Disruptions With Purpose

On Possibility & Belonging with Mary Kate Craig

March 15, 2021 Mary Kate Craig Season 1 Episode 1
Disruptions With Purpose
On Possibility & Belonging with Mary Kate Craig
Show Notes

In today’s episode, we speak with entrepreneur,  community convener,  PhD candidate, and social change leader Mary Kate Craig.  We dive into a really fascinating conversation about how holding possibility as a purpose has so much power in shaping our lives.  We explore the role fear has in guiding us closer to our deep knowing, about how the death of a parent was a catalyst to start to reimagine what life could look like and asking ‘is this what I want for my life?’. We explore the importance of community which isn't just about infrastructure and geography but about how holding possibility at the forefront has created a deep sense of belonging and a sense of home for many people in a small community in Southern Ontario.  It’s a powerful conversation and it’s everything you’d expect from a person who sees possibility as a way of life.

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LINKS:

Brave New Home - Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing by Diana Lind.  This smart, provocative look at how the American Dream of single-family homes, white picket fences, and two-car garages became a lonely, overpriced nightmare explores how new trends in housing can help us live better.

From What Is To What If Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want by Rob Hopkins - The founder of the international Transition Towns movement asks why true creative, positive thinking is in decline, asserts that it’s more important now than ever, and suggests ways our communities can revive and reclaim it.