Episode: Ron Klabunde — 3.5MM Meals Created to Help 170K Children While Mobilizing 65K People On A Mission to End Childhood Hunger — The Emotional Roller Coaster of Growing a Non-Profit


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Ron Klabunde — 3.5MM Meals Created to Help 170K Children While Mobilizing 65K People On A Mission to End Childhood Hunger — The Emotional Roller Coaster of Growing a Non-Profit

Welcome to the Conscious Creators Show; where through intimate and insightful interviews with authors, actors, musicians, entrepreneurs and other podcasters, you'll learn tools and tactics to 10x your creativity and strategies to grow and monetize your audience.

On today’s episode, we have Ron Klabunde, the Founder & CEO of Generosity Feeds.

It's hard to think of a worse experience than losing a job. Even if you're young, and the stakes aren't as high, it's still terrifying to feel like you've lost control of your life.

You can drive yourself crazy thinking about all the "what ifs". What if you can't find another job? And on top of all that, what if you came to the realization that it was your own arrogance that put you in that position in the first place? What would you do?

But his story doesn't start there. At one particularly low point, Ron found himself at rock bottom with nowhere to go. But instead of giving up, he used his experiences to become a force for change in the world.

But deciding to change doesn't mean all the problems disappear. Despite his drive and desire to do good, founding a non-profit wasn't easy. And Ron describes growing Generosity Feeds as an emotional roller coaster, and something that took everything he had to give.

In today's episode, Ron talks about that emotional journey, how he got through the darkest moments, and the one thing that lead him to start Generosity Feeds in the first place. 

 

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Episode Highlights: 

  • Why you should hire employees better than yourself.
  • How to help your team play to their strengths.
  • How non-profit and for-profit companies can work together toward mutual benefit.
  • Why generosity is the new gold standard.
  • The hard, yet rewarding, effort it takes to do work that matters and have an impact. 

 

Tweetable Quotes:

 

"What I discovered is that my pain was able to help other people heal from their own stories and I could become far more real with people." @GenerosityFeeds 

 

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  2. Thank our guest and let them know what you thought of today’s episode — send an email directly to Ron and Sachit at ron@replenishfoundation.org and sachit@platformsmedia.com 
  3. Head on over to Creators.Show to get new episodes, exclusive guides like our guide on “How to Connect With Busy Influencers”, partner deals and additional bonuses.

 



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