(Ep. 22) Social Entrepreneurship #RealTalk with Holley Murchison

October 18, 2016

As an entrepreneur and communications strategist, Holley Murchison uses her passions for the arts, education, and global culture to push the envelope. In 2011, Holley co-founded the Hall Pass Tour; a collective collaborating with urban and rural schools to produce concerts celebrating the dreams and leadership of young people sparking school-wide change. Holley is also the CEO of Oratory Glory, a communication agency and speaker collective. Oratory Glory trains emerging leaders in arts, education, finance, and technology sectors, catalyzing diversity through the amplification of marginalized voices.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Holley’s Hall Pass Tour 2.0, being revamped and redefined
  • Holley’s work as founder and CEO of Oratory Glory: inspiring communication
  • The book, coming next year, about how to make powerful introductions: Tell Me About Yourself
  • How Hall Pass Tour uses music as the igniter for students and their learning path
  • Why Holley left NY to find more space to grow
  • Holley’s Skillshare classes
  • How teaching and coaching became a business for Holley
  • The value of understanding and connectedness: the heart of communication
  • Holley’s path, beginning with high school debate and basketball
  • Holley’s entrepreneur class at Oberlin College
  • The TABOO subject for entrepreneurs: MONEY
  • Work, fulfillment, and completeness
  • Favorite books: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
  • Holley’s morning routine: prayer, meditation, gratitude, reading, and journaling
  • Join us for the After Show, where we delve deeper into Holley’s “taboo subject” of money as it relates to entrepreneurs. We also discuss the multitude of paths available to each of us and the sense of community.


Links and Resources:

Recommended Books:
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday

Connect with Holley:
Find Holley on social media, too!  Facebook | Instagram