23 episodes

People, Place, & Purpose is a weekly podcast where host, Kate Luczko, interviews and gets to know business owners and tells their stories - the passion, the learning, the pivoting, the joy…. And how networking and building relationships play an integral role. Do you find yourself wondering where someone got their big idea, or how they took the leap to leave a traditional role to start something of their own? Before you travel somewhere, do you spend lots of time searching the internet and reading blog posts to find the local and unique businesses you must visit on your trip? Do you often find yourself in conversation with store owners about their shops, but always left wanting more and wishing you could get beyond their quick soundbites to hear what inspired their journey and what keeps them going? Join us to explore stories of business owners who have taken the leap into entrepreneurship and turned their passion into a successful venture! In addition to following along or subscribing in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app, you can also be a part of the adventure and find inspiration and information between episodes on Instagram at @PeoplePlacePurpose

People, Place, & Purpose Kate Luczko

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

People, Place, & Purpose is a weekly podcast where host, Kate Luczko, interviews and gets to know business owners and tells their stories - the passion, the learning, the pivoting, the joy…. And how networking and building relationships play an integral role. Do you find yourself wondering where someone got their big idea, or how they took the leap to leave a traditional role to start something of their own? Before you travel somewhere, do you spend lots of time searching the internet and reading blog posts to find the local and unique businesses you must visit on your trip? Do you often find yourself in conversation with store owners about their shops, but always left wanting more and wishing you could get beyond their quick soundbites to hear what inspired their journey and what keeps them going? Join us to explore stories of business owners who have taken the leap into entrepreneurship and turned their passion into a successful venture! In addition to following along or subscribing in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app, you can also be a part of the adventure and find inspiration and information between episodes on Instagram at @PeoplePlacePurpose

    Stout Heart: Mariah Morgan

    Stout Heart: Mariah Morgan

    Mariah Morgan lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and arrived there by way of Texas, Connecticut, and San Francisco. She’s the founder and principal at Stout Heart, which recently celebrated its 7th anniversary of being in business. Stout Heart is a full-service creative marketing agency serving "brave brands," centered around building relationships, and focused on those who are driven by their values and their character. From collecting beautiful Absolut vodka ads as a kid, to then studying advertising in college, launching her own firm, building a team, growing a family, coming back from a brain injury after being hit by a car, Mariah has had a fascinating journey to get her to where she is today, and we know you’re going to enjoy the conversation.

    Where you can find Stout Heart:
    - Website: https://stoutheart.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stoutheartadv/
    - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stout-heart/
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/stoutheartadv
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stoutheartadv/

    Mentions from the show:
    - Brave Brands: https://stoutheart.com/brave-brands/
    - Hands Producing Hope in Louisiana: https://stoutheart.com/brave-brands-hands-producing-hope/ and https://www.handsproducinghope.org
    - Cotopaxi: https://www.cotopaxi.com
    - B Corp: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/
    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday!

    • 44 min
    Lilise Designer Resale (LDR): Elyssa Alfieri

    Lilise Designer Resale (LDR): Elyssa Alfieri

    Elyssa Alfieri is the owner of Lilise Designer Resale, also known as LDR, and she’s the founder of her own clothing line, Inclination, which she describes as “elevated basics with a dash of vintage and estate jewelry, curated for each season.” Elyssa is a social media maven, super community minded, and incredibly generous with her infectious energy and positive attitude. When we joke about bringing snacks just to hang out in her store to spend extra time in her ambiance, it’s absolutely true. You’ll pretty quickly feel her sparkle and find out what we mean when you listen.

    Where you can find LDR:
    - Website: https://www.liliseresale.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilisedesignerresale/
    - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lilisedr
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lilisedr
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LiliseDesignerResale/
    - Physical location: 7 North Main Street, Concord, NH

    Mentions from the show:
    - Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN): https://www.concordnhchamber.com/cypn/
    - Puff Paint: https://www.ehow.com/info_8391246_puffy-paint.html
    - SCORE: https://www.score.org
    - The Brothers' Cortado: https://www.brotherscortado.com
    - Turning Points Network and Changes Boutique & Thrift: https://www.turningpointsnetwork.org
    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday!

    • 58 min
    Crustology: Anne Cookson & Chris Miller

    Crustology: Anne Cookson & Chris Miller

    Crustology is a direct-to-consumer, handmade, Midwest-style, cracker crust pizza crust company created in Waukesha, Wisconsin about 30 minutes outside Milwaukee, owned by a brother-sister duo. Chris Miller has a marketing background by education and previously owned a company selling private-label sodas to bars and restaurants. Anne Cookson has a degree in farm management and managed horse farms for many years, subsequently going back to school for business. They have a super cool story and admittedly produce our favorite pizza crusts. We're excited for you to hear about their journey!

    Where you can find Crustology:
    - Website: https://crustology.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crustologypizza/
    - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIDkCtppMwYNjmijmDndStQ
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrustologyPizza
    - Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CrustologyPizza/_shop/

    To order Crustology:
    - Visit: https://crustology.com/?ref=PeoplePlacePurpose and use coupon code PEOPLE15

    Mentions from the show:
    - Baker's Quality: https://www.bakersqualitypizzacrusts.com


    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday!

    Links may be affiliate links, which means we would get a commission if you decide to make a purchase through our links, at no cost to you.

    • 43 min
    Jus Chill International: Javion Blake

    Jus Chill International: Javion Blake

    Javion Blake is originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica and by way of Montana, New Mexico, and other spots, now resides in Colorado. He’s an engineer by training, and as he said, that allowed him to learn “how to use the resources around you to create the things you want to see,” which is exactly what he has done in starting Jus Chill International. They’re importing breadfruit from Jamaica and turning it into a variety of delicious food products, but with a super strong and much larger mission behind the business, which Javion will tell us all about.

    Where you can find Jus Chill International:
    - Website: https://123juschill.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iifoods_juschill/
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iifoods/
    - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/iifoods-juschill/
    - Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Jamaican-Breadfruit-Chips-Original-X3/dp/B0892WDQ3F
    - Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JusChillShop?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=813966909

    Mentions from the show:
    - People, Planet, Profit (The Triple Bottom Line): https://www.investopedia.com/terms/t/triple-bottom-line.asp
    - Wah Gwaan Brewery in Denver: https://www.wahgwaanbrewingco.com
    - Ruby's Market in Denver: https://rubysmarketdenver.com
    - Penthouse Restaurant Cafe & Bar: https://www.penthousecoffee.org/projects-3
    - Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC: https://www.specialtyfood.com/shows-events/summer-fancy-food-show/
    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday!

    • 50 min
    The johanna b. voss Agency: Johanna Voss

    The johanna b. voss Agency: Johanna Voss

    Johanna Voss has a background working on political campaigns, operations, nutrition coaching, and has leveraged all of that experience, plus her desire to build relationships with those around her, into the business she launched in 2016 as a Talent Manager & Agent for Female Social Media Influencers + Bloggers. Johanna’s role is one that is still fairly new and perhaps a bit mysterious, but you’ll get a good peek behind the curtain of her world and that of her clients in our conversation.

    Where you can find The johanna b. voss Agency:
    - Website: https://www.johannavoss.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johannavoss/
    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday!

    • 50 min
    Jentle Coaching: Jenny Cheifetz

    Jentle Coaching: Jenny Cheifetz

    Jenny Cheifetz is former baking company and food truck solopreneur who baked to order from her home commercial kitchen providing sweet treats (including some delicious sounding s’mores cupcakes) for corporate events, celebrations of life, birthday parties, food truck events, and a variety of other happenings but she continually grappled with how to balance the wants and needs of her clients with those of her family. So, she decided to make a change. She sold her baking truck and embarked on a variety of education and training to get here to where she is now as a life coach and breathwork facilitator with Jentle Coaching.

    Where you can find Jentle Coaching:
    - Website: https://jentlecoaching.com
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jentlecoaching
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jentlecoaching/

    Stay in touch with People, Place, & Purpose on Instagram and stay tuned for a new episode every Monday! 

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Jessi I ,

Love the local ideas

Such a great podcast, I love listening to these and getting ideas of more places I need to check out in my local area, and in upcoming trips

caleb_podcasts ,

Awesome podcast!

I love this podcast because it is truly inspiring. I get to hear about people who followed their passions and succeeded!

celestial_seasonings ,

In each Path the Purpose Evolves!

It’s always inspiring to listen to people who follow their passion. Furthermore to see the way that the road turns in cadets and how their geographical location influences their work! Really enjoying this down to beautifully crafted array of works.

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