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The Emergent Strategy Podcast

The Emergent Strategy Podcast

By emergent strategy ideation institute
The official podcast of the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute - each episode we dive deeply into the life, practice and experimentation of a person or group who we see as living embodiments of emergent strategy. Emergent Strategy is about how we get in right relationship with change - what are the simple interactions that can shift and shape complex systems and patterns? Hosts are Sage Crump, Mia Herndon and adrienne maree brown.
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Dreaming While Black with Walidah Imarisha and Calvin Williams
"How do we start from building our own worlds and envisioning them rather than try to adapt what we've been given by some else?" Walidah Imarisha, writer and dreamer with Calvin Williams of Wakanda Dream Lab join host, adrienne maree brown, for this Emergent Strategy episode.  The only requirement: your imagination. 
April 29, 2021
The People's Aesthetic with Harold Steward and Tonasia Jones
Harold Steward and Tonasia Jones from The Theater Offensive, join Emergent Strategy's Architect, Sage Crump, on the podcast. Steward and Jones engage listeners with the ongoing process of deep change at The Theater Offensive. The conversation is a steady reflection on the ways they implement Emergent Strategy in sitting with complexity (and maybe finding some joy in complexity), and creating a space that centers people and relations. Excellent listening for anyone, but especially those in nonprofit work who are looking to implement a strategic plan, work collectively to create a new work culture, and interested in working from the future.
April 16, 2021
Spiritual Hygiene and Saying Yes with Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Black queer troublemaker, love evangelist and cousin to all life joins ESII podcast host Mia Herndon to talk about Emergent Strategy immersions, the role of spirit and saying yes. Listen to this episode with a companion - actually, go back and listen to all of these episodes with a beloved or beloveds. With love.  
April 1, 2021
Planetation, Music and Change with Toshi Reagon
Musician, Toshi Reagon, joins host, Sage Crump, on the Emergent Strategy Podcast to talk about the brilliance of Parable of the Sower, music as change, and parenting and being parented (the latter sometimes by her daughter). 
March 18, 2021
Building New Worlds With Andrea Ritchie
Prison and police abolitionist and attorney, Andrea Ritchie joins adrienne this week on The Emergent Strategy Podcast. What does it take to build new worlds? First, Andrea says, start with your imagination. As always, if you're not comfortable, you better get you some comfort and tune in. In love. 
March 4, 2021
Interdependence, Abundance and Forgiveness with Shane Bernardo
The Emergent Strategy Podcast mason, Mia Herndon, sits down with Shane Bernardo of Food as Healing to talk about reevaluating our approaches and relationship to land, caretaking, and the importance of honoring all of the emotions that we feel. 
February 25, 2021
The Language of the Body with MawuLisa Thomas Adeyemo
What is it really to be masterful in working all the elements of your life? Guest, MawuLisa Thomas Adeyemo, joins this week's host, Sage Crump, on The Emergent Strategy Podcast to talk about Black somatics and the language of our bodies.   
February 20, 2021
Find Pleasure in This with adrienne, Mia and Sage
The inaugural episode of The Emergent Strategy Podcast is here! Join Sage Crump, Mia Herndon and adrienne maree brown, organizers within the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute, as they introduce themselves, talk about what makes up emergent strategy, forthcoming guests and (of course) pleasure.  
February 11, 2021