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
Solve makes it easier for organizations to connect individuals to jobs and social services. Many nonprofits, such as job placement organizations, operate in silos. This limits both the pipeline of clients and the number of opportunities for each client. Solve is a software tool that creates a referral network, empowering organizations and employers to collaborate and share information. This opens up a wider array of opportunities for individuals while helping organizations to make more successful placements and connections. Our easy-to-use platform also streamlines client intake, makes it more convenient to track and manage cases, and provides data analysis to help measure outcomes PLEASE VISIT http://www.solve.is Read More
S1:E2 DEMOND DRUMMER, TECH ORGANIZER AT TEAMWORK ENGLEWOOD
Their goal is to unite the many organizations serving Englewood residents and work toward the common goal of building a stronger community. Demond facilitates digital leadership trainings with block club members, parent leaders and business owners in Chicago's Englewood community. PLEASE VISIT http://www.teamworkenglewood.org/ Read More
S1:E6 DANIEL GOFF, FORMER STATE OF ILLINOIS DCOE
Daniel Goff is wrapping up his time as the Deputy Director for the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, specifically the Office of Trade and Investment. He shares his transition from the private sector into the public sector and how impactful to work in the public sector. PLEASE VISIT http://linkd.in/1KN77Aq Read More
Beth Bond is the Executive Director at GoCivic Chicago which is an intuitive technology-based platform that provides citizens with an opportunity to further engage in the future of our city. The platform helps individuals identify ways to get involved with various nonprofits and charities, government organizations, committees, neighborhood coalitions, civic/social groups and special projects. GoCivic also helps citizens stay up to date on community news/events, share and comment on Chicago-focused ideas, and collaborate with other socially responsible citizens and peers. PLEASE VISIT https://www.gocivicchicago.org/#!/app/landing Read More
MarySue Barrett is the President at Metropolitan Planning Council which is a solutions-oriented leader of independent organization working to improve Chicagoland's economic vibrancy and livability. The Metropolitan Planning Council connects the dots between government, community, and business leaders, using compelling research, persuasive advocacy, and cutting-edge demonstration projects. It is best known for bringing the right people together at the right time, expertise spans infrastructure, housing, environment, land use, and fiscal policies. PLEASE VISIT http://www.metroplanning.org/index.html Read More
S1:E5 JESSICA MALKIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK
Chicago Ideas Week is an annual ideas and innovation platform where global thought leaders gather to discuss new ideas and stimulate new ventures. Chicago Ideas has expanded beyond its original week in October to monthly events. Not only does Chicago Ideas Week bring communities of people together, but they do this all for only $15 per event. Come share your ideas! PLEASE VISIT https://www.chicagoideas.com/ Read More
S1:E3 RAJEEV CHOPRA, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF THE MIS DEPARTMENT
The MIS Department, Inc. is an IT services and consulting firm based in Chicago. In 2012 Rajeev served as the CIO at Obama for America, President Obama's reelection campaign, where he was responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of internal IT infrastructure, security, inward-facing application development, personal technology and HQ and office infrastructure in more than 900 field offices across the country. PLEASE VISIT http://www.misdepartment.com/ 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

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