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Inside Impact

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Inside Impact gives you a behind the scenes peek at how organizations can create positive change in their communities.
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As the founder of a marketing agency, Christina Noel felt like she could find the tools and could figure out a plan for your business, but the most important thing she needed was the community to get you through it, to help you explore what you want, to help you figure out your leadership to pivot and pivot again, and pivot again.  So she created the thing that she needed - an accelerator for founders of mission-driven organizations.About our Guest:Christina Marie Noel is the founder of both Noel & Co. and the Figure Your Shit Out Accelerator (FYSO).In this episode, you'll hear about:Competition winning, and changing hearts and minds through beer and good musicHow Christina discovered the B-LabHow a joke and depression led to FYSOThe mistakes founders make that cost them their most precious resources - money and timeInside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Today's guest is Nathan Stuck. With a firm belief that business can be a force for good, Nathan brings a passion for helping good companies become great. He’s been working with firms pursuing B Corp certification since 2016, using the B Impact Assessment to align purpose with profit.About our Guest:Nathan Stuck is the chairperson of the board at B Local Georgia and founder and CEO of Profitable Purpose Consulting. In addition to his experience working at a B Corp, Nathan teaches an MBA level B Corp class at UGA, founded and chairs B Local Georgia, serves as a committee chair for B Academics, and was awarded the 2020 Community Builder Award by B Lab. He also has his own podcast "B The Change, Georgia".In this episode, you'll hear about:Challenges with B CorpPerspective with CapitalismProfitable Purpose ConsultingNathan's personal podcast "Be the Change, Georgia"Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
In 2017, Alex Lassiter had a successful exit from the first company he founded, and a few years later, he was ready for the next chapter. But what could truly make an impact on the world?  He looked at his three young children and decided that the next 10 years would be the most critical on the environment, and it's up to businesses to step up - and he would be the one to help make that happen.---Alex Lassiter is the founder and CEO of Green Places, a software platform that helps you calculate your carbon footprint, set reduction goals, purchase carbon offsets, and easily report on your progress.Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Trish Perkins is a fascinating woman who has lived life to the fullest. In the early 70’s, she lived on an Alaskan commune. Then she was a newspaper reporter, a high school French teacher, a high school English teacher… and then she thought she had carved out a job as a freelance non-fiction writer. But her path led her to where she never could have imagined, making a difference in the international non-profit community.Trish Perkins is a Salesforce MVP and the Executive Director of Worldstouch, a consulting agency that teaches charities to use technology to further their missions.Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
John Samuel, Founder and CEO of Ablr 360, has lived a life full of success, adversity, and adventure. Last week he spoke with host Alisa Herr about how accessibility benefits everybody, as well as how Ablr is providing opportunities for people with disabilities. This week we're sharing the first chapter of John's audiobook, Don't Ask the Blind Guy for Directions. Chapter one gives us an inside look at John's early years, when he was first diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa.Don't Ask the Blind Guy For Directions is available now everywhere audiobooks are sold.
The internet should be accessible to all, regardless of ability. Founder and CEO of Ablr 360, John Samuel joins host Alisa Herr as he details his journey. From his days in college when he learned that he was losing his sight to becoming the founder of Ablr 360, John shares all as he discusses how he has overcome his challenges to create opportunities for people with disabilities.
Christopher Gergen's first entrepreneurial venture—a coffee shop bar in Santiago, Chile—was impactful, but more impactful was the man who walked in and introduced himself as a "cultural entrepreneur." In this episode, hear how that first project inspired him to support founders and transform entrepreneurship in the Triangle as a Founding Partner of Forward Impact SolutionsInside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Lindsay Siegel is the Head of Impact a different kind of venture capital fund. Company Ventures is not just looking at profitability and return on investment - they partner with the next generation of entrepreneur that’s seeking to build with purpose.  The firm has worked with over 250 founders who share a common dream of building companies the right way. One of those is People’s Choice co-founder Troy Walcott, whose journey to impactful entrepreneurship started after a 20 year career working for the man - and now he's fighting for the people.Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Inside Impact host Alisa Herr sits with CEO, Founder, and Wizard of Things Basil Camu as they discuss his work, "Project Pando," and how his business uses education around trees to create a better and healthier world. Basil discusses the early beginnings of Leaf and Limb and their journey to today, the inspirations he received when he was younger, and their journey to becoming a B Corp. Basil also discusses a critical pivot point in his professional journey and explains what's meaningful for him:Business or impact?Basil Camu is the CEO, Founder, and Wizard of Things at Leaf and Limb, which has been a B Corp since 2019.Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Maria Kingery is a self-described impact junkie who believes that businesses have the power to change the world. And that's exactly what Certified B Corporations (B Corps) are doing. So what is a B Corp, and how does an organization get certified? Today, Maria takes us to B Corps 101 class and tells us all about the impact B Corps can have. She also shares some lessons in leadership that she learned the hard way, plus talks about why she embraced "love" as a core value in her business.Maria Kingery is the Founder and Principal at 360Impact (which changed its name from 360Rocks shortly before publishing this episode). She is also a co-founder and Chief Impact Officer of Southern Energy Management, which has been a B Corp since 2009.Inside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Johnny Hackett Jr had it made in corporate - good money, decent hours, healthcare, a respected title. Everything was going great, except Johnny felt like he wasn't making a true impact on the community. So right before he was about to get a nice bonus, he left to make a difference.Johnny Hackett Jr is the founder and CEO of Black Friday Market and Black Dollar Corp.Full video from the Earfluence Podcast Studio at American UndergroundInside Impact is hosted by Unity Web Agency CEO Alisa Herr and is produced by Earfluence.
Welcome to Inside Impact, hosted by Alisa Herr, founder and CEO of Unity Web Agency. On this podcast, we’ll be taking you on a behind the scenes peek at how organizations can create positive change in their communities.We’re so excited to launch the show and have impactful conversations with some incredible change-makers!
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