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Sounds Good with Branden Harvey

Sounds Good With Branden Harvey is a weekly podcast hosting hopeful conversations with optimists and world-changers about the unique experiences that drive them to use their influence for good. Episodes are released every Monday.
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Jun 27, 2016

Sammy Nickalls is an essayist and mental health advocate. She is a staff writer for HelloGiggles and the originator of the popular Twitter hashtag, #TalkingAboutIt. Sammy's work generally focuses on personal essays, feminism, and mental health awareness.

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You can connect with Sammy Nickalls and check out #TalkingAboutIt on Twitter at @sammynickalls.

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end). And subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

 

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Jun 20, 2016

Victor Saad is an Egyptian-American living in Chicago who believes that relationships are the most powerful engines for change. After ditching grad school to create his own successful masters program called The Leap Year Project, Victor founded the Experience Institute, joining forces with industry leaders from Leo Burnett, Stanford, and Ideo to design a new type of higher education rooted in real-world experience.

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You can connect with Victor Saad on Instagram and Twitter at @victorsaad.
Find out more about Experience Institute on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram at @ExpInstitute and www.expinstitute.com.

 


You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey. And subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 


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Jun 6, 2016

Cubby Graham is one of the happiest and most lovable people on the internet. With 750,000 Instagram followers and plenty more spread across other platforms, the whimsical and hopeful photos Cubby shares on a daily basis have the reach to make people smile all around the world. The most amazing thing about Cubby’s influence is that he uses it for good in all kinds of ways. On top of being a fun-loving internet celebrity— Cubby also works at the innovative non-profit, charity: water. 

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You can connect with Cubby Graham on Instagram and Twitter at @cubbygraham.

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat at @brandenharvey.

You can subscribe to Branden’s weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

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May 30, 2016

Eryn Erickson is a musician turned entrepreneur living in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s the founder of So Worth Loving, a lifestyle brand focused on reminding people of their value. You’ve probably seen the words So Worth Loving on t-shirts, Instagram posts or all over Tumblr. So Worth Loving exists to dare people to live louder and love deeper. To remind people that they are valued. They are loved. They are worth fighting for.

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You can connect with Eryn Erickson on Instagram, and Twitter at @eryneddy.

Find out more about So Worth Loving on Twitter, Instagram and www.soworthloving.com.

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey. Subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

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May 23, 2016

Tyson Motsenbocker is a songwriter and guitarist living in San Diego, California. After the release of two EPs Until it Lands and Rivers and Roads, Motsenbocker defined himself as a mature lyricist and accomplished songwriter, sharing the stage with the likes of David Bazan, Vance Joy and James Bay.

In 2013, after the death of his mother and hero, Motsenbocker walked the six hundred mile stretch of coastline to San Francisco in memory of her. His most recent album Letters to Lost Loves is based on his experience losing his mother and walking down the west coast. The album has been incredibly well received. NPR described it as “a strongly-formed debut album from someone who's been through the ringer spiritually, physically and emotionally.”

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You can connect with Tyson Motsenbocker on Instagram and Twitter and buy or stream his new album at www.tysonmotsenbocker.com.

 

You can follow along with Branden Harvey’s travels and adventures on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey. Learn more about Branden and subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

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May 16, 2016

After pioneering anti-slavery initiatives in India with the International Justice Mission, John served as a federal prosecutor in the United States Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit for over a decade. It was here that he investigating and prosecuting labor and sex trafficking cases throughout the United States.

Through his work combatting human trafficking, John has earned numerous awards and has served as an expert to the United Nations and the European Union as they too seek to fight human trafficking around the world. He has also trained judges, prosecutors, federal agents, law enforcement officers, NGOs, and international delegations on human trafficking.

He recently left the Department of Justice to found the Human Trafficking Institute – which uses proven strategies to stop traffickers, rescue victims, and decimate the prevalence of slavery.

Oh, and get this: The head of the FBI’s Human Trafficking Program called John “every trafficker’s worst nightmare"

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You can connect with John Cotton Richmond on Twitter and Facebook and learn more about his work and The Human Trafficking Institute at www.johncottonrichmond.com.

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey. And subscribe to his freshly redesigned weekly Goodnewsletter at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

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May 9, 2016

Joshua DuBois is a former assistant to President Obama and became the President’s friend and spiritual advisor. Often described as Pastor-in-Chief. He was named one of the top 100 most influential African Americans in the country by The Root and Ebony Magazine. He’s written four cover stories for Newsweek and has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CNN, and the Washington Post. Joshua is now the founder and CEO of Values Partnerships, a consultancy that has worked with Paramount Pictures, Oprah Winfrey, The History Network, and ABC’s Shark Tank.

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You can connect with Joshua DuBois on Instagram and Twitter and learn more about Joshua and buy his book at www.joshuadubois.com.

 

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey.
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May 2, 2016

Jeremy Cowart is a photographerand idea chaser living in Nashville, Tennessee. While Jeremy iswell known for his work photographing people like Taylor Swift,Sting and the Kardashians, he spends most of his time dreaming upnew ideas and making them a reality. Between launching humanitarianprojects, a tech startup, a non-profit, and a soon-to-be-launchedglobal hotel chain, Jeremy knows how to use his platform, talentsand abilities to change the world for the better. Jeremy recentlyshared his inspiring life story in a 25 minute video and more than2 million people tuned in.

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You can keep in touch with withJeremy on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook at @jeremycowart and find out more about hisphotography work and the Purpose Hotel at www.jeremycowart.com.

 

You can keep in touch withBranden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchatat @brandenharvey and get to knowhim at www.brandenharvey.com.

 

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Apr 25, 2016

Sara Hopkins is a news reporter turned viral comedic celebrity. Sara has an infectious personality full of hope, optimism, and kindness, which has earned her more than 960,000 followers on Vine, a quarter million followers on Instagram, and tens of thousands more scattered across the rest of the internet. She’s collaborated with brands like Starbucks, Coca-Cola, and Target and has been talked about everywhere from Adweek and Business Insider to Vogue and People.

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You can connect with Sara on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Vine at @sayhop.

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey. And subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

 

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Apr 18, 2016

Me Ra Koh has lived an incredible and diverse life. She’s spent time in a psychiatric ward, written several books, shot photos for some of the biggest brands in the world, and starred all over the television world. She’s recently starred on the Nate Berkus Show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, starred regularly on Disney, and is currently filming and producing a travel show with her amazing family of four all over the world. Me Ra is high-energy, full of intentionality, and loves to laugh. Today she shared about stepping into the unknown, being fully present in the moment, and the beauty of rejection and failure.

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You can connect with Me Ra Koh on Facebook and learn more about her at merakoh.com

 

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end).
Subscribe to Branden’s weekly Goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

 

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Apr 11, 2016

Adam J. Kurtz, or ADAMJK is an artist, and author of 1 Page at a Time, which has been translated into more than a dozen languages. As an artist he’s worked with the New York Times, HP, Buzzfeed, Tumblr and Urban Outfitters. In this episode, Branden and Adam talk about optimism, depression, making opportunities happen, and how to take life day by day.

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You can connect with Adamjk on Instagram and Twitter at @adamjk and see his work at adamjkurtz.com.

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end).
Subscribe to Branden’s weekly Goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

 

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Apr 4, 2016

Kohl is the CEO and co-founder of Krochet Kids International, a non-profit using something as simple as crocheting to empower people around the world to rise above poverty. Today Branden talks with Kohl about the importance of travel, the secret to starting things, and how to change the world. 

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You can connect with Kohl Crecelius on Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter at @kohlgreyson.

Find out more about Krochet Kids International on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and krochetkids.com.

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end).
And subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com. 

 

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Mar 28, 2016

Maia and Alex Shibutani are Olympic figure skaters at the top of their game. The duo have been in the public eye for years because of their incredible talent at such a young age, but also because brother-sister teams are uncommon in the sport. With 12 years of skating together under their belts, these siblings have competed together all over the world. They just won the National Championship and are competing at the World Championships the moment this episode is going live. ESPN called them stunning. The US Olympic Team describes them as incredibly dynamic in and outside the rink. On top of all of this, I just think Maia and Alex are some of the most genuine, interesting, and fun people I’ve ever met.

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You can connect with Maia Shibutani on Instagram and Twitter at @maiashibutani.

You can connect with Alex Shibutani on Instagram and Twitter at @alexshibutani
You can connect with them collectively on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat at @shibsibs.

You can connect with Branden Harvey on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end).
And subscribe to his weekly Goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.


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Mar 21, 2016

Becky Simpson is a designer, illustrator, and author living in Austin, Texas. Her work stands out as playful, genuine, and unique. So much so that Adobe brought her on as a creative resident. This means that for the last year her sole job has been to create from her heart. Her amazing work and outlook on life has been talked about by Buzzfeed, FOX News, Lifehacker, Jess Lively, and Refinery 29. Today Branden talks with Becky about her quirky art, how to follow your enthusiasm, the benefits of prioritizing opportunities, and how to build a supportive community of friends.

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You can connect with Becky Simpson on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @beckymsimps and see her work at beckysimpson.co and chipperthings.com.

Follow along with Branden Harvey’s travels on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @brandenharvey (with an -en at the end). And subscribe to his weekly goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Mar 14, 2016

Britt Nilsson is most well known for her -almost- two season stint with ABC’s The Bachelor & The Bachelorette. In fact, you might be one of the millions of people who watched her dance, cry, and date on live tv. Today Branden talks to Britt about what the show was really like, how she came out of her lowest moment, and how she’s using her experience to make a difference in the world.

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You can connect with Britt Nilsson on Instagram at @brittkarolina.

Follow along with Branden Harvey’s travels on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @BrandenHarvey (with an -en at the end). And subscribe to his weekly goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Mar 7, 2016

BC Serna is a world traveling storyteller, connecting with strangers everywhere he goes. When he’s not traveling the country speaking at high schools and conferences, BC can be found making films for non-profits and mentoring inner city youth. Today Branden talks to him about the value of traveling the world, engaging with controversial ideas, and removing our masks.

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You can connect with BC Serna on Instagram, Facebook, and of course YouTube by searching for ‘BC Serna’. Easy.

Follow along with Branden Harvey’s day-to-day on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @BrandenHarvey. And subscribe to his weekly goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Feb 29, 2016

You’ve seen Ruthie Lindsey’s work. You just don’t know it. As a stylist, she’s worked with everyone from Warby Parker and charity: water to Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln. And crazily enough, Taylor Swift did a photoshoot in Ruthie’s beautiful home. She’s always dancing, giggling and speaking kind words. So much so that you’d never know the pain she’s overcome through the years and continues to overcome on a daily basis. Today Branden talks with her about choosing joy despite pain, finding your identity, and… well, rap music.

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You can connect with Ruthie Lindsey on Instagram at @ruthielindsey.

Connect with Branden Harvey and find out where in the world he is this week on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @BrandenHarvey. And subscribe to his weekly goodnewsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Feb 22, 2016

Jedidiah Jenkins wants to live to be a billion. If you ask him how, he’ll tell you he wants to live every day fully alive. And really, he has. As one of the early leaders of Invisible Children, Jedidiah saw a small non-profit turn into a global movement. While Invisible Children was at its height, Jedidiah left to pursue a crazy dream to bike from Oregon to Patagonia. He came back with countless stories from the adventure. Now Jedidiah spends his time getting those stories out in the world as he writes his soon-to-be-released novel and shares snippets of his life on Instagram with his 108,000 followers. Today, Branden talks with him about what inspired him to live this unconventional life, why we need to push ourselves outside of our comfort zones, and why curiosity is so important.

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You can connect with Jedidiah Jenkins on Instagram at @jedidiahjenkins.

Connect with Branden Harvey and catch up on his latest adventures on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @BrandenHarvey. And subscribe to his weekly newsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Feb 15, 2016

Maybe you’ve heard of Taylor Tippett, the happiest flight attendant in the world, or maybe you’re just one of the dozens of people who find themselves anonymously encouraged and inspired by her every single day. Taylor spends much of her life in the sky, but the story of how she’s changing the lives of her airline passengers has gone viral, covering more ground than even she does. Today, Branden talks to her about what she does, how she got started, and why we all should be a little more like her.

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You can connect with Taylor Tippett on Instagram and Twitter at @taylortippett, or just head over to her blog: atravelinlady.com.

Connect with Branden Harvey and catch up on his latest adventures on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat at @BrandenHarvey. And subscribe to his weekly newsletter at brandenharvey.com.

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Feb 3, 2016

Sounds Good With Branden Harvey is a weekly podcast that explores the lives, stories and adventures of the happiest people on the Internet. Every week, our host Branden Harvey sits down with someone who is spreading hope and positivity in the world, and tries to figure out just what it is that makes them tick. Sounds Good With Branden Harvey is part of the Gradient Podcast Network, with new episodes released each Monday.

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