David Abram – Awakening Our Animal Intelligence

Cultural ecologist and geo-philosoper David Abram speaks about awakening our sensual ability to see the wind, hear the trees, feel the land, taste the ocean, and touch the spirit embedded in the world around us. This is a profound and inspiring journey into the intelligence and living presence of all life forms- plants, animals, humans, and living eco-systems. Join David at Hollyhock for Falling Awake: The Ecology of Wonder July 22-27, 2016.

VIsion, Purpose and Resilience – SVI Feature

This is a podcast about the power of purpose, vision, and intention and how clarity on our purpose and vision can help us develop resilience as leaders, entrepreneurs, and change makers. Chloe Gow-Jarrett, founder of 3-Fold Partners speaks about her own journey in developing resilience and the positive impact of being a mother on her ability to manage change and be in the flow.

Meet more inspiring social entrepreneurs at Social Venture Institute at Hollyhock on Sept 14-18, 2016

Rupert Sheldrake – Science, Spirituality, and Nature

Author, biologist and one of the foremost thought leaders of our time, Rupert Sheldrake speaks about scientific findings that prove Eastern spirtiual views that the mind extends beyond the body, that living systems (human, animals, and plants) can communicate non-verbally across space and time, and the power of pilgrimage- both his own annual pilgrimage to Hollyhock, and the practice of pilgrimage which is a part of what he and his sons Merlin and Cosmo will offer this summer at Hollyhock. Join them for Science & Spiritual Practices on July 27 – 31, 2016.

Skipper Otto – SVI Feature

Sonia Strobel, founder of Skipper Otto Community Supported Fishery, tells her success story in developing a business to support fisher families, sustainable fishing, and deliver the highest quality seafood to discerning consumers. Speaking of her challenges and triumphs, this is an encouraging story of how social impact businesses can succeed in contributing to a sustainable and just world.

Meet more inspiring social entrepreneurs at Social Venture Institute at Hollyhock on Sept 14-18, 2016