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Maria Loza: Golf Ball Engineer

Maria Juliana Loza has made a career of creating, designing, and testing golf balls – to help us golfers hit less houses and water hazards and hit more greens. So what does a golf ball engineer do? And how do they get started in this field? Let’s find out! Transcript Maria Loza: Just if you…

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Your employees are not OK, with Forbes Next 1000’s Dr. Tana Session

As a floating secretary for Ernst & Young, Tana Session found herself spending a lot of time in HR and soaking up every bit of knowledge she could. A boss saw potential in her, and she climbed the corporate ladder focusing on DEI and culture. She eventually decided it was time to step out on…

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Pretty Fly—RM Chats Insider Itineraries for top Destinations

Wanna getaway? While travel is no doubt the buzzword for summer, every issue of  Raleigh Mag has a dedicated Getaway feature compiled by our well-traveled team—who has spent real time in these places. So instead of Googling “best restaurants” for a city you’re venturing to, you can have an in-hand insider itinerary—a mix of classic…

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Bringing local artists to the global market through conscious consumerism, with Kelly Breakstone Roth

“We’re not encouraging people to consume. We’re encouraging people to make better choices when they decide to buy something.” This quote from Kelly Breakstone Roth can be applied to just about any industry – we need to guide people to make the best choice. But how can we do that?  For Kelly, she’s found a…

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In the News: Wells Fargo diversity policy faces backlash

The Inclusive Language Handbook: A Guide to Better Communication and Transformational Leadership, by Jackie Ferguson and Roxanne Bellamy Interviewing diverse candidates for a position sounds like a great idea, and, if you have the right intentions, it is. But, a recently suspended policy at Wells Fargo led managers to conduct “fake interviews” with employees of…

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Building Equity: The Entrepreneurship of Venture Capitalists, with Leeds Illuminate’s Susan Kates

For entrepreneurs, seeking funding from a venture capital firm can seem intimidating. But, it’s important to remember that those investors are entrepreneurs, too. In this episode, learn about what it took to start Leeds Illuminate, a venture fund founded by Susan Cates in 2020. Transcript Trevor: Today’s guest is Susan Cates, managing partner at Leeds…

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The History of Marketing in the Triangle

The Triangle’s marketing history is complicated, and Derek and Walk West CEO Abha Bowers gathered three of our area’s industry leaders to discuss the Triangle’s marketing growth, milestones and future. In this episode, you’ll hear from… Scot Wingo, CEO of Spiffy, Founder of ChannelAdvisor, and General Partner of the Triangle Tweener Fund Reagan Greene, Vice…

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Personalizing your automated client check-ins to surprise and delight, with Charlotte Isaac

Hi (First Name), Welcome to the (insert podcast here) Podcast! Are you wondering how to personalize some of your automated touch points with your (insert industry here) clients to make them feel more natural so you can connect with your clients more authentically? Business Operations Consultant and lifelong ease-seeker Charlotte Isaac tells us how. This…

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Social entrepreneurship and moving the needle, with Forward Impact Solutions’ Christopher Gergen

Christopher Gergen‘s first entrepreneurial venture—a coffee shop bar in Santiago, Chile—was impactful, but more impactful was the man who walked in and introduced himself as a “cultural entrepreneur.” In this episode, hear how that first project inspired him to support founders and transform entrepreneurship in the Triangle as a Founding Partner of Forward Impact Solutions…

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Inclusive Leadership and Inclusive Medicine, with Horizon Therapeutics’ Irina Konstantinovsky

The Inclusive Language Handbook: A Guide to Better Communication and Transformational Leadership, by Jackie Ferguson and Roxanne Bellamy   Horizon Therapeutics specializes in solving problems in rare diseases, and the biopharmaceutical company develops medications that only 500 patients worldwide require. As the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Irina Konstantinovsky knows…

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