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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.

Stop settling for less and get to the life you want, with Tony Chatman

Ever since I got into podcasts (and believe it or not, it actually took me a while), I’ve been focused on growth: getting to the life that I want and not settling for less. If you’re listening to this podcast, I’m thinking that’s your mindset too. And that could mean so many things. A bigger…

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Son of a Football Coach: Lessons Learned from My Dad

Growing up as a son of a college football coach, Don learned some valuable life lessons from his dad. Some were lessons on what to do, and others lessons on what NOT to do. But in the end, Don realized that he had a dad and mom who love him – and that’s why he…

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4 Local Legends Dropping New Food/Bar Concepts

A handful of the local legends who have put Raleigh on the map for their food and spirits concepts are at it again. Tune in as Publisher Gina Stephens and Editor-in-Chief Melissa Howsam spill the tea on super-exciting spots opening in the coming weeks and months by some of the industry’s biggest bar and restaurant…

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The importance of advocating for your healthcare, with Dr. Audrea Caesar

If you’re part of an underrepresented or marginalized group in the United States, you likely have faced or will face a health disparity at some point in your life. As the inaugural Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at UNC Health, Dr. Audrea Caesar is working to expand health equity efforts at UNC Health and…

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After burnout, tragedy, and losing everything, Jen Taylor is creating a new path

In October 2018, Jen Taylor‘s world came crashing down as her husband tragically passed away, and she quickly had to figure out what the f*** to do with her life. Continue with her wedding planning business?  Keep the house in Maui?  Pivot to a new venture?  No decisions are easy while grieving, but she had…

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Imposter Syndrome: What Leaders Can Do About Feeling Inadequate

Being a high-octane leader doesn’t mean you have all the answers. It doesn’t mean you don’t have fear, uncertainty, and doubt.  It doesn’t mean you are confident that you belong in every room.  But what can we do when we feel inadequate? Today, Donald Thompson shares his feelings on imposter syndrome, and specifically on the…

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Business Therapy and Mindset Transformations for Wedding CEOs, with Kelly Ruta

One of the reasons we started the Weddings For Real podcast and then formed The Planner’s Vault is because we want to create a community of wedding professionals who can share ideas, grow together, and avoid the feeling of being on an island with your businesses.  You’re not alone. And yet, sometimes we feel like…

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The science behind why teams fail, with Kimberly Wiefling

A former member of the U.S. Air Force, Kimberly Wiefling knows what it takes to build a strong team—and the signs of a weak one—and that’s why she started her consulting business, Wiefling Consulting. In her decades of consulting in Silicon Valley, she’s gathered data and observations from teams she’s transformed to perfect her recipe…

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Playing to each other’s strengths: Conversations with Sisters

Last week, Courtney and Dana talked with another set of sister entrepreneurs—Jackie and Cassie Collier. This week, hear how Courtney and Dana grew to have different strengths and approaches to business, despite being raised together. Plus, find out what caused the sisters’ biggest fight ever and how they avoid fighting now. Transcript Courtney Hopper: we…

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How Transformational Coaching Unlocked Larry Long Jr’s Full Potential

Get ready for a JOLT of transformational motivation.  Larry Long Jr, the man with the memorable acronyms and boundless energy, is back on the podcast!  Today he talks about the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) that he had when trying to decide whether to leave his safe job, how coaching from Kristin Frade helped him…

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