Are you trying to make a difference in this world? Do you dream of owning or starting an organization that makes a lasting impact? From Evergreen Results, listen to conversations with leaders and entrepreneurs who have built organizations making a positive impact on the world. With host, Amanda Bocik, explore the path from purpose to impact and all the risks, bumps, and bruises that came along the way.
3 Important Lessons for Building an Impact-Driven Company
Anne Fulenwider is a former magazine editor for Marie Claire and a believer in the power of storytelling. She has interviewed powerful women including Melinda Gates, Mindy Kaling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and many more on stages such as the Makers Conference and South by Southwest.
After her mother died of a sudden heart attack in 2016, Fulenwider became motivated to make an impact in women’s health. Inspired by all the women she’s met who are building a better world for women by disrupting industries, she became an entrepreneur herself in 2020, joining Monica Molenaar to change the conversation around women’s post-reproductive health. In our conversation, Anne shares the challenges of starting a company focused on women’s health, along with the most valuable lessons she has learned along the way.
How Commitment Leads to Courage and Courage Leads to Change
Dr. Paul Zeitz is a physician, epidemiologist and tenacious award-winning advocate for global justice and human rights with over 35 years of advocacy experience. He has a vision for radical transformation for our world. In this episode we talk about his journey from medicine to activism and his diagnosis of S.I.P.O. Dr. Zeitz is not about making small change. He is about making big, bold change and believes it can happen now. He believes that commitment leads to courage and courage leads to creating change.
5 Leadership Practices to Improve Company Culture
Kimberly Wiefling helps take toxic work cultures and turn them into thriving places where teams actually want to be. Her superpower is turning managers into leaders and groups into true teams who can achieve “impossible” together. She’s a “force of nature”, and is determined to use that force to make a significant positive impact on our world. In today’s conversation, Kimberly shares the top reasons why team fail at reaching their goals and the 5 leadership practices that will improve your company culture.
A Vision to see Entire Communities Help Raise Kids
Imagine a world where entire communities stepped up to help raise future leaders? Where neighbors wrapped around each other to provide support for one another’s kids?
This is the vision of Crittenton Services of Greater Washington and Siobhan Davenport. The goal is to be out of business because the community - from neighbors, to businesses, to schools, and churches - are surrounding the youth to help raise them up into adulthood for a thriving future. It's a big, bold, and brave vision.
Siobhan Davenport is the President and CEO of Crittenton Services of Greater Washington, a nonprofit and expert in social-emotional learning, and mental health programs. Their work was previously featured in The New York Times & are grantees in Goldman Sachs 1 Million Black Women initiative. Siobhan is a phenomenal industry leader with more than fifteen years of experience serving underserved youth. Today Siobhan shares valuable insights on serving the youth in our communities, particularly minority youth.
How to Keep People your Top Priority
Sarah Treadway is a powerhouse. As President and Co-CEO of Stout Street Hospitality, she has overcome challenge after challenge alongside her brother to keep their family business afloat. In this conversation we talk about the transition their father led them through before passing the reins over, as well as how they reacted to the pandemic so that they could keep their people their top priority. Sarah also shares some genius life hacks for balancing life as a leader, a mom, and a wife. She is wise, smart, creative, and compassionate. I have no doubt that you will take away several pieces of advice that you can implement into your life today.
How Understanding Data Can Increase Fundraising Results with Tim Kachuriak
Tim Kachuriak didn’t take a direct path, like most, when he began his journey to the nonprofit scene. He has worked and lived in multiple states but still remembers the organization and the moment when his heart strings were pulled and he realized that the nonprofit world would be where he landed for his long term career. Now Tim moves with a mission to create the most generous generation ever and is doing so by studying raw data on what makes people give. Whether or not you're involved in the nonprofit world, you’re involved in life so this is one episode you don’t want to miss.
I wait for each new episode to drop!
Each episode is just as inspiring as the last. Amanda leads great interviews that always provide inspiration, challenge & encouragement. It’s the only podcast that holds my attention!
Something fresh that encourages and inspires!
I put this one in my feed because I love the encouragement and inspiration I receive by hearing the stories from people who are winning in the trenches of life and business. It is especially relevant to me because Amanda's guests all share a desire to live their lives and run their businesses mission mindset. Officially a fan!
Inspirational and Encouraging
This podcast is truly inspirational! It’s encouraging to hear how each person has persevered in unique situations to become the successful impact they are today. Amanda has such a gift in helping people tell their story so beautifully. Thank you for putting together such a unique, positive and uplifting podcast!