100 episodes

Our podcast’s mission is to elevate the voices of servant-leaders who demonstrate how to use influence and business as a force for good.  We dive deeper into the stories, trials, successes, and wisdom gained by featured leaders surrounding the B Corp, Conscious Capitalism, and responsible business communities in order to edify our next-gen leaders who will light the way toward a sustainable future.

Learn more at chatwithleaders.com.

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Our podcast’s mission is to elevate the voices of servant-leaders who demonstrate how to use influence and business as a force for good.  We dive deeper into the stories, trials, successes, and wisdom gained by featured leaders surrounding the B Corp, Conscious Capitalism, and responsible business communities in order to edify our next-gen leaders who will light the way toward a sustainable future.

Learn more at chatwithleaders.com.

    Finding Common Ground to Advance the Good Business Movement

    Finding Common Ground to Advance the Good Business Movement

    On today’s episode, Nathan sits down with Scott Koloms, President and CEO of Facilities Management Services, pbc (or “FMS”), and Founder and CEO of Canopy KY.
    FMS is a janitorial services company that believes investing in their people will be good for business and positively impacts the communities they serve. Canopy KY is a nonprofit on a ​​mission to grow Kentucky businesses to positively impact people, our planet, and our future.
    In our conversation, Scott shares his journey into entrepreneurship and the importance of finding common ground to make positive impacts. We also discuss how sometimes we need to adapt our language to communicate the importance of social impact and sustainability in business and the value of celebrating the journey. 
    Stay tuned to learn how Scott has integrated his belief that “doing good is good for business” into his organizations, empowering his teams to positively impact stakeholders throughout the communities they serve.
     
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit https://canopyky.org/ Visit https://facilitiesmgmt.com/  Follow Scott on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottkoloms/  CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 39 min
    Small Town Charm Meets Economic Growth: Phillip Scroggin on Business in Savannah

    Small Town Charm Meets Economic Growth: Phillip Scroggin on Business in Savannah

    On today’s episode, Nathan Stuck sits down with Phillip Scroggin, Chief Marketing Nerd at Sol Insights.
    Phillip is a Certified Marketing Professional with the American Marketing Association and the host of the weekly business podcast: Good Morning, Market. He’s also the founder and Managing Director at Sol Insights, a growth marketing firm based in Savannah, Georgia, centered on everyday businesses.
    You’ll hear Phillip share his journey into leadership, his unique approach to supporting small businesses in a non-traditional business hub, and valuable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs on balancing passion and profit.
    Stay tuned to discover how Phillip's commitment to community and strategic thinking can inspire and guide your own business endeavors.
     
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit solinsights.com Follow Sol Insights on LinkedIn / @solinsights  
    CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 33 min
    How Comcast RISE Empowers Atlanta Businesses & Communities: A Conversation with Heather Orrico

    How Comcast RISE Empowers Atlanta Businesses & Communities: A Conversation with Heather Orrico

    Today Nathan Stuck sits down with Heather Orrico, Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Comcast Business. 
    Heather shares about the Comcast RISE program, which was originally created in 2020 to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Today, the program continues to support the growth of small businesses and entrepreneurs dedicated to uplifting their local communities. This year’s funding opportunity closes on Friday, May 31st and is open to small businesses in Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, Jacksonville, FL, Richmond, VA, and Southern Colorado.
    You’ll discover why Comcast chose to invest in Atlanta and the state of Georgia, how you can take advantage of these investment opportunities, and how programs like RISE positively impact entrepreneurs, businesses, and the communities they serve.
    Stay tuned to gain valuable insights from Heather and discover how you can leverage opportunities like Comcast RISE to drive growth and make a meaningful impact in your community.
     
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit https://www.comcastrise.com/ to learn more and apply Follow Heather on LinkedIn  
    CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 25 min
    Heeding the Call: The Path to Authenticity and Influence with Goodie Nation's Joey Womack, Part 2

    Heeding the Call: The Path to Authenticity and Influence with Goodie Nation's Joey Womack, Part 2

    Whether you know him as a rebel with a cause, analytics junkie, optimist, cynic, serial envelope pusher, cult creator, or superhero, you’re guaranteed to learn from today’s conversation with Joey Womack, Founder and CEO of Goodie Nation. What started as a hackathon project, Goodie Nation has evolved into a community for post-accelerator social entrepreneurs and diverse founders, investors, coaches, and companies in the innovation space.
     
    As we shift to Part 2 of this conversation, you’ll hear why the way the B Corp community measures impact stands out to Joey, why KPIs are essential to making a real impact, and his advice for identifying your purpose in life.
     
    Stay tuned as Nathan and Joey dive into the importance of authenticity and purpose in building a business that not only makes a profit, but makes a difference.
     
    If you haven’t listened to part 1 of this conversation, be sure to check out our previous episode here.
     
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit www.goodienation.org  Follow Joey on social media at: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joeywomack/  X/Twitter: https://twitter.com/joeydigital Subscribe to the Goodie Nation mailing list at https://goodienation.org/mailing-list/   
    CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    Heeding the Call: The Path to Authenticity and Influence with Goodie Nation's Joey Womack, Part 1

    Heeding the Call: The Path to Authenticity and Influence with Goodie Nation's Joey Womack, Part 1

    Whether you know him as a rebel with a cause, analytics junkie, optimist, cynic, serial envelope pusher, cult creator, or superhero, you’re guaranteed to learn from today’s conversation with Joey Womack, Founder and CEO of Goodie Nation. What started as a hackathon project, Goodie Nation has evolved into a community for post-accelerator social entrepreneurs and diverse founders, investors, coaches, and companies in the innovation space.
     
    In Part 1 of this conversation, you’ll hear the evolution of Goodie Nation into a pre-accelerator program eliminating the relationship gap for many promising entrepreneurs, the importance of community in connecting and supporting entrepreneurs, and the state of the black tech ecosystem in Atlanta and the role it plays in shaping not only Atlanta, but everything.
     
    Stay tuned to delve into Joey Womack's journey and the impactful work of Goodie Nation, as we uncover insights into entrepreneurship and community-building. And be sure to follow B the Change Georgia to catch Part 2 of this discussion.
     
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit www.goodienation.org  Follow Joey on social media at: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joeywomack/  X/Twitter: https://twitter.com/joeydigital Subscribe to the Goodie Nation mailing list at https://goodienation.org/mailing-list/   
    CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 22 min
    Better Business: The Power of B Corps in Transforming Commerce

    Better Business: The Power of B Corps in Transforming Commerce

    Today Nathan Stuck sits down with Christopher Marquis, Sinyi Professor at the University of Cambridge and author of The Profiteers: How Business Privatizes Profits and Socializes Costs. Chris’ research examines business sustainability and social entrepreneurship, and he is passionate about how academic research can help people around the world address some of the biggest crises of our day — including climate change, inequality, and discrimination.
    Chris and Nathan discuss the B Corp movement and its impact on business as a force for good. He emphasizes the importance of future-proofing businesses, employee engagement, investor interest, and consumer support in driving the adoption of B Corp principles.
    Tune in as we delve into how the B Corp movement is redefining success in business and paving the way for a more sustainable future.
    RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
    Visit https://chrismarquis.com Follow Chris on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-marquis/ Subscribe at https://chrismarquis.substack.com  Christopher Marquis’s books: Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism The Profiteers: How Business Privatizes Profit and Socializes Cost Mao and Markets: The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise CREDITS
    Theme Music🎵ZakharValaha from Pixabay Produced by ChatWithLeadersMedia.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Andieo1997 ,

A Must-Listen for Leaders

This podcast is a true gem for aspiring leaders. With a focus on influence rather than authority, it presents captivating conversations with forward-thinking leaders who are truly making a difference in the world. Each episode provides insights into their stories, obstacles, successes and wisdom that listeners can take with them regardless of their personal journeys. If you're looking for inspiration and guidance on ethical and sustainable leadership, this podcast is a must-listen. Five stars!

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Excellent Podcast!

Chat With Leaders is. Great Podcast that really shines the light on what it means to be a leader. By listening in, you’ll definitely get a lot of great actionable insights and hear inspiring stories from the shows line-up of accomplished speakers. Very much recommended!

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Forward thinking podcast!

This is an inspiring podcast with a dedicated team. They do a great job of promoting aspects of leadership typically ignored or downplayed in the business world such as empathy, dialogue, and being of service. A great diversity of topics and leaders!

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