In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Sabrina Colosimo speaks with host Lynne Golodner about spending a month in Bali to find precious housewares and fabrics, creating rooms that are globally inspired, and how to find new purpose for vintage furniture amid contemporary design.
Adrian Tonon is an example of what happens when people believe anything is possible. The first-generation son of Italian immigrants, Adrian is now Director of Customer Service and the first 24-hour Economy Ambassador for the City of Detroit.
Lynne talks with Dr. Sibrina Collins, Executive Director of the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Tech University, about the value of STEM.
Jason Kadlitz dropped an engineering career to become a barber, morphing his engineering skills and creative passion into vintage precision haircutting.
When Adri Smith, founder of Moss Floral Design in Fort Worth, Texas, was a child, she loved sitting in her mother’s garden, smelling the hyacinths and admiring the irises.
Lynne talks with Aaron Dworkin, author, performance artist and professor of arts leadership and entrepreneurship at University of Michigan.
Co-founder of Soulmuch, Reyanne aims to rescue the 1 million pounds of untouched restaurant food headed for the trash bin every day.
Today’s guest on the Make Meaning podcast, Rev. Dr. Maidstone Mulenga, was a journalist for nearly 17 years before he felt the call to ministry.
In honor of International Podcast Day, we are highlighting one of our first episodes of the MakeMeaning podcast, featuring Zingerman’s co-founder, Paul Saginaw. In this conversation, Lynne and Paul talk about his journey of building and running a successful business.
The road to finding one’s purpose can take many turns, often with a destination not yet determined. Knowing when to pause, breathe, and listen to the “heart tugs” is how Stacy Dockins, yoga trainer/instructor, author and co-founder of the Yoga Project, has found meaning and fulfillment. Stacy is this week’s guest on the Make Meaning podcast, and she talks with Lynne about the power of mindfulness, running a successful business with a spouse, meeting the evolving needs of the yoga industry, and sharing her expertise in her new book. Listen here: What excites you, lights a spark, tugs at your heart? How have you responded to it? What has your path to […]
What do bees have to do with business? Strength in diversity. Efficiency and productivity from cooperation. Working together for the good of the whole. Concepts that we value in the business world are absolutely crucial to the survival of a honeybee colony. What’s more, honeybees are helping revitalize Detroit neighborhoods by “turning blight into gold.” And if that isn’t compelling enough, the fate of honeybees directly relates to the fate of humans on this planet. That’s a pretty important reason to ensure their survival. On this double episode of the Make Meaning podcast, Lynne speaks with honeybee expert Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp, President of Bee Informed Partnership and Associate Professor at University […]
April Jones Boyle of Build Institute has had a vision for our beloved city of Detroit for a long time. A vision of what it could be and what it can be, and she won’t just sit on the sidelines and hope someone will make it happen. She’s taking action, empowering entrepreneurs, and building Detroit from within. Her conversation with Lynne, who is a celebrated entrepreneur in her own right, on this episode of theMake Meaning podcast looks at how to empower entrepreneurs so they empower Detroit – building neighborhoods, creating jobs. Check it out: Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Do you have a […]