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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.

WAY Beyond the Checkbox: Fads, Fatigue, and WTF Moments in DEI

Today we continue our WAY Beyond the Checkbox series with fads, fatigue, and the “Did you really just say that?!?” WTF moments DEI professionals  experience.  Recorded after hours with drinks in hand, we’re joined by VP of Products and Innovation Kurt Merriweather, Senior DEI Consultant and Strategist Susie Silver, and Head of Client Services Jamie…

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365 Episodes in 365 Days: 2021 Earfluence Podcasting Year in Review

2021 was a wild year at Earfluence. 365 episodes in 365 days!  And here are some other fun stats:

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STEMedia is now a part of the new Ebony Podcast Network!

STEMedia is now a part of the new Ebony Podcast Network! We are proud to produce this show with Dr. Nehemiah Mabry. An engineer, educator and entrepreneur, Dr. Mabry discusses the most interesting, inspirational and creative ideas in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) on his podcast, STEMedia, while highlighting prolific Black voices and accomplishments in the STEM…

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WAY Beyond the Checkbox: Black People Talking to White People

Today we share our first episode in a new series, WAY Beyond the Checkbox. On episode 1, Jackie is joined by three other members of The Diversity Movement team: CEO Donald Thompson, Director of Business Intelligence Bob Batchelor, and Senior Content Strategist Roxanne Bellamy. This was recorded after hours, and everyone had a drink in…

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How to Balance Aesthetics, Comfort, and Performance in Athletic Footwear

There’s a science and research and technology to Aesthetics, Comfort, and Performance in Athletic Footwear. What fabrics need to be worn? What holds up when you sweat? What looks good and feels good after going through the wash? It’s all pretty fascinating, and my guest today knows all about it. She’s Julisha Joyner Freeman, Footwear…

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Lenovo Chief Diversity Officer Calvin Crosslin and The Diversity Movement CEO Donald Thompson

In this special bonus episode of Diversity Beyond the Checkbox, The Diversity Movement CEO Donald Thompson chats with Lenovo Chief Diversity Officer Calvin Crosslin about his rude introduction to being Black and looking for a job, microaggressions, his journey to becoming Lenovo CDO, product diversity, and the Lenovo Foundation. Diversity Beyond the Checkbox is brought…

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23. Financing a Home with Mortgage Broker, April Blackwell

The housing market in Raleigh right now is ridiculous – mortgage rates are low, prices are sky-high, and supply can’t keep up with demand.  So when you put in an offer to buy, you better be prepared. Today, we welcome our mortgage broker, April Young Blackwell from Blackwell Mortgage, to give us some tips on…

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How great leaders amplify the power of teams, with Tom Finegan

Back in 1991, Tom Finegan was working for a consulting firm that was doing very well – except he felt like the firm cared more about the bottom line than the success of their clients. So Tom made the scary leap to entrepreneurship, and he now has 30 years of startup and leadership lessons to…

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162: Imposter Syndrome in the Wedding Industry

I’m not good enough. Everything I have is from luck, and when people find out, they’ll know I’m a fraud.  Sound familiar? Today we’re talking all about imposter syndrome, and 3 tips to quiet your inner critic. This episode is brought to you by The Planner’s Vault, my online membership site for wedding planners who…

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A Physician’s Path from Internal Medicine to Plant-Based MD

You know, to be truly great, to be truly memorable, to build a legacy that will live on, you need to stand up for what you believe in. And sometimes that means going against what’s the normal or standard convention. My guest today is one of those people, Dr. Judy Brangman, the Plant-Based MD. She…

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