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Marc Freedman is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Evolved Profits. He is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, and best-selling author who loves helping companies help people. He and his team have 40+ years of experience helping businesses free up cash so that it can be reinvested into helping employees, growing the business, and creating Social Impact.Profits With Purpose is hosted by Marc as well as Yanik Silver, author of Evolved Enterprise. In the show Marc and Yanik will speak with the decision makers at medium to large sized companies and explore their experiences in growing their company, what lessons they've learned that others could gain from, where their company has/could reduce expenses, as well as explore what corporate social responsibility initiatives they are involved in (or other types of societally positive initiatives).In this way the show will illuminate for other business minded people the ways that they can grow their business, reduce their expenses, and improve the way their company gives back to society. In that way the show will help businesses improve their Profits With Purpose.
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Profits With Purpose Marc Freedman and Yanik Silver

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Marc Freedman is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Evolved Profits. He is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, and best-selling author who loves helping companies help people. He and his team have 40+ years of experience helping businesses free up cash so that it can be reinvested into helping employees, growing the business, and creating Social Impact.Profits With Purpose is hosted by Marc as well as Yanik Silver, author of Evolved Enterprise. In the show Marc and Yanik will speak with the decision makers at medium to large sized companies and explore their experiences in growing their company, what lessons they've learned that others could gain from, where their company has/could reduce expenses, as well as explore what corporate social responsibility initiatives they are involved in (or other types of societally positive initiatives).In this way the show will illuminate for other business minded people the ways that they can grow their business, reduce their expenses, and improve the way their company gives back to society. In that way the show will help businesses improve their Profits With Purpose.
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    Ep 36: Philanthropic and Volunteering Ecosystems & Utilizing Blockchain Technology

    Ep 36: Philanthropic and Volunteering Ecosystems & Utilizing Blockchain Technology

    Dr. James Ramon Gibson is an established business professional, serial entrepreneur, and lifelong academic with broad experiences and expertise in leading global business enterprises. Dr. Gibson excels in developing and leading international teams that operate in a myriad of business disciplines. As the founder, President, and CEO of PMO Solutions Inc, Dr. Gibson continues to drive organizations forward by providing business strategy advisory services and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to organizations large and small. As the Chief Strategy Officer for DeVo Protocol, he structures global partnerships that drive the mission of decentralizing volunteering and “building trust in philanthropy” using blockchain and other emerging technologies.
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Dr. James Ramon Gibson about philanthropic and volunteering ecosystems and utilizing blockchain technology. 
    In this episode, we discuss
    How PMO Solutions grew from an MBA capstone project with the goals of teaching people more about formal project management and bringing the topic into the professional services ecosystemTransitioning from the academic environment to the real world and the challenges that James faced The importance of having those uncomfortable conversations with clients while also having the discipline The reality of competing with other people in the ERP business Insight into James’ passions of project management, emerging technologies and giving back and how these are all fused into his company projects and solutions Why the leading cause for the lack of adoption in applications is a lack of trust or knowledge and how using blockchain technology can solve this issue with a competitive advantage How DeVo Protocol redefines the ecosystem of volunteering and philanthropy by allowing volunteers, organizations, and donors to transact with and reward eachother using cryptocurrency Where society is heading in terms of Web3 development and why Web3 ecosystems are needed to push forward 
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as Dr. James Gibson was so generous to share with us philanthropic and volunteering ecosystems and utilize blockchain technology. 
    Please let us know your thoughts!
    Connect with Dr. James Ramon Gibson 
    Websites: 
    Pmosolutionsinc.com 
    www.DeVoProtocol.org
    https://linqapp.com/dr_james_ramon_gibson?r=link 
    Socials: 
    Twitter: @Dr_Crypto_Ramon
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drjamesramongibson/ 
    Instagram: @Dr_James_Ramon_Gibson
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email:  support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website:   https://evolvedprofits.com/
              https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/
    Twitter:    https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
    Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
              https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/

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    • 27 min
    Ep 35: Volk Packaging Corporation: Green Before "Going Green" was Cool

    Ep 35: Volk Packaging Corporation: Green Before "Going Green" was Cool

    Derek Volk is the owner of Volk Packaging Corporation, a third-generation family-owned and operated corrugated box manufacturer in Biddeford, Maine. He has been working at Volk Packaging since high school and has been running the company for nearly 30 years. Derek and his wife Amy also founded a contract packaging company, Volk Paxit, in 2021. 
    Derek is a Maine businessman, best-selling author, former radio personality, and nationally recognized public speaker. He is a grateful supporter of veterans’ organizations and created the Volk Packaging Heroes Wall as a way to honor members of the US Armed Forces, past and present. Along with his family, Derek was named the 2015 Spurwink “Humanitarian of the Year.” That same year, Maine Biz named Derek to their NEXT List, recognizing him as one of Maine’s business trailblazers. In 2020, Derek was inducted into the Manufacturer Association of Maine’s “Manufacturer’s Hall of Fame.”
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Derek Volk about growing generational businesses, staying sustainable, and applying real-life experiences to professional outputs.
    In this episode, we discuss:
    How Volk Packaging Corporation got started and grew on to be able to be passed down from generation to generationThe importance of not micromanaging your team How Derek developed Volk Paxit in 2021 during the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges of expanding the business around helping other companies and communities through this difficult time Why writing a book (on anything, essentially) increases your credibility Insight on Derek’s upcoming book, based on his lessons learned coaching girl's softball, as well as his current book; Chasing the Rabbit – A Dad’s Life Raising His Son on the Spectrum as he advocates for spreads awareness for Autism The Volk Packaging Heroes Wall and how Derek actively participates on the Maine Business Leadership Network; focusing on giving back to veterans and employees with disabilities The challenges Derek faced in finding labor and corrugated materials for products 
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as we have. Derek Volk was so generous to share with us about growing generational businesses, staying sustainable, and applying real-life experiences to professional outputs. 
    Please let us know your thoughts!
    Connect with Derek: 
    Websites: 
    www.volkboxes.com 
    www.volkpaxit.com 
    Socials:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/volkpackagingcorp/ 
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/volkboxes 
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email:     support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website:   https://evolvedprofits.com/
              https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/
    Twitter:    https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
    Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
              https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/

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    • 33 min
    Ep 34: Reconnecting Individuals and Gaining Knowledge: How Spokeo is Creating Easier User Interfaces While Giving Back

    Ep 34: Reconnecting Individuals and Gaining Knowledge: How Spokeo is Creating Easier User Interfaces While Giving Back

    – Profits with Purpose with Marc Freedman and Yanik Silver Episode 034 with Harrison Tang
    Harrison Tang is the co-founder and CEO president of Spokeo, which he created in 2006 with a group of four friends from Stanford University. They envisioned a new way to approach social networks by providing an easy user interface to keep track of friends’ activities online. Since then, Spokeo has grown into a leading people search engine, reconnecting individuals to others all across the United States
    Spokeo and Harrison have both received multiple accolades acknowledging the company’s growth and success. Harrison was a recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Los Angeles in 2015, and the company has been featured on a variety of “fastest growing” and "most promising" lists including “Los Angeles Business Journal,” “Forbes,” “Deloitte” and “Inc.”
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Harrison Tang about, knowledge-based business, leveraging data for good, and unit economics
    In this episode, we discuss:
    How Harrison convinced his friends to join him in creating Spokeo and how the company grew from the original idea of being a social network aggregator Explaining unit economicsThe purpose of Spokeo as a knowledge-based business and how they stand out from the competition by being transparent and vertically integrated How staying disciplined and efficient time management helps Harrison balance his multiple endeavors while running multiple businessesWhy the most important thing that a person can do in their life is choose what problems to solveHow Spokeo is influencing the leverage of data for goodHarrison's father’s advice to him when he ran out of cash 
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as we have. Harrison Tang was so generous to discuss knowledge-based business, leveraging data for good, and unit economics
    Please let us know your thoughts!
    Connect with Harrison Tang: 
    Website: https://www.spokeo.com/ 
    Socials-
    Twitter: @theCEODad | @Spokeo 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theceodad/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/spokeo/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCEODad/ 
    Instagram: @Spokeo 
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email:     support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website:   https://evolvedprofits.com/
              https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/
    Twitter:    https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
    Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
              https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/

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    • 22 min
    Ep 33: The Secret to Business Growth: Success Requires Time

    Ep 33: The Secret to Business Growth: Success Requires Time

    Jonathan has been in business financing for 14 years and has helped thousands of entrepreneurs get over $500 million in funds. He founded Integrated Business Financing, a small business lending marketplace that specializes in getting businesses into the best financing programs they qualify for.
    From solopreneurs to medium size companies, growing startups to disaster relief funding, Integrated Business Financing helps simplify financing for businesses of all sizes. Jonathan lives in Tampa with his wife and 2 kids, an entrepreneur that enjoys helping other business owners grow and scale their businesses. Jonathan owns 2 gyms, and multiple real estate investments, and actively invests in digital assets hobbies include playing ice hockey, boating, fishing, reading, and spending time with his family. Jonathan offers business coaching and has helped my other entrepreneurs achieve results.
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Jonathan Fodera about helping small businesses and growing innovative financial program companies. 
    In this episode, we discuss
    Why Integrated Business is different from other financing companies such as banks or brokersHow Jonathan brings in business for people they feel are lost for solutions and what influenced him to get to where he is todayExplaining their “Strategy Sessions” with their clientsThe biggest challenges Jonathan faced and still face with growing his business and how he has adapted to correct them; specifically finding and keeping the right teamThe importance of having a repeatable, repeatable task in your business
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as we have. Jonathan was so generous to share with us his insight on helping small businesses and growing innovative financial program companies 
    Please let us know your thoughts!
    Connect with Jonathan:
    Website: https://www.integratedbusinessfinancing.com/ 
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jonathan-fodera-391a98a1 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/john.fodera.3/ 
    Instagram: @jonathan.fodera
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email:     support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website:   https://evolvedprofits.com/
              https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/
    Twitter:    https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
     Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
              https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/

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    • 29 min
    Ep 32: How Working in Your Wheelhouse Can Create Massive Change in the World

    Ep 32: How Working in Your Wheelhouse Can Create Massive Change in the World

    Jeff Mains is an expert at turning ideas into enterprises. He has built five companies totaling over $200 million in combined revenue, and four have been acquired by strategic buyers. He is the founder and CEO of healthcare SaaS Intelligent Contacts headquartered in Plano, Texas.
    Fanatical about helping entrepreneurs build stellar companies, Jeff is the founder and CEO of SaaS growth accelerator Champion Leadership Group where he mentors business leaders to navigate complex challenges and “futureproof” their business models to weather the inevitable storms of life and markets. He is the author of Small Fish, Big Pond: Building a World-Class Business That Swims Circles Around Competitors.
    Jeff also started the Podcast; SaaS Fuel and we're currently working with a number of SaaS founders & CEOs, hearing origin stories and perspectives are fun and inspiring.
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Jeff Mains about working within your wheelhouse and surrounding yourself with determined communities.
    In this episode, we discuss:
    What some of the challenges experienced by entrepreneurs are when trying to expand your businessHow to balance running multiple endeavorsWhat motivated Jeff to write a book and how it helps businessWhat prompted him to sell or exit his businessesThe driving motivation behind creating Champions Leadership Group and what the goals of the business would be
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as we have. Jeff Mains was so generous to share with us how to work within your wheelhouse and be part of something bigger than yourself.
    Please let us know your thoughts!
    Connect with Jeff Mains:
    Website: http://championleadership.com
    Twitter: @JeffKMains
    Instagram: @JeffKMains
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffkmains/
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email: support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website: https://evolvedprofits.com/
    https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/ 
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
    Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
    https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:    https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/

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    • 25 min
    Ep 31: Differentiating the Message: How to Grow Your Business, Skill Set, and Team

    Ep 31: Differentiating the Message: How to Grow Your Business, Skill Set, and Team

    Jeremy Ryan Slate is an entrepreneur, media expert, author, CEO, and founder of Command Your Brand. He studied literature at Oxford University and is a former champion powerlifter that helps visionary founders to impact the world and better mankind through podcasting and new media to create trust and opinion leader status. Podcast Magazine just included Jeremy on their 2022 40 under 40 in Podcasting list.
    Listen to this latest episode of Profits with Purpose where we talk with Jeremy Slate about how to manage your business based on statistics and not how you feel, while still giving back to others.
     
    In this episode, we discuss:
    What to expect when starting a business podcastHow finding passions and working towards something involves experiencing failureWhat running, retraining, and growing your business entails and why it’s important in our modernized, remote work settingsHow KPIs, stable finance management, and building a better work environment help with handling the ups and downs of the sales world 
     
    I hope you find this episode as informative and as exciting as we have. Jeremy Slate was so generous to share with us how to manage your business based on statistics and not how you feel, while still giving back to others.
     
    Please let us know your thoughts!
     
    Connect with Jeremy Slate:
     
    Websites: www.commandyourbrand.com
         www.jeremyryanslate.com
     
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/JeremyRyanSlate
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jeremyryanslate/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeremyryanslate/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-ryan-slate-bb7b284a/
     
    Connect with Marc Freedman:
    Email:       support@evolvedprofits.com
    Website:   https://evolvedprofits.com/
                      https://expensetoprofit.com/
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedmanmarc/ 
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/ExpenseToProfit
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/expensetoprofit/
     
    Connect with Yanik Silver: 
    Websites:  https://yaniksilver.com/
                      https://www.Maverick1000.com/
    Twitter:     https://twitter.com/yaniksilver
    Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/yaniksilver
    LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaniksilver/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/yaniksilver/
     
     

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    • 24 min

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