Great.com 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 a thriving community of entrepreneurs finding and funding solutions to some of today’s global challenges.

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 Great.com” podcast and the podcast “Great.com talks with…” 

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

On the side of Great.com, 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.

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

Spirit Rosenberg

Podcast Episodes

What We’re Yet to Discover: NASA and the Climate Crisis

#146 Dr Robert Cahalan (NASA) Interview

NASA have been studying CO2 levels since 1957, but what exactly are they monitoring and how do they foresee the challenge of climate change unfolding?
Dr Robert Cahalan urges us to foster hope, take action, and keep educating ourselves in order to solve problems that seem unsolvable today. 
Find out how you can become more proactive in tackling climate change in your day-to-day lives.
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Why Surgeons Still Use a 50 Year-Old Procedure to Treat Hydrocephalus

#145 Hydrocephalus Association Interview

Hydrocephalus is a neurological condition where fluid builds up in the brain which cannot drain. In babies, it’s as common as Down’s Syndrome. But it’s an affliction far fewer have heard about.
Hydrocephalus Association funds research into a cure and offers support and education to those affected.
Find out how your donation can help young scientists improve countless lives by saving patients from repeated brain surgery.
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What Defines a Disaster and How We React to It?

#144 Center for Disaster Philanthropy Interview

Disasters are happening every day across the globe, yet only a small percentage of philanthropy funds are currently channeled towards relief projects and disaster-avoidance structures. 
Center for Disaster Philanthropy work with NGOs and philanthropists to strengthen the ability of communities to prepare for, withstand and recover from disasters. 
Find out how you can encourage your government to recognize the importance of effective infrastructure and response systems.
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A Watershed Moment that Can’t Be Ignored

#143 Charles River Watershed Association Interview

Climate change affects every single one of us: be it through food production, recurrent flooding or displacement of populations. The passage of water is an extremely impactful part of this process. 
Charles River Watershed Association strives to protect and restore the Charles River in Boston and its watershed lands, through science, advocacy and law.
Find out how you can join the movement for a greener planet.
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Why Embracing Nature (Literally!) Could Improve Your Wellbeing

#142 The Gentle Barn Interview

Big city life can be isolating. Especially during a pandemic. 
The Gentle Barn believes we would be much healthier and happier if we all slowed down and got back in touch with the animal world. Their centers rehabilitate animals and encourage visitors to interact with them.
Find out how hugging farm animals helps trauma sufferers open up, find solace and begin healing.
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How Can We Protect Our Constitution and Strengthen Our Rights?

#141 Canadian Constitution Foundation Interview

We often take our fundamental freedoms for granted. But unchecked governments can subtly erode our rights and act against our best interests.
CCF takes legal action to safeguard Canadian citizens against constitutional infringements. The issues they focus on have huge implications: freedom of religious expression, the availability of healthcare, free trade and many more.
Find out about the work they are doing to keep the government honest.
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Homelessness is Not a Choice

#140 Atlantic City Rescue Mission Interview

We all deserve the chance to play a contributing role in our community, yet so many of us struggle to find work and sustain housing. Homelessness in the US is sadly still on the rise. 
Atlantic City Rescue Mission provides basic needs and holistic services for homeless and financially challenged people in New Jersey.
Find out how you can lend a helping hand in your own community.
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How Stories Can Shape Public Perception

#139 Black Belt Community Foundation Interview

Divisions and discrimination are still rife within many communities, and the truth remains that you are far more likely to be targeted by the police if you are a person of color. 
Black Belt Community Foundation works to create a sustainable and equitable future for the Black Belt region of Alabama.
Find out how you can plant the seeds of transformation in your own community and help to overturn systemic racism today.
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