For the 2nd annual #thankyouplantmedicine day on 2/20/2021, 1heart (with Thank You Plant Medicine organizers) hosted this panel with 4 successful entrepreneurs/CEOs/founders/coaches and discussed in depth how business leaders can safely and intentionally work with plant medicines to elevate our consciousness and integrate our learnings into our businesses and fundamentally create a new way of operating our companies from a place of interconnectedness, love, trust, and service.
David Bronner is Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO) of Dr. Bronner’s, the top-selling natural brand of soaps in North America, and a fifth-generation soapmaker, who under him and his brother Michael’s leadership, has grown the brand from $4 million in 1998 to over $129 million in annual revenue in 2019. Beyond selling soaps, David and Dr. Bronner’s support progressive causes such as regenerative organic agriculture, plant-based eating, and drug policy reform, which includes alleviating the worst harms of prohibition and create safe legal access to cannabis and psychedelics for patients and responsible adults (Dr. Bronner’s donated $1 million to Oregon effort to legalize psychedelic mushrooms in 2020).\
Keith Ferrazzi is an author and entrepreneur who wrote the NYT bestselling books Never Eat Alone and Who’s Got Your Back, and in 2017 created the term co-elevation as he was writing the book, Leading Without Authority: How Co-Elevation Is Redefining Collaboration and Transforming Our Teams. Beyond writing, he was the former CMO at Deloitte and Starwood Hotel and now is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a research and consulting firm coaching the transformation for Fortune 50 executive teams and most respected unicorns.
Tiffany W. Liu is a social entrepreneur, spiritual writer, leadership speaker, innovation advisor, Buddhist humanitarian, Bodhisattva practitioner, and the founder of Soul Seated Journey, Inc, a public nonprofit organization devoted to providing free spiritual wellness education and services to anyone anywhere. In her former life, Tiffany was an exited ed-tech founder, Gates grant recipient, and Fortune 50 executive. When a near-death accident shook her to her core, she went inward and discovered her life’s purpose: to transform the world from the inside out.
Suzy Batiz is founder of Poo-Pourri, the before you go toilet spray that is now sold nationwide and over 100 million bottles since it first hit shelves in 2007 and has now grown to $80 million in annual revenue. Transformation is the common thread that runs throughout Suzy’s life and her companies. Whether transforming literal shit into a pleasant-smelling experience with Poo~Pourri, the household cleaning industry from toxicity to aromatherapeutic magic with supernatural or people’s lives with her growing personal brand, Suzy is a revolutionary explorer of infinite potential in the playground of life, who loves to inspire others and bring them along for the ride.
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