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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

Tips for Shopping on Facebook Marketplace | EP 250

6/16/2021
Wow! It’s episode 250. Can you believe it? It’s astonishing to me that I recorded episodes 1-8 in the summer of 2016 and am still doing this five years later. This week’s episode is a solo one, and I’m answering your questions about shopping second hand on Facebook Marketplace. I get so many questions about this. Shopping second hand is one of the most ethical ways to shop, and I’ve often shared my passion about it. Today, I’m sharing my favorite shopping tips with you. 2:26 – A love for...

Duration:00:19:36

Turning Problems into Solutions | EP 249: Ingrid Carney, Ingrid & Isabel

6/9/2021
My guest this week is Ingrid Carney, founder and CEO of Ingrid and Isabel. She spent six years at three of the top five global advertising agencies before migrating to Silicon Valley startups. But it was her own personal experience with pregnancy that inspired her greatest business success. After struggling with what to wear, she thought of a simple problem solver to keep her pants up as her belly grew. This helped her get more life out of her own clothes. Her invention, the Bellaband,...

Duration:00:53:30

Sustainability + Versatility | EP 248: Kristi Soomer, Encircled

6/2/2021
My guest this week is Kristi Soomer, founder and CEO of Encircled, a line of innovative, sustainable and versatile women’s wear based in Toronto. She wanted to help women do more with less in their wardrobes. She launched her online store in 2012 and now has a studio in Toronto. 5:58 – Kristi 101 7:41 – The beginning 12:16 – Creating a brand 14:51 – Ethical fashion 19:18 – Progress over perfection 29:23 – Turning point in her business 35:50 – On the horizon 39:35 – Get to know...

Duration:00:45:07

Promoting Joy + Making a Difference | EP 247: Fisayo Che, Elisamama

5/26/2021
My guest this week is Fisayo Che, a mother of three and founder of apparel brand Elisamama. She created the brand after a long search for quality kids’ clothing that was fun and functional and used colors like her Nigerian roots. Every piece of her clothing is made in Nigeria, and she wants to provide jobs and skills training for people there. 3:31 – Fisayo 101 5:38 – Where does her joy come from? 7:42 – Moving to the U.S. 10:03 – Finding stylish kids’ clothes 15:27 – Talent is equally...

Duration:00:47:14

Win At Work and Win at Life | EP 246: Megan Hyatt Miller, Michael Hyatt & Co.

5/19/2021
My guest this week is Megan Hyatt Miller. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Michael Hyatt & Company and the co-host of the popular business podcast, Lead to Win. She is also Michael’s oldest daughter. As the architect of Michael Hyatt & Company’s standout culture, she is committed to helping her team win at work and succeed at life, while also delivering phenomenal results to their customers. Under her leadership, Michael Hyatt & Company was named as one of Inc....

Duration:00:52:32

Unhurrying Your Heart | EP 245: Jennifer Dukes Lee

5/12/2021
My guest this week is Jennifer Dukes Lee. She lives on a 5 generation Lee family farm in Iowa, where she and her husband are raising crops, pigs and two beautiful humans. She writes books, she loves queso and enjoys singing loudly. Once upon a time she didn’t believe in Jesus, and now He is her CEO. She just released her latest book, Growing Slow: Lessons on Un-hurrying Your Heart from an Accidental Farm Girl. 4:14 – Jennifer 101 7:40 – Growing fast and slowing down 14:57 – A growing...

Duration:00:58:20

The Unexpected Power of Selflessness | EP 244: Richard Lui, Author, MSNBC

5/5/2021
My guest this week is Richard Lui. As a veteran journalist, he has spent more than 30 years in television, film, technology and business. He previously worked with CNN Worldwide and is currently at MSNBC. He is the first Asian American man to anchor a daily national cable news program. He just released his first Book, “Enough About Me: The Unexpected Power of Selflessness.” 5:17 – Richard 101 7:16 – What led him to journalism? 11:03 – Selfishness pandemic 16:42 – Generous people are...

Duration:00:45:07

Creating a Digital Heirloom | EP 243: Ashley Kenny, Heirloom

4/28/2021
Creating a Digital Heirloom | Business with Purpose Podcast EP 243: Ashley Kenny, Heirloom My guest this week is Ashley Kenny, the CEO and founder of Heirloom, a startup company founded in 2020 that allows you to send video cards to friends and loved ones. As a journalist, she spent 15 years traveling the world and making groundbreaking documentaries. She lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and two children. 4:06 – Ashley 101 9:09 – Tapping into her passion 17:12 – A need for...

Duration:00:45:19

Radically Listening to do Good | EP 242: Jenny Nuccio, Imani Collective

4/21/2021
My guest this week is Jenny Nuccio. She’s a dear friend of mine and founder and CEO of Imani Collective, a social enterprise and holistic women’s empowerment program in Kenya, committed to breaking generational poverty. 9:44 – Jenny 101 14:14 – Swahili 19:23 – What led her to Kenya 27:50 – Doing it all 38:14 – Pivoting her business 44:39 – Getting her EdD 51:58 – Get to know you FEATURED QUOTES “I have some really exciting projects happening this year that I can’t even share with...

Duration:00:58:06

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