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Entrepreneur Gabi Angelini on Gabi’s Grounds, Life with Down Syndrome, and Inspiring So Many

Gabi Angelini is an entrepreneur, author, and all-around inspiration who has appeared on ABC Nightline, the Kelly Clarkson Show, and has been featured on countless local news and radio shows. Gabi has Down Syndrome. Along with her mother Mary, Gabi runs Gabi’s Grounds Coffee. Today on the show, Gabi and Mary talk about how Gabi’s…

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Chapter 8: The Manager’s Hat

“In my experience, the Manager’s Hat is one of the most difficult hats to wear because founders simply can’t clone themselves. How can you possibly trust others with your baby? How can you possibly be comfortable with someone carrying on a task in a different way than you would approach it? If you’re hoping to…

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How to Reinvent Yourself and Pivot Your Career (Solo Episode)

It’s not as complicated as you think. The Donald Thompson Podcast is hosted by Walk West CEO, mentor, investor, and Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Donald Thompson. Music for this episode provided by Jensen Reed from his song, “You Can’t Stop Me”. The Donald Thompson Podcast is edited and produced by Earfluence. For more on how…

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Welcome to the Founder Shares Podcast!

Welcome to the Founder Shares Podcast from Hutchison PLLC, where we share stories of what it’s like to be just crazy enough to meet the challenges of entrepreneurship. Hosted by Hutchison attorney Trevor Schmidt, we are excited to kick-off our first season August 19th with two episodes. At Hutchison, we work with founders and entrepreneurs…

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Unconscious Bias in Early Childhood Education, with Kate Goodwin and Kate Jordan-Downs

There’s an equity problem in early childhood education. Actually, at least a couple.  The first one is that not every child has access to quality education, and it puts them way behind when starting elementary school.  The second is that there is an unconscious bias that minority children face, specifically black boys, that shape the…

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Chapter 7: The Recruiter’s Hat

“I’ve hired family members, friends, former clients, people I’ve met at networking events, church, block parties – and even the guy from Craigslist I sold my iPhone to. And they’re now some of my best employees. You ALWAYS need to be recruiting. The success of your company will live and die based on the people…

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How Kapok Digital’s Company Culture Beats Larger App Development Firms

On this episode we’re joined by Kapok Digital CEO, Erik Burckhart and Chief Strategy Officer Kristal York, who happen to be siblings. Kapok Digital is an employee owned mobile app development company based in Raleigh NC. CEO Erik Burckhart and Chief Strategy Officer Kristal York talk about their success building a company together, their special…

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Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts, with Michael Brody-Waite

Michael Brody-Waite is a drug addict who discovered that the same principles he learned in order to stay clean can be applied to his personal professional lives. If he’s rigorously authentic and vulnerable, he can live mask-free life – and he’s on a mission to teach others how to live mask-free as well. Learn How…

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From Statement to Strategy, with JUST Podcast’s Jes Averhart and Rob Shields

We’ve seen the statements. Black Lives Matter. What has happened in the past is not ok. Diversity is important to our work culture. That’s all great, but how do we move from statement to strategy? Jes Averhart and Rob Shields are leading that conversation forward through their work at Recity, the Reinvention Roadmap, and the…

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How to be Ruthlessly Efficient with Your Time

As a leader, from the moment you wake up, you already feel like you’re behind. So how can we be ruthlessly efficient to get the job done effectively while not taking away from family and life outside of work? The Donald Thompson Podcast is hosted by Walk West CEO, mentor, investor, and Diversity and Inclusion…

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