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An Experiment in Developing Human Capability with Bruce Ballengee

6/19/2018
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Kevin sits down with Bruce Ballengee, founder and CEO of Pariveda Solutions. Pariveda is a tech consulting company doing things differently. The mission of Pariveda is helping people achieve their highest potential – including both their clients and their employees. Bruce discusses how focusing on purpose has translated into success for his business. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com An Extraordinary Experiment Thank-you for listening to this episode of the Higher Purpose Podcast. Remember,...

Duration:00:57:00

Business as Poverty Reduction with Brandale Randolph

6/12/2018
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Brandale Randolph is a social activist and entrepreneur who is working to alleviate the cycle of poverty through business. He runs the 1854 Cycling Company, a company that employs those who are most at risk of living in poverty – specifically, mothers with criminal records. He also runs Project Poverty, a non-profit aimed at reducing poverty. Brandale discusses the power of business to give back to society and break the cycle of poverty. websiteFacebookInstagram ŸVisit the Purpose Profiles...

Duration:00:50:55

Upleveling Your Business, Your Leadership, and Your Life

6/5/2018
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Kevin is currently in the first phases of the Extraordinary Experiment. What is the Extraordinary Experiment? It’s a program open to anyone who wants to join - anyone who believes that living an extraordinary life is within your reach. Each week incorporates a simple challenge that is tailored specifically to you. Kevin gives us a rundown of what being extraordinary means, and how to move beyond the ordinary. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com An Extraordinary Experiment Thank-you for...

Duration:00:21:24

The Changing Face of Investing with Lisa Cooper

5/29/2018
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Kevin talks with Lisa Cooper of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, a group that brings a multicultural perspective to financial advice and investment management. Lisa describes her purpose as creating positive social change through business. Business is potentially a really powerful tool – it’s all about learning how to use it to create positive change. Figure 8 helps people meet their financial goals while using their investments to positively impact...

Duration:00:54:23

Shaping Your Legacy with Tom Ziglar

5/22/2018
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Kevin sits down for an inspiring conversation with Tom Ziglar, of Ziglar, Inc. Tom was the President and CEO of Ziglar until eight years ago, when he began speaking and motivating others to change their lives. Tom and Kevin discuss how to live life on purpose, without regret. www.ziglar.comtom@ziglar.comkevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect with other purpose powered people like yourself, so you can network, share ideas, and grow together? Join...

Duration:00:51:36

Writing Your Own Story with Cyndee Lake

5/15/2018
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Cyndee Lake says her purpose is helping other people become their best selves. Cyndee is the Chief Purpose Officer of Blank Page, a company that helps people connect to their purpose through designing meaningful experiences and creating the space to have big conversations. Your purpose defines your priorities, and your priorities determine what actions you actually take. Cyndee and Kevin unpack the philosophy behind Blank Page. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and...

Duration:00:51:16

Find a Way to Say Yes With James Boettcher

5/8/2018
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When James Boettcher was just starting out as a young entrepreneur, the new business he had just bought burned to the ground right before opening day – after he had already invested all of his loan money in renovations. That was Fiasco Gelato, a now-thriving purpose-driven enterprise. James explains how he persevered to bring Fiasco to where it is today, and the benefits of Fiasco’s flexible and humanistic workplace culture. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com

Duration:00:46:21

Inside Look at the Profiles of Purpose in Business

5/1/2018
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Forty episodes, that’s nine months of podcasting - it’s been quite a journey! Kevin talks about some of the biggest things he’s learned along the way, first among those is that if he had waited for clarity before starting the podcast, he’d never have started it! Join Kevin for some heart-touching stories from his listeners, and also for a sneak peek of what’s coming in the next few weeks. You can’t steer a parked car. If you’ve been listening to the podcast, you’ve heard Kevin say it over...

Duration:00:16:25

Zingerman's and Beyond with Ari Weinzweig

4/24/2018
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Ari Weinzweig opened Zingerman’s Deli in Ann Arbor, Michigan 36 years ago with one business partner and 2 employees. Now Zingerman’s has grown to include 700 employees, the original deli, a bakery, a candy manufactory, a Korean restaurant, a coffee company, a roadhouse, a mail order company, and a leadership training enterprise. Kevin sits down to talk to Ari about the special culture and philosophy at Zingerman’s that has allowed the enterprise to...

Duration:00:54:10

Social Enterprise with Russ Stoddard

4/17/2018
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Kevin sits down with Russ Stoddard, founder of Oliver Russell, a consulting business that is all about creating social and environmental impact. Oliver Russell focuses on four core values: social responsibility, creativity, collaboration, and moving forward by embracing change. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect to other purpose powered people like yourself, so you can network, share ideas, and grow together? Join us at the Higher Purpose...

Duration:00:46:59

Story Driven with Bernadette Jiwa

4/10/2018
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Sometimes we spend so much time comparing ourselves to others that we forget to emphasize what we’re contributing to the world through our business. Kevin talks to author and branding expert Bernadette Jiwa about story-driven branding and the importance of communicating your personal story to the people you want to reach. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect to other purpose powered people like yourself, so you can network, share ideas, and...

Duration:00:57:03

Cultivating Joy with Rich Sheridan

4/3/2018
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Why is joy elusive to so many people, especially at work? Have you ever thought about joy as a business value? Kevin talks to Rich Sheridan about his new book Joy, Inc., and about how to create a radically different kind of workplace culture based on destroying fear and fostering dignity, respect and joy. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect to other purpose powered people like yourself, so you can network, share ideas, and grow together? Join...

Duration:00:49:04

Transformational Travel with Jake Haupert

3/27/2018
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While we may embrace the quest for progress and improvement in our working lives as a heroic journey, many of us view travel itself as a time for leisure. In this episode, Kevin and guest Jake Haupert from the Transformational Travel Council and Explorer-X discuss the power of travel to bring greater purpose, passion and meaning to our business pursuits and lives. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect to other purpose powered people like yourself,...

Duration:00:47:37

Flourishing in Business with Gabriel Grant

3/20/2018
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Gabriel Grant graduated from Yale with a Ph.D., so it might surprise you a bit to learn this his purpose in life is using research to help create a world where all life flourishes together from people experiencing their lives as a calling. What does that mean, and how do YOU do it? Find out in today’s episode. It’s an insightful, inspirational boost you don’t want to miss. Interested in designing the future of your business, increasing your profitability and employee inspiration, and...

Duration:00:35:40

Explore, Discover and Transform Work with Gary Adamson

3/13/2018
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Charting a new path for your business is not just about making a few improvements - it’s about the transformation of individuals and institutional culture. Today, Kevin talks to Gary Adamson of Starizon about how to create real transformations in business and in oneself. Want to watch that great video Kevin mentioned in the podcast? Find the episode here. Interested in designing the future of your business, increasing your profitability and employee inspiration, and becoming...

Duration:00:57:04

Love is the Foundation for Effective Leadership

3/6/2018
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Mentioning love in the workplace is corporate heresy. We pretend like it doesn’t exist inside cubicles. Today, Kevin explores why love is the foundation for effective leadership, and how eliminating fear from the workplace is an incredible way to empower your employees. kevin@higherpurposepodcast.com Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Ready to connect to other purpose powered people like yourself, so you can network, share ideas, and grow together? Join us in the Higher Purpose Community on...

Duration:00:25:41

The Primary Colors of Servant Leadership

2/27/2018
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Our past few episodes have focused on servant leadership and how to make your business better with the principles Kevin espouses in his own business and life. It can seem very overwhelming. Today, Kevin brings the discussion full circle with a simple, visual way to understand servant leadership and how to implement it in your business. Network, Share Ideas, and Grow Click here to see the three photos Kevin mentioned by artist Libby Beaty, titled Primary Colors Abound in Norway. Ready to...

Duration:00:31:37

Pivoting Your Life and Living Your Purpose

2/20/2018
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Business owners and entrepreneurs, especially the purpose-powered ones, tell about a time in their careers and lives when they made a pivot. And most of the time, they talk in past tense. What’s done is done, so you don’t always get a real-time sense of what it’s like to initiate and experience it for yourself. Today Kevin talks with Chris Patton about the major purpose pivot he’s undertaking, and what it’s like to make the change. Are you right to want to pivot toward purpose? Network,...

Duration:00:51:58

Servant Leadership Is Not Soft with Jeff Harmon

2/13/2018
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Jeff Harmon has a unique way of viewing the world. He was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening condition that put his mortality right in front of his eyes. That played a big part in Jeff’s mission to change the world through servant leadership, and his thoughts on it are refreshing and inspiring. He and Kevin dispel some common misconceptions in servant leadership. If you've connected this message today, and you want to learn more about servant leadership, and practice the skills...

Duration:00:42:20

The 10 Signs of Servant Leadership

2/6/2018
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For the last 8 years, Kevin Monroe has introduced servant leadership to all types of leaders from over 50 different countries. Kevin has found, to his delight, that while these leaders might not know what servant leadership is, when they learn about it, they realize it fit them like a glove. Are you engaging in servant leadership without realizing it? Find out in today’s podcast. The 10 Signs of Servant Leadership: If you've connected this message today, and you want to learn more about...

Duration:00:28:51