Why Gifts Matter:
The Core Gift Institute Podcast

A series of conversations spanning helping professions, spiritual traditions and community encouragers who believe that knowing your gifts, and giving them, is an essential part of living a full life and creating healthy communities.
Michael MacKenzie

Michael MacKenzie, a maestro of seeing gifts in others, takes us on a storytelling journey of gift giving possibilities he’s helped people discover through his work at Montage Support Services in Toronto.

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Dan Kaufman

Dan Kaufman supports individuals and organizations to thrive by starting from a place of authentic conversation that can move people to courageous action.

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Monica Adair

Monica Adair, Founding Partner of Acre Architects, talks about their work of Storied Architecture, why both incremental steps and large vision matter in design, and how the gifts of their employees are essential for bringing to life the future stories their clients discover and want to live into.

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Nicky Wilks

Nicky Wilks from Journeymen talks about their work developing nature, school, and community based programs for young people to discover, claim, and live into their genuine identity.

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Dr Trish Quinlivan

Trish helps people tap into their intuitive power to find learning in experiences of trauma and adversity, affirm the gifts of their existence and practice more conscious, connected ways of being.

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Mary Mojica and Jessica Alvarez

Mary Mojica and Jessica Alvarez talk about the power of gifts in their mental health recovery and peer support work in Los Angeles.

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John McKnight & Peter Block

John McKnight and Peter Block talk about the power of gifts and the courage it takes to break out of a deficiency way of seeing.

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Debbie Everley

Debbie Everley explores the power of gifts to heal and restore faith between community members.

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Rozanne Miller

Rozanne Miller explores gifts in her healing work with Veterans and others.

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Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills, Community Organizer from Canada, talks about gift abundance in neighborhoods.

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Mariel Amador

Mariel Amador, on a fast track in a Fortune 500 company, changes direction based on her gifts.

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