Nuance of Impact

Nuance of Impact

By Rebecca Nedelec
👋🏾 I’m Rebecca Nedelec— and I‘m fascinated by the nuances of social impact— how the activist convinced the big company, how the child prompted change (like seriously, Greta!) and really, the split moment where the influence was lit. Here we’ll forget the big concepts and hear stories of the unseen moments that changed things for the better.
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S1. Ep 7 | Jason White, CMO of Curaleaf on purpose and legacy

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S1. Ep 8 | Jay Ritchlin, Director-General, David Suzuki Foundation on staying inspired in the pursuit of impact
This episode is for you if you are wondering how to stay inspired while you pursue your cause. Joined by the wonderful Jay Ritchlin, Director-General for the David Suzuki Foundation, Canada’s most renowned charity for their pursuit to save our planet. Their vision is simple, that we all act every day on the understanding that we are one with nature. Jay’s is not only overseeing two paradox provinces, Alberta and British Columbia but his experience includes working on challenges to the environment like open net-pen aquaculture, offshore oil and gas, marine fisheries, toxins and seafood. Jay is as authentic as they come, and this episode will leave your appreciation for nature ignited.
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August 5, 2020
S1. Ep 7 | Jason White, CMO of Curaleaf on purpose and legacy
This episode is for you if you need a boost- a reminder that your career is on track, and your resourcefulness, honesty and courage matter. Joined by Jason White, the Chief Marketing Officer of Curaleaf - now the world's largest cannabis company, we talk about his transition from Beats by Dr. Dre to Curaleaf, the power of legacy and his approach to tuning out the haters. Passionate about the relationship between the legalization of cannabis, and the racial injustices of the war on drugs, Jason is a leader who isn't afraid to speak his mind and lean into courage.  You can keep track of Jason's work on Linkedin. Follow Curaleaf as they grow the cannabis industry and deepen their impact on LinkedIn and Instagram.
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July 29, 2020
S1. Ep6 | Afdhel Aziz | Black Lives Matter and business as a force for good
This episode is for the person that continues to be moved by the Black Lives Matter movement and its essential influence on the world's brands. Joined by Afdhel Aziz, author of Good is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn, and founder of the think-tank and idea incubator to the Levis, Facebook, and Microsofts of the world, Conspiracy of Love, Afdhel is the world’s evangelist of business as a force for good. In this episode, we talk about how leading brands are responding to Black Lives Matter, and how it reconciles with consumers' call to action on authentic social purpose. From respecting the journey’s of black and brown employees and customers to a need for transparent action, this conversation is one for the books. Keep track of Afdhel's work on a regular basis on Linkedin &  Pre-order his newest book, Principles of Purpose here.
52:57
July 22, 2020
S1.Ep5 | Pat Dossett, CEO of Madefor and ex-Navy SEAL | Achieving your potential
This episode is for the change maker on a mission to live up to their potential. So you're trying to figure out what your potential looks like, while keeping your health, relationships and sanity strong? Pat’s got you! In this episode, Pat Dossett, ex-Navy SEAL turned President and CEO of Madefor, talks about the unrecognized intersections between fulfillment and success, and how he approached his career and partnership with Blake Mycoskie by putting purpose first. You’ll learn how to get through your most uncomfortable situations, how to break up goals, and the difference between a growth and fixed mindset. Check out Madefor to learn more about Pat’s work.
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July 15, 2020
S1.Ep4 | 7 Minute Ramble: Rethinking Logo and Sponsorship
7 Minute Rambles are for the short commute, the coffee break, and the long pondering poops. They're short, informative, opinion based and offer a knowledge bomb to keep your gears turning for the rest of the day.  In this episode, we talk about the 5 senses and which 3 really matter when it comes to events and sponsorship. Read the full post on Linkedin, here. This episode is for the community investment or marketing professional looking to negotiate a sponsorship, who wants to maximize their brand's impact in the room. If you're looking to build a strong sponsorship package that provides real value and goes beyond logos, this 7-minute ramble is for you.
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July 15, 2020
S1. Ep3 | Alex Welsh & Pat Bruns, Founders of Yama Nomad | When purpose and work collide
Pat & Alex are living the life that the rest of us millennials once said we would, before we realized the work involved. Founders of Yama Nomad, an adventure van company, Pat and Alex talk about bringing purpose and work together under one roof (or many if you count the adventure vans they've built).  In this episode, we reflect on the role of guilt in leading a purpose-driven life and the parallels between building vans the competition mindset. You can follow the story and evolution of Yama Vans on Instagram or check out their website.
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July 6, 2020
S1.Ep2 | Khadijah Tribble, VP CSR at Curaleaf | Decriminalizing cannabis from the inside
This episode is for the activist and the corporate change-maker. You’re wondering, how do I channel my voice? How do I navigate the boardroom and still advocate for real change? In this episode you’ll learn about Khadijah’s experience of the intersectionality between being a corporate vice-president, and being a black, queer woman working in the cannabis industry. Khadijah’s life’s work is the decriminalization of cannabis. She is working to ensure black and brown communities, who have long been affected by America’s war on drugs, are properly represented in the wealth of cannabis’ legalization. You can follow Khadijah’s work on here. Check out CuraLeaf and their corporate social responsibility efforts to decriminalize cannabis here.
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July 6, 2020
S1.Ep1 | How it all came to be
The story behind Nuance of Impact, the podcast. Launching Monday, July 6. 
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July 3, 2020
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May 10, 2020