Earfluence Articles

Establishing Diversity and Inclusion on a Global Scale: Insight from EY’s Karyn Twaronite

In a recent episode of Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox, host Jackie Ferguson of The Diversity Movement sat down with DEI expert Karyn Twaronite, Global Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion at Ernst & Young (EY), a global organization with over 300,000 employees in over 150 countries.  Karyn has the rather unusual distinction (at least in…

Read More

From Prince Producer to Tech CEO, Zoee’s Nichole Lowe has a Story to Tell

When I hear professional insight combined with amazing storytelling, it’s like podcast fireworks that’s forever reverberating in my ears.  And that’s exactly what I knew would happen when I first heard Zoee Founder and CEO Nichole Lowe talk about her absolutely fascinating professional journey on the Hustle + Gather Podcast. From working as a producer…

Read More

Introducing Unstoppable, with Cynthia Barnes

Cynthia Barnes is Unstoppable, and now she shares her sales and leadership insight in her new podcast! You’ve heard of fashion influencers, travel influencers, beauty influencers and more, but have you ever heard of a sales influencer? If not, then you definitely need to check out the one and only Cynthia Barnes!  Cynthia is the…

Read More

Calcium, Toxins, and Your Cellular Health: Quacks and Hypochondriacs Podcast

Your Body Needs a Little Help Making Sure Your Cells are Regulated  I’d never heard of Calcium ATPase until I listened to this episode of Quacks and Hypochondriacs. Dr. Bill Ferro and Erin O’Hearn spoke with Brundy Broady, author of “The Calcium Connection,” about the importance of the enzyme calcium ATPase and how to make…

Read More

New Earfluence Podcast Studio at Raleigh Founded

As the Triangle slowly shakes off the cobwebs, gets vaccinated, and people venture back into public spaces, often for the first time in over a year, we are celebrating by teaming up with Raleigh Founded (RF) on a new podcast studio!   For those of you who don’t know, RF, formerly HQ Raleigh, is a…

Read More

How can a startup think about DEI when it’s fighting to make payroll?

On Thursday, June 3rd at 12PM EST, The Diversity Movement will be hosting a webinar, “Why the Startup Community Should Care about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.” Panelists are Shelley Willingham, VP of Business Strategy at The Diversity Movement, Lister Delgado, Managing Partner at IDEA Fund, and Donald Thompson, CEO of The Diversity Movement.  When you’re…

Read More

Obesity and Systemic Racism: The Hidden Connection

Some of the most impactful conversations we’ve had over the past two years have come from the diversity, bias, inclusion, and equity episodes on Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox, If You Only Knew with Dr. Debby Stroman, and Winning with Diversity. The hosts and guests have tackled some difficult topics like racism, unconscious bias, microaggressions, protests,…

Read More

SEO in Podcasting: How to Optimize Your Podcast for Google Search

Search engine optimization traffic is one of the most significant ways to boost the number of views or listens to any podcast or digital content. At Earfluence, we’ve noticed a 1,300% increase in search traffic from quarter one in 2020 to quarter one in 2021! Prior to following my passion for podcasting two years ago,…

Read More

Chef Vivian Howard’s failures mean more than all the awards

An acclaimed chef, best-selling author and multi-award-winning television host and producer, Vivian Howard seems to be doing it all. She started as part of the Wolfpack at North Carolina State University with an English degree, but she translated her storytelling skills to the kitchen. Her passion for food and storytelling is evident in her vulnerable…

Read More

Why Did NC State’s Poole College Start a Podcast? We Asked Host Jenny Hammond

On February 10, 2021, NC State’s Poole College of Management launched the Poole Podcast, a “think and do” conversation about the relationship between academics and industry. Listen: Episode 1 with Dean Frank Buckless and The Pink Ceiling CEO Cindy Eckert Listen: Episode 2 – US Taxation in a Global Economy, with Nathan Goldman and EY’s…

Read More