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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

Beauty Amidst Chaos | EP 241: Adisyn Pyles, Freeleaf LTD.

4/14/2021
My guest this week is Adisyn Pyles, co-founder and CEO of Freeleaf, an international social enterprise making beautiful products while providing employment and holistic care to at-risk, abused and exploited women. 2:29 – Adisyn 101 6:30 – Starting Freeleaf 10:11 – How her products have evolved 13:11 – What has surprised Adisyn 15:53 – What she loves about China 17:25 – Leaving China 26:23 – The core of her business 29:42 – Her staff in China 34:08 – On the horizon 37:30 – Get to...

Duration:00:44:21

Answering Your FAQs About Our Farm! (With a Special Guest!)| EP 240

4/7/2021
Happy Episode 240, everyone! Normally, each week I interview a nonprofit director, community leader or person who is trying to make an impact. But it is time for a solo episode, so my special guest this week is my husband, John. 2:21 – One of my most popular episodes 4:10 – Did we always want a farm? 8:54 – The transition from land to farm 10:30 – Animals and things we’ll grow 13:42 – What we want to grow 16:55 – Will farming be our new job? 18:55 – Do we have a name for the...

Duration:00:32:23

Healing From Within | EP 239: Veronica Villanueva, Alive Well Thrive

3/31/2021
My guest today is Veronica Villanueva, who discovered her “why” in life after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2016. Through her work as a wellness expert, she aims to inspire others through a holistic lifestyle built on a commitment to self-growth and good nutrition. She is a trained chef and health coach based in Los Angeles and the co-founder of Alive Well Thrive, a cannabis line aimed at creating the highest quality cannabis products to help others live their healthiest...

Duration:00:47:01

Hope is a Verb | EP 238: Amy Downs, Author & Survivor of the Oklahoma City Bombing

3/24/2021
We are going to face tragedy in our lives. It’s a guarantee. It seems unfair and we have questions about why bad things happen. But as a person of faith, I know what Jesus said – in this world we will have trouble, but take heart because he has overcome the world. We don't have to let tragedy define us. My guest today took an unimaginable, world-shattering tragedy and used it for good. Amy Downs is the CEO of Allegiance Credit Union, formerly known as the Federal Employees Credit Union,...

Duration:00:56:17

A Unique Approach to Pediatric Therapy | EP 237: Brittni Winslow, Emerge Pediatric Therapy

3/17/2021
One of my favorite verses of scripture is 1 Peter 4:10, which says: "Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms." I really believe that we were all given a gift to use to help, serve and bless others. I think serving, teaching and nurturing children is one of the best gifts. It takes a special person to be able to work in the life of a child, especially with children who are neurodivergent or...

Duration:00:41:49

Shoes For Kids, Created By a Kid | EP 236: Carter Waugh, Critts Shoes

3/10/2021
Think back to when you were a kid. Do you remember your flip-flops falling off and scraping your feet along the concrete? Guess what? Kids still have this problem. My guest today took his own footwear problem and decided to actually do something about it. Carter Waugh, 11, is the founder of Critts, a customizable flip-flop clog hybrid designed for running, jumping and climbing. His dad, Ryan, also joins us for the interview. 2:53 – Carter 101 5:30 – Ryan’s reaction 9:50 – How Carter...

Duration:00:41:53

Spreading the Joy | EP 235: Shalini Samtani, Open the Joy

3/3/2021
Every parent knows one of the scariest times is when your child gets sick. But when a child is hospitalized or diagnosed with a rare or serious illness, it affects everything. It can be really scary for children who are struggling. My guest today is taking her personal pain with her own child’s sickness and bringing joy to sick kids all around the country. Shalini Samtani is the founder of Open The Joy and the Spread the Joy Foundation. 4:29 – Shalini 101 6:42 – Difficult news 10:15 –...

Duration:00:45:10

Caring for Foster Families | EP 234: Allie Roth, With Love, Oregon

2/24/2021
Did you know there are more than 400,000 children in the U.S. who are in the foster care system? The average age of a child in foster care is 8 years old, and there are more boys than girls. There are so many kids who need a home, support and love. My guest today is Allie Roth, president and founder of With Love, which aims to help foster families change the lives of children ages 0-6 by providing resources that nurture dignity, hope and community. 2:42 – Allie Roth 101 7:18 –...

Duration:00:54:46

Diversity in Children's Literature | EP 233: Sailaja Joshi, Mango & Marigold Press

2/17/2021
I’m an avid reader, and one of my favorite things to do with my kids is to read to them. A few years ago, I realized it was easy to find books where my kids could see themselves in the story. But I began to take that for granted and wanted to include more diverse literature. My guest today is Sailaja Joshi, CEO of Mango and Marigold Press. She has built a company dedicated to this very idea, that books need more diversity. 3:56 – Sailaja 101 7:05 – Her personal experience 11:39 – How she...

Duration:00:44:52

Fundraising with Purpose | EP 232: Carol Fassino, FairTrade Caravans

2/10/2021
If you went to public school or played sports growing up in the U.S., you remember fundraisers – the wrapping paper, popcorn, catalogues, etc. We all have these memories. Fundraisers are important to help organizations raise money, but what if we changed the way that we fundraise? What if we made an impact not only for the organizations that we’re raising money for but also the people making the things we are selling? My guest today is Carol Fassino who created Fair Trade Caravans, which...

Duration:00:39:30

Coffee with Purpose | EP 231: Brian Holland & Britt Mooney, Phoenix Coffee Roasters

2/3/2021
We all know that coffee is one of the most popular beverages. I fully admit I am in the minority for not being a coffee drinker. But I can’t deny how much coffee culture has an influence on our communities, our country and our world. There are so many people involved in the supply chain. My guests today are Brian Holland and Britt Mooney of Phoenix Roasters in Atlanta. They wanted to take their passion for coffee and for people and make a difference. They are two of the most incredible...

Duration:01:04:20

The Story of How We Bought our Farm \\ EP #230

1/26/2021
The other day I was having a conversation with a friend, and I realized I’ve been doing this podcast for 4½ years. A couple years ago, around episode 100, I introduced solo shows every 10 episodes. So, here we are – episode 230. Today’s episode is about something personal to me. 0:39 – We bought a farm! Still Being Molly 4:11 – The lowest point in my life 6:06 – Talking about hopes and dreams 8:37 – Serious conversations about money 11:00 – Our little garden 13:32 – Getting aggressive...

Duration:00:26:20

Investing in African Students | EP 229: Dr. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire, 8B Education Investments

1/20/2021
I think we can all agree that education is important. My guest today is passionate about making higher education accessible and giving opportunities to incredibly bright students in Africa for development and education around the world. 1:13 – Dr. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire’s background 8B Education Investments 5:48 – Meet Dr. Bosire 8:51 – What led Dr. Bosire to do this work 14:40 – Breaking down barriers and expanding opportunities 24:41 – Narrative matters 32:10 – Charity vs. education...

Duration:00:55:00

Know Yourself, Know Your Money | EP 228: Rachel Cruze

1/13/2021
I remember my journey of becoming debt free. I read so many books about how to take control of your money and how to budget. There are a lot of financial resources out there, but there’s not much about why you handle money the way you do. My guest today is Rachel Cruze, and she is trying to tackle that very issue. Rachel is a two-time No. 1 best-selling author, financial expert and host of The Rachel Cruze Show. Her new book is Know Yourself, Know Your Money: Discover WHY you handle money...

Duration:00:33:56

How to Read the Bible in a Year | EP 226: Tara-Leigh Cobble, The Bible Recap

12/30/2020
Here we are, it’s the end of 2020, and this year has been bananas. There have been beautiful things but also a lot of really difficult things, and I wanted to end the year in kind of a unique way. I have shared openly on this show over the last few years about how my faith is the foundation of all that I am and how it has influenced my life and changed me in so many ways. In the last few years, I have read through the Bible in one year. In 2020, I finished my third reading of the bible in a...

Duration:00:59:11

Pivoting in the Pandemic | EP 225: Marissa Goldstein, Rafi Nova

12/23/2020
The word for 2020 has been PIVOT. Especially when it comes to sustaining a business during an economy in the middle of a global pandemic. My guest today is living this idea of pivoting out. Her story about launching a business at the beginning of a pandemic and them completely pivoting is incredibly inspiring and you are going to love this conversation. Marissa Goldstein is a proud mother of two sets of twins. Yes, you heard that right – two sets of twins. She’s also the CEO of the leading...

Duration:00:36:05

Love or Work? | Business with Purpose Podcast EP 224: Jeff and Andre Shinabarger, Plywood People

12/16/2020
Marriage is beautiful. It’s hard, but it’s beautiful. Work can be beautiful. Hard, but beautiful. When you combine marriage and work, those things can be beautiful, but they can also be really, really hard. My guests today recently completed the largest research study on working married couples in the US, and spent the last few years interviewing couples who want to stay in love, change the world, and raise a happy family. Jeff and Andrew Shinabarger. Jeff is the co-author of Love or Work:...

Duration:00:57:03

Creating a Culture of Deep Kindness | EP 223: Houston Kraft, CharacterStrong

12/9/2020
There’s a lot of talk about what kindness really looks like these days. Don’t get me wrong, I am someone who is deeply passionate about kindness. True kindness. One of my most important goals as a parent is to raise kind and compassionate kids because it matters. Kindness can also be fleeting. When we take it for granted, the kindness that we think we are spreading around is just very surface-level or even in some cases, harmful. What does real, true, deep kindness really look like? My guest...

Duration:00:55:49

A Girl's Frontier | EP 222: Isha Uppalapati

12/2/2020
I know I’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating: I am so excited about the next generation of young people who are coming up in the world and how they are so motivated and determined to make the world a better place. They seem to be starting at a younger and younger age. Just this year, I’ve had quite a few teenagers on the show who are just doing absolutely incredible things in the world. Today’s guest is not different, and she’s going to knock your socks off. My guest this week is...

Duration:00:30:39