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S1E9: Colin McIntosh on Building Value and Giving Back

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Release Date: 08/31/2020

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The thing most innovative companies have in common is a deep understanding of their customer's needs. Michelle Royal knows; she's been helping companies unleash their innovative potential for nearly 20 years through her consultancy, Royal Innovation Design Group (RIDG).

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Colin is the CEO and founder at Sheets & Giggles, a start-up that makes eco-friendly (and ultra comfy) bedding out of eucalyptus trees. Colin knew he wanted to found a business that could make an impact on his community and the earth, and he did it.

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As President & Chief Executive Officer of The Florida Aquarium, Roger Germann's leadership has been instrumental in guiding this Tampa attraction through some very difficult times.

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There is power in listening. It can broaden perspectives and be a fundamental step towards understanding and atonement. Erik Smith knows; he owns a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consultancy and he's been helping organizations understand their role in systemic racism for most of his career.

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Whether you're a solo-preneur or a Fortune 10 company, your clients and customers want you to take a stand – and to really live the stand you take. 

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Nancy Lyons is the CEO at Clockwork, a digital consultancy, and the author of "Work Like a Boss, A Kick in the Pants Guide to Finding and Using Your Power at Work."   

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S1E4: Jeremy Stayton on Becoming a B-corp, Burning Man and How to Hire Right show art S1E4: Jeremy Stayton on Becoming a B-corp, Burning Man and How to Hire Right

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Becoming a B-corp is no small feat, so why is this small managed services provider going through the trouble? Learn from Jeremy Stayton, CEO at Sym.bio, an "IT-as- a-Platform" company. Jeremy is an entrepreneur, a black rock ranger, a leader within the ManKind Project, a father, and husband. He's got an interesting background and more importantly, a very interesting future as a values-based leader.

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Firing people is hard, especially when you have a small, close-knit team. But it's an absolutely essential part of running a successful businesses. Learning to let people go with grace and kindness is a skill that Jen Dary teaches people to do well.

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Susan Scherer is a decorated oncology nurse and entrepreneur who takes patients' rights very seriously.  Her company, Heavenly Hash Creamery, produces high-fat, high-protein ice cream used for cancer patients. The twist? The ice cream also includes CBD, because cancer patients need it. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a lot of opportunities for leaders to really stand up and make an impact in either positive or not-so-positive ways. Dr. Jennifer Hall, an executive coach, leadership trainer, and assessment author, talks to Andi about how leaders can use their core values to help guide their behavior during this uncertain time. 

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Colin is the CEO and founder at Sheets & Giggles, a start-up that makes eco-friendly (and ultra comfy) bedding out of eucalyptus trees. Colin knew he wanted to found a business that could make an impact on his community and the earth, and he did it.

Colin talks to Andi about the balance between building a startup (and making investors happy) and the desire to give back to his community.