Category Archives: Innovation

Nicola Grace: Monetize Your Mission

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In a perfect world, we love the work we do. We find a career that affords us the opportunity to succeed, to be happy, to make a significant social impact. Today’s guest argues that this kind of serendipity is possible for every one of us, and the secret lies in clarifying your purpose and designing a business model in alignment with that purpose.

Nicola Grace, the Mission Mentor, is an award-winning strategist and bestselling author.

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Martha O’Gorman: Putting Fun into Taxes

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Quick, what’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear the words tax office?

I’m going to take a wild guess and assume that you didn’t say fun. But there is one unique retail tax preparation firm that was founded on the idea of creating an atmosphere of fun in its franchises, and the creative marketing campaign they employ complements this idea – while establishing brand recognition that outshines the competition.

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Brittney Castro: Bringing Fun Into Managing Your Money

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‘When I have the money, I’ll work with a financial planner.’

There is a lot of fear and stress around money, and a disproportionate number of women are intimidated by the prospect of working with a financial planner. It’s never fun to be judged, and many of us operate under the mistaken notion that financial planning is reserved for the rich. Today’s guest would argue that financial planners can help people in any income bracket,

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Elizabeth Dean: Women Can Have it All

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Ever heard about Forensic Accounting?

If not, then you’ll in for a treat as our special guest, Elizabeth Dean shares how her passion for mathematics led her to a rather new kind of service in the financial world.

As the vice-president and founding member of TM Financial Forensics LLC, Elizabeth tells her journey from doing a traditional accounting role into consulting.

Along the way, she discovers key issues that impact not just her but all women who are looking to further their career in male dominated fields: law,

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Eloise Bune: Finding Success After Being Rejected…50 Times

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You’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t take no for an answer,” but what if you heard the word “no” 50 times from 50 different venture capitalists? Would you have the inner drive to keep moving forward? Today’s guest puts a new spin on perseverance with her story of how grit and grace led to her eventual success – and a Harvard Business School case study!

Eloise Bune is the founder and CEO of Handwriting.io.

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