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Business with Purpose takes you “behind the scenes” with some of the world’s most generous entrepreneurs with host Molly Stillman of "still being molly blog - stillbeingmolly.com." From the CEOs of mission-driven brands, to directors of small, community non-profits, and everything in between, Molly is sitting down with men and women who believe in changing the world through not only their personal lives, but also their professional careers. We believe that every person was created with a purpose, for a purpose and this podcast gives inspiration for how we can all make an impact by supporting businesses with purpose.

Business with Purpose takes you “behind the scenes” with some of the world’s most generous entrepreneurs with host Molly Stillman of "still being molly blog - stillbeingmolly.com." From the CEOs of mission-driven brands, to directors of small, community non-profits, and everything in between, Molly is sitting down with men and women who believe in changing the world through not only their personal lives, but also their professional careers. We believe that every person was created with a purpose, for a purpose and this podcast gives inspiration for how we can all make an impact by supporting businesses with purpose.

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United States

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Business with Purpose takes you “behind the scenes” with some of the world’s most generous entrepreneurs with host Molly Stillman of "still being molly blog - stillbeingmolly.com." From the CEOs of mission-driven brands, to directors of small, community non-profits, and everything in between, Molly is sitting down with men and women who believe in changing the world through not only their personal lives, but also their professional careers. We believe that every person was created with a purpose, for a purpose and this podcast gives inspiration for how we can all make an impact by supporting businesses with purpose.

Language:

English


Episodes

A Conversation about Mental Health | EP 298: Dr. John Delony

5/18/2022
My guest this week is Dr. John Delony, a bestselling author, mental health expert, and host of The Dr. John Delony Show. He has two PhDs and more than two decades of experience in counseling, crisis response, and higher education. John's goal is to help people navigate tough decisions, improve their relationships, and believe they are worthy of being well. He has a new book out, “Own Your Past, Change Your Future.” 3:34 – John 101 4:43 – Let’s talk about chickens 11:15 – Goodwill...

Duration:01:00:35

Dare To Own You | EP 297: Liz Brunner

5/11/2022
My guest this week is Liz Brunner, the CEO and founder of Brunner Communications and best-selling author of Dare to Own You: Taking Your Authenticity and Dreams Into Your Next Chapter. Liz is sought by high-profile people and organizations to build meaningful reputations and powerful brand identities within their markets. She is also a frequent speaker at corporate conventions. In 2020, Liz launched her podcast, Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner, where she shares stories of recreation....

Duration:00:52:33

Bringing Hope to the Hopeless | EP 296: Garrett Underwood, The Seed House Project

5/4/2022
My guest this week is Garrett Underwood, Founder/Executive Director of Seed House Project, a live-work home for at-risk youth. He is also the owner of Malachi Clothing, a well-known Christian Clothing company in Southern California. Garrett oversees all programs within the Seed House Project. His goal is to reinvent the transition for youth to adulthood using technology and new innovative ideas to create change within the homelessness in LA. He has now housed more than 100 people, and he...

Duration:00:41:18

Slow Growth Equals Strong Roots | EP 295: Mary Marantz

4/27/2022
My guest this week is my dear friend and incredible human being, Mary Marantz. Mary grew up in a trailer in rural West Virginia. The first of her immediate family to go to college, she went on to earn a master’s degree in moral philosophy and a law degree from Yale. After turning down six-figure-salary law firm offers in London and New York and starting a photography business with her husband, Justin—where they were later named one of the prestigious Profoto Legends of Light—they have since...

Duration:01:08:30

Why Shopping Small Matters | EP 294: Stephanie Edwards, Jubilee Trading Co. & Highland Ridge Decor

4/20/2022
My guest this week is my dear friend Stephanie Edwards, the founder of Jubilee Trading Company, an ethical trade brand that blends traditional Moroccan leather working with modern trends to create elevated goods that elevate lives. Jubilee partners with a small group of artisans in one rural community to create opportunity and impact that ripples out to the surrounding area. Stephanie started her journey of wanting to make high quality pieces to serve her customers while being a busy mom...

Duration:00:50:01

Inspiring Kids to Volunteer | EP 293: Jessica Jackley, Alltruists

4/13/2022
My guest this week is Jessica Jackley, an entrepreneur, investor, and speaker. Her work over the last decade has focused on financial inclusion, the sharing economy, and social justice. Currently, she is the founder of Alltruists, offering at-home, kid-friendly volunteer projects for families, and a cofounder and General Partner at Untapped Capital. She is best known as a cofounder of Kiva, the world's first crowdfunding site for microenterprises. Most recently, Jessica served as Chief...

Duration:00:45:05

Why Mentorship Matters | EP 292: Heather Adams, Choice Media and Communications

4/6/2022
My guest this week is Heather Adams, a boy mom, communications expert and CEO of Choice Media & Communications, a leading communications firm dedicated to providing clients in the entertainment and lifestyle space with quality communications services. Choice helps brands, influencers, and authors grow their business and influence by leveraging their unparalleled relationships and crafting smart, personalized communication and brand strategies that demand attention and deliver results. 4:37...

Duration:01:01:51

Say Yes: A Liturgy on Not Giving Up on Yourself | EP 291: Scott Erickson

3/30/2022
My guest this week is Scott Erickson, an artist, author, performance speaker, and creative curate who mixes autobiography, mythology, and aesthetics to create art and moments that speak to our deepest experiences. He is the writer and performer of two one-man shows. Wrestling with his own professional burnout and clinical depression, “We Are Not Troubled Guests” is a performance story-telling piece in which he navigates the surprising gift of an existential crisis. His current show, "Say...

Duration:01:26:02

25 Ways to Live More Sustainably | EP: 290

3/23/2022
Hey everyone! It’s episode 290, so that means it’s time for another solo show featuring me. Every 10 episodes I do a solo show or feature an extra special guest, like my husband. Can you believe I have come out with a new episode every single Wednesday since I started this show in summer 2016? If you count the bonus episodes, I’ve done, it’s probably more than 300 shows. If you’re new here, welcome! If you’re a returning listener, thank you so much for your support. Today’s show is all...

Duration:00:31:33

From Starting in a Kitchen to Creating a National Skincare Brand | EP 289: Bethany McDaniel, Primally Pure

3/16/2022
My guest this week is Bethany McDaniel, founder of Primally Pure, which creates natural skin care products using real ingredients derived from nature for maximum purity and potency. Founder, farmer's wife, mama bear, matcha lover and bath taker, Bethany is the heartbeat and hard work behind the brand. When her family spontaneously started a beyond organic livestock farm in Southern California called Primal Pastures, she discovered the power of eating real food and her eyes were opened to a...

Duration:00:55:35

Why Proximity Breeds Empathy | EP 288: Tyler Merritt, The Tyler Merritt Project

3/9/2022
My guest this week is Tyler Merritt, creator of the viral video, “Before You Call the Cops.” As a 6'2" dreadlocked black man, Tyler knows what it feels like to be stereotyped as threatening, which can have dangerous consequences. But he also knows that proximity to people who are different from ourselves can be a cure for racism. Tyler has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and Sports Illustrated and has been profiled in the New York Times. The viral video's main point—the more you know someone, the...

Duration:00:54:05

How to Maximize the Money Season You're In | EP 287: Anthony O'Neal

3/2/2022
My guest this week is Anthony O'Neal, a #1 national bestselling author who has helped more than 250,000 people set out on a path toward a debt-free life. He has reached more than 15 million people in 15 different countries through his podcast, The Table, where he keeps it real, relevant and relatable. 2:42 – Anthony 101 8:59 – Start with a foundation 14:12 – Make a plan for your income 19:58 – Speaking to singles 27:53 – Rock bottom moment 34:15 – Common mindsets 36:43 – Get to know...

Duration:00:41:58

How to Make Peace a Practice | EP 286: Morgan Harper Nichols, Arist, Poet, & Author

2/23/2022
My guest this week is the popular Instagram poet and artist Morgan Harper Nichols. She has created her life’s work around the stories of others. In 2017, Morgan started a project where she invites people to submit their stories to her website. From there, she creates art as a response to their stories and sends it to them before sharing the work publicly. All stories and names are kept private. The fruit of this project is shared daily around social media, in publications, and various...

Duration:00:59:29

How Your Why Leads to an Impactful Life and Lasting Legacy | EP 285: Steve White, President & Special Council to the CEO of COMCAST

2/16/2022
My guest this week is Steve White, president and special counsel to the CEO of Comcast. He just released his newest book, Uncompromising: How an Unwavering Commitment to Your Why Leads to an Impactful Life and a Lasting Legacy. Steve grew up as the son of a fiercely determined and hard-working single mother. His book explores the defining – often heart-wrenching – moments on his path from the housing projects to president of Comcast West and how he positively made a difference in his life...

Duration:00:52:54

How to Live an ECOLifestyle | EP 284: Marci Zaroff

2/9/2022
My guests this week is Marci Zaroff, who coined and trademarked the term "ECOfashion" in 1995. She is an ECOlifestyle entrepreneur and educator who believes that millennials are driving the rapidly growing movement for sustainable and ethical fashion. Marci has been instrumental in driving authenticity, environmental leadership and social justice worldwide for nearly three decades. With a degree from the Haas Business School at UC Berkeley, Marci co-founded a thriving health and...

Duration:00:55:58

How to Sustainably Hand Down (& Hand Up) Kids Clothes | EP 283: Kara Livingston & Nicole Boynton, Hand Me Up

2/2/2022
My guests this week are Kara Livingston and Nicole Boynton, founders of Hand Me Up, which sells pre-loved capsule clothes for kids. From high school friends going through each other’s closets for outfits to wear to the next party to mom life friends going through their kids’ closets to keep their growing kids clothed, they have been friends through many ages and stages of life, navigating high school, college, married life and now motherhood. They started blogging, podcasting and making...

Duration:00:55:31

Why the "Homeboy Way" is a Radical Approach to Business and Life | Business with Purpose Podcast EP 282: Thomas Vozzo, Homeboy Industries

1/26/2022
My guest this week is Thomas Vozzo, CEO of Homeboy Industries, the largest and most successful gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Tom has served as the first-ever CEO of the nonprofit since 2012. He has led the organization forward, bringing his business expertise and vision to implement a strategic and mission driven development plan for the organization that has resulted in growth all around. He has cultivated Homeboy’s portfolio of job-training businesses (e.g.,...

Duration:00:52:02

How this Beauty Brand is Going Beyond Fair Trade | EP 281: Olowo-n'djo Tchala, CEO of Alaffia

1/19/2022
My guest this week is Olowo-n'djo Tchala. Born in the village of Kaboli, Togo, West Africa near the border of Benin, Olowo-n’djo grew up sharing an 8’x10’ room with seven siblings and his mother. Although they did not always have enough, his mother, Ina, instilled in him the importance of kindness and generosity by always sharing what they could. Unable to afford school fees, Olowo-n’djo dropped out of school in the sixth grade to help support his family. After meeting his wife he founded...

Duration:00:51:23

22 Ways to Be Happier in 2022 | EP 280

1/12/2022
I’m so excited about this episode. Can you believe that it’s episode 280? I’m already thinking about what I’m going to do for episode 300. I’ve been doing this podcast for nearly 5½ years, which is crazy. Today’s show is about 22 ways you can be happier in 2022. This list is a chance for you to think about things and see if there are areas that you might want to improve, grow or change in 2022. 4:46 – Learn to laugh at yourself 5:19 – Put your phone away 5:52 – Learn something new 6:45...

Duration:00:28:16

Why the Principles of Improv Are for Everyone | EP 279: Joy Eggerichs Reed, Punchline Agency

1/5/2022
My guest this week is Joy Eggerichs Reed, author of Get to the Publishing Punchline, released in June. She is also the founder of Punchline Agency and has been a speaker over the past decade. Between 2005 and 2015, Joy worked as Conference Director for her parents Love and Respect marriage conferences. She later created the Love and Respect Now website and The Illumination Project small group study as resources for her generation on the topic of singleness, dating and marriage. In 2014,...

Duration:01:00:02