Episode 39: Curt Vander Meer of Endangered Species Chocolate

Whatever brings you joy in business, write it down, and practice that mission each and every day.  Curt Vander Meer, CEO of Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC), is the leader behind the financial success of the company, but also the driving force behind their mission-oriented approach. ESC has donated a total of $5.5 million to non-profitsContinue reading “Episode 39: Curt Vander Meer of Endangered Species Chocolate”

Episode 37: Nell Derick Debevoise of Inspiring Capital

It doesn’t have to be all-inclusive, all-encompassing, perfect or cutting edge from the beginning, but you have to start somewhere.   Step 1: discover your personal drive Step 2: uncover your professional capabilities Step 3: contribute to an organization that integrates profit with building a thriving community Step 4: that community provides you and all ofContinue reading “Episode 37: Nell Derick Debevoise of Inspiring Capital”

Episode 36: Donna Miller of Purse Power

Women have the power – the purchasing power they need to drive impactful change.  It is a well known fact that women own a significant portion of the economy’s purchasing power. Donna Miller created Purse Power so women could easily find and support the organizations that support them. Purse Power is a women-owned, women-led organization, committedContinue reading “Episode 36: Donna Miller of Purse Power”