Two years ago, an interview with Simon Sinek inspired a journey of discovery, what is the connection between stories and purpose? 500 interviews later, a thesis emerged: “Brand is a Reflection of Culture.” The Science of Story, the book and philosophy, is now available on Amazon. PLEASE VISIT http://amzn.to/2oUslKD https://www.mabbly.com/category/science-of-story/ Read More
S2:E9 KARA ZUCKER, NATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR MONEYTHINK
Literacy is a large topic in America. Usually when we talk about literacy we refer to technological and literary literacy, but what about financial? It's never too early to teach our children about the responsibility of money and finances. Known as the "Instagram of money" the MoneyThink app is really changing the way kids think about their money. PLEASE VISIT http://moneythink.org Read More
S2:E3 QUILEN BLACKWELL, BLACKWELL ENERGIES
Blackwell Energies LLC, is an environmental consulting company that audits clients' monthly business expenses and provides them with premium office carbon reduction strategies. Listen to Quilen Blackwell discuss his roll in the company and how it affects Chicago. PLEASE VISIT http://www.blackwellenergies.com/home/ Read More
S3:E6 CHRIS O'BRIEN, IKEEDO
iKeedo is changing how we donate and support our favorite charities or fundraisers. From using negative hashtags for positive results to turning cut down trees into a donation fund, the creativity at iKeedo doesn't stop. Adam caught up with founder, Chris O'Brien to discuss how he got the idea to start this company. PLEASE VISIT https://ikeedo.com Read More
Grant Niksereshet and Chester Hsieh, Masters Student's at the Illinois Institue of Technology sit down with Adam Hecktman to discuss some of the tough challenges surrouding the Great Lakes. They are currently working on a solution to track Lake Erie's toxic algae problem. PLEASE VISIT http://web.iit.edu Read More
S1:E1 AMANDA BRITT, FOUNDER OF PANZANZEE
Panzanzee is Chicago's first social impact coworking space, incubator & entrepreneur community. Their mission is to grow companies that tackle the world's toughest social challenges by providing discovery, resources, trust and traction for entrepreneurs and professionals. PLEASE VISIT http://panzanzee.com Read More
BIG SHOULDERS
Eric Vazquez is the Chief Technology Officer at the Office of City Clerk which is responsible for keeping and making official records and legislation accessible to city residents. Clerks also play an important role in the system of checks and balances by offering perspectives, policies, and opinions that are independent from other municipal offices. The Chicago Office of the City Clerk is the most visited office in Chicago government. PLEASE VISIT http://www.chicityclerk.com/ Read More
BIG SHOULDERS
Melissa Anderson is the President and CoFounder of Public Good Software which is the online network for civic action, empowering people to make a difference on the causes they care about. Its groundbreaking Take Action technology connects people reading the news with things they can do to make a difference on the issues around the world and in their own neighborhoods. PLEASE VISIT https://publicgood.com/ Read More
S2:E4 JESSICA DROSTE YAGAN, CEO OF IMPACT ENGINE
The Impact Engine is what inspired our host Adam Hecktman to go into his current position with Microsoft. The Impact Engine is an investment fund that helps for-profit companies build their company. That said, they focus specifically on businesses who want to solve social and environmental issues. Watch as Impact Engine CEO, Jessica Droste Yagan discusses her favorite part about her job and what the company is currently up to. PLEASE VISIT http://theimpactengine.com Read More

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