Business with Purpose
Molly Stillman - Blogger, Speaker, Believer, and S
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." 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.
Growing the Family Business at the Age of 10 | EP 133: Donovan Alexander Watson, Perkins Orchard
At ten years old, most of us were exploring the outdoors, riding bikes, and maybe playing with dolls or legos. However, today's guest was busy growing his family's business; Perkins Orchard. Join us as we interview Donovan Alexander Watson about the importance of buying local, supporting local farmers, and connecting the community with farm fresh produce. Things You Don't Want To Miss: Meet Today's Guest. 00:42 - Donovan Alexander "Alex" Watson is the owner and CEO of Perkins Orchard. It's a family business he took over when he was just ten years old. Perkins Orchard is that largest and oldest fruit stand in Durham, North Carolina. Alex transformed his grandfather's fruit stand into a full-fledged business. He's here to share his story. The Alex 101. 4:08 - Alex's grandfather started Perkins Orchard started as a roadside produce market in 1970. However, his grandfather also pastored the Apex First Baptist Church, and around 2004, he started a divinity school within the church. The f...
The Power of Perseverance + Office Supplies EP 132: Jillian Ryan - Marie Mae Company
We often contemplate the origins of our clothes and shoes, but purchasing with purpose even includes notepads, sticky notes, pens, and paper. Jillian Ryan is the founder of the Marie Mae Company. She joins us to discuss the tremendous social impact you can have by purchasing items as simple as office supplies. Things You Don't Want To Miss: Meet Today's Guest. 00:54 - Jillian Ryan is the Founder and Creator of the Marie Mae Company. Her company provides invaluable business training for entrepreneurs around the world. By purchasing Marie Mae's office supply products, you're contributing to the education of students at the Marie Mae Business School. The Jillian 101. 8:30 - Jane grew up in Texas where she graduated from Texas A&M. She ended up working in Washington D.C. for ten years with an international business consulting firm. She was a political risk consultant, and she helped businesses overseas to navigate the nuances and risks associated with business in an emerging market. A C...
EP 131: Jane Mosbacher Morris - TO THE MARKET
Charity doesn't end poverty. Jobs do. Resources and money give you freedom; the give you dignity. Charity is important, but work is empowering. Jane Mosbacher Morris joins us to discuss how job access could end global poverty. Things You Don't Want To Miss: Meet Today's Guest. 1:22 - Jane Mosbacher Morris is Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET. She's also the author of the newly released book,Buy The Change You Want To See.TO THE MARKET connects consumers and businesses to ethically made products from around the world. It partners with businesses that offer a safe work environment for women who have been exploited in the sex trade or who are vulnerable to human trafficking. The Jane 101. 3:29 - Jane shares her belief that every person has a purpose as well as her passion for promoting the dignity of work. Her career started in the U.S. Department Of State, and she spent a lot of time around people who lacked control over their own destiny. She wanted to create opportunity for these ind...
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