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If you believe that creating massive financial success & making a massive difference can go hand in hand - and that individuals have the ability to power incredible change - then this is the podcast for you. Once a week, we will be having a conversation with someone who not only created substantial personal and professional success, but has chosen to leverage that success to make a positive impact on the world. We will hear stories about their journey to financial freedom, the obstacles that got in their way, and how they persevered to create the life they wanted. Then, we will learn how they are leveraging their success to multiply their ability to help others, contribute to philanthropy and charity, champion causes they care about, and change the world. Each episode is geared towards you, the ambitious & heart-driven leader, to help guide you on your path to reaching your financial goals and helping to create positive change.

Do Well & Do Good Dorothy Illson

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    • 5.0 • 100 Ratings

If you believe that creating massive financial success & making a massive difference can go hand in hand - and that individuals have the ability to power incredible change - then this is the podcast for you. Once a week, we will be having a conversation with someone who not only created substantial personal and professional success, but has chosen to leverage that success to make a positive impact on the world. We will hear stories about their journey to financial freedom, the obstacles that got in their way, and how they persevered to create the life they wanted. Then, we will learn how they are leveraging their success to multiply their ability to help others, contribute to philanthropy and charity, champion causes they care about, and change the world. Each episode is geared towards you, the ambitious & heart-driven leader, to help guide you on your path to reaching your financial goals and helping to create positive change.

    Finding Your Tribe with Tim Rhode of GoBundance

    Finding Your Tribe with Tim Rhode of GoBundance

    This week’s guest is Tim Rhode. Tim is the co-founder of GoBundance and the author of  (https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Millionaires-choice-change-everything-ebook/dp/B07VJLCRCB) . He is also Founder of 1Life Fully Lived, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people find their vision and take control of their lives.

    Tim’s work with GoBundance is designed to engineer quality peer groups for people that will help them hold each other accountable. This is a great companion to the work he does at 1Life Fully lived, which helps kids plan their future while driving a positive change in the way that they are taught in our school system.

    In this episode, Tim joins the podcast to talk about how he got his money mindset, the importance of finding your tribe, and what financial freedom really means.

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Tim:

    [1:26] What life was like for Tim growing up and how he developed his money mindset

    [3:57] The core purpose of Tim’s book (https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Millionaires-choice-change-everything-ebook/dp/B07VJLCRCB)

    [7:41] The importance of surrounding yourself with people who are both ahead of you and behind you on your journey

    [9:06] The Six Key Pillars of GoBundance

    [13:50] There are two sides to accountability

    [17:30] What Financial Freedom really means

    [21:50] Putting your money to work for you through Real Estate investing

    [23:05] Finding the right Tribe and the importance of relationships

    [29:11] A life fully lived

    [32:45] Where to start your journey

    Where to Follow Tim:

    GoBundance (https://www.gobundance.com/about)

    (https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Millionaires-choice-change-everything-ebook/dp/B07VJLCRCB)

    LinkedIn for Tim (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-rhode-42660210/)

    1Life Fully Lived (https://1lifefullylived.org/)

    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here (http://dowellanddogood.co/join) , where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

    Follow Dorothy on Instagram @dorothyillson to keep up with episode premiers and all things Do Well and Do Good!

    • 37 min
    Prioritizing Values in Business with Jonathan Keyser

    Prioritizing Values in Business with Jonathan Keyser

    This week’s guest is Jonathan Keyser. Jonathan is the Founder of Keyser, a commercial real estate firm, and the author of the Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller You Don’t Have to Be Ruthless to Win: The Art of Badass Selfless Service (https://www.amazon.com/You-Dont-Have-Ruthless-Win/dp/1544504241) . Jonathan is also a keynote speaker and creator of the Keyser Institute, which trains and empowers future generations to selfless leadership.

    Early in his career in commercial real estate, Jonathan found success. He didn’t like the cutthroat nature of the industry, however, and wanted to prioritize his values over his success. Jonathan then became a champion of conscious capitalism and wants to train others to do the same. 

    In this episode, Jonathan joins the podcast to talk about what it means to be “ruthless”, what changed his mindset about making money, and how kindness has a way of coming back around.

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Jonathan:

    [2:53] Childhood for Jonathan Keyser and his early mindset on money

    [11:26] What does it mean to be “ruthless”?

    [15:45] People aren’t happy being ruthless

    [17:42] How people can bring Jonathan’s mindset into their own careers

    [22:50] Kindness will come back around

    [26:02] What is the Keyser Institute?

    [29:05] Examples of what Jonathan means by “service”

    Where to Follow Jonathan:

    Website for Jonathan (https://jonathankeyser.com/)

    Keyser Institute (https://jonathankeyser.com/keyser-institute/)

    You Don’t Have to Be Ruthless to Win: The Art of Badass Selfless Service, by Jonathan Keyser (https://www.amazon.com/You-Dont-Have-Ruthless-Win/dp/1544504241)

    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here (http://dowellanddogood.co/join) , where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

    Follow Dorothy on Instagram @dorothyillson to keep up with episode premiers and all things Do Well and Do Good!

     

    • 34 min
    Uplifting Entrepreneurs in Marginalized Communities with Allen Woods

    Uplifting Entrepreneurs in Marginalized Communities with Allen Woods

    This week’s guest is Allen Woods. Allen is a successful entrepreneur and Co-Founder of MORTAR in Cincinnati, OH. He and his team are creating diverse communities by helping historically marginalized entrepreneurs get access to much-needed resources so that they may build successful businesses. 

    Allen has the amazing goal of uplifting 1000 entrepreneurs in the next three years through the MORTAR Entrepreneurship Academy.

    Join Dorothy this week as she welcomes Allen to the podcast to talk about what drew him to becoming an entrepreneur, the difficulties of raising capital, and what the future holds for his company.

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Allen:

    [2:08] What Allen’s life was like growing up

    [4:15] When Allen decided to become an entrepreneur

    [5:55] The genesis of MORTAR and why it was created

    [13:53] The difficulties of raising capital

    [17:08] Attracting the first class of entrepreneurs

    [20:55] Success stories from the program

    [29:52] What the future holds for MORTAR

    Where to Follow Allen:

    MORTAR (https://wearemortar.com/)

    Allen Woods on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/justcallmeallen/)

    About the Mortar Team (https://wearemortar.com/who-we-are/)

    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here (http://dowellanddogood.co/join) , where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

    Follow Dorothy on Instagram @dorothyillson to keep up with episode premiers and all things Do Well and Do Good!

    • 35 min
    Protecting Your Assets with Bud Lethbridge

    Protecting Your Assets with Bud Lethbridge

    This week’s guest is Bud Lethbridge. Bud is an asset protection specialist, professional speaker, and trainer. He is a successful entrepreneur and author of “A Practical Guide to Asset Protection”. Bud is a serial entrepreneur, and the talk of his I attended on asset protection was incredibly valuable. 

    Bud is a Managing Member at Veil Corporate, which provides asset protection services for Real Estate Professionals. He is also the Co-Founder and President at Power Perx, which helps members save money on common, everyday expenses by finding discounts for them.

    Listen in this week as Dorothy is joined by Bud to talk about the ways people lose money, the importance of having a professional file an entity such as an LLC, and the accident that nearly cost Bud his life.

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Bud:

    [2:45] The two areas people tend to lose money

    [4:47] Bud’s journey as an entrepreneur

    [8:51] The first business that Bud started

    [11:50] Challenging moments during Bud’s time as an entrepreneur

    [15:49] Book suggestions from Dorothy and Bud

    [18:03] It isn’t enough to just file an LLC

    [21:28] What is a Family Limited Partnership (FLP)?

    [28:14] The devastating accident that almost killed Bud

    [40:59] Bud’s advice for up and coming entrepreneurs

    Where to Follow Bud:

    Veil website (https://veil.com/bud-lethbridge/)

    LinkedIn for Bud (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bud-lethbridge-4751a27/)

    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here (http://dowellanddogood.co/join) , where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

    Follow Dorothy on Instagram @dorothyillson to keep up with episode premiers and all things Do Well and Do Good!

    • 45 min
    Underdog Empowerment, From Prison to Prosperity with Zachary Babcock

    Underdog Empowerment, From Prison to Prosperity with Zachary Babcock

    This week’s guest is Zachary Babcock. He has an amazing story of redemption, having spent five years in prison before starting Underdog Empowerment and building a successful personal brand. Zachary helps entrepreneurs grow and monetize top-shelf passive income businesses and develop their own brands. 

    Zachary’s podcast, Underdog Empowerment, is an Apple top-rated show. He has interviewed over 100 world-class entrepreneurs such as Andy Frisella, Grant Cardone, and Neil Patel. Zachary speaks all over the world, bringing his unique experience and perspective to inspire audiences from all areas of life. 

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Zachary:



    [2:20] Zachary’s childhood and background

    [5:12] The difficulty of finding a job with a prison record

    [10:12] Zachary’s experience with network marketing

    [12:01] Underdog Empowerment and going all in on podcasting

    [14:24] Being an underdog can be an advantage

    [17:31] How to build confidence when you feel like an underdog

    [21:20] Why podcasting is a powerful tool for building a business

    [28:03] Zachary’s advice for underdogs who are just starting out on their journey



    Where to Follow Zachary:



    Underdog Empowerment

    LinkedIn for Zachary

    Who is Zachary Babcock



    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here, where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

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    • 32 min
    The Importance of Giving Back to the Community with Dr. Reuben Rutland

    The Importance of Giving Back to the Community with Dr. Reuben Rutland

    This week’s guest is Dr. Reuben Rutland. Dr. Rutland is the Co-Founder of Premier Urgent Care, the first and only black-owned urgent care facility in the city of Chicago. After graduating from medical school Dr. Rutland served as a medical officer in the United States Navy before moving on to receive training as a surgeon. After completing his postdoctoral research at Yale, Dr. Rutland went back to school and earned an MBA in 2016.

    Dr. Rutland is one of three doctors who joined together to create Premier Urgent Care. The facility has a mission to bridge the healthcare gap on the Chicago Southside, help to curb violence, and mentor at-risk teens. Dr. Rutland is married with three children.

    One of the many great things about Dr. Rutland’s work at Premier is the patient-first methods they employ. He believes that a well-informed patient will make the best choices for their health, which has a positive effect on their life and the life of the community. 

     

    In this episode we cover the following topics with Dr. Rutland:

    [2:47] What inspired Dr. Rutland to get into medicine

    [4:18] The importance of representation in medicine and all professions

    [8:08] Why Dr. Rutland went back for his MBA

    [9:55] The inspiration behind Premier Urgent Care

    [12:55] Giving back to the community is important

    [14:37] The biggest challenges in launching Premier Urgent Care

    [21:08] The benefits of having three founders who have different strengths

    [22:55] The long-term vision for the company

    [24:47] Where to learn more about Premier Urgent Care

     

    Where to Follow Dr. Rutland:



    Premier Urgent Care

    Bio for Dr. Rutland

    Premier Urgent Care Phone #: 773-891-2890

    Premier Urgent Care Address: 1301 East 47th Avenue



     

    Where to Find Dorothy:

    Join the email list and have a donation made on your behalf to a featured non-profit. You can join here, where you will also find a listener survey to fill us in on how we can bring you the most value!

    Follow Dorothy on Instagram @dorothyillson to keep up with episode premiers and all things Do Well and Do Good!

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BLethbridge ,

Top notch!!

With her natural style, Dorothy shares stories and personal experiences from community and business leaders that will lift you personally, while helping you to achieve more in life and business!! Well worth your listening!!

KatieHBrooks ,

Inspiring!

I love listening to this podcast because of the inspiring stories that Dorothy and her guests share with the world. If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or just someone looking for an uplifting podcast about people doing amazing things in the world, definitely tune in to this one!

CJThomas6 ,

Great show!

Love the guests and topics Dorothy brings on!

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