Peace Matters

Peace Matters

By Inventive Links
A show for concerned citizens, that lights a way through our turbulent times. Each show features:
– Curated stories that impact us as citizens of the world
– Insights and tools for more inner peace
– Updates on our peace-building work at Inventive Links, plus answers to your questions about creating a more peaceful existence for yourself and others

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Episode 18: Where We Seek Refuge
In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on symbols of peace and refuge with: - my thoughts on all the violent and confusing news stories on this Holy week for Christians and Jews - a new way to look at the religious and government institutions we've grown to distrust - an invitation to find refuge within yourself, and the unique life journey you've taken thus far For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
15:24
April 22, 2019
Episode 17: What Does Notre Dame Symbolize?
 In today's show, I talk about the symbols we value and protect via: - the unexpected Notre Dame cathedral fire, and what it aroused in people - some metaphysical musings on why the fire erupted this week - what to look forward to in this week's follow-up #FridaysForPeace livestream Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion  this Friday (or watch the replay) at    http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
12:54
April 17, 2019
Episode 16: Causes and Consequences Go Beyond Borders
 In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on border security with: - my take on other borders, or lack thereof, in our modern world that we need to pay attention to - thoughts on why some lawmakers and citizens couldn't agree on the basic facts of a key issue For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
16:43
April 14, 2019
Episode 15: Who's Right About Border Security?
 In today's show, I talk about the crisis at America's Southern border via: - the perspectives of the parties concerned - some practical considerations that haven't been fully discussed in the public square - a broader look at the centuries-long conversation between America and its migrants Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion this Friday (or watch the replay) at   http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
14:22
April 10, 2019
Episode 14: When Humor, In Another Room, Wouldn't Smell As Sweet
  In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on perceptions of inappropriate behavior with: - my take on how former VP Joe Biden addressed the allegations made against him - a reflection on how to play to a room without raising a hue and cry outside of it - an invitation to sign up for my new-and-improved, just-for-you email series For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
17:53
April 8, 2019
Episode 13: Comforting Hugger or Callous Human?
In today's show, I talk about balancing affection and respect via: - allegations of inappropriate behavior by a former Vice President of the United States - expanding on the tensions that result when two different social worlds collide - inviting you to add your story to my current conversation on good work and workplaces Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion   this Friday (or watch the replay) at  http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
16:27
April 3, 2019
Episode 12: Voicing New Power
 In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on the new faces of power with: - my take on why there are so many emerging faces of power that we may not be accustomed to - a perspective on the journey to deep and lasting power - an invitation to join our upcoming conversation about reclaiming the good nature of work For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
19:03
April 1, 2019
Episode 11: Who Embodies Power?
In today's show, I talk about the changing face of power by: - sharing some of the eye-opening events I'm attending this week - walking you through the way I navigate identity-based minefields - giving you a sneak peek into my next campaign with, and for, you Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion  this Friday (or watch the replay) at  http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
19:39
March 27, 2019
Episode 10: The Changing Face of (Your) Great Work
 In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on great places to work with: - reflections on the release of the Mueller report, and the ongoing Brexit process - a recap of how to create great places to work, and the respective roles we play in that creation - an invitation to experience, and move into, the great work of your life. Learn more at http://inventivelinks.com/voice18 For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
24:57
March 25, 2019
Episode 9: Are You In a Great Place to Work?
 In today's show, I talk about the growing importance of happiness at work by: - reflecting on why we seek happiness at work like never before - sharing highlights from a conference I'm attending this week - revealing lesser-known reasons why some people exude passion and drive for their work Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion this Friday (or watch the replay) at http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
15:12
March 20, 2019
Episode 8: And The Youth Shall Lead Us
 In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts and stories with: - more on the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes worldwide - reflections on Beto O'Rourke's 2020 campaign announcement - the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand - how school children going on strike fills my reservoir of hope For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
16:00
March 18, 2019
Episode 7: Grounding Airplanes - Rash or Prudent?
In today's show, I explore our rash vs prudent natures via: - almost 20 countries deciding to ground the aircraft model that has crashed twice in less than 5 months - the stillness of speaking to an older person - what to decide when facts are in short supply, and human safety is at stake Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion this Friday (or watch the replay) at http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
12:46
March 13, 2019
Episode 6: The Comfort of Clear Evidence
 In today's show, I round up this week's thoughts on navigating murkiness via: - Michael Cohen's hearing, Ilhan Omar's messaging, R. Kelly's & Jussie Smollett's indictments, and the latest Michael Jackson documentary - town hall sessions with three 2020 Democratic presidential candidates - an opportunity to uncover clear evidence in your life and career, in order to move into your future choices with more meaning and soulful purpose For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
19:56
March 11, 2019
Episode 5: He Said, They Said?
 In today's show, I explore the murky context of: - investigative probes going into high gear in the US Congress, against the sitting President - the new documentary leveling sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson - where to land when we're faced with a case of "he said, they said." Add your voice to this week's conversation. Join our live discussion this Friday (or watch the replay) at http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
14:07
March 6, 2019
Episode 4: Healing a Country's Soul
 In today's show, I round up this week's exploration of values via: - how two American Senators transcended their political differences, and made peace with a former adversary in Asia - a moving panel discussion with survivors of a school shooting - feeling a personal call to help heal what many Americans are experiencing individually, and collectively, after decades of disillusionment with their government For the full story, sign up for my Peace Matters newsletter at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
22:23
March 3, 2019
Episode 3: Eastward Bound - Essential or Existential (Threat)?
In today's show, I explore the theme of East vs West via: - initial thoughts on the Hanoi Summit between the US and North Korea, where denuclearization talks are happening this week - reflections on how US-Vietnam relations have healed since the Vietnam War - the values we hold dear in the East vs West Add your voice to this week's East vs. West conversation. Join our live event this Friday (or watch the replay) at http://www.inventivelinks.com/events
14:18
February 27, 2019
Episode 2: A Return to Decency
In today's show, I explore the theme of decency and share: - whether potential presidential candidate Howard Schultz can win in 2020 - a declaration that emerged from last week's Munich Security Conference, for free nations to reset their pursuit of peace in the 21st Century - my reflections on the magic and inspiration of the 2019 Academy Awards Get the full stories in my Peace Matters newsletter. Sign up at http://www.inventivelinks.com/
17:21
February 25, 2019
Episode 1: To President or Not to President?
In today's show, and in honor of America's Presidents' Day, I'm exploring the theme of presidential leadership, by way of: - the candidates throwing their hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination - the wisdom (or not) of running as an independent candidate - what past presidents have to teach us about tackling the issues of our time
11:36
February 20, 2019
Trailer: Why Peace Matters
 What is this elusive thing we call peace? And why does it seem to be in short supply right now? Listen as Maya Mathias, peaceful leadership advocate and mentor, shares why she's developed this show to build more peace within us, and for the world.
02:49
February 7, 2019
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