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The Pivot that Saved Hello Lucky, with Eunice and Sabrina Moyle

10 years into running Hello Lucky, sisters Eunice and Sabrina Moyle seemed to be on top of the world. They were working luxury weddings, they were featured on Martha Stewart Weddings, and the company was doing $2M a year. But what the world didn’t see is Eunice and Sabrina were working crazy hours – and…

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Fear, Fundraising, and Finding a Niche: The Merri Story, with CEO Randi Bushell

Starting a small business is not for the faint of heart. There’s fear that you’re not the right person to lead a company. There’s uncertainty that you’ll ever be able to make as much money as you did in your corporate job. There’s doubt that anyone will book you or that you can sustain the…

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Politics in the Workplace: How Leaders Keep Teams Focused, with Billy Warden

In a recent study, 80% of people who identify as Democrats see Republicans as being out of control and a threat to democracy, while 80% of Republicans see Democrats as being out of control and a threat to democracy. So what do we do as leaders when politics bleeds into how we work and live…

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Calling the Shots

Who will win Raleigh’s Best Bar this year? Voting is now open! And upping the ante, this year we added a new award for Best Bartender. Hang out with Publisher Gina Stephens and Editor-in-Chief Melissa Howsam as they chat the new award, the Best Bartender nominees, Best Bars categories and predictions, and more. Then stay…

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Rejection, renewal and representation: Avantha Arachchi’s authentic leadership and trailblazing work

Avantha Arachchi had done everything right, and she was one clearance away from achieving her life-long dream of joining the CIA when she was rejected because of her transgender identity. In response, she built her career around encouraging others to be their authentic selves. As COO of A-Frame Brands, Avantha works with celebrities—including Gabrielle Union,…

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Are you afraid of money, too? Conversations with Sisters

Last week, Courtney and Dana talked with Jessie Williams about starting a business and financial requirements of that. In this episode, hear Courtney and Dana talk about their relationships with money and why it sometimes might be scary. Hustle and Gather is hosted by Courtney Hopper and Dana Kadwell, and is produced by Earfluence.  Courtney…

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Workforce Diversity in Pro Sports, with Timberwolves CDO Tru Pettigrew

Tru Pettigrew, Chief Diversity Officer of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, comes on High Octane Leadership to discuss the role of diversity in the professional sports arena, what organizations are doing it right, how negative narratives can impact our performance, and the mental health conversation amongst the professional athletes. About Tru Pettigrew: Tru Pettigrew enters…

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Unpopular wedding industry opinions, with Shean Strong

We all have some opinions about the wedding industry that might be considered unpopular. But as I say in the intro, this podcast is a safe space to dish about the real of our industry. And someone who’s not afraid to give his opinion is amazingly talented and hilarious Atlanta based florist Shean Strong. If…

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Raleigh’s Future Is at Stake

Voter turnout is expected to be at an all-time high in Raleigh this year. Why? Listen in as Publisher Gina Stephens and Editor-in-Chief Melissa Howsam discuss what’s at stake in our local elections—with the candidates and three bonds critical to keeping Raleigh on a successful trajectory. City Council Elevator Pitches Find Your District Wake County…

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Working through stress and building resilience, with Dr. Deborah Gilboa

We’ve all heard the phrase “The only constant is change,” and it can be difficult, stressful and unsettling. In this episode, Dr. Deborah Gilboa shares using a growth mindset to reframe our attitudes towards change and help us navigate life with renewed intention and purpose. Diversity Beyond the Checkbox is brought to you by The…

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