Mission Driven Podcast

Mission Driven Entrepreneurship Podcast

If you are a mission driven entrepreneur, looking to start an organization, build stable cash flow, better manage your team, or drive the scale of impact, then we’d like to invite you to join our upcoming “Founder” series.

A series where Tom Stader, Founder of The Library Project and myself, Founder of Collective Responsibility and HandsOn China, speak through the lessons they have learned building organizations, profit and non, over the last 15 years.

We have built the series around 10 critical areas of starting, and scaling, an organization, and through these hour long conversations, we hope will not only engage and inspire you, but provide insights and tools that will help you move your mission forward.

Schedule of Conversations:

April 15: Getting Starting
April 22: Your First Program, Product, or Service
April 29: Profit Vs. Non-profit

May 6: Funding & Managing Cash Flow
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May 13: Building & Managing Teams
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May 20: Marketing and Communications
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May 27: Building Your First Board
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June 3: Going to Scale
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June 10: Defining, Measuring, and Celebrating Success
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June 17: Founder Wellness
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If interested in joining, please follow us on clubhouse (@missiondriven), or on LinkedIn and Facebook, where we will post Zoom links for everyone to join in.

We look forward to engaging with you, and if there is a topic you'd like to discuss, or a question you’d like answered, feel free to reach out in the comments section below, email, or throw your hand up during one of the sessions!

Inclusive Business

Scaling an Inclusive Business in China | Marina Kalnitski, Inclusion Factory

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Marina Kalnitski about the work that she and her colleagues are doing at the Inclusion Factory to build an inclusive business that employees more than 50 individuals with intellectual disabilities work in a factory that produces high precision auto and electrical components.

As you will see in this interview, Marina is a passionate leader who loves her work, the team she works with, and she has big ideas for how to scale the mission of this organization.


About the Entrepreneurs For Good Series:

Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that are faced within the region to learn more about their vision, the opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome.

It is a series that we hope will not only engage and inspire you, but catalyze you and your organizations into action. To identify a challenge that is tangible, and build a business model (profit or non) that brings a solution to the market

About Maria:

Marina Kalnitski is a social activist focusing on the empowerment of individuals with disabilities through education, skills development, and occupation.

She specializes in projects that are focusing on the inclusion of the "others" back into society. Marina is co-managing the first industrial workshop in China which provides respectful and dignified employment for people with intellectual and mental disabilities.

Follow Marina:

Website: https://www.inclusion-factory.com/en/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marina-kalnitski
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnwUyK_mfMiKSWSIunRi1bg

About Rich:

Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, Richard Brubaker has spent the last 15 years in Asia working to engage, inspire, and equip those around him to take their first step.

Acting as a catalyst to driving sustainability, Brubaker works with government, corporate, academic and non-profit stakeholders to bring together knowledge, teams, and tools that develop and execute their business case for sustainability.

Follow Rich:

Website: http://www.richbrubaker.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rich.brubaker
LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richbrubaker Instagram: https://instagram.com/richbrubaker
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/richbrubaker

Contact Rich:

[email protected]