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038: Green New Deal
Join us for a look at the Green New Deal and what you can do to make it happen, in[...]
035: A Day of Gratitude and Mourning, with Native American Wisdom
Not all Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Many Native Americans mark the fourth Thursday of November as a National Day of Mourning.[...]
036: 2019 Denver Green Team Accelerator Lab
I'm bustling about getting ready for the 2018 Sustainable Denver Summit where Green Team Academy is an exhibitor. Today's episode[...]
037: Holiday Prep… It’s Not What You Think
This holiday, and every holiday season from now on, think about holi-days and what is holy? What is sacred? Life[...]
034: Norm Engineering is not my coworker
 Have you ever watched people repeatedly do something that you deem to be perfectly crazy, but it's just what[...]
GTA 033: Nature’s Elegant Annual Plan
When you hear about strategic planning and developing an annual plan, you probably groan thinking of onerous corporate or government[...]
GTA 032: That Margarate Mead Quote…
You've probably heard the Margaret Mead quote a million times. It's the one that starts, "Never doubt...". The fact that[...]
031: The Taylor Swift Model of Figuring Out Who to Vote For and Sharing Your Decisions
 It’s easy to feel cynical about voting in general, let alone the effort to figure out what candidates or[...]
29: The Story of Change… and Why We Can’t Shop Our Way to a Better World
If you’re feeling exhausted by making millions of decisions about shopping and recycling, then this episode will give you hope![...]
030: Longmont’s Belonging Revolution with Dan Benavidez
 The best thing about organizing a team in your community is that you can have one-to-one conversations. In today’s[...]
028: My Top Five Mental Health Tools: New Needs after Deaths in the Family
In honor of World Mental Health Day on October 10, let’s explore how we can bolster our mental health. Each[...]
027: From Eco-Club to Eco-Community: The SMRT Eco-Club in Bristol, England
 Find out how two teachers started an Eco-Club at St. Mary Redcliffe and Temple School in Redcliffe, Bristol, England.[...]
026: Six Ways You Can Help People Actually Vote
 If the U.S. voting population was represented by 10 people. In 2016, 3 voted for Trump. 3 voted for[...]
025: 8 Psychological Strategies to Tackle Climate Change
 Climate change is arguably the biggest global health threat of the 21st century. It’s so big, it’s also likely[...]
024: Colorado Climate, Jobs & Justice Summit with Julia Williams, 350 Colorado
 Walking in a Climate March is both exhilarating and anxiety-producing. It's awesome to see that so many people care,[...]
023: 10 Lessons for Eco-Leaders from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
 The ecological challenges ahead of us are of epic proportions. We can learn a lot by studying successful revolutions[...]
022: New weekly format starting September 5
** Enter by Aug 31, 2018 for the iTunes Podcast Review Contest ** Look for the new podcast format to[...]
020: Dream Big! (Plan later)
 ** Enter by Aug 31, 2018 for the iTunes Podcast Review Contest ** Whatever you do, don’t start out[...]
021: The World We Want Is…
 It’s easy to complain about how the world is. How often do we take the time to declare the[...]
019: Can you draw a giraffe? Let the kids show you how
 ** iTunes Podcast review contest: Enter by Aug 31! ** Every five-year-old kid will jump at the chance to[...]
018: Enough with the People Pleasing Already: It’s Time to Make Someone Uncomfortable
You have things you think people could be doing better: more recycling, better shopping choices, more renewables, different policies. But,[...]
016: Leadership experience required?
What’s stopping you from becoming an eco-leader? If you’re thinking that you need experience as an eco-leader or even as[...]
017: Are you eco-curious? That’s enough!
You don’t need to be an expert to start a green team. Don’t stop yourself by thinking you’re too much[...]
015 How many people does it take to start a movement?
Lessons from "the dancing guy video"... Don’t get discouraged before you even get started. You don’t need a huge group[...]
GTA 014: Climate Facts: Warmest Years on Record
 Here are a few facts to share about the warmest years on record. This episode builds on Episode 5’s[...]
013: Don’t just tell. Storytell!
The overall goal of starting a Green Team is to build community and inspire change. The funny thing is that[...]
012: Eco Film List: 200+ Movies for Environmental Activists
  The revolution will not be televised! If you want to become an eco-leader, download my free Eco Film List. Get[...]
011: Don’t Be Naive
My evolution as an eco-warrior was hindered by the fact that I was so naive, for so long. Today’s episode[...]
010: The Myth of Time with Martin Luther King, Jr.
The idea that social ills will just work themselves out over time is a myth. In his March 31, 1968[...]
009: Introducing yourself with your “Hero’s Journey” story
Before giving a presentation, tell your Hero’s Journey story. Include the beginning, middle and end of your journey to show[...]
008: Food Advertising and Poetry: Just Go Home and Eat
Explore the revolutionary act of making food at home with poetry and research. Explore the revolutionary act of making food[...]
007: Youth Eco-Leaders Melati and Isabel Wijsen and their campaign to end plastic bags in Bali
 This is a beautiful story about two girls who started at age 10 and 12 with the initial goal[...]
006: Biomimicry: Looking to the genius of life for solutions
 Pioneered by Janine Benyus, "Biomimicry" is a way of looking at nature and life as our mentors to find[...]
005: The Most Important and Easiest Climate Action You Can Take
Time-stamped notes: [1:00] Taboo subjects not only restrain discussions, but they constrict solutions too [1:30] All of us can have[...]
004: Tale of Two Cities: Mistakes to Avoid and Strategies to Use
Time-stamped notes: [1:00] Today’s episode is about my experiences trying to get eco-actions going in Niwot and Longmont, Colorado. In[...]
003: Handling Overwhelm with wisdom from the film Joanna Macy and The Great Turning
Green Team Academy Episode 3 Handling Overwhelm with wisdom from the film: Joanna Macy and The Great Turning Time-stamped notes:[...]
002: What is a Green Team? What do Green Teams do?
Find out what a “green team” can be and what green teams can do. [1:00] Where can you participate in[...]
001: Introducing the Green Team Academy Podcast and host Joan Gregerson
** Green Team Academy Podcast Review Contest: Enter by Aug 31 to win eco-prizes! ** Welcome to the Green[...]
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