How to Change The World By Meeting People Where They Care courage creativity positive change in the world social impact Nov 26, 2021

17-year-old Mildred and 23-year-old Richard lived in Central Point, Virginia. They were long-time friends until they fell in love and got married. Richard was a white construction worker and Mildred was a woman of mixed African American and Native American ancestry. On a beautiful day in June...

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Building The World You Wish Existed creativity inner strength positive change in the world social impact systems change Nov 20, 2021

My daughter attends an excellent Montessori school here in Jackson, Mississippi. This week, she had an incident in the playground during recess where a classmate pushed her against a fence and held her down. She hurt her elbow when that happened. Later that evening, she told my husband and me...

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Why Social Change is Hard and How to Think About It creativity making a difference Nov 10, 2021

The truth is it's hard to create social change and social impact even if you're an established social enterprise with a clear social impact mission and a well-thought-out strategy on how to create change through business. 

The reason? Humanity has over centuries, whether consciously or...

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3 Things You Absolutely Need to Use Your Business as a Force for Good business for good entrepreneurship social impact Jul 24, 2020

Our communities and world face many challenges. Hunger, poverty, racism, climate change, and health are some of the social problems we face. As private citizens, we can let governments, foundations, and non-profits solve these problems. We can donate our time and money to play our role in solving...

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Making the Best Use of Your Time During a Pandemic pandemic preparedness skills Apr 22, 2020

In this HCL Live Broadcast, I talked to John Racine Jr., a human resource expert about how to get ready for the new economy that will emerge after the stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders that have been placed on millions of people around the world. In this interview, John shares his insights...

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3 Heart-Centered Responses to What is Happening Today with the COVID-19 Pandemic covid-19 creativity heart-centered life innovation resiliency Apr 05, 2020

When I started thinking about the Heart-Centered Life Project in June 2019, I had a very sketchy idea of what a heart-centered life might look like. All I knew was that a heart-centered life and everything that flowed from that embodied qualities such as authenticity, empathy, kindness, and...

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How to Create Intellectual Property That Matters authenticity copyright intellectualproperty trademarks Mar 30, 2020

Here is an interview I did with Joyce Odidison on how to think about intellectual property rights in the remote work place. In recent weeks, the world has seen millions of people shift to online work spaces, where the most valuable commodity is intellectual assets. One of the questions...

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Resiliency and Why It's Important to Heart-Centered Living courage heart-centered living inner strength resiliency Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 has brought our modern world to her knees and created deep and profound changes in how we think about ourselves, our lives, our communities, our government, our planet, and our relationship with one another. The spread of the corona virus and the way a tiny microbe has wrecked havoc on...

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Starting The Creative Journey creativity heart-centered living inspiration Dec 16, 2019

I recently interviewed Jackson author, Latoya Lawson, about her book Ma'Sitter. In the interview, we talked about her book and her plans for the next installment in the series. We also talked about how she finds the inspiration and courage to create work that has a huge impact on the world....

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Finding the Courage to be Creative authenticity courage creativity intellectual property positive change Nov 25, 2019

There are so many known benefits to being creative. Yet, few of us make creativity a practice or habit. In this week's podcast episode, we discuss some of the known benefits of creativity, why being creative and sharing your work with the world is hard, and finding the courage to do that. As we...

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5 Essentials to Creating a Business that Thrives authenticity business success consistency corporate social responsibility integrity Nov 04, 2019

Creating a business that is successful is difficult. It takes a lot of thought, commitment, hard work, and foresight to build the momentum to get your business off the ground and to then run a successful business. A successful business does more than maximize profits to...

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Quick Tips to Center Yourself Before a Big Event meditation reducing anxiety success Sep 20, 2019

In this weeks podcast episode, we discuss 5 effective ways to calm those jitters we all have before a BIG event. At the end of the day, our success in life is dependent on our ability to deal with anxiety and nervousness in a healthy and productive way. 

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