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Author: Bryan Davis & Jay Kannaiyan

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Welcome to the Heart of the Matter, a series in which we share conversations with inspiring and interesting people and dive into the core issues or motivations behind their work, their lives, and their worldview. Coming to you from Austin, Texas with your hosts Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan.
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In this episode, we share a fun conversation with Mark Hiew. Mark is a digital marketer who is passionate about understanding people, migration, and culture, which closely relates to his Malaysian, Chinese, Australian, and American upbringing. Mark also hosts the podcast, How to Second Gen. Give it a listen! Connect with the guest: Mark Hiew Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
This week we share a conversation with Kevin Kuruc, a professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma, in which we talk about effective altruism, veganism, and the economics of the COVID-19 stimulus. Connect with the guest: Kevin Kuruc Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In this episode, we share a conversation with Buck Perley, a long distance motorcyclist, crypto technologist, and US constitution enthusiast, based in Austin, Texas. We talk about Buck's experiences riding a motorcycle across China, the history and future evolution of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, and the long-lasting implications of European colonization. So if you're interested in history from a few hundred years ago to the latest technology that's coming in the near future, spiced in with hot geo-political topics, tune in! Connect with the guest: Buck Perley Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
Today we share a conversation with Alex McAnarney, a Latin America policy expert and the Director of Communications at the Center for Justice and International Law, based in Washington, DC. We talk about the response to Covid-19 in Central America, how to define human rights, and the challenges of living with complex identities. Connect with the guest: Alex McAnarney Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
This week we share a conversation with Brian Robertson, founder of Holacracy, a social technology for corporate governance. In this episode, we talk about Brian's childhood, path to founding Holacracy in 2007, how it was rolled out at Zappos and Brian's vision for the future of corporate governance. Connect with the guest: Brian Robertson Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In this episode, we talk with Happi Adams, an educator and theorist of education in training. Coming from Durham, North Carolina, she's currently  at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. We talk about how she became an educator, the boundary between theory and practice, and racial dynamics in Southern education and identify.  Connect with the guest: Happi Adams Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In this episode, we talk with Scott McClure, co-founder of Ecstatic Hearts Tantra, about sex, sexuality, spirituality, and the path to becoming a sex and intimacy coach. Connect with the guest: Scott McClure Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In this episode we talk to Scott Van Camp, from the Austin Center for Grief and Loss, about his career as a counselor and his colorful life from New York to LA to Austin. We talk about the practices of holding space, recognizing the boundaries between ourselves and others, and how to sit in a state of curious non-judgement. Connect with the guest: Scott Van Camp Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In this episode, we talk to Amy Mosely, the founder of Influence Texas, an organization aimed at using public data to bring transparency to Texas politics. Our conversation covers wrestling with southern identify, corruption, the role of data in political decision-making, and engaging across political boundaries. Connect with the guest: Amy Mosely Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
Our guest this week is Dylan Baddour, an acclaimed journalist from Austin, Texas reporting on the Venezuelan migration crisis. Based in Bogota, Colombia, Dylan's reporting has been published in The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Vox, NPR among many other publishers. In 2017, he left behind his seat at the Houston Chronicle business desk to try his luck as a freelancer in South America. He talks with us on a recent visit home to Austin on his adventurous life reporting from the front lines and his future aspirations. We go straight to the heart of the matter in this thought-provoking, engaging discussion and by the end of it, Jay is egging Dylan to publish a book on his adventures! Connect with the guest at dylanbaddour.com Connect with your hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
In our first episode, we talk with Kyle Zamcheck, co-founder of Listenly.co, an online platform connecting trained listeners with users seeking to relieve stress and improve mental clarity with an active listening session.  Kyle Zamcheck is a technology industry leader and an executive communication coach with the Speech Improvement Company. She is the former COO of Jackrabbit Mobile, where she led the team to become one of Inc’s 5000 fastest growing companies. She is currently working on healing the world through impactful communication. To this end, she is the co-founder of Listenly, a digital platform connecting and training people for empathy-based listening sessions. Her work focuses on the intersection of humans and technology.  Connect with the hosts: Bryan Davis and Jay Kannaiyan
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