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.

Listen to this special episode about how NASA’s Dr Robert Cahalan  foresees the challenge of climate change unfolding. You’ll be left full of hope and with an understanding of how to be more proactive in tackling climate change in your day-to-day life.

What To Expect

The Hosts

Co-hosts Emil Ekvard and Karim Bukhadurov 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.

Karimkhon Bukhadurov

Karim is a social media and analytics enthusiast with a passion for traveling and community service activities.

He is a Tajikistani native and has lived in 5 different countries and travelled to more than 20 across North America, Europe and Asia.

One of the accomplishments that Karim is most proud of is receiving “Barack Obama Community Service Award” for over 100 hours of volunteering.

Karim joined as social media assistant to founder Erik Bergman, to help youth around the globe stop overthinking, find their passion and start their own business.

Podcast Episodes

The Kidney Cancer Association Is Improving Psychosocial Cancer Care

#302 – Kidney Cancer Association Interview

More than seventy thousand people a year are diagnosed with kidney cancer in the USA. Fortunately, survival rates are high among those diagnosed early.   The Kidney Cancer Association was founded in 1990 and promotes scientific advances in kidney cancer research through grants, advocacy and education.    Find out how you can help contribute to research on groundbreaking treatments and patient care. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

POAC Autism Services Offers Support That Transforms Thousands Of Young Lives

#301 – POAC Autism Services Interview

We all deserve connections that matter. But for the one New Jersey child in thirty-two who is diagnosed with autism, communication can sometimes be a difficult challenge.   POAC Autism Services aims to improve the quality of life of autistic people in New Jersey.   Find out how investing in training and recreational enrichment can uplift children with autism, their families and the whole community. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

Founders Pledge: Covid 19 Was A “Warning Shot” For Global Community

#300 – Founders Pledge Interview

We all know that climate change is a problem in need of a radical solution. But when its worst effects will be felt by future generations, it’s hard to make our leaders care today. Founders Pledge researches global issues like climate change and invests in organizations that offer the most promising and practical fixes. Find out why longtermism is an important philosophy that can help equip the global community  against existential threats. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

How Reach Out And Read GNY Sets Children Up For Success Using The Power Of Books

#299 – Reach Out and Read GNY Interview

Many factors shape our odds of success. Some come into play almost from the moment we are born. When a child is encouraged to engage with books from a very young age, their chance of success in later life skyrockets.    Reach Out And Read GNY provides children and parents or carers with books during pediatric care.   Find out how you can help level the educational playing field for disadvantaged children. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

Love Justice International Has Prevented 24 Thousand People From Being Trafficked

#298 – Love Justice International Interview

There are a shocking 40 to 45 million slaves in the world today. That equates to around 1 in 200 people living on our planet. And it’s a problem that affects every country in the world, even the most developed.   Love Justice International intercepts and prevents human trafficking. They have so far stopped 24 thousand instances.   Find out how you can help ensure vulnerable communities don’t fall victim to traffickers. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

Heifer International: Sustainable Farming Businesses In 21 Countries

#297 – Heifer International Interview

A huge proportion of the food that sustains the world is produced by smallholder farmers – independent, often family-run operations. These smallholders feed over 2 billion people.   Heifer International is helping farmers in 21 countries produce food sustainably to help end global hunger and poverty.   Find out how you can help galvanize farming communities and support long-term economic growth across the developing world. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

Project For Public Spaces Revitalizes Urban Areas To Boost Mental And Physical Health

#296 – Project for Public Spaces Interview

Many of us see the big city as an alienating place, where busy people rush past each other, never stopping to catch their breath and appreciate their surroundings.   The Project For Public Spaces is reimagining the way we interact with our towns and cities, focusing on community, health and wellbeing.   Find out how enhancing public spaces could improve the health and prosperity of a district near you. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.

PCRM Is Keeping Animals Off Our Plates And Away From Labs

#295 – PCRM Interview

Many of us are aware of the potential health benefits of a plant-based diet. But fewer people know that there are several proven ways of testing new medical treatments that don’t involve animals.    The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) promotes the ethical treatment of animals as well as plant-based diet plans to help tackle health epidemics.   Find out how you could benefit from going vegan. Listen here or find us on your favorite podcast app.