One Billion




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Oct 15, 2018

In this interlude, we hear from Paul Seibert, the designer who gifted Civilla with it's name. Listen in to hear the story and learn from his process.

Sep 18, 2018

This is the season 3 finale! Lena, Adam, and Michael all join in to share their conclusion after 10 podcast episodes about how change actually happens in the world.

Sep 4, 2018

Meet Leon Stevenson. He'll share the story of how the Mack Avenue Community Church came to be. Learn more about the role of unwavering personal commitment in the pursuit of social justice.

Aug 28, 2018

Meet Lena and Michael, two Civilla teammates with a point of view on our previous podcast episode and guest Amy Kaherl. Tune in to hear their thoughts about giving oneself permission to take care of your own needs as a leader.

Aug 21, 2018

Meet Amy Kaherl. She'll share some of the story of how Detroit Soup came to be and where the journey has taken her. Learn more about the toll change work can take on the individual and at least one strategy for addressing it (it involves a week of solitude in the desert).

Aug 14, 2018

Meet Michael Arena, the Chief Talent Officer at General Motors. He's spent much of his life passionately exploring how to lead change inside large complex organizations during which he's learned a thing or two.

Aug 7, 2018

Meet Bryan Boyer, a true pioneer in the application of design to large government systems. He'll share incredible stories about his experiences traveling the globe and helping launch the esteemed Helsinki Design Lab. This is an episode you won't want to skip.

Jul 31, 2018

Meet Rachael, a Civilla design researcher with a very relevant point of view on our previous guest, LanVy Nguyen. Tune in to hear her reactions to the interview and episode.

Jul 24, 2018

Meet LanVy Nguyen - the founder of Fashion4Freedom, a social enterprise that aims to transform establish a sustainable, ethical, supply chain featuring the work of some incredible artisans. Hear her incredible story and learn from her perspective on how change actually happens.

Jul 3, 2018

Meet Taavi Kotka - the Chief Information Officer of Estonia (the former Soviet nation that borders Russia). Taavi helped lead Estonia's digital transformation to become the world's first e-government. He has an amazing story and a bold perspective on how change happens.

Jun 26, 2018

Listen in as we discuss THE biggest problem in the world. Literally. Institutions are the entities with the greatest impact on our lives that are simultaneously the hardest to change! Fear not: we're going to figure out what the equation for removing friction and restoring humanity across the world's largest and most complex organizations.

Jun 19, 2018

Meet Rachel. In just 10 weeks she's leaving to bike across the U.S.A. Before leaving she has decided to answer one extremely difficult question: how does change actually happen? She's going to chronicle her adventure from the Civilla podcast studio so you can follow along! Hang onto your hats, this is going to be an action packed season of One Billion, the behind the scenes podcast about the way change happens.