28 episodes

Joy Economics is a weekly podcast that challenges the way we do business in the corporate world and provides listeners with the tools and know-how they need to find more joy at work and in life.

Joy Economics Podcast Shani Godwin

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    • 5.0, 9 Ratings

Joy Economics is a weekly podcast that challenges the way we do business in the corporate world and provides listeners with the tools and know-how they need to find more joy at work and in life.

    Prepare to Launch

    Prepare to Launch

    We're all launchers. Whether you realize it or not, you have the ability and the opportunity each day to launch something new. But what does it really mean to launch something? In this episode of Joy Economics, we'll lean on some evergreen advice about how to take the fear out of launching something new from business leaders Shane Benson and David Farmer, Chick-fil-A Executives and Co-Founders of Launch Youniversity and Becky Davis, Chief Bosspreneur and Business Growth Architect. 

    • 27 min
    Emerge

    Emerge

    Trying to advance your career as a women of color isn't always easy. That's where Fern Johnson comes in. She created Career Sisters as a safe haven for women of color to learn, grow, share and emerge as powerful business leaders, ready to take on the world. Listen to her powerful story on this episode of Joy Economics. 

    • 57 min
    Off Script

    Off Script

    You are not your job. This is a powerful lesson that Communiqué CEO, Shani Godwin, learned from her dad after a season of devastating loss. Listen in as she candidly shares what depression, divorce and the death of her father taught her about her life and identity and how she’s used those lessons to redefine herself and how you can too—no matter what’s happening in your life or business right now.

    • 44 min
    Creating Space

    Creating Space

    With so many businesses facing the possibility of permanently shutting their doors, we wanted to revisit our timely conversation with Dr. Kelly Burton, CEO of Founders of Color, a digital platform to help minority-owned businesses scale and grow. Listen in as she shares her story, unpacks the challenges faced by businesses of color, and provides actionable steps for moving forward.

    • 47 min
    Perfect Your Pivot

    Perfect Your Pivot

    On Joy Economics, we believe in working and living with a fighting spirit, and apparently, so does Matt Hinton, creator and owner of Bell St. Burritos. He is taking the time to reinvent himself and his business. Learn how he is doing just that in this episode of Joy Economics.

    • 58 min
    Taking a Stand (Part 2)

    Taking a Stand (Part 2)

    If you tuned into Part 1 of our candid conversation with Elizabeth Giorgi then you learned that for her doing good business doesn’t just mean producing highly-converting content. It also means having the courage to take a stand. She’s done just that while fighting for gender and now racial equality. Tune into the second half of our conversation as we celebrate the resilience of small businesses and learn how Liz finds joy and the energy to keep pursuing what’s next. 

    • 20 min

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

KThomPat ,

Well done!

I’m on episode 5 and am truly loving the content, production and variety of speakers that host Shani Godwin brings to each episode. Thank you Shani for bringing us along the journey. #joyeconomics #journeytojoy

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