Business with Purpose Celebrates 300 Episodes!
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Oh my goodness, it’s EPISODE 300!!! I can’t believe we have made it to 300 episodes! Normally, each week I sit down with an incredible entrepreneur, business owner, community leader, activist, author or speaker, and I find out their story and how they are using their gifts to change the world.
But today is a big deal. I started this podcast in summer 2016, nearly six years ago. I never believed I would have made it this far. In honor of episode 300, I am answering listener questions, my husband joins as a special guest, we go over the top 10 most popular episodes and we honor a previous guest who has passed away.
5:42 – Question about ethical fashion
- Natasha asks: “When I was first learning about ethical fashion and what it means at the ripe age of 29 … I was telling my stepmom of its importance and how most garment workers aren’t paid a living wage from fast fashion companies. I mentioned I was going to stop shopping at those companies, and she said to me, ‘But don’t those people needs jobs, too?’ I was a bit flabbergasted and to this day don’t have a one sentence response. How would you answer that?”
9:52 – Two unaired episodes
- Mary asks: “Have you ever not aired a conversation?”
- Yes, there are two episodes that have never aired, and I explain why in the podcast.
13:16 – Coolest experience
- Carly asks: “What’s one of the coolest things you’ve been able to do because of this podcast?”
14:55 – Favorite Australian food
- Sarah Ann asks: “What is your favorite Australian food?”
- Shout out to Sarah Ann, because she is one of the most encouraging listeners and even sent me a care package.
16:46 – Message from Sarah Ann
- “Thank you, Molly, for letting us into your family life and being the big sister that I never had.”
17:19 – Thank you, MamaSuds
- MamaSuds has been a wonderful partner to work with. If you’ve listened to this show, you know how much I love MamaSuds.
19:01 – Welcome, John!
- My husband John joins us for this part of the podcast, and he is my most requested guest.
23:25 – What does John love most about my job?
- Christy asks John: “What do you love most about Molly’s job or what she does for a living?”
- John shares a funny story about jury duty and how he panicked when asked about my job.
26:10 – Favorite part of homesteading
- Cheryl Dunn asks: “What is your favorite part of homesteading?”
- Survival is not the answer, but there is a lot that we love.
27:51 – How to get finances in order
- Maria J. asks: “I know your husband is a financial advisor … I feel really overwhelmed with where to start with getting my overall finances in order. Where do I begin? Financial Peace? Total Money Makeover? Or should I just look somewhere else?
29:54 – John’s favorite interviews
- Kelly R. asks John: “Do you have an interview that Molly has done that sticks out to you as one of your personal favorites?”
31:31 – Best marriage advice
- Bethany M. asks: “What is the best piece of marriage advice that someone has given you? And what is the best piece of marriage advice you would give someone else?”
- John doesn’t think people give good marriage advice.
32:57 – How is Molly different?
- Tara L. asks: “How is Molly the most different today than when you first married her?
34:35 – Honoring a former guest
- Eric Erdman was a guest in April 2020 on episode 191 and passed away a few months later. He had cancer and started an organization called Give a Child a Voice.
35:45 – Top 10 most popular episodes
- 10 – Episode 100 – My and John’s episode
- 9 – Episode 153 – Kevin Fredericks, KevOnStage
- 8 – Episode 263 – Christy Wright
- 7 – Episode 211 – Mary Marantz
- 6 – Episode 205 – Daniel Grothe
- 5 – Episode 165 – Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado
- 4 – Episode 158 – Jennifer Allwood
- 3 – Episode 71 – Devan and Morgan Kline
- 2 – Episode 135 – Kat Eckles
- 1 – Episode 137 – Rebecca Smith
I am just overwhelmed right now, thinking about this episode and what it means. – Molly
My goal each and every week is to just serve you with this show and to encourage you. – Molly
I like knowing how to butcher chickens. Two years ago, I didn’t know how to butcher a chicken. – John
Know what you’re spending and know how much you’re bringing in. Spend a couple months just tracking your expenses. – John
I feel like people don’t necessarily give great marriage advice. – John
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