84 episodes

The Social Impact Leader Podcast explores the ambitious world of change-makers through interviews with pioneers in business, sports, activism, and entertainment. Hosted by Jeff Shinabarger, founder of Plywood People - get curious about the balance between empathy and productivity. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, or simply curious about making a difference, this podcast will be your guide.

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    • Business
    • 5.0 • 57 Ratings

The Social Impact Leader Podcast explores the ambitious world of change-makers through interviews with pioneers in business, sports, activism, and entertainment. Hosted by Jeff Shinabarger, founder of Plywood People - get curious about the balance between empathy and productivity. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, or simply curious about making a difference, this podcast will be your guide.

    Energy and Intention with Danny Wuerffel

    Energy and Intention with Danny Wuerffel

    Heisman Winner and Executive Director of Desire Street, Danny Wuerffel joins Jeff in this week's episode with his personal experiences and insights into the importance of authenticity, community, and self-care as a leader and an individual.

    • 44 min
    Appreciating the Unknown with Jessica Jackley

    Appreciating the Unknown with Jessica Jackley

    This week Jeff catches up with old friend and KIVA co-founder, Jessica Jackley. Together they discuss the affordances, challenges and fulfillment that comes with social work.

    • 34 min
    Impact Your Mission with Brent Fielder

    Impact Your Mission with Brent Fielder

    Today, we hear from Chick-Fil-A’s Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Brent Fielder on leveraging your business and leadership to do good for your community while staying true to organizational values.

    • 39 min
    Nurturing Your Story with Laura Quick

    Nurturing Your Story with Laura Quick

    Laura Quick, founder of Good Grit Magazine, joins Jeff to discuss her struggles and successes as a leader and an individual, balancing work and life, empathy and productivity, and supporting herself and those around her.

    • 38 min
    Understanding Passion, Privilege, and Burden with Jay Bailey

    Understanding Passion, Privilege, and Burden with Jay Bailey

    President and CEO of Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), Jay Bailey, discusses his own calling to entrepreneurship, community development, and the role passion plays in your career.

    • 53 min
    Rudy Valdez, Emmy Award Winning Documentarian

    Rudy Valdez, Emmy Award Winning Documentarian

    In a candid and insightful episode of acclaimed filmmaker Rudy Valdez discusses his creation process and story.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

ClayB530 ,

Inspiring and helpful interviews

Jeff is an amazing interviewer and has a gift for pulling all the good stuff out of his guests!

Gnit Nub ,

Inspiring

What an inspiring podcast! Jeff is a great writer, leader, and interviewer who asks surprisingly deep questions and always brings out the best stories. So happy this podcast exists!

jeepersjoel ,

Great podcast!

This isa great podcast and I love the broad mix of guests from different disciplines that they get on the show.

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