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Hosted by Jeff Blanton and produced in community with BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest SD Campus, Conscious Capitalism SD, B Local SD, Business For Good SD, and Cause SD

Conscious Curiosity SD

Conscious Curiosity SD provides insight and inspiration from San Diego’s CEOs and Founders who bring purpose to their work and are proving business can positively change the communities we work and live in.

Jeff Blanton | Host

Jeff is a master facilitator, recognized leadership consultant, author, speaker and creator of Jailbreak Leadership, a process that unlocks team performance. Jeff works with teams to facilitate the connection, alignment, and commitment required to identify and implement sustainable change.

Jeff lives in San Diego with his wife and is having the time of his life, driven by his personal purpose to help others mobilize their biggest possibilities and make work meaningful.

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Impacting 3 Million Lives with Heather Moyer

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Impacting 3 Million Lives with Heather Moyer
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Heather Moyer is the Founder, Owner, and CEO of HNM Systems, Inc., and relentlessly puts people first. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Heather shares how she flipped the business model upside down and made her employees the “first customer,” resulting in building an award-winning successful business.  HNM Systems, Inc. unites talent, technology, […]

People Over Profit with Sam Mazzeo

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People Over Profit with Sam Mazzeo
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Sam Mazzeo is living proof that work can have meaning and impact beyond the bottom line, regardless of the role. As an attorney, Sam lives his mantra of positivity, authenticity, and trust with everyone he interacts with. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Sam shares his inspiring approach to work and life and […]

Stepping Into the Gap with Dr. Cindy J. Lin

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Stepping Into the Gap with Dr. Cindy J. Lin
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What happens when ONE person decides they will make a difference? When that person is Dr. Cindy J. Lin, a WHOLE LOT! On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Cindy shares her life long passion for the environment that started with wanting to work at the EPA at 10 years old, to now impacting […]

Cornerstone Conversation with Del Lewis

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Cornerstone Conversation with Del Lewis
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In this episode, we revisit the foundational and inspiring conversation with Del Lewis. Del is the past president of Conscious Capitalism SD and shares the what, why, and how of the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism: Higher Purpose, Stakeholder Orientation, Conscious Leadership, and Conscious Culture. Del shares his unique insights into what makes leaders and […]

Business For Good San Diego with Sarah Beauchemin & Mikey Knab

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Business For Good San Diego with Sarah Beauchemin & Mikey Knab
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What happens when local businesses unite to influence policy decisions that increase the quality of life for all San Diegans? The answer is Business For Good San Diego, driven by a mission to unite local business owners to drive policy that improves our community. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Sarah Beauchemin and […]

Sustainable Solutions with Global Impact || Meg Ferrigno

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Sustainable Solutions with Global Impact || Meg Ferrigno
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In a world where capitalism and sustainability often seem at odds, Meg Ferrigno has made it her life’s work to lead from the “Middle Way” to create a lasting impact with the least amount of waste. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Meg shares her story of living with nomads in Tibet and […]

Women Leaders in a Man’s World with Nicole Donnelly

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Women Leaders in a Man’s World with Nicole Donnelly
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As women continue to take on a larger role as leaders in business, still well below their male counterparts, the journey has not been easy. Nicole Donnelly shares the evolution over the last 30 years as founder and leader in a male-dominated industry. Nicole is the owner of Miramar Kitchen and Bath in San Diego, […]

Keys to Successful Business Building with Ted Fogliani

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Keys to Successful Business Building with Ted Fogliani
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Some leaders are great at starting businesses, some at running existing organizations, but few are great at building successful organizations. Ted Fogliani is a serial founder and CEO across multiple industries. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Ted shares the key leadership insights from 30 years of lessons learned from identifying the right […]

The Sharp Legacy with Bill Littlejohn

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The Sharp Legacy with Bill Littlejohn
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Sharp HealthCare’s legacy started in 1955, rooted in a care for the community and a deep commitment to philanthropy that continues today. On this week’s episode of Conscious Curiosity SD, Bill Littlejohn, CEO and Senior VP of Sharp HealthCare Foundation, shares his motivation for dedicating his life’s work to philanthropy, stories from Sharp’s history, and […]

“It’s Lonely at the Top” with Susan Kuruvilla and Brad Lee

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“It’s Lonely at the Top” with Susan Kuruvilla and Brad Lee
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Susan Kuruvilla and Brad Lee know all too well the daunting challenges of leading a business. Their solution and cornerstone to success is being supported by a small group of like-minded individuals who are on the same journey. First as participants and now as leaders and facilitators of Peer Groups, they are helping others to […]