What does it take to let go of pre-established narratives? Duke Stump is a marketing expert and founder of Bonfire With Soul. His approach to business is far from conventional and partly based on nature’s knowledge. In this episode, Duke and I talk about burning dogma, the potential for good in the for-profit and nonprofit world, and the power of cross-sector symbiosis. Tune in now!
(02:21) - Trust your own radar: What does it take to go a different path especially in business?
(7:05) - Burning dogma for breakfast: Duke’s experience giving himself permission to be creative and the importance of human connection.
(13:40) - Can for-profit businesses be a force of good? How making a nonprofit/for-profit distinction can minimize possibility and shrink your horizons.
(36:48) - Duke’s principles and barriers of mutual benefit: Trust, honesty, and our obsession with perfection.
(44:00) - Helper energy and martyrdom: Fundraiser’s most common leadership characteristics and what needs to change.
(48:13) - Groundbreaking nonprofits and why the sector needs to tackle debilitating stigma.
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