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Tailoring a Message

We sell something everyday. Asking someone to go to a movie, offering advice to a friend, listing a product on our website. We’re trying to move people to take action and we do this through the messages we send – the text on our website, conversations, videos, etc. But messages aren’t a one-size-fits all –... The post Tailoring a Message appeared first on Changemaker.


Safe to Try

Your favorite comedian wasn’t born funny. Their best jokes came after a ton of awful ones. Every joke starts as an idea. And it’s risky to try out ideas. You could fail, embarrass yourself, and lose out on time and money. But the bigger risk may be that your idea could help someone,... The post Safe to Try appeared first on Changemaker.



Vulnerability – it’s where it gets real. It’s where we’re open to whatever happens – taking the bad with the good. On today’s episode, listen to Christen Brandt, co-founder of She’s the First and Jared Yazzie, founder of OXDX share their stories about vulnerability. Christen Brandt is the co-founder of She’s the First. She’s also... The post Vulnerability appeared first on Changemaker.


What You Don’t Know

Whether we want to admit it or not, there’s a lot we don’t know. As a leader, it might be tempting to keep this to yourself. You don’t want to appear like you don’t know the answers. By relying on ourselves, we’re limited by what we know. But once we know what we don’t know,... The post What You Don’t Know appeared first on Changemaker.


Knowing Yourself

To really know ourselves is hard. We mix who we wish we were or who other people think we should be with who we actually are. Looking at our strengths, weaknesses, goals and fears – we might not like what we see. But once we know who we are, we can be our best. Rachel... The post Knowing Yourself appeared first on Changemaker.



Belonging may seem like an abstract concept for business, but look at brands like Harley and Apple. People wait in lines for the newest products, have meetups, swap stories, and even have special hand signals when they see each other on the road (for Harley riders only). They are part of communities. This is important... The post Belonging appeared first on Changemaker.


More Than a Mission

Sometimes a good cause isn’t enough. In this episode we’ll hear stories from two social entrepreneurs – Laura D’Asaro, co-founder of Chirps and Jenny Costa, founder of Rubies in the Rubble – who built brands that offered more than a mission. Credits: Josh Harlan – Intro Jingle jahzzar – CC BY-SA 4.0 What 2 Scenes... The post More Than a Mission appeared first on Changemaker.


Bonus – Pilot 2: How to Help

Want to help? Good intentions aren’t enough. Hear stories about people that learned through struggles and successes what it means to help. This one’s from the archive – my second pilot episode (and second attempt at this whole podcasting thing)! Hans and Tania have great stories to tell and lessons to share – enjoy! Show... The post Bonus – Pilot 2: How to Help appeared first on Changemaker.


Pilot 1: Pivoting

Take a listen to the very first pilot episode of Changemaker. This was when I was testing out this idea… Could stories and lessons from social entrepreneurs help make it easier for listeners to make a difference and inspire people with good news? I am so honored to share the stories from Ashley and Maria.... The post Pilot 1: Pivoting appeared first on Changemaker.


Changemaker Trailer

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman Are you a changemaker? Listen to the trailer, subscribe on iTunes, and look for the first episode! The post Changemaker Trailer appeared first on Changemaker.