047 Turn Your Genius Into Lucrative Corporate Contracts with Tracy Kay

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Tracy Kay works with brilliant socially-conscious consultants, speakers and trainers who want to reduce the learning curve on how they can get their foot in the door and share their expertise with larger organizations and grow their businesses.  She is known as "the Corporate Training Goddess" and is CEO & Founder of Tracy Kay International and creator of the Genius Contracts Academy, a program that helps consultants, speakers & trainers turn their genius into lucrative corporate contracts. 

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EP 046 From Employee to Entrepreneur - Why Passion is So Important with RJ Hodges

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In this episode, RJ Hodges shares his tips and strategies that he uses with clients to help them transition from employee to entrepreneur.  RJ Hodges is a professional speaker, certified personal mastery life coach, certified practitioner in the healing art of Reiki, and the creator of a coaching system known as L.I.F.E (Living in Full Existence) Education. He is a bestselling co-author of the book Mission Unstoppable partnering with world-renowned leaders George Fraser and Les Brown and also the author of You Can’t Practice At The Game, The Art of Mastering You Volume One.   

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EP 045 How to Rewire Your Brain to Increase Your Social Impact with Due Quach

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Due Quach.  A refugee from Vietnam and a graduate of Harvard College and the Wharton MBA program, Due overcame the long-term effects of poverty and trauma by turning to neuroscience and meditation. After building a successful international business career in management consulting and private equity investments, Due traveled throughout Asia to study various contemplative traditions and then created the Calm Clarity Program to make mindful leadership accessible to people of all backgrounds. 

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EP 044 Moving From Takers to Givers: The Etymology of Entrepreneurship

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Lyla June.  Lyla is a renowned public speaker, poet, hip-hop artist and acoustic singer-songwriter of Diné (Navajo) and Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) lineages. Her music and message centers around intergenerational and inter-ethnic healing, as well as an articulation of Indigenous Philosophy. 

Lyla's resonant message and ability to convey paths forward for indigenous liberation have brought her to universities, school assemblies, conferences, music festivals, and community centers across the United States and over ten nations around the world.  In our dialogue, we look honestly at the exploitative roots of entrepreneurship and, instead, how to create a business that is truly healing.

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EP 043 The Power of Private Retreats to Grow Your Spiritual Business with Felina Danalis

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Felina Danalis. After a fast paced and stressful 20 year career in  the broader space of sustainability and international development, witnessed a traumatic car bombing and felt called to make major changes in her life.

Today she's a coach who works with individuals, organizations and companies to use the principles of mindfulness and emotional intelligence, in work and in life.  A significant part of her business is customized individual retreats in her home city of Palm Springs, CA.  Join Felina as she shares in detail about this innovative approach to growing a spiritual business.

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EP 042 How to End the Financial Feast or Famine Cycle for Entrepreneurs with Briana Cavanaugh

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Briana Cavanaugh. Briana is a Financial Bliss Mentor Coach and Accountant. She has been doing accounting since 2003 and have more than 20 years of experience in various forms of coaching and counseling.

Briana believes that Change Makers and Business Owners have the capacity to be successful and that money is a key part of that transition from chaos and overwhelm to bliss.  She works at the intersection of money, pleasure, self love and accounting.

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EP 041 Dialogue for Social Impact: The Human Side of Changing the World with Reva Patwardhan

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Reva Patwardhan. Reva is the founder of Dialogue Lab, which helps social impact leaders collaborate to build resilient organizations and unstoppable movements.

She does that by helping leaders learn to embrace the tough, liberating conversations that power social change from the ground up. And she helps them build stronger collaborative relationships based on mutual and collective learning. 

We explore these kinds of topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your input and questions as part of the conversation! 

EP 040 Building Cofounders Collaborative Intelligence with Bryant Galindo

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Bryant Galindo.  Bryant completed a Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Master's program at Columbia University, did pro bono work as a Mediator for a U.S. federal agency, and quickly realized that the job he wanted (one that offered the ability to empower others in resolving their issues) wasn't out there. So he set out to create it, knowing that his skills in negotiation and conflict resolution were badly needed. 

After helping his friends negotiate salaries and contracts in the tech, nonprofit, and government sectors, Workplace Collaborations was born to help other Millennials who also have difficulties vocalizing their needs without sounding entitled. 

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EP 039 Growing the World's Best Resource for Changemakers

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Craig Zelizer.  Craig is the Founder and CEO of PCDN. Craig has dedicated his life to being an entrepreneur and to creating a more peaceful world.

Since its founding in 2007, Craig has grown PCDN to over 36,500 members representing more than 180 countries.  From 2006 through May 2016, he was a professor in the Georgetown Conflict Resolution MA Program, serving as the program’s second faculty hire. He helped grow the program into one of the world’s leading academic programs, assisted in a 300% growth of students and faculty, developed countless new partnerships and served in the program’s senior leadership, including serving as Associate Director for more than six years (also twice as Interim Director). He made the decision in spring 2016 to leave his position to focus full-time on scaling PCDN. 


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EP 038 Marketing With Integrity: Flip the Script, Passion vs. Pain with Lisa Manyon

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Lisa Manyon. Lisa Manyon is the President of Write On ~ Creative Writing Services, LLC. Known as “The Business Marketing Architect” she’s a content and copywriting strategist for mission-driven entrepreneurs. Lisa a master of matching your message to market via copywriting and content strategies. She’s the creator of the new marketing and copywriting model for success as seen in Inc. Magazine. She pioneered the “Challenge. Solution. Invitation.” framework to help you create marketing messages with integrity with a focus on PASSION Points not pain points.

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EP 037 How Matters: Weaving Inclusion Into Your Coaching or Wellness Business

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Nicole Lee. Nicole is a diversity, equity and inclusion expert, leadership coach, and nationally recognized speaker and strategist who regularly consults with non profits, schools and businesses to improve their organizational climate for their workforce and all those that they serve. Nicole is a prolific speaker and commentator who has regularly appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and BBC. She has been recognized for her outstanding contributions in the private and public sectors through numerous awards, including Congressional Black Caucus, Running Starts “Women to Watch”, Black Women’s Roundtable TrailBlazer and Global Leadership and the National Newspapers Publishers Association’s Press Champion Award.

SPECIAL OFFER: Nicole is offering a 40% discount to Awarepreneurs Community members on her new Uplift program.  You can find out more at: http://nicolelee.org/uplift/  Just email Nicole at Nicole@leebayard.com

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EP 036 Heal the Lawyer, Heal the Profession with Idara Bassey

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Idara Bassey.  She has an executive coaching/personal development practice devoted to being “Your Partner in Living your Light and Illuminating the Corporate Soul.”  Idara has created holistic solutions to personal and corporate challenges by conducting energy healings, intuitive readings, designing personal development regimens in addition to coaching holistic entrepreneurs who seek to realize authentic success. A significant part of Idara's practice is working with lawyers on issues of physical, emotional and spiritual well-being as well as executive excellence.

We explore these kinds of topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your input and questions as part of the conversation! 

EP 035 The Legacy Continues - Building Generational Wealth with Ric Mathis

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is Ric Mathis.  His first visual production was entitled “Word”, which featured The Last Poets, Cee-Lo Green, Sonya Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, and more.  Recently, he has garnered attention as executive director of the provocative documentary Black Friday. The documentary explores why African Americans have consistently remained in the lowest percentile of America’s wealth gap, while also presenting insight on how to restore the circulation of wealth in Black communities. In addition, he has received praise from global brands such as Wal-Mart, Bigen, Pepsi, Essence Music Festival, 100 Black Men, Big Brothers & Sisters, and Home Dept. 

We explore these kinds of topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your input and questions as part of the conversation! 

EP 034 From Salesy Internet Marketing to Deep Business Model with George Kao

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In this episode, our dialogue guest is George Kao.  Since 2009, George's full-time business has been coaching and mentoring clients, to help them create sustainable & joyful businesses.  His specialty is helping people grow their audience, through authentic online marketing. George has deepened his business model considerably over the years and shares what he has learned with great transparency.

We explore these kinds of topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your input and questions as part of the conversation! 

EP 033 Love for Leaders - Creating a Relationship That Support Growth & Impact

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In this episode, I interview Shana James.  Over the past 15 years, Shana has coached a diverse group of nearly a thousand men — leaders, CEOs, authors, speakers and men with big visions.   In this work, she has come to see the unique circumstances leaders face in romantic and sexual relationships and has developed a reputation for being on the forefront of helping leaders cultivate a life that includes love, leadership AND a positive legacy.

We explore these topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your input and questions as part of the dailogue!

EP 032 Integral Male Leadership and the Rebirth of Masculinity with Joshua Hathaway

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In this episode, I interview Joshua Hathaway, one of the cofounders of The Brotherhood Community.  He has over 12 years experience in teaching NonViolent Communication, private coaching and counseling with hundreds of individuals and his No Bullsh!t brandcommunication trainings have been delivered extensively to private and corporate clients such as Zappos and LYFT.  One of Joshua's biggest passions at this time is to be a dynamic part of the movement to reinvent masculinity in healthy ways.

As always, we explore these topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your voice in the dailogue!

EP 031 Defy Impossible: YOU Are The Answer to Millions of People's Prayers

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In this episode, I interview DrVenus Opal Reese, author of The Black Woman Millionaire: A Revolutionary Act That Defies Impossible.  DrVenus has four college degrees - including a Phd from Stanford - and her company, Defy Impossible, has brought in over $5 million of revenue over the past 4 years.  She's developed a system to help entrepreneurs - particularly black women entrepreneurs - turn adversity into your greatest asset.

As always, we explore these topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your voice in the dailogue!

EP 030 Getting Funding For Your Social Enterprise with Jenny Kassan

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In this episode, I interview Jenny Kassan, author of Raise Capital On Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business Without Selling Your Soul.  Jenny is a business attorney with decades of experience. She is also a certified transformational coach, social entrepreneur, and finance innovator. Her formula for mission-aligned capital raising has helped diverse entrepreneurs throughout the country raise millions of dollars on their own terms.

As always, we explore these topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your voice in the dailogue!

EP 029 The Advisory Board - A Pathway for More Success & Impact (with a lot less problems)

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In this episode, Awarepreneurs founder Paul Zelizer shares what he learns after a deep dive exploration on the topic of Advisory Boards for social enterprises.  He shares what they are, how they contribute to more success and impact, how they reduce problems and clear obstacles and what makes for a good advisory board member.  He also shares why Awarepreneurs is launching an advisory board and who the members are - and they are listed on our About page.

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EP 028 Contemplative Christianity & Building a Sustainable Spiritual Business

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In this episode, I interview Michael Poffenberger.  Michael is the Executive Direector of the Center for Action & Contemplation - founded by Richard Rohr.  It's one of the largest and most impactful social impact organizations based on the contemplative Christian tradition in the world.  Michael and I talk about how the Center build such momentum, what's important when growing an organization of this scale and how to stay true to your values over the course of time without getting stale or stagnant.  

As always, we explore these topics on a daily basis - including a discussion of this episode - in the inclusive Awarepreneurs membership community. We'd love to have your voice in the dailogue!