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Top Twelve Popular Podcasts 2018, Matt Scott, Let’s Care

MattScott asks if there is an easier way to tell your story and build your brand. Note: Between now and the end of the year, we’re counting down the top twelve popular podcast interviews of 2018. It is a people’s choice award, determined by the number of downloads. This interview originally aired on August 27, 2018. You have a message to share – a message that is as unique as you are. You want to tell the world, “This is who I am, and this is what I’m building.” You recognize the power of storytelling, but these things take a lot of time, right? And, there are so many options!…

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Come to a Live Taping of Social Entrepreneur

Acara + Four Leading Social Entrepreneurs + YOU = Social Entrepreneur Live!   Do you want to be at a live taping of the Social Entrepreneur podcast? We’re partnering with Acara, a program of the Institute on the Environment and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Together, we’re interviewing four world-changing entrepreneurs, live in front of an audience. Imagine, four entrepreneurs, fifteen minutes each, answering the questions that you care about. At the end of the night, we’ll reassemble entrepreneurs on the stage to take your questions. Step up to the mic and ask them anything. The event will take place during Twin Cities Startup…

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Five Steps to Easily Tell Your Story and Build Your Brand, with Matt Scott of 180⁰ of Impact

Matt Scott asks if there is an easier way to tell your story and build your brand. You have a message to share – a message that is as unique as you are. You want to tell the world, “This is who I am, and this is what I’m building.” You recognize the power of storytelling, but these things take a lot of time, right? And, there are so many options! Write a blog. Share a live video. Podcast. The choices of how and where to tell your story are limitless. Maybe you’re like Matt Scott. He wants to know if there is a way to easily and efficiently share…

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The Stories that Change Us, Jackie Biederman, Changemaker Podcast

Changemaker Podcast tells social good startup stories, inspiring life lessons, and unexpected ideas. Why do people and businesses want to learn to tell stories? According to Jackie Biederman, host of the Changemaker Podcast, “That’s how we’re wired as people. We want to tune in to stories.” Stories move us. They take us out of our logical brains and help us to connect with one another. When people hear stories of social good, they are engaged, informed and inspired. Because social entrepreneurs are everyday people like you and me, when listeners hear their stories, they see themselves as possible changemakers too. The stories inspire people to act. Listeners are more inclined…

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How to be on a Podcast

Do you listen to podcasts? Podcasting is hot. Seriously hot. One in every 5 Americans have listened to a podcast in the last month. And more are subscribing every day. It make sense, right? We live mobile lives, always on the go. There’s a mobile phone in every hand. Car manufacturers build podcast players into the dash. Just as the DVR has changed the way people consume television, podcasting has changed how people listen to audio. Think of it as a DVR for your radio – the stories you love, on demand. If you are building a brand, there is no better place to be than podcasting. It’s a great…

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How to be on a Podcast

12 Most Popular Podcast Guests of 2016

These are the most popular podcast guests of 2016, measured by the number of downloads. If you have been listening to the podcast Social Entrepreneur, you’ve had a chance to meet some amazing changemaker. If you want to find someone like you who is making a difference in the world, you should be able to see yourself among these 140+ guests. Their diversity is breathtaking. They have come from every continent, except for Antarctica. Some have achieved breakthrough results, while others are just beginning their journey. Some started young and some started in mid-life. Half were women. They are working across all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals. Popular Podcast Guests…

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12 Most Popular Podcast Guests of 2016

My Unconscious Bias

I had no idea that I had an unconscious bias. I thought that I was being even-handed in having an equal number of women and men as guests on the podcast, Social Entrepreneur. Then, early in 2016, I counted. I was shocked. At the time, only 40% of my guests were women. I had no idea. That’s the problem with unconscious bias. I was not conscious of it. Data helps. Until I had data, I was not aware. So, I refocused. By episode 100, counting all the way back to episode one, 46% of my guests were women. Today, at episode 143, a little more than 48% of our guests…

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My Unconscious Bias

Why Social Entrepreneur is a Weekly Podcast

Social Entrepreneur is now a weekly podcast with new episodes every Monday! As a regular listener of the podcast Social Entrepreneur, you know that we have been releasing three episodes per week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. When I ask listeners like you to provide feedback, you tell me that you love the stories, but you don’t have time for three episodes every week. I get it. This is an incredibly time-consuming effort on my part, and the last thing I want to do is overwhelm you with content. Based on your feedback, we’re moving to a weekly podcast with new episodes on Mondays. The content and format will be approximately the same….

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Why Social Entrepreneur is a Weekly Podcast

What I Learned about Social Entrepreneur from Mechanical Turk

As Social Entrepreneur passes it’s 50th episode, I want to know what people really think about it. The podcast, Social Entrepreneur has received its fair share of praise. It has been simultaneously ranked the #1 podcast in four iTunes New & Noteworthy categories. That’s an amazing accomplishment. We have well over 100 reviews on iTunes, 99.9% of which are 5-star. Even the person who left a 4-star review made positive comments. But I wanted to know what people really think of Social Entrepreneur. No, I mean really, really think. I have been asking people I know for feedback, but let’s be honest. These people are my friends. When your friend asks you for feedback, isn’t there…

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What I Learned about Social Entrepreneur from Mechanical Turk

042, Neetal Parekh, Innov8social | An Easy Button for Social Impact

Social impact expert Neetal Parekh wants to make an easy button for social entrepreneurs. Neetal was born in Oklahoma City. Her parents had immigrated from India. She and her family moved frequently, about 20 times in 20 years. When Neetal and her family visited their family in India, she observed the gap between wealth and abject poverty. Even as a child, she thought about how she could close that gap – to make an impact. Neetal trained as an attorney and, as part of her job, she wrote blogs about changes in law. In 2011, California proposed two pieces of legislation that allowed for-profit companies to pursue social impact while…

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042, Neetal Parekh, Innov8social | An Easy Button for Social Impact