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Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. From coaches, authors, entrepreneurs, influencers; we tap into the minds of some of the most impactful people around the world to find out how they have built a life of creating impact. Now listen in, and be ready to go on a journey of enlightenment, motivation, and awe. Tune in weekly for a new special guest #SocialImpactor! Music Credits: Chad Crouch, Poddington Bear, Willbe, Alex Stoner #SocialImpactEverywhere Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thesocialimpactorspodcast/support

Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. From coaches, authors, entrepreneurs, influencers; we tap into the minds of some of the most impactful people around the world to find out how they have built a life of creating impact. Now listen in, and be ready to go on a journey of enlightenment, motivation, and awe. Tune in weekly for a new special guest #SocialImpactor! Music Credits: Chad Crouch, Poddington Bear, Willbe, Alex Stoner #SocialImpactEverywhere Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thesocialimpactorspodcast/support
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Welcome to The Social Impactors Podcast! This podcast is all about impact. We work to highlight impactful individuals making positive social change in their communities. From coaches, authors, entrepreneurs, influencers; we tap into the minds of some of the most impactful people around the world to find out how they have built a life of creating impact. Now listen in, and be ready to go on a journey of enlightenment, motivation, and awe. Tune in weekly for a new special guest #SocialImpactor! Music Credits: Chad Crouch, Poddington Bear, Willbe, Alex Stoner #SocialImpactEverywhere Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thesocialimpactorspodcast/support

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705-241-1733


Episodes

Innovating education, learning life skills through guidance & alt-education (Mike Yates of Guide)

7/10/2019
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"I believe social impact is one of the most important parts of businesses. Every business that is successful in the country today asks the Simon Sinek question of what's your why? Because if you're just seeking profit then you're going to lose." Episode #35 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Mike Yates, Lead Guide at Alpha and Co-Founder of Guide. Guide is the first and only social e-learning product in the world that addresses the life skills education gap...

Duration:00:18:14

Social impact as a moral imperative, the effect of large business & education as a catalyst (Daniel Dyboski-Bryant)

7/3/2019
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"Social impact is a moral imperative. I think we have gone long enough with businesses exploiting resources for the sole purpose of benefit. Every stakeholder has a responsibility to ensure the purpose of the business is sustainable, and has value before profit." Episode #34 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Daniel Dyboski-Bryant, Co-Founder of Educators in VR, an open global, cross-platform network of learners, teachers, trainers, and researchers meeting,...

Duration:00:25:55

In business to help your business succeed online & helping others for impact (Sarah Clarke)

6/26/2019
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"In business to help your business succeed online. The most important piece to that statement is the word help. In the community, making a social impact is helping other people succeed." Episode #33 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Sarah Clarke, Founder and Owner of Dufferin Media, a company that specializes in social media management. Sarah also works as a social media consultant that works to build connection online through organizations like the...

Duration:00:25:22

The formula to happiness, pursuing your thought leadership & optimally integrated beings (Julian Smit)

6/20/2019
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"Success is a state of optimally integrated being. Meaning, when all of the aspects of your life, your work, your play, your community. When they are all aligned behind a common purpose, that begets success, that begets great things." Episode #31 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Julian Smit, Founder of J.D. Nevins Communications, one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in Toronto, Co-Founder of the Marketing Summit Academy, and Executive...

Duration:00:35:08

The Future of Work, creating connected communities & our next generation (Tim Salau)

6/19/2019
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"What's going to be prioritized isn't your degree. It's going to be do you have critical life skills? What's important is that individuals have these life skills to thrive in any setting that requires the participation of people to get things done." Episode #31 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Tim Salau, CEO and Co-founder of Guide, a social e-learning platform enabling high school students to learn essential life skills from their favorite content...

Duration:00:36:35

The journey of YouMap, drinking her own Kool-Aid & re-igniting purpose (Kristin Sherry of YouMap)

6/13/2019
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"Start with who you are, and what fits you. I get messages daily from people saying I've read your book and I've instantly realized what my problem is. I know now that I don't have to change jobs to feel passionate." Episode #30 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Kristin Sherry, Career Consultant, International Trainer, 3x Author, and Creator of YouMap. Kristin and I talk about helping people who are stuck in their life to find purpose using their...

Duration:00:25:22

Small business superhero, building a life of service & how trauma can become ferocious determination (Kedma Ough)

6/12/2019
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"Overnight I became homeless. At that moment, I made a commitment for the rest of my life to do impact and be a social influencer. So when you ask me how important social impact is, I can tell you right now, had those two things not happen I would not be here today talking, and I would not be here today living." Episode #29 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Kedma Ough, a fifth generation entrepreneur doved as the small business superhero, who is...

Duration:00:18:13

Disrupting the hospitality market, finding talent fast & working when you want (Michael Agema of Agema Hospitality)

6/5/2019
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"Creating impact HAS to come from the heart and the soul. Whatever that thing is that sparks you, what gets you back up from those bumps and bruises; once you know what that is, the question is what skill-set can you bring to create the most value or make the most impact?" Episode #28 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Michael Agema, CEO & Founder of Agema Hospitality, a company in the business of pain relief as a shift disturber. Their slogan is 'Find...

Duration:00:20:15

The podcast player that pays YOU to listen, democratizing podcasting & creating positive change (Dave Cook of Podcoin)

6/4/2019
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"If you're not starting a business with the intention of helping solve some sort of problem for somebody, then it's not really that much of a business." Episode #27 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Dave Cook, Co-Founder of Podcoin, a company that helps incentivize listening and pays YOU for listening. Dave and I talk about his years with My Yearbook (now Meetme) and how it taught him how to use social platforms to amplify the social good you can create...

Duration:00:18:56

Impact investments, setting the standard & funding the next generation (Brian Smith)

5/29/2019
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"Creating impact HAS to come from the heart and the soul. Whatever that thing is that sparks you, what gets you back up from those bumps and bruises; once you know what that is, the question is what skill-set can you bring to create the most value or make the most impact?" Episode #26 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Brian Smith, CEO & Founder of Rhiza Capital, an impact investment group of funds that is intent on raising and deploying much needed capital...

Duration:00:30:50

Cloud Nine Living, it's all about impact & finding your passion in life (Jordan Gross)

5/23/2019
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"It's all about impact. I really need to do something that is going to make a positive change in this world. By studying happiness, and allowing people to really dive deep into those goosebumps worthy moments, I'm able to provide people with a positive outlet." Episode #25 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Jordan Gross, a Northwestern and Kellogg School of Management graduate, a two-time startup founder, a TEDx speaker, and a #1 best-selling author. His...

Duration:00:20:11

Connecting with the wisdom of your body, helping leaders build cultures of innovation & showing up as yourself (LeeAnn Mallorie)

5/23/2019
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"The soup that we swim in when it has a certain particular kind of goal, that gets amplified and amplified like we must succeed at all costs. These decisions that we make create certain cultures around us that have us make choices where we leave parts of ourselves behind." Episode #24 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor LeeAnn Mallorie, Founder and CEO of Leading In Motion, and an Embodiment Teacher, where she helps people connect with the wisdom of their...

Duration:00:22:59

Using media for environmentalism, the challenges of greenwashing & changing habits (Alex Leonard)

5/21/2019
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"That ideology of pumping each other and having a certified system that these organizations are transparent, they are actually moving ahead, is so important today." Episode #23 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Alex Leonard, Founder & CEO of Alex Leonard Media, a creative hub in London, Ontario that helps provide video content and murals to environmental businesses and non-profits in the surrounding area. Alex uses his passion to collaborate with...

Duration:00:26:36

Creating impact from the heart, connecting the social sector to the world & defining what sparks you to make change (Justin Goodhew)

5/13/2019
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"Creating impact HAS to come from the heart and the soul. Whatever that thing is that sparks you, what gets you back up from those bumps and bruises; once you know what that is, the question is what skill-set can you bring to create the most value or make the most impact?" Episode #22 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Justin Goodhew, CEO & Founder of Trellis, an event booking platform that allows charities to save precious time around event planning and...

Duration:00:17:10

Leaving no one alone to the wolves, leading with humanity & the importance of mental health services (Chantel Coward)

5/7/2019
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"You have to be good at what you do. You have to authentically, genuinely be passionate about what you do. It's incredibly important that you don't make the bottom line your defining goal." Episode #21 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Chantel Coward, Mental Health Clinician and Owner and Operator of Chantel Coward and Associates, a multidisciplinary office that provides skills, therapy, and treatment for both mental and physical health. Chantel and I...

Duration:00:17:05

Protecting indigenous communities, sustainable practices & disrupting the modern seafood market (Sonia Strobel)

5/3/2019
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"The traditional way of life dissapears more and more that the Global Seafood Industry becomes, you know, high seas offshore fishing, big companies, big extraction methods, we lose that traditional way of life. It drives people out of their communities." Episode #20 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Sonia Strobel, Co-Founder and CEO at Skipper Otto's Community Supported Fishery, a social purpose company that connects Canadians directly with local...

Duration:00:16:37

The new power bars of the world, eating crickets and other insects & people, planet, profit (Dylan Jones)

5/2/2019
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"We call it the third wave of protein bars or energy bars is very much all natural, real food, as much as possible. It's giving people that convenience while giving them better nutrition. It's that idea of good for the land, good for the planet, good for the people." Episode #19 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Dylan Jones, Founder & CEO of Coast Protein Inc. a social purpose company that makes all natural protein bars and powder bars with fruit seeds,...

Duration:00:19:37

Cultivated culture, landing jobs at Microsoft, Twitter, ESPN & innovating the hiring process (Austin Belcak)

5/1/2019
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"The social impact that I'm trying to make with my business at a high level is to really empower power to land jobs that they love. We spend so much time at work, sometimes more time at work than we do with families and friends. But people should love what they do and should be paid what they deserve, and should be treated fairly." Episode #18 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Austin Belcak, Director of Partnership Development at Microsoft and Founder at...

Duration:00:26:58

Vision 2020, sustainable impact through the community & innovation in Toronto (Aneil Gokhale)

4/30/2019
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"What are your own personal values and messages around money? Different values drive different agendas, that will help drive the kind of change and interest that you want to get involved in. What are the issues that you can be tackling?" Episode #17 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Aneil Gokhale, Director of Philanthropy with the Toronto Foundation, a Foundation that connects philanthropy with community needs and opportunities in order to make Toronto the...

Duration:00:43:52

Superhero traits vs your shadow side, ego vs fulfillment & transitioning to a better place (Corey Blake)

4/29/2019
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"All of us in life create these survival strategies, they become superpowers because when they work in one area, we apply them in other places. We come to this place where we think they work in all areas of our life, which is just not true. Eventually we have an opportunity to look at what's my shadow side of my superpower." Episode #16 of Season 2 of The Social Impactors Podcast features #SocialImpactor Corey Michael Blake, Founder & CEO of Round Table Companies, who support thought...

Duration:00:47:50