054 Finding Your Conscious BAM! - The Highly Energized Version of Your Business Story

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Our guests this week are Glenn & Maria Geffcken.  They are the founders of 4 Directions Branding and believe that each individual has the power to have a meaningful impact through the work they do in the world.  They work with their clients to capture their authentic essence, and co-create a strategy to convey their uniqueness in words, visuals, and culture.  This episode will help you learn how to do this.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us!

EP 053 Equipping Diverse Leaders with Spiritual Tools for Greater Impact with Tara Marshall

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Our guest this week is Tara Marshall.  Tara is the owner of Healing Spaces Wellness, located in suburban Maryland providing reiki healing & instruction, spiritual wellness coaching, and yoga, crystal and sound healing workshops. As a yoga/meditation instructor, Reiki Master/Teacher, Ordained Minister, divine feminine empowerment advocate, and Intuitive Life Coach, Tara has devoted her life to helping others delve deep into their innermost selves to learn that the power to heal themselves rests within.  One of Tara's recent passions is offering retreats for women leader to help them learn how to manage their energy, feed their souls, and connect with their higher self and spiritual guidance.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

EP 052 Grow Meaningful Relationships with Clients Through Human Centered Branding with Nela Dunato

Our guest this week is Nela Dunato.  Nela is a graphic artist who helps passion-driven service-based businesses and independent creatives to crafting expressive brand identities and exceptional client experiences.  She started in the field in 2005 and launched her company when she found that branding advice for corporations and startups didn't work for service-oriented businesses, such as freelancers and agencies. She created the concept of human centered branding because it excels where corporate and personal branding both fall short.   She recently launched her book, The Human Centered Brand: A Practical Guide to Being Yourself in Business.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

EP 051 Systems with Soul: Creating Structures that Amplify Your Essence and Impact with Justine Sparks

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Our guest this week is Justine Sparks.  She is a systems navigator for visionaries and change makers.  She helps visionary business owners to develop business systems and strategies that will help them have more time and energy to fulfill their mission to positively impact the world while creating a great life doing it.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

EP 050 The State of Conscious Business & Mindful Leadership

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Aaron Kahlow is an author, business leader and serial entrepreneur advocating for the greater Conscious Business Movement. Many know him for his past success in creating and running 5 successful businesses. His life passion lies at the question of: how to accelerate Human Consciousness to create a better life and a more peaceful world. Currently, Aaron is out in the world teaching Conscious Leadership & Life workshops to business leadership, bCorp, Sustainability, Social Entrepreneur, Mindful Advocate/coach communities.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

EP 049 Business Model & Pricing Issues for Newer Business Owners with Mark SIlver

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Mark Silver is a fourth-generation entrepreneur, a designated Master Teacher (“muqaddam murrabi“) within the Shaddhilliyya Sufi lineage, and the founder of Heart of Business - a company that offers a comprehensive entrepreneurial wisdom academy curriculum.  Mark has facilitated thousands of individual sessions with entrepreneurs and has led hundreds of classes, seminars, groups and retreats.   He and the Heart of Business team have helped many dozens (or it maybe hundreds now) of Awareness Community members take their conscious businesses to the next level.

And here's a link to the Heart of Your Business training program (on a Pay From The Heart basis) mentioned in the episode.

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

EP 048 Together is Better: How to Have Other People to Happily Help You with Jason Stein

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Jason Stein is a Mindful Business Coach who was a master acupuncturist and now helps wellness providers create solid profits, collaborate more effectively, and have a bigger impact.  Together is Better is one of his favorite sayings and is a big part of how he's grown his business and teaches his clients to grow theirs. 

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

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. 

If you'd like support and feedback about how to grow your conscious business, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious entrepreneurs like you.  Come join us! 

 

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.   

If you'd like support on your journey, the Awarepreneurs Community is a community of 300+ plus conscious social entrepreneurs.  Come join us! 

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. 

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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. 

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 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. 


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 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.

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 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

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 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!