The Do Good Business Podcast is a safe space for entrepreneurs to let that passion out, explore how they can build a better business and do some real good in the world. Hosted by Sarah Williams, founder of Rebel Office Inc, she helps businesses from all over the world peel back the curtain and give an inside look at how to prioritize profit, people and planet equally. The Do Good Business Podcast is on a mission to redefine the words "business as usual". So cozy up and settle in for some real talk about building businesses with real impact (that make real income).
B Corps, Funding For Women, Ethically Sourced Tea, Oh My! with Amanda Baker
In this episode of The Do Good Business Podcast, we're joined by Amanda Baker, COO of Tease Tea & Tease Tea's Founders Fund. Amanda Baker comes from a career in social impact marketing and now leads Tease, a sustainably sourced, benefit corporation certified tea company as well as Founders Fund, an organization that funds and mentors women in business. It is her fundamental belief that businesses have the greatest potential for environmental and social impact.
We're covering it all, from the B Corp process, to starting a fund, to starting steps for social impact and more.
Tease Tea's Website - https://teasetea.comThe Founders Fund Website - https://foundersfund.caB Corp Assessment - https://bimpactassessment.net You can reach Amanda on Instagram via @tease_tea or @thefoundersfund
To learn more about this show and Rebel Office, visit rebeloffice.ca. To grab your Free Guide: 5 Ways to Elevate Your Business Today to Attract High Ticket Clients, visit https://rebeloffice.ca/guide-elevate
Building a Conscious Company With Your Partner with Angie & Bernard of Kind Laundry
In this episode of The Do Good Business Podcast, we're learning the dirt on the laundry industry as Sarah chats with Bernard and Angie, founders of Kind Laundry. As both business and life partners of more than 10 years, they are lucky to share the same values in life. These shared values are how they stay strong as a couple and what drives them as business partners. They are committed to living as sustainably as possible, and that includes building a company that hosts the same values.
They don't hold back as they talk about the realities of building a conscious company with your partner. In fact, they don't hold back about a lot of things! They talk about:
4:52 - The process that Bernard & Angie took with Kind Laundry to go from ideation to market using their e-commerce experience8:31 - How to figure out what to focus on and what their priorities were as they were building their business and making decisions about the impact that Kind Laundry would have9:40 - The dirt on the laundry industry, industry practices, labelling and ingredients12:46 - How to prepare and what to research before reaching out to suppliers14:50 - How their relationship works living together AND building a business together that is so rooted in their individual values19:18 - How decisions get made & who has the final call23:00 - Where to start if you're thinking about starting a company with your partner30:06 - The value of outsourcing and growing your team from just the two of you, and how much easier it is when you have a strong mission
Kind Laundry is a purpose-driven company whose mission is to single-use plastic polluting our oceans and landfills, while providing people with a more eco-friendly laundry cleaning solution. They keep sustainability at the centre of every single step of their business operations by offering innovative, greener and safer ways to do laundry that will keep your clothes clean and the planet happy. To learn more about them and to grab your detergent sheets, visit kindlaundry.com.
Rebel Office Website - rebeloffice.caGrab your free guide: 5 Tasks to Automate in the Next 30 Days to Hit $5K Months at rebeloffice.ca/guide-automate
How Diverse Stock Photos Can Boost Your Bottom Line with Christina Jones
In this episode of The Do Good Business Podcast, Sarah's chatting with Christina Jones, badass photographer and the founder of Colorjoy Stock. Colorjoy Stock is a lifestyle and business stock photo membership for brands who want to connect with their community through the images they use. Christina and her team are all about creating * gorgeous * collections of diverse stock imagery for women building better brands.
We talked about all the things, including:
13:06 - Why it's important for businesses and brands to prioritize diversity and inclusion15:43 - How representation in your visual identity boosts your bottom line 18:05 - The selfish reason you need to show diversity in your photos19:28 - Christina's top three tips on where to start to have greater representation in your brand 21:35 - The benefits of building a diverse team and incorporating multiple perspectives into decision making 24:44 - Christina's vision for stock photography and brands using them in the futureLinks
Go follow Christina over on Instagram at @christinajonesphoto and @colorjoystock. You can join her stock photo membership over at colorjoystock.com and get 25 FREE photos if you subscribe to their list!
Rebel Office Website - rebeloffice.caFree guide: 5 Ways to Elevate Your Business To Attract High Ticket Clients at rebeloffice.ca/guide-elevate
What It Means to Do "Good Business"
Welcome to The Do Good Business Podcast! Hosted by Sarah Williams, founder of Rebel Office Inc., this episode is a quick run-through of what you can expect from this show. Additionally, we look at what people responded when asked what it means to "do good business", how your values matter, and what sort of special guests you can expect in coming episodes!
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Visit our website at rebeloffice.ca to learn more about us and The Do Good Business PodcastGrab our free guide 5 Tasks to Automate Today to Hit $5K Months at rebeloffice.ca/guide-automate
So needed in the business space
This show is such a breath of fresh air. While we often focus so much on strategies and tactics, we don’t talk enough about how our businesses can do soooo much more than that within our own communities and globally.