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Begin the Begin Podcast by Jeff Hilimire

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Refreshing conversations with inspiring people.Welcome to the Begin the Begin Podcast. I'm Jeff Hilimire, a husband, father, entrepreneur, and author. I created this podcast to talk to people that inspire me, either because they've accomplished great things or done a lot of good in the world - or mo… read more


Grey Matter Ep. 2 (a unique, personal dialogue on racism with Twanna Harris and Nicola Smith)

In this episode, Nicola Smith, Twanna Harris, and I return to talk more about their new initiative: Grey Matter. Listen along as we discuss how storytelling affects perception of reality, and how to affect change through narrative.

About Grey Matter:
Racism is not just black and white; the fundamentals of racism are often found between the lines in the grey matter. We are digging deep into the layers of racism through our own personal stories and experiences of the world around us. From our local community leaders to CEOs of the corporate world to experts in every field, we’re here to uncover the multifaceted ways racism, patriarchy, constructs of whiteness, and identity have adapted and impacted our everyday lives and the systems and institutions we rely on. We’re challenging ourselves and all of you to start the dialogue around how we move past the current outcomes of racism considering the economic and racial disparities that continue to plague our society. We all have the power to rewrite the narratives that are shaping our industries and our world. Join us on our journey as we explore the substance between the black and the white. Welcome to Grey Matter. Let’s do this.

To follow Nicola:
Instagram: @the_nicsmith

To follow Twanna:
Instagram: @twannaharris

About me:
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CEO: Dragon Army
Author: The 5-Day Turnaround + The Crisis Turnaround
Co-founder and Board Chair: Ripples of Hope + 48in48
Twitter: @jeffhilimire

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