The Economics of Well-Being

26 EpisodesProduced by Mark AnielskiWebsite

Hi I’m Mark Anielski an economist and the author of An Economy of Well-being: Common Sense Tools for Building Genuine Wealth and Happiness and the award-winning book The Economics of Happiness.

26 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Ellen Brown banking on the people, democratizing money

June 24th, 2019


 Ellen Brown is the founder of the Public Banking Institute,  a Fellow at The Democracy Collaborative, and the author of a dozen books and hundreds …

Tim Nash: Impact Investing for Good

June 10th, 2019


Tim Nash is the founder of Good Investing and blogs as The Sustainable Economist. As an expert on socially responsible investing, impact investing, …

Takota Coen: Permaculture farming as a model for an economy of well-being

April 25th, 2019


 Takota Coen is one of Canada's youngest and innovative pioneering permaculture farmers. Takota along with his family farm 250 acres of prime …

Marilyn Hughes: A Christian mystic talks about how to build an economy of love and well-being

March 24th, 2019


 Marilynn Hughes is my next guest on an economy of well-being podcast. Marilyn is a Christian mystic. She has experienced, researched, written and taught about Out-of-Body Travel and Mysticism since 1987 and has …

Jacqueline Cardinal: Stories of hope from an indigenous entrepreneur.

January 29th, 2019


Jacqueline Cardinal is a gifted young (28) indigenous woman. Jacqueline was recently named as one of the top people under 40, along with her brother Hunter Cardinal (24), by Avenue Magazine. Jacqueline is a serial …

Carol Anne Hilton: Indigenomics and Canada's $100 Billion Indigenous Economy

January 17th, 2019


Carol Anne Hilton is one of the leading First Nations thinkers and leaders in Canada. Her concept of 'indigenomics' is gaining more attention in …

Lil MacPherson: Better Lives Through Eating Good Local Food

January 7th, 2019


December 22, 2018

My next special guest is Lil MacPherson, a businesswoman and restaurateur based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Lil is the the co-founder of the Wooden Monkey restaurant.

I first met Lil in Halifax in 2007 …

A Vision for an Economy of Well-being for Alberta

December 18th, 2018


What would an economy of well-being for Alberta look like? Author Mark Anielski outlines his vision for a new economic future for Alberta.

Bonnie Trottier: How to measure well-being in a small town

December 17th, 2018


Bonnier Trottier, a former child-care social worker and Valleyview community coordinator, has been a major part of the fledgling Valleyview Well-being Coalition. Bonnie was asked by Town Manager, Marty Paradine, to …

Suza Singh, Calgary-based Action Film Maker

December 12th, 2018


Suza Singh is a remarkable women. Suza is an action film maker originally from Manchester UK living in Calgary, Alberta. She has some bold ideas …

John Cobb Jr. on China's Ecological Civilization

December 12th, 2018


John Cobb Jr. is one of world's most important theologians of our era; a master of Alfred North Whitehead's process theology. At 93-years of age …

Peter Block (Author of Flawless Consulting and the Abundant Community)

November 6th, 2018


Peter Block, a 78-year-old master of public sector governance consulting and someone passionate about communities, joins me from Cincinnati on a …

John McKnight: Building Neighbourhood Assets

September 20th, 2018


Author John McKnight joins me today in a special interview about his legacy of work as a community organizer. His work inspired me to think about community assets differently; assets are the diversity of gifts, skills …

Walter Brueggemann: A Gospel of Hope

August 22nd, 2018


Legendary Old Testament scholar, theologian and teacher Walter Brueggemann joins me today from his home in Michigan to talk about his life's work and …

Robert Dellner: Investment Banking and Well-being

August 17th, 2018


Robert Dellner, a London-based investment banker, impact investment expert and master of credit risk, joins me on my show exploring new avenues for …

Dr. Muhammad Amjad Saqib founder of Akhuwat the world's largest interest-free micro finance program

July 14th, 2018


Today (July 15, 2018) I'm pleased to have a pre-recorded interview between my previous guest, Aneeqa Malik, and Dr. Muhammed Amjad Saqib, the founder …

Aneeqa Malik: Soul-i-darity, Sufi Mysticism and Akhuwat (interest-free lending) in Pakistan

July 14th, 2018


My guest is Aneeqa Malik, a London-based, Pakistani-born Transformation Management Consultant and Soulidarity Stewardess. She is Akhuwat UK’s Senior …

How do you measure well-being in a small town like Valleyview, Alberta?: with guest Bonnie Trottier

July 13th, 2018


Bonnier Trottier, a former child-care social worker and Valleyview community coordinator, has been a major part of the fledgling Valleyview Well-being Coalition. Bonnie was asked by Town Manager, Marty Paradine, to …

Marty Paradine - Measuring Well-being in the Town of Valleyview Alberta

July 12th, 2018


Join my next guest, Marty Paradine, an engineer and the town manager of a small Alberta town called Valleyview (2000 people). Marty was instrumental in envisioning and leading the Well-being Project for the town of …

Laura Musikanski (The Happiness Alliance) on Measuring Happiness and Well-being

June 15th, 2018


My next guest on The Economics of Well-being podcast show is Laura Musikanski. Laura is the executive director of The Happiness Alliance and former executive director of Sustainable Seattle. A lawyer by profession, …

John De Graaf, Beauty and Well-being

June 8th, 2018


John de Graaf is my new guest on An Economy of Well-being podcast. John is a Seattle-based independent producer of the award-winning television documentaries Affluenza and Escape from Affluenza, and is the national …

The Well-being Business: Introduction

May 26th, 2018


In this series of podcasts, author and economist Mark Anielski, explores how well-being is being integrated into the business world, government …

The Well-being Corporation: Introduction

May 26th, 2018


In this short podcast I introduce the idea of how businesses can incorporate well-being principles and practices into their operations. Can a new Well-being Bottom Line become the fundamental measure of success of a new …

Well-being By Design

May 26th, 2018


In this second podcast I explore the concept of incorporating well-being attributes in the architecture and design of buildings, office spaces, our homes and even on the 'internet of things.'

Personal Happiness and Well-being

May 26th, 2018


This is my first rough cut podcast about my personal perspective on personal happiness and well-being.

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