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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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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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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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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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Un-Covered—Get the Inside Scoop on Raleigh Mag Covers

Not unlike behind-the-scenes scoop on a reality TV show, our magazine covers have backstories—and even sometimes come with drama. Dive into the juicy details of some of Raleigh Magazine’s best (and worst) “cover stories” as Publisher Gina Stephens and Creative Director Liz Reed spill the scoop. Raleigh Iron Works View Cover Archives ABC123   Meet…

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When our ideas suck, and what’s great about competitors’ negative reviews: Conversations with Sisters

On last week’s episode, Mountainside Media’s Christie Osborne came on to talk about how she evaluates ideas from her team and clients, even the ones she thinks suck. Today, Courtney and Dana dive deep into what happens when they’re not sure if their ideas are worth battling for, and why looking at competitors’ negative reviews…

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Improve Your Readiness for International Business Relationships (mini-episode)

Typically when we think about diversity equity and inclusion, we look at what’s going on in our companies and in our communities – and that’s usually just within the United States. But what happens when our business expands internationally? What happens when we need to communicate effectively with someone from a different country who speaks…

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Inside Scoop on Selling My Wedding Business + BTS Fun Reflections

In some exciting news, after 12 years of running A Southern Soiree Wedding and Event Planning, Megan has passed the torch to the next owner. There have been tears of joy, tears of overwhelm, tears of sadness, and tears of laughter. There have been many WTFs, crazy stories, bad decisions, and life-changing moments.  Today, Megan…

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How STEM can EMPOWER ALL to be fully human through equitable opportunities that embraces cultural responsiveness

Valencia Hicks-Harris, Founder/Chief Executive Officer “The classroom, with all its limitations, remains a location of possibility. In that field of possibility, we have the opportunity to labor for freedom, to demand of ourselves and our comrades, an openness of mind and heart that allows us to face reality even as we collectively imagine ways to…

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Making access to equity more equitable, with Just Capital’s Ashley Marchand Orme

It’s easy for public corporations to talk about moving the needle on diversity, equity, and inclusion. But what happens when the curtain is pulled back and there’s full transparency?  For JUST Capital (founded in 2013 by Paul Tudor Jones, Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington and Alan Fleischmann among others), the mission is to build an economy…

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