Podcast Episode 10: Carlo Giardinetti – Self-Organizing Teams & Holacracy

A Conversation with Carlo Giardinetti A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yosh discusses aspects of self-organization and self-management with Carlo Giardinetti, an educator, educational leader, and Holacracy expert. Carlo is an expert practitioner of self-organization principles and a certified Holacracy Facilitator. After a career as a professional soccer player in Italy, Carlo moved into a fast-advancing career in the hospitality industry […]

Podcast Episode 9: A Conversation with Dr. Paul Zak – The Neuroscience of Trust

A Conversation with Paul Zak A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yosh explores with Paul his work on the neuroscience of trust – and discuss how understanding trust on a neurological level helps leaders and teams deepen collaboration. Dr. Paul Zak is a scientist, public speaker, and author of several books such as “The Moral […]

Podcast Episode 8: A Conversation with Natalie Rast from Y7 Studio

A Conversation with Natalie Rast A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yael and Natalie discuss team growth and culture building – and the work Y7’s leadership team engaged in over the course of two+ years. Natalie Rast, SHRM-CP, is the Head of People at Y7 Studio. Y7, a rapidly expanding and widely popular yoga studio with […]

Podcast Episode 7: A Conversation with Laura Quiros

A Conversation with Laura Quiros A Conscious Collaboration Podcast This podcast explores perspectives on what enables conscious collaboration in a given context or field. In this episode, Yael and Dr. Laura Quiros discuss what conscious collaboration involves vis-a-vis not just work style differences but in the face of more fundamental differences of race or gender. Dr. […]

Podcast Episode 6: A Conversation with Vincent Chang

A Conversation with Vincent Chang A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yosh speaks with Vincent Chang, architect and partner at Grimshaw Global, about collaboration in the context of architecture and why he considers receptivity and reflection key characteristics of a conscious collaborator. Grimshaw Global is an architecture firm originating from the UK. Grimshaw Global designs and executes large scale […]

Podcast Episode 5: A Conversation with Rachael Peters

A Conversation with Rachael Peters A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yael had the opportunity to speak with Rachael Peters, the New York City Executive Director for Peer Health Exchange. Peer Health Exchange is a national non-profit where college students teach health education to students in public schools. The health education includes mental health, […]

Podcast Episode 4: A Conversation with Ann Bodnar

A Conversation with Ann Bodnar A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yael speaks with Ann Bodnar, principal of Clinton Elementary School in Maplewood, New Jersey. Clinton Elementary School has been cherished by local parents for many years. Ann Bodnar’s leadership – she became the principal in 2015 after years of contributing to this school […]

Podcast Episode 3: A Conversation with David Sibbet

A Conversation with David Sibbet A Conscious Collaboration Podcast  In this episode, Yosh has the pleasure of talking to David Sibbet, a pioneer in the field of visual facilitation and founder of The Grove Consultants International. Yosh, being a team effectiveness consultant himself, learned about Dave’s work by coming across The Drexler Sibbet Team Performance model – a […]

Podcast Episode 2: A Conversation with Andrew Nurkin

A Conversation with Andrew Nurkin A Conscious Collaboration Podcast In this episode, Yael speaks with Andrew Nurkin, the Deputy Director for Enrichment and Civic Engagement at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Andrew served previously the Executive Director at Princeton AlumniCorps, an organization dedicated to mobilizing people, organizations, and networks for the public good. Yael had the […]

Podcast Episode 1: Meet the Hosts

  Welcome to the Conscious Collaboration Podcast Conscious Collaboration – authentic discussions with growth-oriented leaders and thinkers about all things collaboration In this episode, meet Yael Sivi and Yosh Beier, the hosts of the Conscious Collaboration podcast and learn more about what this podcast series will be about. Yael and Yosh have worked with hundreds of leaders and teams as […]