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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.

Pro Basketball Perspectives: Analytics, Leadership, and Mental Health, with NBA Charlotte Hornets VP Seth Bennett

The decisions made in the NBA front offices aren’t easy – and many of them have nothing to do with player trades or free agent signings. When other NBA teams were in the Bubble in Orlando, how did the Charlotte Hornets react? How does the front office view business intelligence and analytics when not everyone…

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Ep1 – Principal Ari Cohen

What’s Mr Cohen’s favorite food? What’s his most embarrassing elementary school moment? What sport did he almost play professionally before going into education?  Find out on the Meet the Pride Podcast, with Emma Gillikin! Meet the Pride is produced by Earfluence.  For full videos, head on over to MeetThePride.com.

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Networking to achieve your dreams, with Plain Sight founder James Chapman

Donald Thompson says that being a former athlete can make you a better entrepreneur, and James Chapman is no exception. Having played basketball throughout his entire childhood, the founder and CEO of Plain Sight, a mobile app for networking with like-minded people in virtual and physical spaces, is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for…

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The Power of Imagination

What would Walter Harris’ life be like when he got out of prison?  Would he be back in the 9th ward, wrapped up in the drug culture, with the path leading back to prison or worse?  As he lie in his prison cell, Walter imagined his life on the outside – and he was determined…

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The stress, the fight, and the ugly of all the 2020 cancellations: Conversations with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode with Hair and Makeup Artist Nina McCaskey, and talk about the cancellations of 2020, the fight for respect from clients, keeping it all together for employees, and the reality of the chaos. If you haven’t listened to the conversation with Nina McCaskey from Wedding Kiss, it’s the episode…

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NCAA Champion Tar Heels Sam Perkins and George Lynch will not “Shut Up and Dribble”

Sam Perkins and George Lynch are Tar Heel legends and NCAA basketball national champions – Sam in ’82 and George in ’93. As Black athletes, Sam and George have had to navigate whether to stand up for what’s right or to stay quiet on the issues that matter. Today, Dr. Debby Stroman talks to Sam…

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Raising Capital from Angels, VCs, and Sharks, with Rewardstock’s Jon Hayes

Rewardstock founder Jon Hayes has received funding from VCs, angel investors, and even a shark (Mark Cuban). Today he gives the founder’s perspective on great questions to ask, and some of the more frustrating parts of working with investors. First Check is hosted by Cofounders Capital partner Tim McLoughlin, and is a production of Earfluence.

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Allyship, Feminism, and Making an Impact, with NYU’s Kayla Merriweather

Kayla Merriweather is a powerhouse. A senior at New York University, she’s in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, concentrating in History and Place through a Black Feminist Lens with a Minor in Spanish. She’s a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholar, a Resident Assistant and the President for the Black Student Union.  In summary, she’s…

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Losing clients and the fight for survival through COVID, with HMUA Nina McCaskey

When Hair and Makeup Artist Nina McCaskey moved down to Raleigh from NYC in 2018, she had to start her business from nothing. She hustled, networked, and before she knew it, Nina had 84 clients booked in 2020.  And then…the pandemic decimated the wedding industry. If you’re drinking along with us today, that means you…

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Introducing Meet the Pride

3rd grader Emma Gillikin talks to students and faculty of Leesville Elementary School. Meet the Pride is produced by Earfluence.

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