The Social Impactors Podcast

Love your life to death, understanding grief & having 'the talk' about end of life (Yvonne Heath)

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By Avery Konda
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast!

This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities.

From coaches, authors, entrepreneurs, influencers; we tap into the minds of some of the most impactful people around the world to find out how they have built a life of creating impact.

Now listen in, and be ready to go on a journey of enlightenment, motivation, and awe.

Tune in weekly for a new special guest #SocialImpactor!

Music Credits: Chad Crouch, Poddington Bear, Willbe, Alex Stoner

#SocialImpactEverywhere
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Rentabeliever.com, creating impact in her community & people over profit (Frankie Picasso)
"Every company should have a corporate responsibility office. Profits are one thing, but when you can give some profits and help people at the same time it helps you." Episode #8 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Frankie Picasso, Radio Host and author of Midlife Mojo, I Bared My Chest,  and Founder of rentabeliever.com. Frankie and I talk about her work as an author, radio host and a huge proponent in her community, how she truly believes in helping people discover their capabilities, and how every company should have a corporate responsibility office to help other people around the world. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave a #iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
18:17
April 17, 2019
Nowhere to call home, changing the stigma of homelessness around the world & changemaking (Leah DenBok)
"When I first began doing photography I had never rally imagined that I could use that gift that I had to really make any sort of a difference. It's sort of astonishing that my work has actually impacted people." Episode #7 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Leah DenBok, a local changemaker who is using her skills in photography to change the perception of people living with homelessness. She is also the author of the volume called 'Nowhere To Call Home'. Leah and I talked about what led her to want to begin photographing people living with homelessness, how she is working to change the perception and stigma that exists around the world today, and how she began to figure out that she can be a changemaker in the world while using her gifts to build social impact in the world.   Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave a #iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
12:26
April 16, 2019
Empowering safe surgery around the world, disrupting the medical community & leading through social innovation (Lawrence Buchan)
"A little known problem in the world is 5 billion people don't have access to safe surgery. That's almost the whole world. There's a huge burden of trauma globally. In fact that burden is actually greater than the burden of HIV, AIDS, and tuberculosis." Episode #6 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Lawrence Buchan, Co-Founder and CEO of Arbutus Medical. Lawrence and I talk about the inequities of access to safe surgery around the world, how Arbutus Medical is on a mission to provide affordable medical devices, how the burden of trauma globally is a staggering statistic, and that social enterprise, or social impact businesses can lead the revolution to profitable, human centered businesses. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave a #iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
29:45
April 15, 2019
Season 2 #socialimpactors, our modern day superheroes & Social Impact Everywhere!
Social impact is the MOST important action you can make in the WORLD. I wanted to take you on a journey of sorts, and show you how #socialimpactors around the world are making impact, and truly are our modern day superheroes. Join the #SocialImpactors Community and help out with the following: 1. Leave an ITunes review on The Social Impactors Podcast to help new people find it! Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t.... 2. Check out my podcast website and share it with your friends, colleagues, or family! There's even a merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite 3. If you know of any friends, colleagues, or individuals who are #socialimpactors- I would love if you could send over their email so I can reach out to them! I am always excited to meet new people, and spreading their message to an audience. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Startups #Podcasting
01:30
April 10, 2019
A movement of healthy wealthy people, hearstrings and consciousness & communication as connective tissue (Rob Howze)
"Communication is the connective tissue for humanity. Our ability to connect and communicate with each other, determines our ability to effectively grow and evolve as a civilization, as humanity." Episode #5 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Rob Howze, Empowerpreneur dedicated to develop billions of healthy, wealthy people. Rob and I talk about evolving humanity through our connective tissue of communication, how he is building an online platform of coaches and subject matter experts to help each other build and grow, and the importance of using emotional intelligence to to traverse the worlds of heartstrings, consciousnesses, and internet is healthy, wealthy human beings. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave a #iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
15:44
April 9, 2019
Empathy as the 21st century skill, bringing play back into the classroom & toys as our future teaching technology (Ilana Ben-Ari)
We get asked how different business students are than a kindergarten class or a high-school class, or these big business leaders. We're human beings and there are so many layers to the complexity and backgrounds that we have. It really has to do with who you are as a human." Episode #4 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Ilana Ben-Ari, Founder, CEO & Lead Designer at Twenty One Toys,  an award-winning social enterprise that teaches empathy, failure, and other key 21st century skills using toys and playful workshops. Ilana and I talked about how she began building 21 Toys, why she believes empathy is the most important 21st century skill that we can teach, how we need to teach the importance of empathy and failure from kindergarten all the way to Fortune 500 CEO's, and why we need to bring fun back into the classroom. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave an iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
23:08
April 8, 2019
Distraction-free productivity, the need for human accountability & Focusmate (Taylor Jacobson)
How can you provide human accountability exactly when and how we need it in order to get things done, in a world increasingly, we're distracted, we're alone, and people really struggle with procrastination." Episode #3 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Taylor Jacobson, CEO & Founder of Focusmate, a virtual coworking space that helps you get things done with distraction-free productivity. Taylor and I talked about how Focusmate spawned from his own challenges with procrastination, how we are social, tribal animals that need human connection and accountability, and how technology can be a boost for individuals who need some distraction-free productivity. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Leave an iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 2. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
24:07
April 4, 2019
Saving a man's legs, using Worlds Best Cream to combat severe pain and inflammation & the journey of entrepreneurship in Ontario (Bill Burley)
"Thank you for inventing that cream. They were going to cut my legs off now they're not going to cut my legs off and cancelled my surgery." When they start using our cream it's none of them having to retire or find another field, they can continue to do what they love doing. Episode #2 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Bill Burley, Inventor, Founder and Owner of Worlds Best Cream, a natural, simple, smart and safe way to get relief for pain and inflammation using copper. Bill and I talk about how he began working on his Worlds Best Cream, how it is saving people's lives who suffer from severe pain and inflammation, and emerging into new markets around the world. Join the Social Impactors Community: 1. Check out the podcast on Anchor! Link: http://bit.ly/SocialImpact-GoodUnited 2. Leave an iTunes review to help new people find it! Link: https://apple.co/2WI5Ckn 3. Check out my website and share it! There's even a #merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: http://bit.ly/thesocialimpactorswebsite #SocialImpactEverywhere
28:07
April 2, 2019
GoodUnited, Consumer Conscience & Defining Social Entrepreneurship (Jeremy & Nick)
"If you can organically weave in the social impact into your business, there are so many benefits outside of helping the people you are working to help. You attract people to your organization based on your mission, and you empower people to give their best because they are working for something much larger than a paycheck."  Episode #1 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Jeremy Berman and Nick Black, Founders of GoodUnited,  a company that helps nonprofits increase Facebook fundraiser donations, emails and retention without lifting a finger. Jeremy, Nick and I talk about how consumers can 'sniff through' businesses that are solely in business for the profit, why you need to define your north star and mission whether in life or in your business, and how their lives had led them to making a massive impact in the nonprofit world. Join the Social Impactors Community and help out in one of the following ways: 1. Leave an ITunes review on The Social Impactors Podcast to help new people find it! Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-social-impactors/id1405642226. 2. Check out my podcast website and share it with your friends, colleagues, or family! There's even a merch store to become a real life #socialimpactor! Link: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-social-impactors-podcast-767581 3. If you know of any friends, colleagues, or individuals who are #socialimpactors- I would love if you could send over their email so I can reach out to them! I am always excited to meet new people, and spreading their message to an audience. Social. Impact. Everywhere. #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialImpactors #Podcasting
17:59
March 29, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Mark Metry!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Mark Metry, Host of the Humans 2.0 Podcast, and Founder of VU Dream.   Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2QYne8e #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
10:18
March 6, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Alan Smithson!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with  Alan Smithson, thought leader in Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR), North America’s Leading Virtual & Augmented Reality Consultancy, and CEO of MetaVRse.    Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2FH5GeH #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
03:04
February 27, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Kyle Elliot!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with  Kyle Elliott, Resume Writer, Career & Life Coach, and Founder of CaffeinatedKyle.com.   Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2APEsiO #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
02:33
February 20, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Tofe Evans!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with  Tofe Evans, International speaker, Bestselling author of the book "Everyone Has A Plan Until Shit Hits The Fan", and a top LinkedIn Creator. We discuss the importance of his work in the world of mental health, and how pushing boundaries has allowed him to create his own impact.  Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2FIrSoH #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
05:10
February 13, 2019
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of B-Corps w/ Rachel Berdan (B-Lab Canada)
Welcome to another edition of the Sandbox Social Impactors hosted by @Sandboxcentre Content Contributor Avery Konda & featuring Rachel Berdan from B-Lab Canada. In this special episode we focus on 'The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of B-Corps' along with some of these themes: Exploring some of the struggles with B-Corp compliance in North America, and the benefits of the certification/designation. Why would anyone want to become B-Corp certified? What is the process/who do you contact about becoming a B-Corp in Canada/North America? What is the history of creating the organization we know today as B-Lab? Who were the champions of this 'benefit corp' movement? Why did it start? What is Rachel's advice for people who want to begin playing a role, and starting to take their first step in the realm of social impact or becoming a benefit corporation? Want to know where to begin? sandboxcentre.com/sandblogx/ will put you on the right path. For anyone who wants to get in contact or learn more about B-Lab, check out bcorporation.net. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a b-corp, how to accelerate your business by creating a connected and sharing community, and 'join the conversation' @SandboxCenter.     #SandboxCentre #SocialEnterprise #SocialInnovation #Sandblogx #Early2019 #DecidedlyUncorporate #SocialImpactEverywhere 
34:16
February 8, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Marc Lobliner!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with  Marc Lobliner, Chief Marketing Officer of Tiger Fitness, Owner/CEO of the fastest growing supplement company, MTS Nutrition, a Professional Bodybuilder, and more!  Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2syy76P #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
06:17
February 5, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Yvonne Heath!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with  Yvonne Heath, TV/Radio Host personality, and Founder of Love Your Life to Death and the #IJustShowedUp Movement.   Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2DfsIYG #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
04:21
January 29, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Matt Gagnon!
 Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Matt Gagnon, LinkedIn Creator, Life Coach and and President of LifeStory Coaching & Development, LLC, . Matt and I talk about how he believes your #morals and #values guide you to making positive social change in your community, how I am not a true French-Canadian, rotary phones, and a surprise appearance from his wonderful mom!  Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2W0Sk2L  #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
02:48
January 23, 2019
Season 1 thank you, how you can become a #SocialImpactor, Social Snippets & Season 2 start-up!
That's a wrap! Thank you to everyone who has supported me during my journey into the podcasting world, to all of my listeners and growing base of supporters, and to my podcast sponsor the Sandbox Centre for allow me to delve more into the social ecosphere and businesses that are positively impacting the world we live in today. Here are some of the ways you can help The Social Impactors continue interviewing incredibler #SocialImpactors, grow to more listeners, and continue building the conversation on social impact in the world: 1. Support The Social Impactors Podcast with a monthly donation. It can be as low as $0.99 per month! On our Anchor profile, click the purple button that says 'Support this podcast'. You'll even get a shout-out on the podcast as a new donator/Social Impactor! 2. Check out our podcast sponsor The Sandbox Centre, which is a platform for accelerating businesses of all sizes by creating a connected and sharing community. Link: https://sandboxcentre.com/. 3. Check out and share my new website for The Social Impactors Podcast! Link: https://thesocialimpactors.podiant.co/ This is not the end for The Social Impactors Podcasting... it is merely the beginning of interviewing the most impactful people around the world! We will be releasing more Social Snippets episodes until the beginning of March, so you can learn from some of our best guests, the Elon Musks of their fields of work. After that, SEASON 2 of The Social Impactors will begin! Be ready to listen in again, and to go on another journey of enlightenment, motivation, and awe... Social. Impact. Everywhere. #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialImpactors #Podcasting #Season1
02:27
January 21, 2019
Restorative practices, circular discussion & learning from Indigenous knowledge (Kevin Cutler)
"It's all about relationships. Describe the relationships you see, take the time to understand dynamics, and how you can have an impact. Start small and think big."- Kevin Cutler Episode #50 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Kevin Cutler, Restorative Practice Speaker, Trainer, Facilitator for the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School Canada. Kevin and I talk about how restorative practices can be challenging, but how it targets the real holistic roots of a problem in someone's life while providing real positive change, how we are hardwired to seek out equal playing fields for everyone, the importance of circular discussion, and what we can learn from Indigenous knowledge and ways of being. Kevin strongly believes that restorative practices can change people's lives for a brighter future. That's a wrap for Season 1! What an incredible experience it has been delving into #podcasting. I have learned so much, and can't wait to start back up for Season 2. Stay tuned for more in the near future! If you have time please head over to our ITunes podcast page and give it a like/review. It helps other people around the world learn about The Social Impactors and creating social impact everywhere! Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-social-impactors/id1405642226 #SocialImpactEverywhere #Season1 #ComingSoon #Interview
32:17
January 17, 2019
The importance of disrupting HR, The Ruritans Club of America & The World Bank (Dirk Petersen)
"Find an organization that is already doing something, because if you have a group doing the work you can leverage that, and create a quicker impact."- Dirk Petersen  Episode #49 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Dirk Petersen, Managing Director at Insight222, and Secretary to the Board at the Ruritan Club of America. Dirk and I talk about how people work together in organizations on a basic level, how community engagement creates a sense of belonging, and why disrupting traditional HR is so truly important to begin building social impact in the world. Dirk believes strongly in community, and found passion working as a Board Member with the Ruritans Club of America, to create a better understanding among people and through volunteer community service, make America's communities better places to live and work. Tune in on my #LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Kevin Cutler, Restorative Practice Speaker, Trainer, Facilitator for the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School Canada.  #SocialImpactEverywhere
21:48
January 15, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Rebecca & Gail!
 Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Rebecca Oppenheim and Gail Tiburzi Buck, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of nextOPP Search, a national recruiting agency passionate about giving back.  Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT  #SocialSnippets Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2D3pTd3  Original Anchor Podcast Link: http://bit.ly/2Rm3IYn  #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
03:30
January 10, 2019
Free job seeking, co-creating the largest Facebook community & confident networking (Mabel Chan)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast!  This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities.   "What's really important and makes our communities strong, is the pay it forward approach." - Mabel Chan Episode #48 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Mabel Chan, Co-Founder of Albert's List, one of the largest and most active Facebook communities with 35,000 + members in the #SanFrancisco Bay area. Mabel and I talk about her work as an influencer in her community, how she helped build Albert's list to become the largest Facebook community in the world that offers job seekers a free platform to connect directly with the hiring managers for a seamless job seeking process, and tips and tricks for networking, the importance of having confidence in connecting with the right people for the job that you want.   Tune in on my #LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Dirk Petersen, Managing Director at Insight222, and Secretary to the Board at the Ruritan Club of America. #SocialImpactEverywhere #TheSocialImpactors #Podcasting 
16:48
January 8, 2019
Let's talk about #Entreprenerd, actioning positive change & young entrepreneurship (Max Mirho)
 Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast!  This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities.   "If you are trying to make a social impact, go out and search out for the problem, there will always be a problem that needs a solution." - Max Mirho   Episode #47 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Max Mirho, Student in Residence at Illuminate Ventures, and Founder of the LinkedIn video series #Entreprenerd. Max and I talk about his work being an entrepreneur in residence with Illuminate Ventures, finding innovative solutions to existing problems of networking with his close entrepreneurial friends in Pittsburgh, and why he believes business is evolving to be more socially impactful. Tune in on my #LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Mabel Chan, Co-Founder Albert's List, one of the largest and most active Facebook community with 35,000 + members in the San Francisco Bay area. #SocialImpactEverywhere #TheSocialImpactors #Podcasting 
17:57
January 4, 2019
Dirty Barbie & Other Girlhood Tales, empowering workshops for girls & completists (Denise Stewart)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast!  This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities.   "Be completists rather than perfectionists. Let your idea exist, be out there, potentially fail, and then let it grow to be bigger." - Denise Stewart   Episode #46 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Denise Stewart, Actor, Playwright, and Educator who works for the University of Virginia as a Lecturer in the Department of Drama.   Denise and I talk about her work in the gig economy as an actor or playwright, coaching young girls to be confident and empowered in themselves, travelling for her critically acclaimed play Dirty Barbie & Other Girlhood Tales, and currently directing a play called 'I Never Saw It Coming', a play about bringing light to sexual assault in teen relationships. Tune in on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Max Mirho, Student in Residence at Illuminate Ventures, and Founder of the LinkedIn video series #Entreprenerd. #SocialImpactEverywhere #TheSocialImpactors #Podcasting 
17:53
January 3, 2019
Social Snippets w/ Brian Schulman!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Brian Schulman, one of LinkedIn's Top 100 Voices, one of the first LinkedIn members to begin using video to portray his message, and Founder of Voice Your Vibe. Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets 
01:26
December 26, 2018
Writing people's stories, transforming your existence, and capitalizing on life (Peter Jennings)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "You're not as happy as you could be, start looking at ways to change that. Happiness is a state of mind, and you have the ability to make a choice to change that state of mind." - Peter Jennings Episode #45 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Peter Jennings, Author and Public Speaker who write books that help people transform their existence, inspiring them to ​capitalize on the advantages life offers. Peter and I talk about his experiences writing books about people's lives, adversities, and unique stories- such as finding the cure to happiness in his book "​Why Being Happy Matters: Discover How The Power of Joy Will Energize Your Life." Peter believes that happiness is truly a state of mind, and that anyone can find it if they try hard enough, even if your natural state of mind is the opposite. We also delve into anxiety and stress, and how it is common in modern day society, even among elementary school students. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Max Mirho, Student In Residence and Creator of #Entreprenerd. #SocialImpactEverywhere #TheSocialImpactors #Podcasting
26:28
December 20, 2018
6 months of paralysis, losing her fiance, to public speaking on empowerment (Nicole Chobin)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "Always be authentic, help others and providing a service can be one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. The joy comes back ten-fold." - Nichole Chobin Episode #44 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Nichole Chobin, Adversity to Empowerment Speaker, and Founder of nicholechobin.com. Nichole and I talk about how her adversity in life, from losing her fiance on their honeymoon, to being in a plane crash, to being diagnosed from MS that left her paralyzed for nearly 6 months; gave her the courage to become a public speaker and consultant. Life has been challenging for Nichole, but her being present-impactful-be happy attitude is one to learn from, and be inspired from. Her biggest gift in life is helping others learn from her adversities to become empowered in life. Tune in Thursdsay on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Peter Jennings, author, public speaker, and singer who write books that help people transform their existence,inspiring them to ​capitalize on the advantages life offers." #SocialImpactEverywhere #TheSocialImpactors #Podcasting
20:07
December 18, 2018
Spirituality and business, leading with your heart, and a purpose driven economy (Irina Benedict)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "You have to see what's in your heart. Discover who you are first and what makes you tick. If that is what your heart wants it is what is needed." - Irina Benedict Episode #43 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Irina Benedict, Business Coach, Speaker, and Founder of Entrepreneur Enlightenment Academy. Irina and I talk about combining spirituality and business to make a social impact, purpose driven businesses and economy, when we lead with the heart we do our best work, the benefits of horse therapy, and how her adversity in life brought her to begin Entrepreneur Enlightenment Academy. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Nichole Chobin, Adversity to Empowerment Speaker, and Founder of nicholechobin.com. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting
18:57
December 13, 2018
Finding the confidence inside, #speakup, and the power of intentional choice (Caroline Fernandes)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "Everything starts with what's inside us. Continue to ask yourself those why questions. Why am I doing this?" - Caroline Fernandes Episode #42 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Caroline Fernandes, Founder at TIR Global, Creator of the #SpeakUp Series, and an Executive Coach. Caroline and I talk about using the power and motivation that is inside of you to succeed, how intentional choice can make positive change, and how her journey lets her sleep happy at night because she is helping people become better at what they do, how they do it, and why they do it. Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Irina Benedict, Business Coach, Speaker, and Founder of Entrepreneur Enlightenment Academy. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting
15:43
December 11, 2018
Sandbox Centre, social enterprise funding models & community bonds w/ Stephanie (Tapestry Capital)
Welcome to the INAUGURAL edition of the Sandbox Social Impactors hosted by @Sandboxcentre Content Contributor Avery Konda & featuring Stephanie Pinnington of Tapestry Community Capital. This episode focuses on funding models in the #socialenterprise space, the innovative Community Bond as well as insight into crowd funding and the important differentiation of the two. Figure out which model may be right for you as an organization seeking funding OR an investor looking to #dogood in your community. Want to know where to begin or how to contribute to existing efforts > sandboxcentre.com/sandblogx/ will put you on the right path. Thank you to Sandbox Centre for sponsoring this season of The Social Impactors Podcast to build awareness of the social ecosphere through vlogs, blogs, and the 'Sandbox Social Impactors' partnership. #SandboxCentre #SocialEnterprise #SocialInnovation #Sandblogx #Early2019 #DecidedlyUncorporate #SocialImpactEverywhere
33:54
December 11, 2018
Assessing your impact, elevating women of color & creating purpose (Marquitta Cherry)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "Take an assessment where you currently are. Then figure out what you want, what is the impact you want to make." - Marquitta M. Cherry Episode #41 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Marquitta Cherry, Executive & Life Coach. Marquitta "coaches women who seemingly “have it all,” but lack purpose, fulfillment, and impact". Marquitta and I talk about her work in empowering women of color, women in the workplace, and helps her clients make purposeful life transitions, create more fulfillment, and redefine success for themselves. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Caroline Fernandes, Founder at TIR Global, Creator of the #SpeakUp Series, and an Executive Coach. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting
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December 6, 2018
Social Snippets w/ Marquitta Cherry!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Marquitta Cherry, Executive & Life Coach. Marquitta "coaches women who seemingly “have it all,” but lack purpose, fulfillment, and impact". Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets
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December 4, 2018
Social Snippets w/ Neil Pasricha!
Hi there! Welcome to Social Snippets! In this fire-round The Social Impactors Podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Neil Pasricha, New York Times-bestselling author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome series. Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: https://lnkd.in/dbFawVT #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets
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November 30, 2018
Love your life to death, understanding grief & having 'the talk' about end of life (Yvonne Heath)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "One of the most important things is that it doesn't have to be grand gestures. It's just a matter of stepping back, and knowing we can make a difference. We all have the potential to create something wonderful". Episode #40 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Yvonne Heath, TV/Radio Host personality, and Founder of Love Your Life to Death and the #IJustShowedUp Movement. Yvonne and I talked about how she made a drastic change in her life, and left her comfortable, full time job to pursue positive impact. She works with other people to help them understand grief, have that 'end of life talk', and empowers compassionate professionals and communities to live life to the fullest. She now coaches, speaks at public events, runs her own TV Show, and is an Author of the book 'Love Your Life To Death'. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Marquitta Cherry, Executive & Life Coach. Marquitta "coaches women who seemingly “have it all,” but lack purpose, fulfillment, and impact". #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #LoveYourLifeToDeath #
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November 29, 2018
From Walmart executive to bestselling author, how to be selfish & life after trauma (Neil Pasricha)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "Be selfish. Focus on yourself first. What don't you have that you need? When you focus on yourself first, the community comes with you." Episode #39 of The Social Impactors Podcast features the legendary Neil Pasricha, New York Times-bestselling author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome series. Neil and I talked about his journey from divorce, working as an Executive at Walmart, losing his bestfriend to suicide, and how he coped with these trauma's through a positive outlet. Neil and I also discuss how life changes can be scary, but being selfish in your own decisions in life can lead to amazing outcomes. Check out Neil's new podcast '3 Books with Neil Pasricha' to listen to some incredible discussion, from even more incredible guests: https://www.3books.co/ Tune in TONIGHT on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Yvonne Heath, TV/Radio Host personality, and Founder of Love Your Life to Death and the #IJustShowedUp Movement. Yes, you read that right. I will be doing two podcast episode releases in ONE day! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Happiness #Struggle #Selfish #GlobalHappiness
34:27
November 29, 2018
When to start building impact, charities & serving the underprivileged (Cynthia Obinwanne)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. "Commit to resounding to the needs and challenges in your community. Commit to starting, commit to solving that need." Episode #38 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Cynthia Obinwanne, Founder of the Talklove Africa Foundation, and a Global Goodwill Ambassador. Cynthia and I talked about her journey on building community impact through charity, how a smile can make a difference in someones life, and how committing to starting can become a ripple effect for positive change. Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Neil Pasricha, New York Times-bestselling author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome series! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Charity #StartNow #Commitment #LinkedIn #Community
11:44
November 27, 2018
Social Snippets w/ Evan Carmichael!
Hi there! Welcome to the first episode of Social Snippets! In this fire-round podcast episode, I simply ask the top players, the best of the best, the Elon Musks of their fields of work, their quickest answer to this simple question: "What is your advice for others to begin making a positive social impact in their communities?" In this episode, I talk with Evan Carmichael, Founder of the Evan Carmichael Communications Group, and a leader who is working to solve the world's biggest problem: Untapped human potential. Want more? Leave a review on ITunes to help The Social Impactors Podcast reach more people around the world! Apple Podcasts: lnkd.in/dbFawVT #SocialImpactEverywhere #SocialSnippets
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November 25, 2018
Interviewing social entrepreneurs, making your mark & storytelling (Amy Aitman of Change Creator)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Do that inner work, think about what motivates you, what you're passionate about. Don't what for someone else to give you an opportunity." Episode #37 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Amy Aitman, Co-Founder & Director of Content Strategy at Change Creator. Amy and I talked about how she became involved in Change Creator, how she lives in the social impact world every day writing about social entrepreneurs making their marks on the world, and how she believes in the importance of storytelling, and social change. ~ Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Cynthia! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Writing #ChangeCreator #SocialChange #Entrepreneurs #Intrapreneurs #ContentStrategy #Story
22:30
November 20, 2018
Drinking tea leaves, international Impact & working with local farmers (Arnaud Petitvallet)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "A lot of people have good ideas, see where they can act, but are too afraid to act or take the first step. Start, and do a little bit at first and see where it takes you." Episode #36 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Arnaud Petitvallet, Co-founder and Operations Manager at Wize Monkey, the global leader in Coffee Leaf Tea production, research, and innovation. Arnaud and I talk about the importance of pivoting, how drawing likeminded people to your idea and giving them the ability to build beside you can be a powerful thing, and how consistently acting, trying it, and giving it a shot, can lead to successful businesses like Wize Monkey. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Amy Aitman! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #SocialInnovation #Business #Research #Coffee #Tea #Globalization #SocialBusiness
17:20
November 15, 2018
Youth are the future, creative geniuses & institutional innovation (Ilona Dougherty)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "From 15 to 25, young peoples brains are at the height of lifetime innovation potential; because at that stage of life, we have increased neuroplasticity, we are more open to new ideas and experiences." Episode #35 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Ilona Dougherty, Managing Director of the Youth & Innovation Project at the University of Waterloo, Ashoka Fellow, and Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. Ilona and I talked about her work in highlighting the innovation that exists in our youth, how we can all hold a place in increasing innovation in the world, and how her experiences have allowed her the opportunity to build capacity towards youth driven potential. Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Arnaud Petitvallet of Wize Monkey! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #SocialInnovation #Youth #Creativity #University #Mentoring #Youth #YoungPeople
20:40
November 13, 2018
Redefining business through a single, human sized bucket (Evans Duren)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Success is not necessarily the dollar amount, it's how you impact others and how they impact you. To walk alongside other people and live life together". Episode #34 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Evans Duren, #rEDefine Success Coach, Speaker, Relationship Builder, and Senior Client Executive at ROVE. Evans and I talked about how there is no 'self made entrepreneur', everyone has someone mentoring, guiding, or assisting them along the way, how it is important to really get to know people and what is important to them, and how he uses his coaching to 'redefine' how we live our lives by building one bucket, not multiple buckets of different aspects of your life. Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Ilona Dougherty! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Coaching #Redefine #Impact #Podcasting #SocialInnovation #SocialChange #Mentoring #LinkedIn #Living
15:42
November 8, 2018
Education is our biggest tool to building social impact (Lily Garcia Walton)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Don't fall victim to the idea that you are as valuable as the amount of output you make and the amount of productivity that can be measured. Rather, embrace being genuine and engaging, and you'll find that it is much more edifying, and not depleting". Episode #33 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Lily Garcia Walton, Humanist | Futurist | Fearless Leader, and Co-Founder of Teamed, a digital learning talent platform. Lily and I talked about how she learned the important impact she makes, how showing up for your community can build sustainability, how she teaches organizations to build maximum effectiveness, laying the groundwork for our children to have an impactful education, blockchain as a use-case, and how she has lead a life of serving others for so long; without even really knowing it. ~ Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Evans Duren. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Empowerment #Podcasting #Socialinnovation #Sustainability
23:42
November 6, 2018
Disrupting the gig economy & changing people's lives (Jeff Tennery of Moonlighting)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "There is always a tie back to social impact if there is a humanistic element embedded into it. Every company should take a look to see if there product can leverage back into the community." Episode #32 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Jeff Tennery, Founder and CEO of Moonlighting, the fastest way to find and hire freelancers and small businesses. Moonlighting helps you instantly find amazing freelancers for your business or personal life. Jeff and I talk about the importance of the freelance economy in today's society, how Moonlighting is empowering individuals to turn their passions into paying side hustles, or their skills into community action; and how the platform has social impact embedded into the core of it's operations to disrupt, innovate, empower young entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses. ~ Tune in Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Lily Garcia Walton! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Freelancing #Business #LinkedIn #Empowerment #Moonlighting #Podcasting #Community
17:20
November 1, 2018
Networking, creative social conscious in business & an open mind to build community (Michael Henson)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "The primary component to making an impact, or having an impact, is to get outside of yourself. Human nature, can be very self centered; but we have this opportunity to shift this focus from ourselves to our communities now". Episode #31 of The Social Impactors Podcast Michael Henson, LinkedIn Consultant and Owner of Henson Creative. Michael and I talk about how he has connected to incredible people through LinkedIn, how he works to build an impact in St. Louis, the importance of building a social conscious in your business, and how we can transcend our biological need to survive, to build community together and create a brighter tomorrow. ~ Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Jeff Tennery, Founder and CEO of Moonlighting. Check out their crowdfunding investment round on Republic! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Leadership #Hardwork #Value #HumanCapital #Episode #Podcasting #Linkedin #Community #Business #Networking #Consulting
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October 30, 2018
Hire one-help one, helping the less fortunate & giving back in a big way (Rebecca & Gail)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Be thoughtful about what you choose. You want to make sure it's something you're passionate about, and driven to be consistent with." Episode #30 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Rebecca Oppenheim and Gail Tiburzi Buck, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of nextOPP Search, a national recruiting agency passionate about giving back. Rebecca, Gail and I talked about how important networking with liked-minded individuals can be, when wanting to build a social impact in the world, and how they embed positive social impact directly into their business; through giving back in a 1-1 model called the 'hire one-help one' model. Learn more in the beginning of the podcast on how they give back in a big way. ~ Tune in next Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Michael Henson! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Leadership #Community #GivingBack #Entrepreneur #Networking
13:24
October 25, 2018
Working as a civil servant, serving others & recognizing local talent (Todd Waldo)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Social impact transcends what you do everyday. If you are thinking about developing people while developing your business, then it steps you forward into making more broad impact." Episode #29 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Todd Waldo, Enterprise Engineering Manager at EAB, and Director for a mutltuitde of Non-Profits such as Better Housing Coalition, Afrikana Independent Film Festival, and Robinson Theater Community Arts Center. It was also a really cool and somewhat different podcast session with Todd and I, and, erm, his phone... Todd and I talked about how his service in the education sector, and his various roles in the Richmond community all encompass the desire to make positive change in his local communities. Todd believes strongly in building capacity, showcasing talents, and to foster more diversity, inclusion, mission awareness and engagement among his community members. ~ Tune in Thursday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactors Rebecca Oppenheim and Gail Tiburzi Buck! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Leadership #Community
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October 23, 2018
How a heart attack, having continual faith & a shift in mentality shaped his future (Yoseph Elkaim)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Just working and doing, people get burnt out. But if you think of people first, you're already on fire, you can't get burnt out." Episode #28 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Yoseph Elkaim, a Global Business & Compliance Leader, Keynote Speaker, and Author. Yoseph and I talked about how he has had pivotal moments in his life that have defined what impact he wants to make in the world, how he began to work with the United States Department of Defense as Department Chief of Intelligence, and how a heartache changed his perspective on how he should live the rest of his life, and the importance of human to human connection. ~ Tune in next Tuesday on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Todd Waldo! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Perspective #Change #Entrepreneur #Speaking #Leadership #Community
57:27
October 19, 2018
Selling drugs in grade 5, to public speaking & the art of influence (Chris Widener)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "The only thing that really lasts is the influence and impact that we make on the people around us, that lives on beyond what we may have accumulated." Episode #27 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Chris Widener, a Top 50 Speaker in the World, Inc. Magazine's Top 100 Leadership Speakers, and a NY Times & WSJ Best-Selling Author. Chris and I talked about how his difficult upbringing, from his father dying when he was young, to living in 28 different homes and starting drugs in the fifth grade, to selling tickets to #SeattleMariners games to make ends meet; all prepared him to live a life of service to others, and building positive impact into his daily actions and life. He has spent the last 30 years as a public speaker talking about the art of influence, and how to build influence and influence others. ~ Tune in next THURSDAY on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Yoseph Elkaim! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Coaching #Business
11:09
October 11, 2018
Bigger better faster, coaching executives & mentorship for impact (Purdeep Sangha)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Sometimes we get so caught up in our lives, and we forget to see what's really happening in the world. Awareness and being open to helping others is key". Episode #26 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Purdeep Sangha, Award-Winning Author & Business Mentor, and Founder & Trusted Mentor To Business Owners/Entrepreneurs/Executives of Better Bigger Faster - Business Coaching. Purdeep and I talk about how he helps people through his coaching business to get the edge they need to succeed, how Credit Unions have brough immense opportunities to vulnerable populations in Canada for access to capital, and how he works to build social impact into his daily life. ~ Tune in this THURSDAY on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Chris Widener! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Coaching #Volunteerism #Leadership
19:55
October 9, 2018
Living out of a suitcase for 18 months, finding purpose & stress busting (Dr. Jen Faber)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "What do you feel like you're missing out in life to create social impact? To create a holistic and purposeful life, you need to find out how to be an active participant in your community." Episode #25 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Dr. Jen Faber, 🔥Transformation Coach, Work-Life-Freedom Expert, and author of "The 90 Day Life: How to Live More in 3 Months than You Have in 3 Years". But most importantly, Jen is a stress-buster! Jen and I talk about her journey living in suitcases for 18 months to rediscover her purpose, how she uses her coaching practice to help others break away from burnout to live their dreams, and how she uses her new-found purpose, time, and freedom to be a part of impactful change in her community. Jen said it best "explore what makes you happy to find those outlets to give back to your community". ~ Tune in next MONDAY on my LinkedIn or #Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Purdeep Sangha! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Entrepreneur #Freedompreneur #Purpose
23:49
October 4, 2018
From homeless to philanthropic leader, recognized by congress & feeding 97, 472 people (Siloh Moses)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Just go make it happen. I didn't have a macro plan, it can take something as small as a bowl of spaghetti; if something calls your heart. Just go do it". Episode #24 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Siloh Moses, Vegas Top 100, Social Entrepreneur & Consultant recognized by the United States Congress, and Founder of #ServingHopeLV. Siloh and I talked about how the experiences and challenges he faced through homelessness, and how each of them set him on his journey to create social impact through helping others with food; Siloh has now serves over 97,000 meals to others experiences homelessness in Las Vegas since 2014. Siloh looks to build impactful change in the world through both philanthropy, and through created impact hubs around the world with WeWin360. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Food
14:21
October 2, 2018
Storytelling to change lives, being a misfit & building community through LinkedIn (Eric Didier)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "I think that anyone who wants to make a social impact, don't be afraid to talk to people. Go out there and meet some cool people". Episode #23 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Eric Didier Chief Creative Officer at Misfits (Urban Misfit Ventures), Cinematographer, Entrepreneur, LinkedIn Expert, and Public Speaker. Eric and I talked about how Eric found his community through liked-minded individuals, and how storytelling can positively change the landscape of social impact, locally, regionally, and internationally. Milwaukee might be a segregated state, but through storytelling Eric and the rest of the team are using their personal brand and storytelling to share lessons, amplify messages, and tell people that they CAN be themselves. #SocialImpactEverywhere #Storytelling #Entrepreneur
12:59
September 27, 2018
Macro and micro impact, wellness therapy & holistically helping others (Thomas Miller)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Build your performance. What is it that you do? If you do something well, you can build social impact on a macro and micro level". Episode #22 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Thomas M. Miller,, Coach at Thomas Miller Coaching, LLC, Therapist at Innovative Therapy Solution, LLC, and a world #Changemaker. Thomas and I talked about his therapy practice, his past work in the wellness space co-leading a Family Wellness Program, how he believes social impact is as important on the micro level as it is on the macro level, and how he uses this outlets to be able to positive effect someone's life holistically. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Eric Didier! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Linkedin #Entrepreneur #Podcast #Coaching #SocialBusiness
20:29
September 25, 2018
Coaching culture, dream paralysis & more positive social change (Steve Perkins)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "People get paralyzed by getting to that dream place, that end goal. It really is about taking one baby step forward, that single action brings a lot of clarity to building impact." Episode #21 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Steve Perkins, Culture Coach and Founder and CEO of Greenhouse Culture. Steve and I talked about how he found his passion for culture coaching, and how he uses his strengths to help others build a culture of using their potential, and building capacity with their strengths through his business, and also his interactions with colleagues, friends, and family. This is how Steve brings positive social change into the world. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Thomas M. Miller! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Coaching
18:25
September 20, 2018
Bringing HEALTHY chocolate to kids & families everywhere! (Patricia Di Chiara)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "There are so many resources and mentors to help you build your business, each city has the. You have something viable, and you can make it happen." Episode #20 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Patricia Di Chiara, Founder and CEO of Luisella Foods Inc. Patricia and I talked about how the traditional chocolate market is saturated with products that have low quality, cheap ingredients, and how she worked to create her own healthy, kid friendly chocolate spread for a more family friendly healthy alternative; with no allergens. So any kid or family can have it! Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Steve Perkins! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Food #GoodFood #Chocolate #Impact #Socialbusiness #Entrepreneur
13:08
September 18, 2018
Career coaching, volunteering & coffee make the world go 'round (Kyle Elliot)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Realize that social impact can be really small. Your social impact could be you reaching out, and that's social impact." Episode #19 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Kyle Elliott, Resume Writer, Career & Life Coach, and Founder of CaffeinatedKyle.com. Kyle and I talked about how he uses his current work on resume writing and career coaching through #caffeinatedkyle to help others with their job search, and in turn, can create a positive impact in their life through motivation, financial sustainability, and overall direction. He also uses his profile on LinkedIn to simply answer people's messages, and provide intentional conversation and support. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Patricia Di Chiara! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Coaching
12:40
September 13, 2018
Being a LinkedIn Top Voice, positivity building & creating communities (Brian Schulman)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "We all have a choice. You can be happy, or you can decide to be sad. Show up, and be someone who is positive for others." Episode #18 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Brian Schulman, one of the first LinkedIn Video Creators, and Founder of Voice Your Vibe. Brian and I talked about how his struggles in his youth made him feel isolated and different, but also helped helped him create one of his greatest strengths; positivity. Brian creates his own version of social impact by sharing his story, giving out more positivity to lower the negativity in the world, and he shows up to be there for people when they need him. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Kyle Elliott! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Positivity #VoiceYourVibe #Mindset
31:19
September 11, 2018
Your personal brand helps you create change, lead communities & change lives (Bobby Umar)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "What is your ultimate story, brand, and legacy going to be? When you're 75 years old, what do you want people to think of you? Episode #17 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Bobby Umar, 5x Tedx Speaker, Founder of Discover Your Personal Brand (DYPB), and coach/consultant for personal branding. Bobby and I talked about how personal branding can effect what you do, and the message that you give out in the world. It's what people say about you when you're not in the room. Bobby gives tips how positive social impact can be aligned with how you tell your story, and how you help others in the world. From as local as a politician, or small business, to as macro as making public policy to help others. Tune in next week for the next featured #SocialImpactor Brian Schulman! #SocialImpactEverywhere
13:35
September 6, 2018
Roger & Bobby The Bear want you to have FUN making a positive social impact! (Roger Wilkerson)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 What do Roger Wilkerson and Bobby The Bear want you to do to make a positive social impact? Have fun of course! "Here's the trick. First of all, all you have to do is find your voice; once you find your voice- experiment. Have fun with it". Episode #16 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Roger, International Business Consultant, and Bobby The Bear, #1 Bear influencer on LinkedIn. Roger, Bobby and I discuss how fun should be the first thinkg that you look for when wanting to make a positive impact, and that if you spend time finding your voice and experimenting with what your true message/passion really is, you'll be able to do incredible things. Tune in next week for the next featured #SocialImpactor Roger Wilkerson! #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Lessons #BobbyTheBear #Fun
09:25
September 4, 2018
Directing 4010 animations, innovative solutions & impactful global change (Firdaus Kharas)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Don't let anyone stop you, or say it can't be done. Failure is part of being an entrepreneur. Just do it." Episode #15 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Firdaus Kharas, Chairman at Chocolate Moose Media, who uses his animations for social change. His current work focuses on creating innovative solutions for some of the world's toughest issues by affecting societal and individual behavioral change. Firdaus and I discussed how he believes their is a duty to help others in the world by creating equitable, positive social impact for all, and how he champions media campaigns for social education, like his work on the Ebola Crisis Education Campaign in Africa. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Roger Wilkerson! #SocialImpactEverywhere
33:47
August 30, 2018
How faith helped create a heart of social change (Christine Robinson)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "At the end of the day, it's human doing the work. If you aren't impacting humans to a certain degree, don't expect a benefit or growth for your company". Episode #14 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Christine Robinson, PM Maven, Empathic Communicator, and Chief of Staff at Perks Consulting. Christine and I discussed how impact is embedded into all businesses, and that there should always be a positive impact to humanity; because we are all humans doing the work. Christine also talks about ho faith became a part of her journey to begin helping others in the world. Tune in later this week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Firdaus Kharas! #Podcast #Lessons #Business #LinkedIn #Communication #Position #Humanity #SocialImpactEverywhere
18:32
August 27, 2018
Becoming a podcasting legend, finding comfortability with adversity & self discovery (Mark Metry)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 "Social impact is an exponential factor. Think about how different the world would be without it?" Episode #13 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Mark Metry, Host of the Humans 2.0 Podcast, and Founder of VU Dream. Mark and I discussed how he went through challenging times, and through self discovery and self reflection, was able to find his purpose and ways to help others through his own version of social impact. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Christine Robinson! Do you know a hashtag#SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Podcast #LinkedIn #SocialImpact #SocialImpactEverywhere #Hardwork #Humans2.0 #Positive #SocialChange
20:35
August 22, 2018
Helping clients be the positive change they want to see in the world (Lindsay Mustain)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 Episode #12 of The Social Impactors Podcast features Lindsay Mustain, Dream Job Hacker, Career Coach, and Storyteller. Lindsay and I talked about how she works with her clients on getting their dream jobs through positive thinking, building a mindset for change, and sharing free content to engage people in WANTING to change their lives. This is why she gives 80% of her content away for free. to impact others. I'm also rooting for you to get a client in Antarctica Lindsay!! You got this! Tune in later this week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Mark Metry! Do you know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #SocialimpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Lesson #Linkedin #Living #Coaching
10:55
August 20, 2018
Bodybuilding, social media & using tools to create impact (Marc Lobliner)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 #BUCKETLIST MOMENT! Episode #11 features Marc Lobliner, Chief Marketing Officer of Tiger Fitness, Owner/CEO of the fastest growing supplement company, MTS Nutrition, a Professional Bodybuilder, and more! Marc and I talked about the importance of community building, setting high priorities, and how social media is a tool to create social change. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or #Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Mark Metry, Host of the #Humans 2.0 Podcast and Lindsay Mustain! Do you know a hashtag#SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Socialimpact #Podcasting #Lesson #Fitness #SocialImpactEverywhere #Concistency
13:49
August 17, 2018
Platforms for youth empowerment, global policy development & positive change (Nika Moeini)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 What does impact on a global and local level look like? How do you create platforms for youth to become empowered to create real, positive change? Let's find out! Episode #10 of The Social Impactors features Nika Moeini, Social Entrepreneur, Podcaster, and Junior Gender Equality Policy Analyst with Global Affairs Canada | Affaires mondiales Canada. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Marc Lobliner! I am PUMPED to release this episode as Marc is a massive role model of mine. Do you know a hashtag#SocialImpactor? Let me feature them! #Socialimpact #Podcasting #SocialImpactEverywhere
10:13
August 15, 2018
How to be continually positive, goal setting & impacting peoples lives (Judi Fox #FOXROCKS)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 What happens when you have a podcast call with none other than the motivating Judi Fox? Well, you talk about mission statements, making a micro and macro impact, and being positive about life! Episode #9 of The Social Impactors features Judi, a LinkedIn Profile and Content Strategist, a Social Media Attention Coach, and known for being "Approachable & Hilarious". Judi and I talked about how having a positive mindset can make anything possible, and how social impact is at a core of everything that she does, because it can be the spark to change someone's life forever. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Nika! Do you know a hashtag#SocialImpactor? Let me feature them! #SocialImpact #Lessons #Podcasting #SocialImpactEverywhere
10:07
August 14, 2018
Picking up waste, high-school empowerment & environmental action (Sam & Dillon)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 Two young entrepeneurs, a dream, and the vision to take action; this was the humble beginnings of Sam Demma and Dillon Mendes. Episode #8 of The Social Impactors features Sam and Dillon, Public Speakers, and Co-Founders of PickWaste, a community initiative that was started out of the necessity to clean up mother earth, and making an impact by cleaning up local landscapes for one hour, once a week. Sam, Dillon and I discussed how social impact is embedded into what they do with public clean ups, and how they translate their initiatives through public speaking events. These two guys are incredibly motivating! Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor Channel for the next featured #SocialImpactor Judi Fox. #FoxRocks! #Podcasting #Environment #SocialImpactEverywhere #Impact #PickWaste
15:10
August 7, 2018
Having a sustainability mindset promotes the growth of social impact (Katie Wallace)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 How does sustainability go hand in hand with positive social impact? Let's find out with the incredible #SocialImpactor Katie Wallace! Episode #7 of The Social Impactors features Katie, founder of Hux Sustainables, LLC, Keynote Speaker, and Host of The Sustainable League. Katie and I discussed how she uses sustainability in her consulting, incredible retreats to learn more about sustainable concepts, and how she believes she create positive social impact in her community. Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Zachary Habayeb! Know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Sustainability #Lessons #SocialImpactEverywhere #Podcasting #Features #Positioning #Quantumkatie
12:07
August 2, 2018
Virtual augmented reality for retail, modernizing education & the future of tech (Alan Smithson)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍  How does virtual reality, education, and decentralized technology make positive social impact in the world?  Episode #6 features #SocialImpactor Alan Smithson, thought leader in Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR), North America’s Leading Virtual & Augmented Reality Consultancy, and CEO of MetaVRse.  Alan and I talked abouthow he is using VR to create the future of education, how he uses his businesses and profile to create social impact, and some incredible work that he is doing with VR/AR.  Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Zachary Habayeb!  Know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈  #SocialImpactEverywhere
11:53
August 2, 2018
Performance training, the Olympics & impactful coaching (Peter Clifford)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 Episode #5 features #SocialImpactor Peter Clifford , Performance Coach at HPT, and one who travels around the world assisting others with performance training. What many may not see is the positive social impact that Peter leavers his clients with, and the opportunity that these athletes bring for others to achieve their wildest dreams. Thank you for making the introduction Tofe! Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Zachary Habayeb! Know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Podcasting #Sustainability #SocialImpactEverywhere #Features #Episode #Positioning #Socialchange
13:25
July 26, 2018
Social impact creates sustainability for a disruptive future (Zachary Habayeb)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 Episode #4 features #SocialImpactor Zachary Habayeb, Founder and CEO of Stashed, a community marketplace that connects people looking for space be it a garage, basement, or driveway with people who can provide it (www.storewithstashed.com). Zach and I talked about the importance that social action plays in business and creating a sustainable future, and his personal positive experiences being involved in a multitude of social causes. Tune in later this week on my LinkedIn or Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Peter Clifford! Do you know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Podcasting #Sustainability #Socialimpact #Features #Episode #Positioning #SocialImpactEverywhere
10:28
July 23, 2018
Your morals & values guide you to positive social impact (Matt Gagnon)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight impactful individuals making a positive social impact in their communities, and shares their stories/lessons to help others. 🌍 Episode #3 features #SocialImpactor Matt Gagnon, LinkedIn Creator, Life Coach and and President of LifeStory Coaching & Development, LLC, . Matt and I talk about how he believes your #morals and #values guide you to making positive social change in your community, how I am not a true French-Canadian, rotary phones, and a surprise appearance from his wonderful mom! Tune in next week on my LinkedIn or Anchor for the next featured #SocialImpactor Zachary Habayeb! Know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #Podcasting #Lessons #Guest #Values #Morals #SocialImpactEverywhere #Features #Episode #Positioning #Lifecoaching #Socialchange #Positive #LinkedInFam
15:24
July 19, 2018
Speaking internationally, mental health support & pushing boundaries for impact (Tofe Evans)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight individuals making a positive social impact in their communities. In Episode #2 we highlight Tofe Evans, International speaker, Bestselling author of the book "Everyone Has A Plan Until Shit Hits The Fan", and a top LinkedIn Creator. We discuss the importance of his work in the world of mental health, and how pushing boundaries has allowed him to create his own impact. As Tofe says at the end of the episode in response to how others can start their own social impact; "just f**cking do it!". Tune in next week for more #SocialImpactors! Know a #SocialImpactor? Let me feature them on this podcast! Send me a #LinkedIn message or an email at averykonda@gmail.com. 👈 #SocialImpactorEverywhere #Social #Impact #Podcasting #Lessons #Guest
11:54
July 3, 2018
Impactful financial consulting for a sustainable future (Joey Walters)
Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! Where we highlight individuals making a positive social impact in their communities. In our first official episode we have Joey Walters, Expert Recruiter, and Business/HR Consultant. Tune in next week for more #SocialImpactors! #SocialImpactEverywhere
07:13
June 29, 2018
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