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Creating a Positive Impact on the World

Movers and shakers across all industries looking to solve the world’s biggest problems through leveraging the power of business. Explore the countless different models and creative innovation that these changemakers deploy to help empower, motivate and inspire.

Positive Impact Podcast {travels the world & important update}

To all of the incredible listeners, guests, friends and family who have supported the Positive Impact Podcast, thank you so […]

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33: Putting Micro-Entrepreneurs on Tourism Map - Jason Seagle (Vayando)

How dedicated are you to your business? Better question, are you willing to sleep in a tent in a garage […]

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32.5: Girlpreneurs Creating an Impact with Alexis Kauchick (Eternal Essence Candles)

Turning a tragedy into an outlet to empower individuals across the United States, and even the world, is a lesson […]

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32: Empowering Girlpreneurs - Holly Lichtenfeld (Bright Girls Company)

If you came across a girl selling canoe shaped leaves on the side of the road, what would you do? […]

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31: Nourishing the World- Lisa Curtis (Kuli Kuli)

How much power do our greens have? What if I told you there was one plant out there that can […]

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Important Positive Impact Podcast Update

Hello Movers and shakers! If you are a die hard listener, then you know that Friday means a mini episode […]

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30: Using Solar Energy to Empower Nonprofits with Lester Crafton (Ovanova)

Let’s chat solar energy. It’s likely you’ve considered adding this to your home. Driving around in Southern California I can’t […]

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29.5: Stories: Addressing Maternal Mortality- Dr. Taraneh Shirazian (Saving Mothers)

Having quality hospitals nearby is something we take for granted. While we may pass several doctors’ offices or clinics on […]

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29: Ethical Baby Blankets Saving Newborns - Kate Marie Grinold Sigfusson (Babies4babies)

In case you haven’t looked at a calendar lately or been bombarded with a slew of ads, Mother’s Day is […]

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This Mother's Day, Make a Positive Impact

Most of us have been blessed with incredible moms. I know personally I’m a little extra blessed in that category. […]

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28.5 Stories - Inside Super Storm Sandy with Phyllis LoDuca

“Earth Angles.” That’s how Phyllis LoDuca describes the International Relief Teams (IRT) and Future with Hope volunteers who spent a […]

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28: Disaster Relief - Barry La Forgia (IRT)

One thing has become all to certain – natural disasters will strike. If not once a year, they will turn […]

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Rebuilding Nepal: 1 Year Anniversary of the Nepal Earthquake

Exactly one year ago today, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal. Photos of the damage blazed trails across social media […]

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27.5 Stories: Earth Day -Business on Sustainable Sourcing - Linda Walker (World Wildlife Fund)

Happy Earth Day movers and shakers! I truly hope that you have enjoyed this entire month long lead up promoting […]

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27: Championing Environmental Efforts through Business - Suzanne Apple (World Wildlife Fund)

When you think of the world of conservation, environmentalism and protecting wildlife, the World Wildlife Fund will likely come to […]

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26.5: Stories: Ocean Ed in the Classroom -Cindy Vasquez (National School District)

I don’t care what age you are, seeing a whale breach in the wild is one of the coolest water […]

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26: Eco Tours & Conservation - Frances Kinney (Ocean Connectors)

When was the last time you dedicated an afternoon to spending quality time outside? It’s amazing how the week slips […]

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25.5: Stories: Aquaponics in the Classroom with Jack Lyke (State College School District)

If you are anything like I was a few weeks ago, you have no idea what Aquaponics is. The technical […]

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25: Role of Food in Education - Anupama Joshi (National Farm to School Network)

Dear Santa: I would like turnips for Christmas.” Signed, one inspired first grader. You probably think I’m pulling your leg […]

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24.5: Stories: Food Strengthening Community - Robin Carroll & Quentin Mables (I Grow Chicago)

Isolation. Injustice. Poverty. Lack of education. Opportunity dessert. 30-40% of children going to bed hungry. This doesn’t paint a pretty […]

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24: Trash to Nutrition - Solving Food Waste Rajesh Karmani (Zero Percent)

We’re getting trashy on the podcast today! Yes, literal trash. Not quite what you thought right? Well we are kicking […]

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23.5 Stories: Culinary Tours with Isaac Villaverde (Keteka)

What kind of history do you think your food has? If you’re in Panama, the dish you’re enjoying might have […]

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23: Authentic Travel Experiences with Kyle Wiggings (Keteka)

Do you crave a different type of travel? If you were in Latin America, how does the idea of a […]

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22.5 Stories: Random Acts of Kindness Scavenger Hunt - Anna Poiarkoff

What if you showed up for a weekend volunteer trip and you were met with the words, “Random Acts of […]

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22 Volunteer Excursions - Adam Kunes (Have Fun Do Good)

Do you have the itch to explore while giving back? If so then Adam Kunes pioneering volunteer excursion company Have […]

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21.5 Stories: Health Clinics in Nicaragua - Katie Lichte (Reliefwatch)

I have to admit, medical clinics around the world is a topic I know very little about. Thankfully to this […]

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21: Tracking Medical Supplies Around the World - Daniel Yu (Reliefwatch)

In today’s world of more advanced technology and smart phones, what can a dumb phone do in developing countries?  In […]

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20.5 Stories: Solutions Journalism - Catherine Cheney (Devex)

There is a movement happening in the world of social media, one that is looking to evoke more than a […]

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20: Activism & News - Olivier Kamanda (Ideal Impact)

Have you ever read a story on the news that inspired you? I’m not talking about something you shared through […]

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19.5 Stories from the Field: Elevating Communities in India with Satish Kumarsh

Sometimes we struggle with the desire to give back in a community with the need to grow our businesses. One […]

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19: Showcasing Global Artisans with Sarah Barnett (International Blessings)

Have you ever had the itch to travel? Well today’s guest takes that itch to new extremes! Having traveled to […]

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18.5 Stories from the Field: Peg & AJ Hass (Peaceful Fruits)

When I interview Evan Delahanty from Peaceful Fruits, it is obvious that he is incredibly passionate about his socially conscious […]

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18: The Amazon, Acai & Preserving Culture with Evan Delahanty (Peaceful Fruits)

Evan describes his former corporate life as almost a literal cog in a wheel. The analogy is alarmingly spot on […]

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17.5 Stories from the Field: Putting Ideas in Motion with Randi Gloss (GLOSSRAGS)

}”If you have an idea that moves, then go for it!” That is the message that Randi Gloss hears when […]

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17: Putting Ideas in Motion with Patrick Dowd (Millennial Train Project)

Can you imagine being transported to a 1950’s rail car to travel across the country, discounting from the pull of […]

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16.5 Super Bowl Edition: Philadelphia Eagles Transforms Nonprofits with Darcy Walker Krause

Have you ever been apart of a company that gives back to different community nonprofits? Think back to that experience […]

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16: Super Bowl Edition: Philadelphia Eagles Care with Julie Hirshey

While I thoroughly enjoy watching football, I never in my wildest dreams anticipated the Positive Impact Podcast crossing paths with […]

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15.5 Stories from the Field: Breaking the Engineer Mold with Kelsey Riedesel

We’ve talked a fair amount about how to help women break into different industries. From tech to business to STEM […]

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15: Bringing Geeky Back with Leslie Fishlock (Geek Girls)

Did you know that there were more women in tech fields in the 1970’s and 1980’s than today? If your […]

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14.5 Stories from the Field: Meaning of Sustainable Coffee with Dr. Jordan Buzzell

What defines sustainable efforts? The more and more I dig into the social space, the more I ask myself this […]

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14: Coffee Creating Sustainable Dental Care with Thomas Fitzpatrick (Cura Coffee)

Are you a coffee drinker? Personally I didn’t start drinking until 2015. Crazy, I know! I personally always thought that […]

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13.5 Stories from the Field: Power of Education with Kristen Casper (Bosh Bosh)

Sometimes we take for granted the sheer power of education. Let’s be honest. When we were in elementary school or […]

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13: From Scraps to Empowerment with Charlene Espinoza (Bosh Bosh)

When Charlene applied for the Peace Corps, she had no idea it was a two year term of service. That […]

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Haiti Earthquake Anniversary Episode - The Power of Dignified Work with Sarah Sandsted

“We believe by creating local owners who pay their taxes, follow the rules, and who are really law abiding citizens […]

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12.5 Stories from the Field: Jobs Creating Advancement with Andremene Jean

“I believe that creating jobs in this country is really the way to help us to continue to help us […]

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12: Haiti Earthquake Anniversary –Sustainable Recovery with Julie Colombino (REBUILD Globally)

When you think of Haiti, what crosses your mind?   Personally, I see images with camps of tent or destroyed […]

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11.5 Stories from the Field: Rwandan Basket Weavers from All Across Africa

“When you see the improvement of family on the community level, tell you about their experience and where they come […]

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11: Baskets that Change Lives with Alicia Wallace (All Across Africa)

“She’s ruining everything.” Those were the words that met Alicia Wallace as she worked to develop dignified jobs in rural […]

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! The Positive Impact Podcast is taking the week off to celebrate with family in Montana. Very excited for […]

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10.5 Stories from the Field: Why We Need to Empower Girls in STEM

When 14-year-old Gigi grows up, she’s debating between becoming an architect and a scientist. While she has grand ambitions, there […]

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