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Tips for Entrepreneurs on Procrastination and Analysis-Paralysis

Overcome confusion, complexity and analysis-paralysis – so you can stop thinking so much about your ideas and instead, take action on them.

How to Overcome Burnout as an Entrepreneur - Podcast Episode for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

If you are an entrepreneur who wants to make a positive social impact on the world, and you struggle from time to time symptoms of burnout, like overwhelm, stress, anxiety, depression, tiredness, brain fog, physical pain and sickness), then tune in to find a better way forward without burnout.

How to Get Rid of Burnout as an Entrepreneur - Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

What causes burnout for activists and purpose-driven entrepreneurs, and how you can get rid of it once and for all.

storytelling for purpose-driven entrepreneurs

Learn how to tell the story of your social impact organization in an authentic and powerful way.

Harnessing Your Mindset as a Purpose-Driven CEO - A Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

How to stop the inner chatter and “brain drama” that happens as a purpose-driven entrepreneur so you can make a bigger social impact.

The Marketing Flywheel - Digital Marketing Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Learn how to build referral customers so you can reach your income and impact goals as a purpose-driven entrepreneur using The Marketing Flywheel – an alternative to the traditional sales funnel.

How to Take Action - Tips for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

How to take more intentional actions so you reach your income and impact goals more quickly for your purpose-driven business.

Stress Management for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs Using Applied Neurology, Neuroscience and Brain Science

How to manage stress, anxiety, depression, and overwhelm using applied neurology as a female purpose-driven entrepreneur. As well as understanding why it is particularly important in the fight for social justice.

Work-Life Balance Tips for Female Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs | Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Learn how to balance your business, relationships, motherhood and more as a female purpose-driven entrepreneur. Plus, work life balance tips for entrepreneurs on burnout, stress and bringing flow to your workweek.

Podcast advice for purpose-driven entrepreneurs: Empower yourself to create a social impact in your purpose-driven business

Learn why and how empowering yourself creates a social impact. It starts with understanding that “you are an example of what is possible.”

How to Overcome Money Problems as a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur - Podcasts for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur

Have you reached the level of income you want in your purpose-driven business? Learn why you have money problems and what to do about it.

Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs on Becoming a CEO - Kris Plachy

How to make the mindset shift from solopreneur to CEO so you have a solid foundation to hire a team when it’s the right time.

How to get clear with your branding and messaging | branding tips for purpose-driven entrepreneurs

Why brand clarity is so hard during a launch or relaunch and what you can do about it to clarify your offerings and your messaging once and for all.

How to Be More Consistent in Your Purpose-Driven Business

Learn the 4 steps of marketing consistency to create more money and more impact in your purpose-driven business this year.

Eryn Eddy Interview - Storytelling Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Sit down with Eryn Eddy to learn how you can increase your self-worth and share your story in an authentic and vulnerable way.

Finally Reach Your Goals This Year for Your Purpose-Driven Business - Get Your Impact and Income Goals Done

Learn how to get your income and impact goals done as a purpose-driven entrepreneur using a process you’re going to wish you knew about years ago.

Help for Achieving Your Goals for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs - Double Your Income and Impact This Year

Finally reach your income and impact goals this year using a human-centric process that’s going to blow your mind by starting with Part 1 – Goal Creation.

Caitlin Crosby Interview The Giving Keys - The Rank & File Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

An Exclusive Interview with Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur Caitlin Crosby of The Giving Keys – on Finding Our Purpose in Imperfections and Living Our Purpose as Business Owners

Why You Can't Afford It - Money Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

“I can’t afford it” will keep you far from your money goals. Learn how to overcome this toxic entrepreneurial mindset.

The Empowered Financial Model | Episode #68

Learn the three steps of The Empowered Financial Model – so you leave fear and scarcity behind to create more growth and more impact in your purpose-driven business.

Realigning Your Business Model - Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

What to do when you have evolved, and when you are ready for your purpose-driven business to make an evolution as well, but you are held back by fear, analysis-paralysis or procrastination.

BIPOC founder on authentic storytelling as an entrepreneur

A conversation with BIPOC founder Gelaine Santiago on how to become secure in your identity as a purpose-driven entrepreneur, confident in the business model you have chosen, and ready to share your voice with your audience in an authentic way.

Mission Drift with Mariam Matin of Second Day - Rank & File Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs with Kari Enge - Episode 65

Learn what Mission Drift is and how you can use it to make a bigger social impact through your purpose-driven business.

Shine Theory with Lauren Bates of Wild Terrains - Rank & File Podcast for Female Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs with Kari Enge

Shine Theory is a concept based upon the premise, “I don’t shine if you don’t shine.” Today, we breakdown what this concept is and how purpose-driven entrepreneurs can apply it to their businesses.

Collaboration Tips for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs with Magpies and Peacocks

The yin-and-yang duo from the USA’s only nonprofit design house shares their unique, collaborative model. Perfect if you are looking for ways to grow your purpose-driven biz through partnerships.

Interview with Kohl Crecelius of Known Supply - Rank & File Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Kohl Crecelius of KNOWN SUPPLY and Krochet Kids intl. shares how tapping into our humanness helps us to create a social impact.

Recorded Coaching Session with Start-up Entrepreneur Amanda Martinez - Declutter your brand message

Be a fly on the wall during one of my coaching sessions where I help new purpose-driven founder Amanda declutter her brand message.

Mindset: The Single Most Important Thing You Can Control as an Entrepreneur - with Laura Hertz of Gifts for Good | Episode #60

Burnout, a lack of work-life balance, or simply a sense of being scattered or overwhelmed? Learn the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make related to mindset and the three simple tools to combat them.

Impact Measurement 101 with Matt Stockamp of Nisolo Shoes | Podcast Episode #59

Nisolo Shoes’ Sustainability Lead Matt Stockamp gives a 360-degree view of their Impact program — from the main pillars of their impact philosophy, to what metrics they track and more.

Crafting Your Company’s Narrative with Adam Braun | Episode #58

Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise teaches how to craft a compelling narrative for your own social good brand.

Diversity and Inclusion: The Key to Social Innovation with Sharon Vosmek of Astia | Episode #57

Learn the science behind why diversity leads to social innovation and some practical ways you can improve in this area + Rank & File’s plan for diversity and inclusion.

Do You Have Unidentified Money Mindset Issues? with Solene Pignet of Creators for Good | Episode #56

Learn the ways that money mindset issues sabotage our efforts as purpose-driven entrepreneurs and things you can do right away to start gaining a more healthy relationship with money.

Design for Development: How to Apply Design-Thinking to Your Social Good Business with Colleen Clines of Anchal Project | Episode #55

Discover how you can use design-thinking as a tool for social impact and apply Anchal Project’s 6-step design-thinking model to your own business.

How to Feel Like You're Never Selling Again with Bethany Tran of The Root Collective | Episode #54

Marketing and storytelling expert Bethany Tran sits down with Rank & File to talk all about letting go of “sales baggage” and practical steps toward feeling truly authentic with your messaging and connected with your audience.

From Prison to Promise — An Interview with Exonerated Changemaker Richard Miles | Episode #53

Richard Miles, a man wrongfully committed of murder, shares his inspirational life story that led him out of prison to help formerly incarcerated individuals re-enter into society.

The Purpose-Driven Approach to COVID-19: A Call for Turning Times of Struggle into Times of Strength | Episode #52

Three practical steps you can take during the COVID-19 pandemic to enter into a more hopeful, growth-oriented mindset for your purpose-driven business.

Pushing Hope Not Guilt | Storytelling for Your Small Business During Serious Times with Tim Scott of Mitscoots Outfitters | Episode #51

How to turn heavy conversations into messages of hope and how to encourage sales during serious times without using guilt.

Building a Community-Minded Brand with Jen Perry, Founder of Jelt Belt | Episode #50

A candid chat about what it means to be a community-minded brand from mission, vision and values to local manufacturing, partnerships and marketing.

How to Mobilize Your Greatest Tool for Social Impact with Mark Horoszowski of MovingWorlds | Episode #49

A conversation about how to spark creativity, ideas and new levels of motivation for you and your team for greater social impact.

Getting into the Room with Decision-Makers and Finding Your Zen on The Roller Coaster of Entrepreneurship | Episode #48

Meet two Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs who share, from their experience on Capitol Hill, how to get into the room with decision-makers and how to deal with the emotional ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

Becoming a “Cause Holder” with Simon Sinek | Episode #47

Sit down with visionary thinker and best-selling author, Simon Sinek, to have a conversation around what social entrepreneurs should be paying attention to as leaders, as well as what it means to become a “Cause Holder.”

How to Hire and Work Effectively with an Assistant: A Behind-the-Scenes Chat with Rank & File’s Managing Assistant Editor Amanda Martinez | Episode #46

How Rank & File hired, onboarded and trained our wonderful assistant, plus practice tips for how to manage your assistant effectively.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Rank & File Magazine’s Branding and Design Strategy with Art Director and Designer Lily Garcia | Episode #45

The secret to Rank & File Magazine’s incredible branding and design, plus tips for how to uplevel your branding even if you are DIY’ing your brand.

Re-Release: Start Your Year Off Right Using Human-Centric Goals with Claire Diaz-Ortiz | Episode #44

Twitter’s Former Head of Corporate Social Innovation, Claire Diaz-Ortiz, on everything from valuable lessons on approaching startup-life to her goal-setting philosophy and juggling work with motherhood.

My Maternity Leave at Rank & File | Episode #43

The five lessons I learned while on my five-month maternity leave that made me a more effective mom and purpose-driven entrepreneur

Building Sales and Impact Despite the Season with MPOWERD® | Episode #42

Sales growth strategies for businesses that want their product in big retail outlets like Target, from a purpose-driven company whose already doing it.

How to Approach Seasonal Promotions and Discounts the Ethical Way with Cayley Pater of Made Trade | Episode # 41

The smart, but ethical way, to give discounts and promotions to your customers even when you are selling products that are funding social impact programs.

Conscious Consumers: How to Market to Them as a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur

An entrepreneur, specializing in helping purpose-driven brands sell their ethical products to conscious consumers, shares his marketing knowledge with you.

Interview with Social Entrepreneur Davis Smith of Cotopaxi for Online Business Tips

The founder and CEO behind your favorite outdoor gear brand, Cotopaxi, shares the mindsets, practices and strategies behind how they’ve grown and created an impact around the world.

Raising Capital the Human Way with Keith Ippel of Spring

If you’ve been turned off by the idea of raising capital because of intimidating men in suits judging you, this article gives you a much more human approach for you to consider.

Business-Minded Philanthropy with Becky Straw of The Adventure Project | Episode #37

Learn how to effectively run a nonprofit purpose-driven business from the woman who helped launch charity:water – from funding and finances to programs and partnerships.

Building Founder Financial Literacy with Stephanie Skryzowski | Episode #36

What you do and don’t need to know from a financial perspective for your business, the three reports you must have, and the financial details you need to pay attention to.

Radical Transparency with Barrett Ward, Founder and CEO of ABLE | Episode #35

Why choosing radical transparency as a purpose-driven founder is the right thing to do, and why it works. Plus, behind-the-scenes business advice from the founder and CEO of ABLE.

Give Yourself Maternity Leave | Episode #34

How I pre-planned for maternity leave so you can prepare your business too for whenever you want to step away for a period of time.

Overcoming unhelpful nonprofit mindsets as purpose-driven entrepreneurs

Identify unhelpful nonprofit mindsets and learn how to overcome them for a more effective purpose-driven business

How to Create a Customer Journey

A mini crash course on how to create an amazing customer journey for your purpose-driven business

Elevate your Purpose-Driven Product to Art-Status

Hear from a creative, purpose-driven entrepreneur who got her artisan’s products in museums around the world + How you can elevate your products to art-status too.

Upgrading Your Branding - For Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

How to uplevel your branding and package your products and services well, so it exudes quality.

Social Impact Storytelling with Ehren Seeland of Hecho

Learn how to respectfully tell your company social impact story while honoring everyone involved.

Building Your Brand Story - Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

How to get started on building an inspiring brand story for your purpose-driven business that will move people to take action.

Storytelling with Angie Lau - The Rank & File Podcast for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Sit down with news anchor legend Angie Lau for a masterclass in the art of authentic storytelling for your purpose-driven business.

When People Question Your Values - Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs on the Rank & File Podcast

Company values for purpose-driven businesses are easy to follow when they’re clearly “black or white,” but what happens when we run across gray areas? I’ll share my perspective from first-hand experience in this behind-the-scenes episode.

Overcome Negative Self-Talk as a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur - Advice for Female Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs on the Rank & File Podcast

How to overcome negative talk so that you can move your purpose-driven businesses forward in a more effective and personally fulfilling way.

How to Create Your Company Values - Advice for Purpose-Driven Businesses

Learn how to create powerful company values for your purpose-driven business.

Interview with Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal

Exclusive interview with Miki Agrawal, the serial entrepreneur behind THINX and TUSHY, on how to be disruptive just by being you.

How to Avoid Content Overload as a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur

How to avoid content overload as you learning new skills for your business, so you can learn more like a CEO instead of a binge-beginner.

Jessica Honegger Advice for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

Jessica Honegger of Noonday Collection shares what the Long-Line Philosophy is, why it hurts women, and how to overcome it.

Business Model Advice for Female Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

The biggest mistakes that female purpose-driven entrepreneurs with their business models + how to overcome it.

Purpose-driven founder Lauren Petersen on building a better business model to achieve a social impact, smoothing out cashflow with revenue streams, social media and more…

How to Craft a Compelling Message for Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs

How to craft a compelling message that connect with your audience and moves them to take action using the Value Proposition tool from the Business Model Canvas.

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur Claire Pettibone of Madison Grace shares what being ‘half-baked’ in business means and how to overcome it.

How to fill in the sales and marketing channels on your business model canvas so you can grow your social good business as a purpose-driven entrepreneur.

Exclusive interview with Reese Fernandez-Ruiz of Rags2Riches on building a financially sustainable social enterprise: revenue streams, cashflow, funding and more.

India-based social entrepreneur Melody Murray shares what Purposeful Inefficiency is and how you can use it to build a financially-sustainable, purpose-driven business.

How to ditch the traditional “business as usual” approach to organizational structures and management systems for modern, purpose-driven teams.

An inspirational interview with China-based Meredith Toering of Morning Star on the fight for love and life by healing the broken hearts of children.

Learn three mindsets and practices from sustainable farming that you can apply to your purpose-driven business to grow more effectively.

Step inside the incredible journey of a man who escaped life as a child soldier and refugee to co-founder and changemaker.

The Russell Family calls in from Rwanda to talk about creating a social impact from wherever you are in the world.

Banks Benitez the CEO of Uncharted (formerly the Unreasonable Institute) shares his wisdom for using models, metrics, and culture inside a social impact business.

This behind-the-scenes interview from the ‘New Breed’ Documentary shoot with social enterprise Bureo – who shares how to stick to your mission and shift into greater impact when the business experiences slow growth in the beginning.

Kari Enge shares the behind-the-scenes of making of the Social Impact Special Edition issue of Rank & File Magazine.

A serial-turned-social entrepreneur shares his transformative travel experience, and how we can all continue to weave impact travel into our busy lives as purpose-driven entrepreneurs.

How to stop hustling for the wrong reasons, to get clarity on moving forward without overwhelm, and to objectively look at your to-do lists.

How to shift your mindset to more effectively analyze ideas and opportunities for your purpose-driven business, as well as putting processes between yourself and decisions so you can confidently say “yes” and “no.”

How to set goals and achieve them in a human-centric way for your social good business with the help of social enterprise advisor and author Claire Diaz-Ortiz.

Let’s peel back all the layers and all the hype to build a more human-centric mindset around goal setting that actually works to make us more successful as purpose-driven entrepreneurs.

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Align your work with your purpose-driven values and contribute to a flourishing world by learning from the social entrepreneurs you admire most.

MINDSET

Bust limiting beliefs, improve your mental and emotional health and manage your mind for success with the help of the latest psychology and brain science.

STRATEGY

Certified coach Kari Enge teaches simplified yet powerful business strategies that will grow your impact and your bottom-line at the same time.

STRUCTURE

Ditch the hustle, get into a flow and manage your time so you can create space for your creative ambitions while living the fulfilling personal life you desire.

MONEY

Improve your relationship with money, build wealth, and learn how to manage your dollars so it brings more freedom and abundance into your life.