Talks With

A Podcast to Inform, Inspire & Uplift You


In this daily podcast experience, we talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world.


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What To Expect

The Hosts

Co-hosts Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg share the same burning passion for communication and meaningful conversations. In this podcast, their mission is not only to introduce you to some of the world’s greatest organizations but also to tell you the stories of the people behind them.

Emil Ekvardt

Emil Ekvardt is a passionate learner, podcast host, and personal development coach. 

He started his career in professional poker where he made over $1 million before turning 25. 

Looking for something more meaningful, he joined Great.coms as the first employee in 2018 where he is now the host of the “The becoming” podcast and the podcast “ talks with…” 

Emil loves to share his knowledge through Podcasts, Instagram and YouTube. 

On the side of, he runs a coaching business where he helps men grow and live richer lives.

Spirit Rosenberg

Spirit Rosenberg is a climate activist who enjoys deep conversations.

When he was 26 he started a public speaking movement in Stockholm to overcome his fears of speaking in public. That’s where he met Emil Ekvardt.

One of Spirits main interests, is to go out on to the street on Sundays and speak to random people about life. Or to give climate talks imitating Donald Trump.

Spirit joined because he believes that the best thing he can do with his time is to help fund climate change technology.

Spirit Rosenberg

Podcast Episodes

Your Vote Matters – How New Laws Can Protect the Electorate

#103 CREW Interview

Imagine if someone paid thousands of dollars to drown out your voice. This is a sad reality of the US political system, where powerful lobbyists fuel corruption by paying off elected congressmen. 
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington fights for a fairer, more transparent political system, where no one is disenfranchised.
Find out how Trump’s administration exploits legal loopholes to get around ethics laws and mask some dodgy dealings.
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Save Money and Protect the Environment, All from Your Smartphone

#102 Washington Policy Center Interview

If we are serious about tackling climate change, we need to put our money where our mouth is. By taking individual responsibility for the way we live, we can have a profound impact on the world.
The Washington Policy Center aims to empower the individual to harness technology in the fight against climate change. It champions local solutions to problems governments can’t tackle.
Find out how individual enterprise has changed the utilities game for good, saving consumers money and helping reduce energy waste.
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How to Balance Individual Freedoms with the Government’s Role

#101 Mackinac Center for Public Policy Interview

We probably all agree that governments can be a force for good. When well-managed, they protect our rights and keep us safe.
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy argues that we should sometimes look beyond the government for solutions to our problems, as public bodies can become bureaucratic, oppressive and ineffective.
Find out how COVID19 has brought about new policy challenges in need of innovative solutions.
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Is Technology Sounding the Death Knell for Dictatorships?

#100 Human Rights Foundation Interview

What do large refugee populations, absolute poverty and a lack of clean drinking water have in common? 
They are all usually the result of tyrannies and dictatorships.
The Human Rights Foundation aims to spread human rights throughout the world to end needless suffering at the hands of oppressive regimes.
Find out how open-source technology forces dictators to play catch up and gives us a reason to be optimistic about the future.
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Why Alzheimer’s Disease Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

#99 Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Interview

The foundational loss of memory is destabilizing to say the least. At the essence of is to facilitate the sharing of enriching, compelling and insightful news amidst a world of information. However, overflowing our daily lives with surpluses of stimulus can trigger intense memory loss.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America promotes and supports living a healthy lifestyle, free mental checkups and research directed at finding the cause and cure to Alzheimer’s disease.
Find out how you can support caregivers through their care work and access a free memory screening today.
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How Can We Best Support the Seriously Ill?

#98 CaringBridge Interview

No one should go through a period of poor health alone. But illness can be a very sensitive subject that many are reluctant to discuss.
CaringBridge has been visited by more than one in eight Americans. It connects families and support networks to help lighten the burden of illness and injury.
Find out how this social medium empowers thousands to share thoughts and feelings on their own terms.
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Which Biodiversity Hotspot Would You Put Your Vote to Protect?

#97 This is My Earth Interview

In 1992 over 150 countries signed the Rio Convention to protect Earth’s biodiversity. 25 years later the UN reported that one million species now are endangered to extinction.
This is My Earth provides an online platform that engages, educates and allows everyone to get involved with preserving biodiversity.
Find out more about loss of biodiversity and why Professor Uri Shanas from TiME has dedicated his life to buying biodiversity hotspots around the world.
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How Listening to Middle Schoolers Fosters Empowerment

#96 After School All Stars Interview

Middle school can be a tricky time for a young adult; navigating school, new passions, diverse experiences all while coming into one’s own skin. After school programs play an important role in adolescent development and in the cultivation of new skills. 
After School All Stars (ASAS) facilitate after school support for middle school students across 19 American cities by way of assisting teachers and building community.
Find out more about the impact after school programs have on children as they face bizarre emotions, intersectional challenges in society and today’s pandemic.
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