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13 Apr Jam Session Interview with Andrea Morehead

Andrea Morehead is an Emmy-award winning journalist, news anchor and entrepreneur who demonstrates her commitment to community by serving on numerous boards.   She also walks the talk when it comes to her passion -- women supporting other women. Founder of her own production company, Andrea is...

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13 Apr 1400 CEOs Globally Are Redefining Success This Way (Are You?)

YOUR PEOPLE ARE PASSIONATE. YOUR PRODUCT, UNPARALLELED. YOUR PROCESSES ARE A THING OF STREAMLINED BEAUTY. Reorganization.  Fresh blood.  Throwing more money at the problem. The same answers dressed in different garb have garnered the same lackluster results. The old guard is talking cost, convenience and functionality. The new guard insists on...

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20 Jan Jam Session Interview with Indrani Goradia

Indrani Goradia has a grand vision for the world.  It's simple:  eradicate gender violence globally. Founder of Indrani’s Light Foundation (ILF), a non-profit family foundation that helps women and families take steps to live empowered lives, Indrani believes the tools to eradicate gender violence are already available. Her job...

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08 Sep Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Black

(Featured in:  Huffington Post & Inside Indiana Business) In his 2013 TED Talk, Harvard Business Strategy professor, Michael Porter, made his case for "why business can be good at solving social problems." In his speech, he made the bold claim that even massive problems such as climate change and...

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08 Sep Overcoming the Funding Gap For Women Entrepreneurs

Statistics for women-owned startups is bleak.  According to the Wall Street Journal, only 7% of venture funding and only 4% of the total dollar value of all small-business loans go to women-owned businesses.  Yet the record 9.9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generate more than...

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09 Jun Jam Session Interview: Justine Musk

A funny thing happened at Quora one day.  The question posed went like this, "How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson?" The surprise answer came from none other than Justine Musk, author of three fictional novels, encourager...

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06 May Jam Session Interview: Caroline Dowd-Higg

Author of This Is Not The Career I Ordered, Caroline Dowd-Higgins is a nationally recognized career coach who empowers women to enjoy their lives and careers.  As a national speaker, she's a passionate advocate for women, giving them tangible tips and tools they can utilize...

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20 Mar Jam Session Interview: A’Lelia Bundles

Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is at work on her fourth book, The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, a biography of her great-grandmother, whose parties, friendships, international travels and arts patronage helped define the era. On Her Own Ground: The Life and...

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24 Feb Jam Session Interview: Billie Dragoo

Billie Dragoo, Founder and CEO of RepuCare has been an entrepreneur for 23 years.  Her list of accomplishments is nothing short of vast.  She's been recognized as one of 10 female entrepreneurs chosen as one of Fortune's Most Powerful Women, and Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur...

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27 Jan Jam Session Interview: Pamela Slim

Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, speaker and business consultant who has been an entrepreneur for eighteen years. Her passion for career and organizational development spans many different work modes and client engagements. A former Director of Training and Development at Barclays Global Investors in San Francisco,...

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22 Jan Storytelling: 2015’s Most Powerful Strategic Business Weapon

The battleground has shifted.  As technology has reshaped industries and leveled the playing field, anything you can imagine, you can now build or do.  In today’s global, internet-powered economy,  filled with crowded marketplaces, startups seeking to break out as the next Google or Facebook, and...

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