Meet bold, unapologetic CEO's who have taken a stand for good and found innovative ways to align profit and purpose, to make a positive impact. Be inspired by their stories and learn new ways to expand your business and help our communities thrive, even change the world, at the same time. This podcast is hosted by Sheila Jackson, Creative Activist, Strategist, Author and CEO of Eve's Lime.
Join me and Tyrone McKinley Freeman as we examine the philanthropy of America's first self-made female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker. We discuss his new book, Madame C.J. Walker's Gospel of Giving: Black Women's Philanthropy During Jim Crow, and the legacy of philanthropy in the African American community - and what distinguishes African American philanthropy. There is no description that can do justice to this conversation. I invite you to listen, enjoy and subscribe.
Award-winning serial entrepreneur, investor, wellness advocate and activist Nicole Cardoza speaks frankly about so-called white supremacy, wellness and the new paradigm in leadership and community engagement. She reveals how she turned what could have been a disastrous experience with Yoga Journal, into the launch of Reclamation Ventures - which has provided more than 3 million dollars in direct funding and resources to close the racial gap in the wellness industry. Nicole is also the Founder of Yoga Foster and Publisher of The Anti-Racism Daily.
Fawn Weaver, CEO of Grant Sidney & Founder of Uncle Nearest, shares her journey to debunk a false narrative and uncover the real story of Nearest Green and Jack Daniels. We explore the guiding principles and higher mission that she infused into Uncle Nearest to create the fastest-growing independent American whiskey brand in U.S. history.
Malaika Jones, Founder of Brown Girl Jane talks about the company's high speed ride to be considered one of the most innovative companies in the beauty and wellness industry. She explains what happens when your entire team is aligned with the company's higher purpose, their North Star. Malaika breaks down how her company has unleashed the healing power of plants and CBD and harnessed it to celebrate black women! We discuss the ‘Black Beauty Wellness Summit’ and ‘Brown Girl Swap" which Malaika created, along with Co-Founders Tai Beauchamp and Nia Jones, to challenge black women to purchase 5 essential products from other black-woman-owned businesses.
Join me for a fascinating conversation with Chef, restauranteur, and creative Spirit, Carla Hall on what it takes to be unapologetic. We explore the practice of personal power, the life of a creative CEO, and a common challenge that is part of the journey to becoming The Good CEO - "imposter syndrome." Carla also discusses her new project as producer and host of the new podcast , "Say Yes."
It's a discussion you don't want to miss with Natasha McCrea, Love & Life Coach to Alpha Females and Founder of The Love CEO Institute. Join us as we celebrate every Good CEOs SUPER-POWER - feminine energy. Natasha McCrea debunks the mythology of weakness and vulnerability often associated with the feminine, and breaks down the unique qualities and strengths we can access when we unapologetically embrace our feminine energy.
Episode 4 of "The Good CEO" is a conversation of 'candid Zen,' with Beatrice Dixon of The Honey Pot. She talks about her unique path to create a line of plant-based feminine hygiene products. We discuss her powerful, unwavering stance, amidst a racially motivated backlash to the presence of her products in Target and her unapologetic mission to inspire young, black girls. (This episode was recorded prior to the recent protests and unrest.)
Warning: colorful language
Venture Capitalist and Founder of Backstage Capital, Arlan Hamilton talks about her new book, the journey to finding her voice, and to supporting “underestimated entrepreneurs.” We also share advice on what Good CEOs can do to cultivate their business, during the pandemic.
In Episode 2 of The Good CEO, Bridgid Coulter, Founder & CEO of Blackbird House, a co-working and wellness community for black women entrepreneurs and their allies, talks about her journey as a serial entrepreneur, her new business and her vision to build a global collaborative of women entrepreneurs.