When Lynne Golodner heard that the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, was spearheading a nationwide effort to provide period products in all K-12 schools, she wanted to hear her story. So, she reached out to see if the Kiwi leader might consider coming on the Make Meaning Podcast. Of course, a Prime Minister is rather busy, and when she declined the interview, she suggested instead that Lynne speak with the Hon. Jan Tinetti – a member of Parliament for the Labour Party who is Associate Minister of Education and Minister for Women. Tinetti was a guest on the […]
John Hartig has dedicated his life to improving the quality of the Great Lakes and waterways throughout Michigan. A childhood passion turned into his life’s purpose, and in the 81st episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, he tells host Lynne Golodner how others can follow a similar path. Hartig, a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Windsor, believes that connecting with nature will spark a more conscious effort to protect our planet. In a similar way, his connection to his personal ecosystem stimulated his passion and turned it into a meaningful […]
This week, Paul Saginaw opens Saginaw’s, a food venture in Las Vegas that has long been a dream of his. In honor of this momentous occasion, we launch the Make Meaning blog by sharing the story of one of the people who inspired the podcast, and one of our very first guests: Paul Saginaw. Listen to the original interview here. When Lynne Golodner invited Paul Saginaw to be one of her first guests on the Make Meaning Podcast, she did it for three reasons: She has long admired his unique entrepreneurial vision for business.