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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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Leadership in a post-COVID hybrid workspace world, with Donald Thompson and Bradley Kirkman

Today, Bradley Kirkman and Donald Thompson discuss the future of work through the lens of emotional intelligence, generational differences in leadership, and diversity in the C-suite. Donald Thompson is an executive coach, CEO of The Diversity Movement, and host of the Donald Thompson Podcast. Bradley L. Kirkman is the General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished…

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Evaluating your business ideas (even the dumb ones), with data nerd Christie Osborne

Early in Christie Osborne’s career, she realized that literally, everybody has ideas, even the people you wouldn’t expect to. But the challenge is evaluating those ideas based on if they’re truly worth your time, energy, and resources. How do you do that?  You never debate what you can test. Christie Osborne is the owner of…

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Lindsay Siegel is fighting for the entrepreneurs who build with purpose, like People’s Choice co-founder Troy Walcott

Lindsay Siegel is the Head of Impact at a different kind of venture capital fund. Company Ventures is not just looking at profitability and return on investment – they partner with the next generation of entrepreneurs that are seeking to build with purpose.  The firm has worked with over 250 founders who share a common…

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Dottie Pepper: From LPGA Tour Legend to Broadcaster to Author

Dottie Pepper is an LPGA legend, having won 17 tour events and earning almost $7M on tour. But being a golf pro isn’t as easy as it can appear, and today Dottie shares some of her early struggles with making a living, why mentorship was imperative to her success, and what it was like transitioning…

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Business in the Nations’ Capital – More than just politics with Angela Franco from the DC Chamber

When Angela Franco was a growing up in Columbia, her father would tell her, “Don’t think that you’re better than anybody else. If you want to go someplace, you’re going to have to work for it.”  That made her upset at the time, but it turned out to be a gift – to keep her…

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Major Milestones—Celebrate City Icons With Raleigh Mag

We dedicate our careers—literally—to bringing you what’s new, now, next. But in this episode we take a step back and nod to the businesses (from hospitality to retail and beyond) who have survived and thrived the years in City of Oaks—from 5 to 165… who have truly woven themselves into the fabric of our city…

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LGBTQ+ leaders we’re celebrating this Pride month

The Inclusive Language Handbook: A Guide to Better Communication and Transformational Leadership, by Jackie Ferguson and Roxanne Bellamy At The Diversity Movement, we celebrate Pride all year long. But, each June, we encourage others to be intentional about renewing their commitment to LGBTQ+ learning and empowerment. For this special episode, we are highlighting some of…

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Can you be both supermom and badass entrepreneur? Conversations with Sisters

On last week’s episode, Judy Pickett shared her struggles of building a business while being a mom – and eventually joining forces with her daughter Hilaire.  Today, Courtney and Dana unpack that conversation and wonder if it’s possible to truly be both supermom and badass entrepreneur. Transcript Courtney: I love hearing other generational stories like…

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College Coaches Ralph and Ray Bring Soccer Legends to their New Podcast, For the Love of the Game

Legendary college soccer coaches Ralph Perez and Ray Reid open up their rolodexes to bring soccer royalty to their new podcast, For the Love of the Game! We’re talking Carli Lloyd, Taylor Twellman, Cobi Jones, Alexi Lalas, and more! Legendary college soccer coaches Ralph Perez and Ray Reid have a combined 81 years of coaching…

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