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Meghan French Dunbar is the founder of Conscious Company Magazine. Meghan saw the importance of making a difference in the lives of others. She discovered the power of business to be a force for good in the world through her work at the Environmental Defense Fund and then deepened her sense of purpose at the Presidio Graduate School. Megan will share how to be a world-changing woman connected to purpose, planet, all while holding the roles of wife, entrepreneur, and motherhood.
[:01] Carley Hauck introduces herself as the founder of Living Well Awake, the new Shine podcast, and the sponsor of this episode, RSF Social Finance
[2:08] Carley reflects on the 40,000 acres of Amazon rainforests that are on fire and the current state of the world ecosystem and offers encouragement for the future.
[4:28] Carley introduces Meghan French Dunbar, CEO of Conscious Company Media, which focuses on sustainability, careers, and business.
[6:25] Meghan shares the path that led her to starting a company that produces a magazine for the next generation that focuses on sustainable, conscious, purpose driven business.
[8:12] TRU Colors Brewery is one company that has inspired Meghan by their efforts to change a community for the better by working with local gangs.
[12:36] Bravery, vulnerability, and authenticity are three words that Carley uses to describe Meghan, and they discuss how any leader can cultivate these characteristics to be true to themselves and more effective in their leadership.
[20:01] New leaders and emerging entrepreneurs can learn from the mistakes Meghan made, including telling yourself a different story when things get hard, taking care of yourself, spending time in nature, and nurturing relationships.
[26:10] Meghan’s recipe for resilience in light of motherhood starts with strengthening her family relationships and setting intentions for what you want an experience to be.
[32:57] Meghan’s values including expressing and receiving love and valuing exploration and lifelong learning.
[34:58] Surrounding yourself with like minded people and giving yourself permission to take time off from your work will strengthen your ability to lead effectively and with love.
[40:41] Meghan’s excitement about motherhood centers around her opportunity to help shape a better world for the future of her son.
[45:39] All about Spectrum — the premier gathering of multicultural changemakers creating an inclusive impact economy.
[50:10] The capabilities of the up and coming generation gives Meghan hope about the future of the world and business.
[52:43] Carley encourages listeners to connect with her and to leave a review for her podcast so that it can inspire even more listeners.
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