hope real in your community and in your life.

On the Harwood Half Hour podcast, Rich Harwood, President and CEO of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, discusses what it takes to create a more hopeful society. At the Harwood Institute, we’ve developed a philosophy of civic faith and the practice of Turning Outward. Our approach has spread to all 50 U.S. states and 40 countries. On this podcast, we’ll share what we’ve learned so you can make hope real in your community and in your life.
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On the Harwood Half Hour podcast, Rich Harwood, President and CEO of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, discusses what it takes to create a more hopeful society. At the Harwood Institute, we’ve developed a philosophy of civic faith and the practice of Turning Outward. Our approach has spread to all 50 U.S. states and 40 countries. On this podcast, we’ll share what we’ve learned so you can make hope real in your community and in your life.

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@RichHarwood

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Episodes

Stepping Forward: Special Preview of Rich's Newest Book

8/5/2019
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On this special episode of Harwood Half Hour, Rich Harwood discusses his newest book - Stepping Forward: A Positive, Practical Path to Transform Our Communities and Our Lives. The book is part of a two-year campaign, launching on October 1, where Rich is engaging people across the nation on how we can make real progress amid our differences and divisions. To get involved, visit steppingforwardbook.org.

Duration:00:19:45

Your Role in Acts of Loving Kindness

7/18/2019
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Across the country, people feel we have lost our connection to one each and to our shared humanity. What will it take to break through the situation we’re in today? On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses how you can engage in acts of loving kindness to rewaken ourselves and re-engage in our shared public life. This episode was recorded on July 16, 2019.

Duration:00:17:01

Becoming Ruthlessly Strategic

6/25/2019
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We all struggle with hard choices. What can you do if you feel overwhelmed, pulled in all directions or fatigued? On this episode, Rich Harwood outlines 4 steps you can take to become more ruthlessly strategic and more relevant, significant, and impactful. This episode was recorded on June 18, 2019.

Duration:00:20:27

Confronting Our Civic Stains

6/6/2019
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Across the country, people say that dealing with our civic stains, whether historical or more recent, will further divide our communities and raise more prejudice and fears. On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses 3 ideas on how we can gain strength by stepping forward together and confronting our civic stains. This episode was recorded on June 4, 2019.

Duration:00:28:27

Why "Small Efforts" Matter Now

5/24/2019
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Many of us often feel that our small efforts do not make a difference in the face of the tumultuous times we live in. In this episode, Rich Harwood offers 3 reminders of how your small efforts are critical to creating change and hope today. This podcast was recorded on May 22, 2019.

Duration:00:18:34

Why We Need A Civic Message

5/14/2019
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In the midst of historic political campaigns heating up, Americans are hungry for a different and distinct civic message. On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses the civic message we need. This podcast was recorded on May 8, 2019.

Duration:00:17:16

Becoming More Intentional

4/30/2019
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We each have choices to make in our lives and work….on what basis will you make them? On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses two clear steps you can take to become more intentional and develop more purpose and meaning in your life and your work. This episode was recorded on April 25, 2019.

Duration:00:21:41

The Case for Grace in Public Life

4/2/2019
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Is there room for grace in public life today? At a time when our country is so divided, and so many of us are hunkered down, Rich Harwood discusses 3 steps that you can take find grace in your public life today.

Duration:00:21:32

A New Patriotism for Bad Times

3/15/2019
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On this episode, at a time when our country is so divided and polarized, Rich Harwood lays out three steps you can take to to exercise a new patriotism - a love of country - especially in these bad times. This podcast was recorded on March 14, 2019.

Duration:00:21:43

A New Path to Race Reconciliation

3/4/2019
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On the heels of controversy in Virginia, Rich Harwood discusses 4 steps you can take to authentically deal with racial reconciliation today. This podcast was recorded on February 28, 2019.

Duration:00:22:49

The Role of Love in Public Life

2/15/2019
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As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Rich Harwood discusses the role of love in public life. Listen for three ideas that will help you imagine love for those you do not know. This podcast was recorded on February 14, 2019.

Duration:00:15:47

The Power of Public Knowledge

2/4/2019
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On this episode of Harwood Half Hour, Rich Harwood offers a few tips on remaining relevant, impactful, and trustworthy in your community by utilizing public knowledge. Learn how to take community engagement to the next level by leveraging the power of Public Knowledge. This podcast was recorded on January 31, 2019.

Duration:00:24:11

MLK and Our Walls

1/25/2019
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The week before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rich Harwood discusses Dr. King’s legacy, and the lessons we must use to refocus our public discourse from building walls and government shutdowns, back to people and creating new paths to one another. This podcast was recorded on January 16, 2019.

Duration:00:25:54

Create Your Own Personal Covenant

1/7/2019
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In this episode, Rich Harwood walks through the Personal Covenant tool, an exercise that can help you clarify why you do this work and understand what's required of you to step forward in a strong, positive way. This podcast was recorded on December 20, 2018. Download the Personal Covenant tool here: http://ow.ly/kHzR30ne1Mv

Duration:00:23:09

How to Get Past Your Fears

1/4/2019
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The topic of this episode of the Harwood Half Hour is fear - and how you can get past your fears to become more present and impactful in your community and your life. This podcast was recorded on December 13, 2018.

Duration:00:22:05

Why We Need Libraries

1/4/2019
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On this special edition of Harwood Half Hour, Rich Harwood delivers a keynote address at the MCLS - Midwest Collaborative for Library Services Community Engagement Summit. He talks about why we need libraries now more than ever. This podcast was recorded on December 6, 2018.

Duration:00:36:13

Gratitude - Not just for Thanksgiving

12/4/2018
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Just days after celebrating Thanksgiving, Rich Harwood is talking about gratitude. It’s not just for Thanksgiving. Rich also discusses how you can be grateful in a Turned Outward way. This podcast was recorded on November 29, 2018.

Duration:00:20:59

Shared Responsibility - What it Takes and Why We Need It

11/26/2018
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On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses Shared Responsibility - what it takes, why we need it and why we’re ready for it now more than ever. This podcast was recorded from Hawaii on November 15, 2018.

Duration:00:22:06

5 Steps to Engender Hope

11/20/2018
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On the heels of the nasty midterm elections, Rich Harwood outlines 5 practical steps that you can take to engender hope in these divisive times. This podcast was recorded on November 8, 2018.

Duration:00:12:09

Turning Outward in Turbulent Times

11/20/2018
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Following a week of maddening violence and turbulence in the U.S., Rich Harwood outlines the practical steps you can take to Turn Outward and bridge divides to come together with others. This podcast was recorded on November 1, 2018.

Duration:00:11:59