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Have you ever felt overwhelmed with all that is going on in the world? Sometimes we don't realize that we CAN make a difference. Join Debbie VanGrieken each week as she has conversations with those who have taken simple steps toward living a more sustainable and socially conscious lifestyle. If you want to make a Social Impact...Let's Start Small.
 
Scale Your Joy is for the “smart with heart” high achiever looking to ditch the corporate grind and sidestep the “hustle hard” startup scene to design a life and business they love. Scale Your Joy is hosted by Kaneisha Grayson, a Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School grad, author, essayist, avid traveler, and self-made entrepreneur. Each week, she shares her personal experiences and advice on crafting a life and building a business that not only showcases your formal education a ...
 
Taking inspiration from the United Nations 17 biggest challenges that face the planet, we bring you conversations with the leaders of the most innovative technology companies tackling these Global Goals. You'll also learn from the impact investors leveraging their capital to help these companies achieve massive scale. Join us each week to stay informed on the companies paving the way to create solutions to our world's greatest challenges on the Global Goals Project!
 
Hosts Lara Heacock and Kelly Stewart look beyond the business buzzwords to shine a spotlight on leadership abilities, organizational strengths, and new management strategies. They interview forward-thinking business leaders who are proving that doing good business is not only possible, it’s profitable. Topics include how to be a more authentic leader, build trust, and boost employee engagement as well as the benefits of diversity, equity and inclusion, socially responsible businesses, sustai ...
 
The ultimate business coaching show that delivers trainings most consultants charge thousands for, with the proven strategies to grow your business online. April Beach hosts the weekly podcast to help you design, launch and scale your business, with a rare behind the scenes look of what it really takes to build an impact brand for high profit, deep purpose, and lifestyle freedom. Each show delivers expert steps to build your service business including offer strategy, online marketing, brandi ...
 
More than Money is a podcast that creates a conversation community around how to use your values to engage with work and invest your wealth. The podcast is designed in a 12-episode season format. Each episode is produced around two core interview segments sharing a common theme. In this podcast, we explore the following topic areas: (1) business ethics, (2) economic justice, (3) corporate social responsibility, (4) social entrepreneurship, (5) community development, and (6) faith and values- ...
 
The planet needs you. Our community needs you. We need you. Unstoppable is a show about some of the world's leading social innovators and what they're doing to build innovative, sustainable solutions to our world's most challenging issues. While certainly inspiring, Unstoppable is committed to providing the insights and learnings new and experienced social entrepreneurs can harness to build and enhance their own initiatives. Produced by social innovators for social innovators - Unstoppable i ...
 
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On S02 E05, we've invited Dom Einhorn, the Founder of Uniqorn Incubator and Startup Super Cup. An Angel Investor himself, Dom understands how the mind of an investor works, when making about funding or not funding a startup! Key Takeaways: 1) The thought process behind an investor's investment decision 2) How businesses can increase their chances o…
 
After over a decade working in the medical humanitarian field, Ayako Tsujika, transitioned to work full time in peacebuilding. She is currently working at the Africa Department of JICA, Japan International Cooperation Agency, as a country officer since last summer, and is going to work on its governance and peacebuilding programs in Ivory Coast (in…
 
Tune in this week and listen to my morning phone call with Lisandra – icepocalypse edition – and hear some things to consider when faced with a lack of power or water due to an event like this. We discuss what it's like to experience this through snovid, and share some tips to help you keep your spirits up during a disaster. Get full show notes and…
 
Have you ever found yourself feeling fearful about the future or making a deeper commitment to a friendship, romantic relationship, or your business? If so, this episode will be a real gamechanger in helping you reframe your mindset. Get full show notes and more information here: https://scaleyourjoy.com/3…
 
In this episode, I’m sharing a business operations framework I created that makes starting and growing a coaching or service business feel easy, authentic, and natural. Though lots of people teach about how to use content marketing to grow your business and make more money, I've packed the steps and concepts into an easy-to-follow and easy-to-remem…
 
Tune in this week to hear what I’ve learned from starting, growing, and scaling a business and how you can set up your life in a way that scales your joy. I share how I reached a place of tremendous joy in my life and how I can help you do the same! Get full show notes and more information here: https://scaleyourjoy.com/1…
 
Have you ever struggled with finding toys that keep your child entertained? Have you felt that you no sooner buy them a toy than they are bored with it and are wanting something new? In the episode, I sit down with Ashley from Farmhouse 598 as she explains to us how less is often more with our children’s toys. She explains to us simple ways we can …
 
There’s much to learn about tech when you’re launching your business and terms like “funnels”, “lead magnets”, and “email automation” are common topics of discussion. Many of these topics we cover extensively on this show. But, on this week’s podcast episode we’re talking about one specific component that is often overlooked when creating a new lea…
 
Helping your business/product transform into a brand through communication, Tekrevol partners with Tim Kalinowski, Founder, and CEO of LORE, for S02 E04 of Technology For Change. Join the discussion and ask a question to our guests in the comment section and we'll answer them live! Key Takeaways: 1) What differentiates a business from a brand? 2) T…
 
Where philanthropy, impact investment, peace and equality meet we find Randy Newcomb. With a career trajectory that spans for decades in areas that range from urban local community-based organization (CBO) work in the city of San Francisco; to globally expanding the organization, Humanity United, which focuses on peacebuilding and human trafficking…
 
I’m on a mission to help high achievers with heart craft a life and business focused on freedom, joy, and social impact that also showcases the formal education you’ve worked so hard for. If you want inspiring stories and practical strategies that will help you live more authentically, take more risks, be resilient in the face of adversity, make mo…
 
If you’re an established business and not utilizing online marketing, this is where you’ll want to begin! Or, if you’re a new entrepreneur and you want to be sure you’re strategically creating content, you’re in the right place. In this week’s show we’re talking about what is Lead Magnet Strategy and the one thing about lead magnets that no body te…
 
We can all use more play in our lives - especially right now - and our guest today brings just that! Jeff Harry helps companies play more. You read that right! Think play, leadership, and bottom line results aren’t related? Think again! Jeff’s work helps leaders pursue a future where the fun is, that is how they can navigate uncertainty and address…
 
Engineering is one of the brightest educational fields that have a real-world physical impact on the lives of people. It was this passion that pushed Mr. Tyrone Johnson into the field of Engineering, helping improve everyday life experiences for people. An expert in engineering technology, systems integration, and engineering software implementatio…
 
Discussing the topic “From necessity to global standards, how digital technology is reshaping businesses in the MENA region” with Mr. Hani Masgidi, Founder of Info Media Consultancy. Key Takeaways: 1) The role of technology in helping businesses scale. 2) How to create a successful digital strategy for your business. 3) How technology helps improve…
 
What happens when the inner markers of success do not match your calling? This is how Mariette Fourmeaux Du Sartin initiated her counterintuitive and yet profound transformational journey to transforming the U.S. prison system. In Episode 5 of Season 8 listen how a profound meditation session led to a prison visit, which led to organizing Tedex Tal…
 
Scaling your business is the key to growth, but you may not be sure when to scale and if your company is ready. In this episode we’re chatting about 3 key indicators that it’s time to scale, and how to know when to break the rules and scale before you’re “on paper” ready. At the end of this episode you will: Know the 3 must do things before you sca…
 
Now more than ever we need all hands-on deck to deal with and heal from deep-rooted divisions in our societies. From practitioners with formal training in conflict transformation to every day folks, we need the tools to navigate the waters of disinformation, fear and intolerance. In Episode 4 of Season 8, I sit down with Melody Stanford Martin who …
 
In the episode, I sit down with Rafik Riad founder of Buy Good Feel Good, a marketplace where fair trade and responsibly sourced and made items can be sold. He did this through live and in-person trade shows. Then Covid-19 happened. And like most of us, he was unsure how to proceed. But through adapting and finding creative ways to do so, he switch…
 
If you’ve been spinning your wheels or struggling to get noticed, you’re not alone. In today’s fast paced world of online leaders, it’s not a surprise when new and established businesses struggle to get traction. So… how do you become known in world where every one is an “expert” and you’re too busy in the grind to toot your own horn to stand out. …
 
Carley Hauck, Founder of Leading from Wholeness has a new book, Shine, coming out in February 2021 on conscious leadership and businesses. Shine highlights the way that anyone who feels called to lead can cultivate the qualities of consciousness on the inside and help to build a workplace and world that works for everyone and is living in greater h…
 
Burnout, grief, stress, grief. These are the core of the issues that Jenn Weidman’s social enterprise, Space Bangkok, is dedicated to solve/transform in the social impact professional community. In Episode 3 of Season 8, listen how after 17 years of being a peacebuilding professional, Jenn “jumped” into the unknown and founded Space Bangkok. How sc…
 
In this episode, I sit down with Bianca Metz who is a simple living consultant and is the founder of the Giving Tree Family. Bianca lives with her husband and their toddler in a tiny home consisting of 240 square feet. She shares how she and her husband decided to completely and radically change their city condo life and move onto six acres in a ti…
 
You’re good at what you do, but you may be struggling to scale, get noticed or establish undisputed leadership. I often find this is because you’re lacking a proven method, process or framework that scales your business to the top. Though most business coaches don’t talk about method development, it’s usually the first place we start to get our cli…
 
After 2020 we all know a thing of two about disasters. But there are folks like Yotam Polizer who have built amazing careers providing humanitarian relief at a global scale. Yotam Polizer is CEO of Israel’s biggest humanitarian NGO active in 15 counties including Israel, U.S., Italy and currently very busy with Covid-19 victims. Under Yotam’s leade…
 
In Season 2 Episode#1 of Technology For Change, Managing Partner of Tekrevol Daniel Burgess discusses the role of technology in revolutionizing the education system and ensuring equality with Lily Rowe, a member of the board of education, Maryland. Key Takeaways: 1) How education can help create generational change through technology. 2) How techno…
 
If you're an entrepreneur and you're looking to get in front of your ideal audience, establish yourself as a trusted source and solution, and sell more of your signature programs, services or offers, speaking is a great way to do that. However there are strategic steps that should be followed in order to achieve your ideal outcome, and what we lear…
 
Think personal development programs for employees is a “big company” thing or a “fancy startup/West Coast” mentality? Think again! Erin Jernigan, CEO & Co-founder of Victory Supply Chain Services and team members Brandon George & Mary Anne DeCosta join Kelly & Lara to talk about Group Grow - a personal development program Erin brought into her orga…
 
How can you study electro-mechanical engineer to then found a construction company focused on historical renovations to end up leading a cutting-edge research and policy driven organization focused on developing frameworks for peace? In Episode 1 of Season 8, listen to the interesting life and career story of Michael Collins, who leads the Institut…
 
Pinterest could be the sleeper tool you’ve been looking for to generate leads and grow your business. Pinterest is not a social media platform but a powerful tool that can increase website visits and bring you great new clients. But, few companies know how to use Pinterest. This episode covers the 101 of how to use Pinterest stories, videos, hashta…
 
Grab a pen and paper for this episode! After the violence at the US Capitol on January 6th, Kelly called Lara with an idea for a bonus episode. Put simply, we want to support you more and share tools to help you get from here (probably feeling like we are, and having a hard time connecting to hope and taking action) to there (more creativity, more …
 
As we enter into a brand new year, you may be like me and ready to recommit to living a more sustainable life. For me personally, I know several of the small steps I need to take, and it helps to take a moment to review the simple things we can do every day and just decide to recommit. In today’s episode, I share with you a few things that I am goi…
 
Clubhouse is a new social media networking opportunity for entrepreneurs. It truly takes the box it's placed around you from other platforms and allows you to create deep relationships, establish yourself as an expert, learn, gift, and grow. But you may just be hearing about Clubhouse or be on the app and not exactly sure how to use it. Though we a…
 
Dana Rizer is the executive director of FEAST, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families learn how to navigate a broken food environment more healthily by promoting wellness and enriching lives through the power of healthy foods and human connection. Dana shares the ways in which COVID is increasing health risks in hig…
 
To kick off the new year, I've brought High Performance Coach, Eric Partaker, on the show to help you get started on the right foot and make 2021 the year you become the most productive version of yourself in multiple areas of your life and business. Eric has worked with and led high-performing teams at McKinsey & Company, Skype, and Chilango. He i…
 
Did you know that every year over nine-hundred million empty toothpaste tubes go into land mines and take over five-hundred years to break down? That thought can be overwhelming right? Is there anything we can do? Luckily our guests today, the founders of Change Toothpaste, have a SMALL STEP that we can immediately implement that will help solve th…
 
Entrepreneurs, Experts and small business owners who want a plan, need to nail it and value focused support to make it happen. In this quick episode I’m sharing the 5 key areas you’ll want to create a strategic plan for in 2021 plus share easy steps to reverse-engineer your plan to make it happen. At the end of this episode you will: Start to get h…
 
Dr. Young is an independent author, trainer, consultant, with many years practical and academic experience in the area of negotiation, mediation and conflict management skills. In Episode 19 of Season 7, listen to why Dr. Mark Young believes that humans urge to play is greater than humans urge to fight. Dr. Young has been thinking about and playing…
 
Our guest this week, Jane Nigh, was instrumental in making her town fair trade (the third town in Canada!). She says that her passion for fair trade started in her youth by developing a deep love for beauty and learning that “Small IS beautiful.” Since then, she has taken countless trips around the world and has seen first hand the importance of co…
 
Growing a company while raising a family is a lot of work. Oftentimes entrepreneurs feel maxed out, and “Cat's in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin breaks your heart. You started your company for freedom, and you know you can obtain it, but you don’t want to wait to sell or years more of hard work before reaping family life’s rewards. In this episode we …
 
Kelly & Lara are big proponents of bringing your whole self to work - and realize that as straight, white, cis-gendered women, it’s a lot easier for us to bring our whole selves to work than it is for those with marginalized identities. Robyn Gigl is a lawyer, author, activist - and she's also a transgender woman. She joins D(g)B to share how she u…
 
In the U.S., a remarkable respected civil rights attorney; professor; inequality expert started his journey in difficult circumstances, escaping the horrors of war and international sanctions; being buried in quicksand and facing layoffs as well as rejection from grad school. This is the story of Ehsan Zaffar. In Episode 18 of Season 7, Ehsan share…
 
It’s time to grow your business and you need help. But how do you find the right team members when you don’t have time (or knowledge) to onboard them? In this show, we’ve covering how to hire international help, how to onboard them correctly, and how to do this by using an outside agency. Ruvi Abuvala, founder of scalingwithsystem.com is on the sho…
 
She is a female CEO and President of one of the biggest International Development/Education NGOs worldwide, IREX. How did Dr. Kristin Lord arrive to the top? If you think she planned it all carefully, please listen how you can get to the top without planning every second of your life or having a 10-year plan. In Episode 17 of Season 7, Dr Lord’s ex…
 
Did you know that eating a vegan diet can be the biggest contributor to reducing your carbon footprint? In fact, research suggests that giving up dairy and meat alone can reduce an individual’s carbon footprint by up to 73%. However, it can be hard to adopt a plant-based lifestyle all at once. There is so much information and sometimes it can be co…
 
We can’t expect the general public to know everything about food. That is why there are regulations and standards in place right? But what happens when those regulations fail to do what they are designed to do? In this episode, I sit down with Dr. Kazemi as we talk about the short-comings of regulations, laws, and even the medical field when it com…
 
You know what got you here is not going to get you to the next level. But, hiring a business coach may feel risky. How do you know if you’ll get the results you need? How do you know if you can trust this person? Will their style meet your needs? Are they legit? In this episode you’ll get massive clarity on how how to hire the right business coach …
 
How do mentoring and DEI intersect? We're glad you asked! Our guest today, Lisa Fain, CEO of Center for Mentoring Excellence, has the answer. If you or your organization provides or wants to provide mentoring, you need to listen to Lisa (and read her book)! HUGE takeaways: Mentors doesn’t have to have the answers! What they do need is good question…
 
For the past 3 years, Jessika Portney was a manager of Leadership Programs at the prestigious Brookings Institution. That is, until 2020. If this year is a lemon, let’s hear what type of lemonade Jessika made. Far from letting her layoff define her, she used this adversity to fulfill her dreams of becoming a leadership and life coach. In Episode 16…
 
A journalist once called her an “accidental entrepreneur” and she agrees. Our guest this week, Jenn Harper says that she started her business Cheekbone Beauty with “just 500 dollars and a dream”. Her vision is to make not only amazing products but also a difference in this world. Jenn is an award-winning social entrepreneur that seeks to “close the…
 
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