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At Earfluence, we are proud to produce this podcast. We believe in sharing amazing stories, providing knowledge to the world, and celebrating diverse voices. Through podcasting, our clients are amplifying their expertise, expanding their networks, building a content engine, and growing their influence. If you're interested in podcasting, we'd love to hear from you! Schedule your free 15 minute podcast consult today.

Why organizational sustainability depends on its social intelligence, with Kelly Cooper

The Diversity Movement is hiring! Check out TheDiversityMovement.com/Careers to learn more. Kelly Cooper has been involved in sustainable development her entire career, even representing Canada at the United Nations on issues involving sustainability and environment. 12 years ago, she started to think about the social impact of sustainability. But what does that mean, and how…

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Tedx speaker and Ablr CEO John Samuel on seeing his family for the first time, and his fear of judgment

When John Samuel realized he was losing his vision, he started to hide from others and from himself. He knew what was happening, but he didn’t want to admit it. His journey from embarrassment and fear to accepting his disability as a superpower took over 20 years. And then…John found an opportunity to see once…

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Restorative Justice and Repairing Ancestral Harm, with David Ryan Castro-Harris

When David Ryan Castro-Harris talks about restorative justice, it’s not only a practice, but also a philosophy and way to connect with our ancesotrs.  So what does restorative justice really mean to him? David Ryan Castro-Harris is the founder of Amplify RJ and host of the This Restorative Justice Life Podcast. Transcript Jackie Ferguson: Hi,…

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Why accepting criticism sucks, and our personal Board of Directors: Conversations with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode (Apple Podcasts | Spotify) with Abbie Nwaocha from For Her Empire. They talk about lying on their resumes (and who would be willing to lie as a reference), why it sucks to hear criticism, and who would be on their personal Board of Directors (Sara Blakely, are you…

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How to market your podcast, with Tink Media’s Lauren Passell

The work isn’t over after you press “upload” on your latest podcast episode. Marketing your podcast is essential to growing your show’s listenership, and Tink Media shares out-of-the-box marketing and PR solutions with its clients. In this episode, Jason and Cee Cee talk with the company’s founder, Lauren Passell, to learn some Tink’s tips! The…

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Should wedding vendors require couples to hire a planner? Photographer Jillian Knight does

Back in 2019, photographer Jillian Knight asked me to coffee to talk about an idea she had for her business – requiring a planner at ALL of her events. What this meant was that if couples didn’t have a planner or want to hire a planner, she simply wouldn’t work with them. As a planner,…

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24. Say Goodbye to Clutter, with Hello Clutter’s Sarah Valeri

If there’s one thing that can cause overwhelm, overstimulation, and stress in a household, it’s clutter. Sarah Valeri from Hello Clutter has made it her business to make homes better organized, less stressful, and clutter free, and she joins us today on the This is Raleigh Podcast! For more on things to do in and…

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Anti-racism and the Theory of Racelessness, with Dr. Sheena Mason

Through her traumatic and abusive childhood, Sheena Mason found her safe haven in school and literature. Her thirst for knowledge and escape led her down the path of consuming all she could on race, liberation, resistance, African-American history, psychology, and more. Ultimately, she came up with the Theory of Racelessness. Dr. Sheena Mason is an…

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Building her empire one failure at a time, with Abbie Nwaocha

Abbie Nwaocha’s career path started, as she puts it, “because my mom stopped sending me money.”  She was a Nigerian in Kenya, a place where she had no relatives and no immediate skills, and she had already failed many times. With no money and no prospects for the future, Abbie was forced to hustle hard…

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Wrapping up 2021, and setting goals for 2022

Megan is joined by her husband Jason Gillikin to discuss their word of the 2021, successes and failures (both personal and professional), and goals for 2022. This episode is brought to you by The Planner’s Vault, my online membership site for wedding planners who are hungry to grow, ready to hustle, and actively seeking community…

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