The Soul of The Soulcial Hour, An Intimate Conversation with Your Host
October 6, 2016
Hosted by Frances Leary
At the soul of every successful business person is a great story. Listen in as your host, Frances Leary, reveals hers. From surviving the tests of the adolescent eighth grade classroom to searching for “Bigfoot” and living to tell about it, discover the journey that led this Texan-Canadian-Coloradoan folklorist to become an award-winning entrepreneur. Learn how she discovered the soul behind her work in the marketing world and how she now uses it to fuel everything she does.
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True marketing and business development aren’t about selling. They’re about authentic, soulful communication that focuses on the audience you serve. Building a thriving business stems from getting to the core of who you are and why you do what you do then defining your story and telling it in a way that will champion big ideas and generate big impact, on business growth and for the greater good.
Business is integrated with personal aspects of life, and powerful communication centers around identifying your authentic message in order to “Be Soulcial” in your interactions. This means knowing how to identify your core values, how to tell your story, how to be authentic, how to serve your audience, how to integrate sales in a way that stays true to your core, how to be purpose-driven in your communication, and more. The Soulcial Hour brings you practical marketing and business growth information and tips, infused with some soul and inspiration to integrate in the process.
Frances is a Texan-Canadian-Coloradoan entrepreneur, writer, speaker, marketing strategist and storyteller who loves telling stories that champion big ideas and generate big impact.
She is an award-winning entrepreneur and the president and CEO of Wired Flare, the online communications agency she founded in 2011. Under her leadership, Wired Flare has become an award-winning company and the first of its kind to become a certified B Corporation in Canada. Frances has worked with diverse B2B and B2C clients, and her strategic experience includes a wide range of online and offline marketing methodologies.
Her background in folklore has shaped a unique approach to marketing. Contrary to general knowledge, folklore is more than stories. It’s the communication of belief systems. That, in fact, is exactly what must be done in order to build a company’s brand.
Frances speaks internationally to inspire and educate audiences on subjects related to marketing, entrepreneurship, online strategy, technology in education and the power of authentic communication. She is also a regular contributor to a number of publications. She was a finalist for the 2015 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and is a community volunteer who devotes her time and resources to multiple non-profit organizations.
Frances’ passion is to use her knowledge to help inspire authentic, real, soulful communication that affects positive change in the world.