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Charlie Hartwell and Maureen Pelton – Igniting Expanded States of Consciousness

Vroom Vroom Veer with Jeff Smith

Charlie Hartwell is the Managing Partner of Bridge Builders Collaborative, a group of highly successful investors who have been investing in start-up companies in the space of mental health, consciousness, and spirituality. Some of their investments include Pear Therapeutics, Insight Timer, Headspace, and Happify Health. A Harvard Business School graduate, Charlie has served and led organizations in 14 different industries, including starting a nonprofit in the slums of Kenya in 1986 that has now served health care to several million patients.Maureen Pelton, MSSW, is a social scientist and spiritual teacher with 36 years of professional experience as a Holistic Psychotherapist, Executive Coach, Organizational Consultant, Adjunct Faculty, and Group Facilitator. Maureen is a teacher on Insight Timer, and is a Certified Advanced Practitioner of Quantum Neuro Reset Therapy, QNRT™, and is a partner of Bridge Builders CollaborativeCharlie Hartwell and Maureen Pelton Vroom Vroom Veer StoriesMaureen grew up feeling like she really did not belong on the planet; her family treated her like there was something wrong with her; she felt deeply spiritual and struggled to fit it When she was 21 she went in for a surgery and was told she could die, or be paralyzed; she prayed and had a spiritual experience and had a teaching about the universe; she came back in ecstatic joyIn college she still didn't fit in and started reading all the spiritual books; Deepak, Wayne Dyer, A Course in Miracles; at some point the spirit voice told her enough with the books...you get itCharlie grew up doing everything in the "right" path, the right college, the right job, the right wife; in his 40's he discovered that those rights were all wrongStarted investing in businesses to promote mindfulness and meditation 10 years ago and married MaureenAddiction is usually found in people with 1) past trauma and 2) people who are isolated a from people; humans need connection and healing from past traumaMaureen says our mental health system works to help people deal with the unacceptable; not heal or process past traumaConnectionsBridge Builders CollaborativeInsight TimerShiftitCharlie on LinkedinMaureen on Linkedin


2 Aug 2021

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A Better You with Maureen Pelton and Charlie Hartwell


LifeBlood ENGAGE:  We talked about the personas we create for ourselves or have created for us, how to get past them and back to who we truly are, and how to do the work to become better versions of ourselves with Maureen Pelton and Charlie Hartwell, CoFounders of the Shift It Institute.  Listen to learn how to find the courage to make the necessary changes in your life!   For the Difference Making Tip, scan ahead to 19:53! You can learn more about Maureen and Charlie at BBCollaborative.com, LinkedIn and LinkedIn. Learn more about Money Alignment Academy and bringing Financial Wellness to your organization.   We’re honored to have been named one of the top podcasts from investing! George is honored to be included on Investopedia's list of the Top 100 Financial Advisors for 2020! Have George speak to your organization. You can learn more about the show at GeorgeGrombacher.com, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook or contact George at Contact@GeorgeGrombacher.com.  Check out Money Alignment Academy as well!


28 Jun 2021

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Heartrepreneur® Radio | Episode 264 | Investing in the Emerging Field of Consciousness, Spirituality, & Mental Health with Charlie Hartwell

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Charlie is a change agent who shepherds ideas, resources and talent to drive sustainable growth. Passionate about transformation and innovation; he is a leader who ignites teams to accomplish remarkable results. He is a Harvard Business School graduate who has led, founded, run and worked in organizations in 16 different industries. He’s served in various organizations including corporate, small business, start-up, non-profit – and in leadership roles such as President, Chairman, board member, founder, consultant, coach, and trustee.  Previous to joining Bridge Builders Collaborative, Charlie was President of Ideas to Go, an innovation-consulting firm helping Fortune 500 companies on the front end of their innovation cycle. His career has included Wall Street, corporate marketing stints at HJ Heinz and Pillsbury. In 1998, he formed your expedition, the first for-profit expedition company in U.S. history, launched by the historic Bancroft Arnesen Expedition across Antarctica by polar explorers Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen. The expedition generated 2.2 billion media impressions globally, and was supported by such brands as Volvo, Motorola, Pfizer, Girl Scouts, Apple, CNN.  Bridge Builders Collaborative (BBC) Website


24 May 2021

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E113 GUEST Charlie Hartwell and Maureen Pelton of the SHIFTIT Institute teach you how to upgrade your mind

Be You Find Happy

Maureen has dedicated her life to shifting the consciousness of humanity and institutions. She is a highly sought after consultant among entrepreneurs, tech leaders, and people on the path of awakening. Her clients describe her as a “force of nature,” and “absolute magic.” Maureen’s work as a change agent and modern mystic supports her clients to become fully alive, embodied, and sovereign. As a paradigm shifter, Maureen has pioneered courses, programs and retreats for Universities, healthcare systems, and corporations. Charlie started his first business, H&H Headquarters, in 2nd grade. He’s been an avid entrepreneur ever since. He took a traditional path through Wall Street and Harvard Business School, but his post graduate work for major corporations left him unfulfilled. A series of spiritual awakenings put him on his current path. Today, Charlie is the Managing Director of Bridge Builders Collaborative, a group of investors focused on mental wellness, consciousness and spirituality based startups. Visit Charlie & Maureen: https://www.shiftit.com/ Visit Michaela https://www.michaelarenee.com/ Subscribe to the Be You Find Happy Podcast itunes | https://apple.co/31qiCQ9 Stitcher | https://bit.ly/37tUVdF Spotify | https://spoti.fi/2IQ50HG iHeartRadio | https://ihr.fm/3o927BS Google Play Music | https://bit.ly/3kga5qF--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beyoufindhappy/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beyoufindhappy/support


28 Apr 2021

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Look Again with Maureen Pelton & Charlie Hartwell

Look Again

Maureen and Charlie advise high level, conscious, and heart driven entrepreneurs and leaders. Their consulting supports people to shift into the most authentic version of themselves, so when they grow their organizations, they are expressing something that is real and true. Maureen also consults with motivated, awakening individuals who are seeking a deeper integration of their experiences. As a paradigm shifter, Maureen understands that the world changes as people remember their true nature, personal sovereignty, and authentic passion. Her holistic approach to consulting empowers people to confront their limiting stories and beliefs. In a loving and powerful way this work invites people to become embodied, attuned, and contribute within their alignment. Special Guests: Charlie Hartwell and Maureen Pelton.Support Look Again


22 Feb 2021

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BONUS EPISODE: Mindful Investing and Personal Transformation with Charlie Hartwell

Backstage Business

Today my guest is Charlie Hartwell, one of the managing partners at Bridge Builders Collaborative, a group of highly successful startup investors who have been investing in the space of mental wellness, consciousness, and spirituality. Charlie has served and led organizations in 14 different industries and has a ton of insight into what it takes to be a successful business. In this episode, he shares his passion for mindful work and gives tools and tips for you to work on your personal transformation and intentionally invest in what means the most to you. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://thedrawshop.com/charlie-hartwell 


11 Feb 2021

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363: Charlie Hartwell: Impact Investing That Elevates Global Consciousness

Leaders Of Transformation | Conscious Business | Global Transformation | Leadership Development

How could you change the world if you had access to an impact investing collaborative? Charlie Hartwell is the Managing Partner of Bridge Builders Collaborative, a group of successful investors who have been investing in startup companies in the space of mental wellness, consciousness, and spirituality. A Harvard Business School graduate, Charlie has served and led organizations in 14 different industries, including starting a nonprofit in the slums of Kenya in 1986 that has now served health care to several million patients. He also founded the first for-profit expedition company in US History to promote the Bancroft Arnesen Expedition - a historical 17,000 mile crossing of Antarctica by two women who became the first to cross the continent on foot. Now Charlie and his company are passionate about supporting the growth of a new movement around mental fitness, heart centered connection, consciousness evolution, and improved health care. What We Discuss With Charlie Hartwell in This Episode Criteria Bridge Builders Collective looks for to determine which startups to invest in How they help founders prioritize both purpose and profit Biggest obstacle startup entrepreneurs face and how to overcome it Examples of great consciousness-building platforms they’ve invested in and why they work How they help entrepreneurs measure their impact and monetize their ideas Words of wisdom for visionary entrepreneurs Episode Show Notes: https://tinyurl.com/y3x8paz4


11 Jan 2021

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Living To The Best Of Your Purpose with Charlie Hartwell

Another Way to Play

Today I spoke with Charlie Hartwell, the managing partner of the Bridge Builders Collaborative. He has invested as a venture capitalist in 15 different apps and companies.Let’s dive right in to Charlie’s story and learn about his journey and his philosophy when deciding to invest or not in a business.Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 – 05:12] Opening SegmentI Introduce my guest, Charlie Hartwell, to the showCharlie talks about the Bridge Builders Collaborative and their goalsHelp raise collective consciousness[05:13 - 12:52] Investing and promoting spiritual well-beingCharlie talks about their inspiration to invest and help promote spiritual well-beingThe desire to support Entrepreneurs with intentions for the betterment of societyThe importance of self-meditation to work on oneselfCharlie shares his thoughts on the free meditation platform Insight Timer[12:53 - 22:20] The Journey to Live to the best of your purposeCharlie talks about his professional journeyCharlie talks about his personal journeyThe moment of realizationHe recognized that he needed help from othersHe discovered and began to express the essence of his true selfLiving to the best of his own purposeRealizing that personal growth shouldn’t be a solo journey[22:21 - 30:23] Building and Growing the Bridge Builders CollectiveCharlie talks about how he and his partners started the Bridge Builders CollectiveWhat they look at before they choose to invest in a company or business ventureThe Global positive impactThe skills and personal growth of the EntrepreneurThe safeguards and security of the businessThe distribution systemThe potential a strong return of investment[30:24 - 35:35] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often? I don’t tend to give books as giftsIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why? Michelle ObamaWhat is one thing you believe that most people would disagree with you: His ideals on PatriarchyMorning routine; How do you start your day?Make coffeeUse a BEMERMeditateWhat is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for Social linksFinal words from Charlie and me Tweetable Quotes:“I just began to live more freely and authentically, and not really care about what people thought of the path that I was choosing, which I used to do. Just to live to the best of my own purpose and let things go where they’re meant to go.” - Charlie Hartwell“I’ve come to understand on a personal growth journey that it’s not a solo exercise. We need to find support from other people, other friends, other professionals where it makes sense to help us along that journey.” - Charlie Hartwell“For us, half of the joy of doing this work is supporting entrepreneurs, adding a tremendous amount of value. So we look at how we bring our collective wisdom, knowledge, networks to a company to help the entrepreneur be successful.” - Charlie Hartwell Resources mentioned in the episode:Insight TimerBridge Builders CollaborativeYou can connect with Charlie by following him on LinkedIn and Twitter or visit their website https://www.shiftit.com/ . Check out his blog at https://medium.com/@charliehartwellLEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com and follow me on Instagram. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Nov 2020

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Building the Bridge Towards Your Authentic Self with Charlie Hartwell

Game Changer Mentality – Strategies and Tactics to Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Your Positive Potential

There are a lot of people in the world that are willing to extend a helping hand and guide you towards finding your authentic self but lack the means to do so. Investing in people and companies that do so is, Bridge Builders Collaborative. Joining this episode is their Managing Partner, Charlie Hartwell, to talk about what they mean when they say, “Going deeper.” He discusses the importance of each individual and how everyone has their own unique gifts that they can contribute to create a better world. In addition to that, learn all about what it truly means to be living in a conscious world. Charlie also touches on the topic of how we should treat this pandemic, as a species, as an opportunity to be better. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Join the Game Changer Mentality Community today:


22 Oct 2020

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1721: Becoming an Even Better Entrepreneur with Charlie Hartwell Investor and Partner of The Bridge Builders Collaborative

The Entrepreneur Way

Charlie Hartwell is the Managing Partner of Bridge Builders Collaborative, a group of highly successful investors who have been investing in start-up companies in the space of mental wellness, consciousness, and spirituality. A Harvard Business School graduate, Charlie has served and led organizations in 14 different industries, including starting a non-profit in the slums of Kenya in 1986 that has now served health care to several million patients. “find ways to connect to yourself… Then find a community of other entrepreneurs where you can trust, where you can go to share what’s happening with you, to go deep into what you are experiencing as an entrepreneur, where you can feel seen and heard and supported. I think community is really important because being an entrepreneur can be a very lonely place”…[Listen for More] Click Here for Show Notes To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to https://wp.me/p6Tf4b-7He


20 Oct 2020