DO GOOD X PODCAST

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About The Hosts

Kimberly R. Daniel

Kimberly R. Daniel catalyzes entrepreneurs and organizations to do good. She is co-founder and project director of DO GOOD X, a community that provides programs and support for faith-driven social entrepreneurs whose businesses focus on positive Change.

Kimberly also helps purpose-driven organizations clarify and design compelling brand and communication strategies. With over 15 years of experience developing and leading communications efforts, it is her commitment to produce effective processes and create authentic, “sticky” brands that are community-centered.

In addition, Kimberly has nearly 10 years of experience as a certified life coach and has facilitated workshops, spoken to communities, and written about innovation and entrepreneurship centered on social impact. She is co-author of A Way Out of No Way: An Approach to Christian Innovation (2021).

In any aspect of her work, she is deeply passionate about purpose, meaning, and the common good.

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Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis is the president of the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) and creator and co-founder of DO GOOD X, a community that provides programs and support for faith-driven social entrepreneurs whose businesses focus on positive change.

He is an organizational change strategist and a leadership development specialist, focused on inspiring the next generation of faith-inspired leaders and entrepreneurs to live and work on purpose. Stephen is the co-author of Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose (2020) and A Way Out of No Way: An Approach to Christian Innovation (2021).

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Recent Podcast

Ep. 14 Entrepreneurial Success and Partnership: Jermail Shelton on Building Just Add Honey

Ep. 14 Entrepreneurial Success and Partnership: Jermail Shelton on Building Just Add Honey

Welcome to the DO GOOD X podcast, hosted by Kimberly R. Daniel and Stephen Lewis. In this episode, we are delighted to welcome Jermail Shelton, co-owner of Just Add Honey, a charming tea shop and online business he runs with his wife, Brandi. Jermail shares how they started their business, which was driven by Brandi's passion for tea blending. He delves into the qualities that contribute to entrepreneurial success and provides insights into the dynamic of working closely with a spouse. As a dedicated mentor, Jermail discusses the key factors that foster a successful mentor-mentee relationship. Join us for a rich conversation filled with entrepreneurial wisdom and personal reflections. Today’s episode will inspire you.

Ep. 13 Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success: Strategies and Pitfalls

Ep. 13 Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success: Strategies and Pitfalls

Welcome to another insightful episode of the DO GOOD X podcast, where hosts Kimberly Daniel and Stephen Lewis delve into the essential question: what sets successful entrepreneurs apart? Join them as they dissect the factors contributing to entrepreneurial success, offering proven strategies and highlighting common pitfalls in building a thriving, scalable business. Whether you're already on your entrepreneurial journey or contemplating taking the leap, Kimberly and Stephen's expertise will guide you through the complexities of entrepreneurship. Be sure to visit their website for a self-paced course designed to help you assess your readiness to embark on this exciting endeavor.

Ep. 12 Bridging the Wealth Gap: Insights from Ray’Chel Wilson

Ep. 12 Bridging the Wealth Gap: Insights from Ray’Chel Wilson

Welcome to another inspiring episode of DO GOOD X. It’s our privilege to host Ray'Chel Wilson, founder of Raise the Bar Investments and ForOurLastNames, a technology company that transforms the way financial professionals do lead generation & how wealth builders heal financial trauma. Ray’Chel’s workbooks and personalized curriculum have helped minorities bridge the wealth gap, making her a pivotal figure in economic education. Listeners will gain valuable tips from Ray'Chel on raising capital and will learn about accessible resources funded by tax dollars. She will also reflect on the most significant advice she has received, her faith’s crucial role in her journey, and the guiding principles behind her work.

In the Mystery Segment, Kimberly and Stephen will delve into the mindset necessary for positioning oneself for financial success, providing a thought-provoking conclusion to this enriching episode. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from one of the leading voices in economic empowerment and education.

Ep. 11 Nipun Mehta on Leadership, Joy, and Grace

Ep. 11 Nipun Mehta on Leadership, Joy, and Grace

In this episode of DO GOOD X, we are thrilled to continue our conversation with Nipun Mehta, a distinguished speaker and writer who is celebrated for his dedication to values such as generosity, compassion, and personal growth. If you missed our first interview with Nipun, we highly recommend listening to episode 10 in addition to today's insightful discussion. Nipun shares his thoughts on the legacy he aims to leave and the key factors he attributes to his success. He also highlights the role of meditation in maintaining his balance. We hope Nipun's story and lifestyle inspire and encourage you.

Ep. 10 Nipun Mehta: Inspiring Generosity and Compassion

Ep. 10 Nipun Mehta: Inspiring Generosity and Compassion

Today on the DO GOOD X podcast, we're excited to host Nipun Mehta, a prominent speaker renowned for championing values like generosity, compassion, and personal growth. Nipun shares the pivotal moment in his youth that inspired him to found ServiceSpace, a platform centered on community, volunteerism, and love-driven action without paid staff or traditional fundraising. His impact has resonated with millions, challenging conventional views on success and happiness. Join us as we delve into Nipun's journey, his profound insights on leading a meaningful life, and the transformative power of small acts of kindness in our modern world.

Ep. 9 Faith, Vision, and Impact: William McNeely’s Journey to Do Greater

Ep. 9 Faith, Vision, and Impact: William McNeely’s Journey to Do Greater

In this episode of DO GOOD X, we're thrilled to delve deeper into our conversation with William McNeely, an entrepreneurial visionary and the founder of Do Greater, Inc. William shares insights gained from a pivotal failure and how it shaped his journey. He also emphasizes faith's role in guiding significant decisions and everyday choices, highlighting the necessity of faith in all endeavors. Additionally, William discusses the lasting impact he envisions Do Greater will have in the Charlotte area, offering a glimpse into its future legacy. This episode is not to be missed, as William's determination to turn ideas into reality, even against skepticism, is truly inspiring. We highly recommend listening to our latest episode if you still need to catch up on our initial interview with William.

Ep 8  From Health Challenge to Creative Catalyst: William McNeely’s Mission to Do Greater

Ep 8 From Health Challenge to Creative Catalyst: William McNeely’s Mission to Do Greater

Do you need some inspiration today? You are in the right space. Today on the DO GOOD X Podcast, we are thrilled to welcome William McNeely, entrepreneur and visionary founder of Do Greater, Inc. As a non-profit executive, William is mission-oriented with his Creative Lab platform, which equips youth and adults with critical design thinking, digital creativity, and entrepreneurship skills to transform Charlotte's six corridors of opportunity. His personal story is one of extraordinary resilience, highlighted by his recovery from a double lung transplant. William discusses how this health crisis inspired him to create Do Greater, Inc. and the challenges and rewards of this venture in the greater Charlotte area. Join us as he shares his journey and the driving force of purpose behind moving ideas into action, even when others say it can't be done. Join us for this inspiring episode you won't want to miss!

Ep. 7  Building Success: Jay Johnson’s Journey from College Prep U to Prep Intel

Ep. 7 Building Success: Jay Johnson’s Journey from College Prep U to Prep Intel

In this episode of DO GOOD X, we are excited to share additional insights from our conversation with Jay Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of Prep Intel and Founder of College Prep U. Jay delves into the journey of launching his second venture, Prep Intel, describing a slower-than-anticipated start. However, by heeding advice from his team and conducting thorough research, College Prep U became stronger than ever, positioning Jay to invest his time and talent into Prep Intel. Jay offers valuable advice to anyone desiring to begin a second entrepreneurial venture, showcasing the intelligence and determination that have driven his success. If you missed our initial interview with Jay, do yourself a favor and check out that episode. Don’t miss Jay’s insight and advice.

Ep. 6 Faith and Fortitude: The Journey of Jay Johnson

Ep. 6 Faith and Fortitude: The Journey of Jay Johnson

Welcome to the latest episode of the DO GOOD X Podcast! In this episode, we are joined by Jay Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of Prep Intel, as well as the Founder of College Prep U. Jay takes us on a journey of faith and entrepreneurship, revealing how his deep-rooted beliefs propelled him to take risks and pursue his entrepreneurial dreams. With a blend of faith and diligence, Jay shares the inception stories of Prep Intel and College Prep U, highlighting the careful planning and hard work that went into their creation. As we delve into Jay's experiences, he offers insightful advice peppered with witty quips, showcasing the intelligence and grit that have fueled his success. Join us as Jay shares how his faith has been a guiding force in his entrepreneurial journey, leading to the growth and prosperity of his ventures.