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Conscious Curiosity SD

Welcome to Conscious Curiosity SD, the podcast that provides insight and inspiration from San Diego Leaders who bring purpose to their work and are proving business can positively change the communities we work and live in.  Conscious Curiosity is sponsored by Conscious Capitalism San DiegoBBB San Diego and B Local San Diego and is hosted by Jeff Blanton from Jailbreak Leadership.

Jeff Blanton | Host

Jeff is a recognized leadership consultant, author, speaker and creator of the Jailbreak Leadership Process. Jeff helps CEOs achieve their compelling vision of the future by turning around their most critical strategic projects that often miss critical deadlines, excessively exceed financial goals and are not delivering the desired business outcome.

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

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Margo Whitchurch – ROI for Doing Good

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Margo Whitchurch – ROI for Doing Good
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“Don’t be afraid to start small with your philanthropic ideas“ Margo Whitchurch, the CFO for Allgire Construction and Allgire Foundation shares how to create a game changing impact with your business that grows the bottom line.   Big Takeaways from Margo: How to measure and communicate the intangibles of social impact beyond the bottom line How …

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Stacey Nelson Smith – Certified B-Corporation: Should I or Shouldn’t I?

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Stacey Nelson Smith – Certified B-Corporation: Should I or Shouldn’t I?
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Stacey Nelson Smith, CEO of Civilian, provides amazing insights on three critical topics for today’s leader. Higher Purpose:  As a leader, Stacey made a huge shift in the company’s focus transitioning from a commercial marketing company to a social marketing company that focuses on behavioral change in society.  This compelling story takes you on the …

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Barbara Bry – Life with Many Amazing Chapters

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Barbara Bry – Life with Many Amazing Chapters
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LIFE WITH MANY AMAZING C Barbara Bry is an important public figure that has significantly impacted the community of San Diego.  She shares her inspiring story which includes serving on the San Diego City Council, experience running for mayor, starting several companies, and as the founder of three thriving organizations that empower women in both …

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KIMBERLEE CENTERA – VALUES UNDER FIRE

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Kimberlee Centera, Founder and CEO of TerraPro Solutions shares her thoughts on the importance of values in an organization and the courage required to stay true to those values in the face of a crisis.  Kimberlee has been acknowledged by multiple organizations for her amazing leadership in the Renewable Energy Industry.  An advocate and mentor …

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Beyond Zero – A Transformational Story of Higher Purpose

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Beyond Zero – A Transformational Story of Higher Purpose
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Captured by the documentary, Beyond Zero, is the inspiring story of leadership, culture and the power of having a higher purpose in business. Called “the most important business story of the past 100 years,” Beyond Zero chronicles the story of a visionary leader, Ray Anderson, and his company, Interface. After a life-changing epiphany, Ray led …

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Matt Fehling – The Better Business Bureau is Building Better Businesses

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Matt Fehling – The Better Business Bureau is Building Better Businesses
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Matt Fehling, the President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the Pacific Southwest, joins the podcast to share how he is going about leading change. The iconic BBB, built over a hundred years ago with the higher purpose of “doing the right thing,” is a great and profitable business model.  However, what …

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The Soul of Business – Neville Billimoria

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The Soul of Business – Neville Billimoria
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Neville Billimoria, Senior VP of Membership and Advocacy at Mission Federal Credit Union Neville’s dream is to change San Diego from “America’s Finest City” to “The Kindest and Most Purposeful Bi-National Region” as we stretch to include our neighbors to the south. Challenges in belonging as a youth was his catalyst for championing #inclusion and …

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Douglas Raggio – Challenging the Industrial Food System

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Douglas Raggio – Challenging the Industrial Food System
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Douglas Raggio, the founder of Pass the Honey, joins the podcast to share his inspiring entrepreneurial story to “reclaim honey” by introducing new ecological diversity practices beyond what is perceived to be possible. According to Douglas, honey is the third most fraudulent food that we eat. Nearly 80% of all liquid honey on retail shelves …

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Caitlin Wege – Women in Business

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Caitlin Wege – Women in Business
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Caitlin Wege, the President of Tech Coast Angles San Diego and partner for Moodoos Investments, joins the podcast to share her insights on the phenomenal impact and success that women are having as entrepreneurial leaders, early-stage investors and board members.  While many women have endured and are familiar with the barriers to entry that women …

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Ken Ruggiero – How to Successfully Invest in Higher Education

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Ken Ruggiero – How to Successfully Invest in Higher Education
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Ken, the Chairman and CEO of Ascent Funding, is taking on the higher education industry’s model for financing a student’s future.  With one out of four Americans with student debt, totaling up to $1.7 Trillion dollars, Ken has a different plan.  A plan that allows every student from all economic and social backgrounds to pursue a higher education that ensures a good return on the …

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