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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.

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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Stop and take your pulse, with Jessie Williams

Jessie Williams wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life, but she knew she was her happiest when she was creating. In this episode, hear how her she was inspired to move back to N.C. and open Edge of Urge—a one of a kind store that brings together independent artists’ work in Raleigh…

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Interrupt Imposter Syndrome and Own Your Success, with Teresa Sande

Two episodes ago, Don shared his thoughts on imposter syndrome and what leaders can do about feeling inadequate. He references the book, Find Your Fierce: Interrupt Imposter Syndrome and Own Your Success, and talks about the impact it has had on his approach.  Today, Don brings on the author of that book, leadership consultant and…

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Unraveling, with Sandra Cassios

The Unraveling series, where amazing and inspiring entrepreneurs share the unraveling of old habits and mindset that holds us back, and the rebirth of new.  Today we feature Sandra Cassios, owner and lead planner at Sandra Bettina Weddings and Events, and owner of XO and Mane Gift Shop. For previous Unravelings:156157 with Adrianna McDermott161 with…

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Top tips for inclusive leadership, with Nils Vinje

Nils Vinje is a leadership coach and head coach of the B2B Leaders Academy, and he says that leading diverse teams effectively requires more than just leading the way you’d like to be led. In this episode, hear the top mistakes to avoid as an emerging leader and Nils’ best advice for experienced leaders to…

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Shaping Our Skyline

There are currently 53 major projects—planned or in progress—in Raleigh. Tune in as Publisher Gina Stephens and Editor-in-Chief Melissa Howsam chat inside scoop on some of our city’s most exciting developments, including The Exchange Raleigh, just-announced Salvage Yard, among others. Building a Skyline: Raleigh’s Future Mapped The Future of Raleigh: 2022 Development Issue Cover Story…

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Signs of burnout, and bulldozing through life: Conversations with Sisters

Last week, we heard Jen Taylor’s tragic yet inspirational story about her husband’s sudden death and what happened after – how Jen pressed on and found success in her next venture.  Today, Courtney and Dana discuss valuing the lives we lead, even though sometimes it feels like we’re bulldozing through them. Hustle and Gather is…

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