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Stories of Entrepreneurs that Inspire Change
58: Matt Scanlan, Founder of NAADAM, Sustainable Mongolian Cashmere Clothing
Oct 18 • 51 min
Imagine a situation in which you are literally in the middle of the Gobi desert (AKA: the middle-of-nowhere OF the middle-of-nowhere) and you are carrying two million dollars in cold hard cash. Seems crazy, right? Not too crazy for Matt Scanlan and…
57: Bola Sokunbi, Clever Girl Finance
Oct 11 • 61 min
Picture this: I am a year out of college and I’m having a full-blown panic attack on the floor of my room because I suddenly realize that I’m $36,000 in consumer credit card debt. I realized the gravity of the financial mistakes I’d made and I was…
56: Wendy Dailey & Michelle Bridgeman - PURPOSE Jewelry + International Sanctuary
Oct 4 • 51 min
It’s been reported that there are nearly 40 million slaves in the world today. There are more slaves today than during the entire 400 years of the trans-atlantic slave trade. When we say the word “slaves” we are talking about men, women, and children…
55: Saloni Shrestha, Co-Founder of AGAATI
Sep 27 • 51 min
What do you think of when you hear the term “fast fashion”? When I first heard it, I had zero clue what it meant. By definition, “the term “fast fashion” refers to a phenomenon in the fashion industry whereby production processes are expedited in…
54: Hamilton Perkins Collection, Designer Bags with a Purpose
Sep 20 • 51 min
Hamilton Perkins Collection designer travel bags made from recycled plastic bottles and repurposed billboard vinyl lining
53: Jim Van Eerden, Co-Founder of Sevenly on being a serial entrepreneur, running a cause-based business that gives consumers a chance to feel connected, and how handling a public business mistake set a new precedent for the future
Sep 13 • 67 min
Jim Van Eerden is a serial entrepreneur with a heart for serving others. He co-founded Sevenly in 2011, outfitting world changers in new “cause art” every week, benefitting multiple causes, all under the same mission, “because people matter.” Besides…
52: Ashleigh Maynor, founder of inTENtional U
Sep 9 • 53 min
ABOUT ASHLEIGH: Ashleigh Maynor is the founder of inTENtional U, LLC, small business coaching firm and blog. Ashleigh uses her creativity, humor and honest delivery to transform individuals from existing day to day, to living a more authentic life….
51: Kelsey Pitney, Founder of Elegance Restored
Aug 30 • 51 min
About Kelsey – from Kelsey: I’m Kelsey, mother of three, thirty years old, redeemed, army wife vet , owner and founder of Elegance Restored, women’s boutique on a mission. With a longing strongly set in our hearts to care for the discarded of th
50: Holly Wehde, Owner & CEO of Trades of Hope
Aug 23 • 50 min
About Holly (from Holly): My calling is to empower people to be all God created them to be. This starts with my five children and my husband of over 29 years. I am a visionary, a church planter, pastor’s wife, speaker, and Missional Entrepreneur. Whet
49: Yomi Abiola – Model, Journalist, Speaker, and Activist
Aug 16 • 60 min
You are in for an incredible treat with this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast. My guest is Yomi Abiola – a speaker, activist, and journalist. She is a former supermodel who has modeled for Maybelline and even graced the pag
48: Miara Shaw, Maven, Personal Development Coach, & Speaker
Aug 9 • 64 min
About Miara: A “maven” is a trusted professional who seeks to pass her knowledge on to others. Miara Shaw, also known as Maven Miara, uses her witty, yet direct style of speaking and coaching to lead and motivate audiences to understand they are CPR
47: Renyung Ho, co-founder of MATTER Prints
Aug 2 • 55 min
“Doing good for others doesn’t mean doing less for yourself.” -Renyung Ho Oh, you guys, this episode. Not only was it awesome because Renyung is literally on the other side of the world in Singapore (which we talked A LOT about Singapo
46: Adam Muncy, Founder of The Hounds, Ltd. on social entrepreneurship, impacting our inner cities, and making a real, lasting difference
Jul 26 • 43 min
About Adam: Adam Muncy is the 26 year old founder of the Hounds, Ltd. His background in fashion, economics and Inner City missions blended to create a vision for a menswear social enterprise. His convictions hold true through his supply chain as well. Co
45: Cassidy Perry, Founder of The Arise Box
Jul 19 • 40 min
About Cassidy: Cassidy Perry fights human trafficking by founding The Arise Box, an ethical subscription box that benefits survivors. She also manages and teaches social media to small businesses and churches. To relax, Cassidy attempts to be graceful on
44: Ike + Tash Photography on running a business as a couple, seeing the bigger picture, and what makes them unique
Jul 12 • 58 min
This week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast had me laughing, tearing up, thinking, and so much more. Ike + Tash of Ike + Tash photography are a husband and wife photography team out of Tacoma, Washington. Their heart for the Lord, thei
43: Nikki Huebner, Founder of EndureLash on Loss, Overcoming Tragedy, and Giving Back
Jul 5 • 50 min
Fair warning, you’re going to want to keep the tissues handy for this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast. My guest is Nikki Huebner, the founder of EndureLash – an all natural, hypoallergenic, organic makeup removing cl
42: Monique Melton – Author, Speaker, & Relationship Coach on Purposeful Relationships, Faith, Compassion, & Race Reconciliation
Jun 28 • 68 min
Y’all. This week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast is going to blow. you. away. If you are looking for a podcast that is going to challenge you, encourage you, push you to think outside of your comfort zone, and maybe even at tim
41: Tim Scott, Co-Founder of Mitscoots Outfitters
Jun 21 • 50 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I’m chatting with Tim Scott, the co-founder of Mitscoots Outfitters – an Austin, Texas based clothing company that has a heart and mission to outfit *AND* employ individuals t
40: Natalie Franke Hayes, Co-Founder of the Rising Tide Society
Jun 14 • 62 min
About Natalie: Natalie Franke Hayes is an entrepreneur, mobilization marketer, community builder, and neuroscience nerd. As one of the Founders of the Rising Tide Society and the Head of Community at HoneyBook, she leads tens of thousands of creatives an
39: Suzy VanDyke, Photographer & Co-Founder of Wild & Free Supply Co.
Jun 7 • 58 min
This week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast is such a fun one. My guest this week is Suzy VanDyke, a world-renowned wedding photographer along with her husband Lukas, and now the co-founder of Wild & Free Supply Co., a leather goo
38: Kilee Nickels, Founder of Nickel & Suede
May 31 • 37 min
About Kilee: Kilee Nickels is a mother, a blogger and small business owner. She and her husband are busy raising four boys between the ages of 8 and 18 months as well as running their growing business Nickel & Suede. Three years ago the couple launch
37: Lara Casey Isaacson, Author, Founder of Cultivate What Matters, and Publisher of Southern Weddings Magazine
May 24 • 47 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, my guest is Lara Casey Isaacson. Lara is the author of Make it Happen and Cultivate (releasing in June 2017!), she is a speaker, the founder of the Cultivate What Matters shop (and the c
36: Cullen Schwarz, co-founder of DoneGood
May 17 • 52 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, my guest is Cullen Schwarz, the co-founder of DoneGood – an app for your phone and browser extension for your computer that makes shopping *ethically* online SO MUCH EASIER. Cullen
35: Erin Houston, Co-Founder of wearwell
May 10 • 50 min
For the past few years, I have wished and wished and wished that there was a service that was like Stitch Fix, but for ethically made clothing *only*. wearwell is the answer to that hope, prayer, and wish. On this week’s episode of the Business wit
34: Sarah Barnett, Founder of International Blessings
May 3 • 51 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Sarah Barnett, founder of International Blessings. Sarah’s story is incredible – from growing up on a farm to becoming a world traveler to going on the
33. Rebecca Gardner, Founder of Hands Producing Hope
Apr 26 • 46 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Rebecca Gardner, founder of Hands Producing Hope, a brand that provides the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above
EP. 32: Amy Bardi, Founder of Clothed in Hope
Apr 19 • 44 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Amy Bardi, founder and executive director of Clothed in Hope. Founded in 2011, Clothed in Hope is a 501(c)(3) international nonprofit organization that provides lif
EP. 31: Jolie Gray, Founder of The Purpose Box
Apr 12 • 45 min
On this episode the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Jolie Gray, the founder of The Purpose Box, and ethical and purposeful subscription box. Jolie started this box as a way to reach people and share the love of the Lord and share p
EP. 30: Rachel Allene Heckman of Rachel Allene Shop
Apr 5 • 61 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am chatting with Rachel Allene Heckman of Rachel Allene. Rachel is a shop owner, educator, encourager, and creative stylist. Her heart is so evident in everything she does. We had such
EP. 29: World Vision and the Global Water Crisis with Laura Blank
Mar 29 • 43 min
On this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Laura Blank, senior advisor for public relations for World Vision. We are chatting about her passion for World Vision (and how she got into working for World Vision
EP. 28: Liz Bohannon, Founder of Sseko Designs
Mar 22 • 68 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am HONORED to be chatting with Liz Forkin Bohannon, founder of Sseko Designs. I have admired Sseko and Liz for years and love what they are doing to change the landscape of the ethical fashion worl
EP. 27: Cayley Pater – Darzah
Mar 15 • 26 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I wanted to bring my friend Cayley Pater back to the show to talk about Darzah, an ethical fashion brand that is an off-shoot of Child’s Cup Full (which I’ve told you guys a lot about!) Da
EP. 26: Jess Freeman – Jess Creatives
Mar 8 • 42 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Jess Freeman, founder of Jess Creatives. Jess is one of those people that I instantly connected with. We shared what it looks like to leave a legacy (a lesson we both learned fr
EP. 25: Liza Moiseeva – GlobeIn
Mar 1 • 47 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Liza Moiseeva, founder of GlobeIn, an ethical subscription box and online marketplace. Liza came to the United States from Moscow, Russia initially to swim at the collegiate lev
EP. 24 – Let’s Talk About Human Trafficking with Abbi Tenaglia of Transforming Hope Ministries
Feb 22 • 44 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with one of my nearest and dearest friends, Abbi Tenaglia, founder and director of Transforming Hope Ministries – an anti-human trafficking organization located right here in t
EP. 23: Katherine Hanson – ModaBaby
Feb 15 • 60 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose Podcast, I am sitting down with Katherine Hanson, founder and CEO of ModaBaby – American made, high quality clothing for babies and toddlers. Katherine’s story is so inspiring in that she fought th
EP. 22: Taylor Thompson – Day22 Boutique + A Kind Journey
Feb 8 • 52 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Taylor Thompson, founder of Day22 Boutique and A Kind Journey. Taylor has an amazing passion and heart for ethical fashion and making the world a better place. She’s
EP. 21: Emily Betzler – Bought Beautifully
Feb 1 • 55 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with Emily Betzler of Bought Beautifully, an online shop that curates ethically made goods from all around the world. Emily has an amazing story of coming to faith and growing a pass
20: Jessica Honegger – Noonday Collection
Jan 25 • 57 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose Podcast, I am sitting down with Jessica Honegger, founder and co-ceo of Noonday Collection, one of the largest ethical fashion and fair trade jewelry brands in the world. Noonday Collection works to empower me
19: Katie Crocombe – Flourish + Co.
Jan 18 • 51 min
On this episode of the Business with Purpose Podcast, I am sitting down with Katie Crocombe, a professional life coach and founder of Flourish and Co. After overcoming a dark time in her personal life, Katie felt lead and drawn to encourag
18: Carrie Grace McQuaid – The Kindness Box
Jan 11 • 49 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with the sweet Carrie Grace McQuaid (best known online as Carrie Grace), spreader of joy and kindness and founder of The Kindness Box. We talk about everything fr
EP. 17: Zane Wilemon – Ubuntu Made
Jan 4 • 55 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Zane Wilemon, founder of Ubuntu Made. My conversation with Zane was AWESOME. We talked about everything from his one-way-ticket purchase to Kenya after college, to being
EP. 16: Katelyn James of Katelyn James Photography
Dec 28, 2016 • 56 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Katelyn James of Katelyn James Photography. Katelyn is a little bit of a different guest in that she doesn’t sell a physical product like an ethically made t-
15: Eric Henry – TS Designs
Dec 21, 2016 • 47 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Eric Henry, president of TS Designs. TS Designs is a small, manual screen printing operation located in North Carolina. We talked about everything from the effect t
14: Megan Brosterman – Victoria Road
Dec 14, 2016 • 41 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Megan Brosterman, co-founder and CFO of Victoria Road, an amazing ethical fashion brand that is doing some really cool stuff to buck the trend of fast fashion! I ab
13: Matt Richardson – CAUSEBOX
Dec 7, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Matt Richardson, co-founder of CAUSEBOX, an ethical quarterly-subscription box that is curated with items from some of the most amazing cause-based brands. Ma
12: Jamie Laslo – Ornaments 4 Orphans
Nov 30, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Jamie Laslo, co-founder of Ornaments 4 Orphans, a non-profit organization with a vision to give opportunity to artisans, vulnerable children and their communities across the glo
11: Julie Hulstein – Vi Bella Jewelry
Nov 23, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Julie Hulstein, Founder and CEO of Vi Bella Jewelry, an ethical jewelry brand that employs and empowers artisans in Haiti, Mexico, and the United States. Julie’s story is
10: Katie Martinez – Elegantees
Nov 17, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Katie Martinez, founder of Elegantees, an ethical clothing brand with a mission to provide hope to overcomers of sex trafficking in Nepal. A positive source of income that rein
9 Part 2: Kristen Welch (WeAreTHATFamily.com) & Maureen Kaderi – Mercy House Global
Nov 14, 2016 • 32 min
Click here to tune in to Part ONE of my interview with Kristen and Maureen. This is part TWO of my episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, in which I sit down with Kristen Welch and Maureen Kaderi of Mercy House. Kristen is a blogger and author&#82
9 Part 1: Kristen Welch (WeAreTHATFamily.com) & Maureen Kaderi – Mercy House Global
Nov 10, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I had the UNBELIEVABLE privilege and honor to sit down with Kristen Welch and Maureen Kaderi of Mercy House. Kristen is a blogger and author… she blogs at We are THAT Family and has written Rhi
8: Shannon Whitehead – Factory45
Nov 3, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Shannon Whitehead of Factory45, an online accelerator prorgram that helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch clothing companies that are sustainably and ethically made in the USA! B
7: Molly Hemstreet – Opportunity Threads
Oct 27, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Molly Hemstreet, owner of Opportunity Threads, a worker-owned, cut and sew textile plant based in the foothills of Western North Carolina. They focus on sustainable production
6: Suzette Munson – Love41
Oct 20, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Suzette Munson of Love41. Love41 is a luxury leather goods company where 100% (yes, 100 percent!) of the profits benefit women in Rwanda. Additionally, the factories where they
5: Cayley Pater – Child’s Cup Full
Oct 13, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Cayley Pater of Child’s Cup Full, a non-profit social enterprise with a mission to create lasting economic opportunities for refugee and low-income communities in the West
4: Erin Littleton – The Mighty River Project
Oct 6, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Erin Littleton of The Mighty River Project, a non-profit organization working to empower women and preserve families in Uganda. They work with amazingly talented artisans in Ji
3: Bethany Tran – The Root Collective
Sep 28, 2016 • 51 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Bethany Tran of The Root Collective, an ethical shoe and apparel brand with a mission to “Create a Culture of Kindness” around the world. Connect with Bethany &
2: Emily Sexton – The Flourish Market
Sep 28, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with Emily Sexton of The Flourish Market, an ethical boutique and fashion truck with a mission to spread dignity across the globe. Connect with Em & The Flourish Market online
1: April Manring – Be Pure Beauty
Sep 28, 2016 • 26 min
In the inaugural episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, Molly sits down with April Manring of Be Pure Beauty, an ethical, eco-conscious, and clean beauty shop with a mission to love people and love the planet. Connect with Be Pure Beauty onlin
PREVIEW: What is the “Business with Purpose” podcast?
Sep 28, 2016 • 2 min
Want to know what the Business with Purpose podcast is all about? This preview episode gives you a little bit of the background behind the podcast and what to expect in the episodes to come. Subscribe to the podcast: Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Sti