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Designing Positive Impact Work and a Vision for Tomorrow With Brendan Kiernan

May 20, 2024

Are you engaging in meaningful work that benefits you and has a positive impact on the world around you? Brendan Kiernan of Helo.tv is a visionary in the media industry transitioning towards purposeful, positive-impact projects. Exploring the intersections of psychology, AI, and climate change, this episode delves into Kiernan’s journey from a conventional CEO to […]

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Are you engaging in meaningful work that benefits you and has a positive impact on the world around you? Brendan Kiernan of Helo.tv is a visionary in the media industry transitioning towards purposeful, positive-impact projects. Exploring the intersections of psychology, AI, and climate change, this episode delves into Kiernan’s journey from a conventional CEO to a climate change innovator with the Museum of Tomorrow. Through their insightful dialogue, Dr. Hill and Kiernan explore the essence of meaningful work, the challenges of aligning personal values with professional endeavors, and the transformative potential of envisioning a hopeful future for our planet.

  • The importance of aligning professional projects with personal values and the planet’s well-being.
  • How the Museum of Tomorrow uses AI to help individuals imagine and strive for a post-climate crisis world.
  • Strategies to overcome obstacles when pivoting towards more values-aligned work, emphasizing psychological flexibility and the willingness to embrace discomfort.
  • The role of envisioning a positive future motivates climate action and how collective visioning can lead to a more connected and sustainable world.

About Brendan Kiernan

Brendan Keirnan is a media, technology, and advertising entrepreneur focusing on identifying new business models and building successful businesses at the intersection of media, technology, advertising, and entertainment. Starting with his first company in 1999, Brendan has founded, managed, and helped grow three successful businesses in the new media, advertising, and entertainment spaces. In 2013, Brendan co-founded HELO, a creative studio that combines content, experiential, and digital elements to produce extraordinary stories and moving experiences. In Helo.tv’s first three years, they won 13 Cannes Lions, including Gold Lions in Promo & Activation, Production, Entertainment, and Cyber, an AICP Gold for Production. They were named MOST NEXT in the AICP NEXT Awards, recognizing the most innovative, forward-thinking work in the industry. With their willingness to tackle even the trickiest productions, AdAge named Helo.tv a Production Company Standout. In 2021, he co-founded Alternate Futures. The vision of Alternate Futures is to help empower humanity towards an intentional, positive tomorrow through an AI-enabled emergence-consilience process for envisioning and experiencing our potential collective futures.

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