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It’s Episode 200, and today’s guest is the one and only John Stillman, my husband! I knew for this episode I’d have to invite my special guest back to the show. His first appearance was Episode 100, and since my listeners loved it, I thought it was about time I brought him back for another interview! It’s hard to believe we are here at 200 episodes. It was a different time when I launched this show in the summer of 2016. I certainly didn’t think then about being at episode 200. We have some fun things planned including listener-submitted questions, a review of the top 10 episodes, and more!
10:40 – Question One: “What is your favorite quality about the other person?”
12:57 – Question Two: “John, you have edited nearly all of Molly’s podcasts episodes. Which one, or which ones have stood out to you. Do you have any particularly favorite interviews?”
14:12 – Question Three: “How do you build your business as a woman without losing your marriage?”
21:03 – We’re going to take a quick break from questions to recap the top 10 episodes of the first 200 of the Business With Purpose podcast! These are the most popular episodes based on the highest number of downloads + a few honorable mentions of my personal favorites:
21: 30, #10 –Episode 129: Chris Solt, Executive Director at Fair Trade Federation
21:47, #9 – Episode 149: Llenay Ferretti, Ten Thousand Villages & Bhava World Project
22:04, #8 – Episode 100: The 100th Episode Spectacular with Guest – My Husband!
22:22, #7 – Episode 110: How To Know If A Brand Is Ethical
22:41, #6 – Episode 139: Mark Choyt, Reflective Jewelry
24:04, #5 – Episode 136: Fair Trade Federation Conference Recap
24:26, #4 Episode 130: Solo Episode, So You Just Marie-Kondo’D Your Life? What to Do with All Those Things That Don’t Spark Joy
25:37, #3 Episode 137: Rebecca Smith, Better Life Bags
26:20, #2 Episode 135: Kat Eckles, Founder of Clean Juice
26:38, #1 Episode 71: Devan Kline & Morgan Kline, Founders of Burn Boot Camp
27:25, Honorable Mentions: These are some of my all-time favorites in no particular order:
27:36 Episode 165, Santiago, “Jimmy” Mellado, Compassion International President & CEO
28:03 – Episode 115, Antonio T. Smith Jr., From Living In A Dumpster to Self-Made Millionaire
28:32 – Episode 101: Barrett Ward, Founder & CEO of ABLE
28:59 – Episode 155: Sharon Hodde Miller, Author, Speaker, Theologian
29:34 – Episode 124: Leon Lee, Founder of Flying Cloud Productions, Producer of “Letters From Masanjia”
29:41 – Episode 153: Comedian Kevin Fredericks, Aka @kevonstage
30:56 – Back to your questions! The first one is for John: “Do you ever feel like a #instagramhusband ?
35:13 – “Do you have any first steps or resources for couples to get on the same page financially before marriage?”
37:49 – “Do you think couples should combine their finances?”
40:43 – “Where do you see the other person in 10 years”
41:53 – I loved that someone asked us the question I ask all my guests: “What does it mean to you to run a business with purpose?”
46:40 – My answer to “What does it mean to you to run a business with purpose?”
Thank you for the support that all of you have given me. I truly would not be doing this if not for you being on this journey with me. For those who’ve left comments, I appreciate it so much! If you want to leave a review, it is much appreciated and helps me know how the show is helping you. Subscribing and sharing is also incredibly helpful. Thank you for being a part of this community and learning more about doing something with purpose, on purpose with me!
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