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Hey, Business Leaders, Stop Doing Nothing and Start Working With Purpose

Kristy O’Leary of Decade Impact Is Leading The Way As A B Corp Early Adopter

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In This Episode

Sometimes there are people in your life that grow with you as you explore and find your path. Kristy O’Leary is not just one of those people for Greg, but for our podcast, as a frequent guest we love to catch up with. And catching up with Kristy means hearing all about how she is helping to lead the way in getting businesses to stop making excuses, better understand what doing business with purpose means, and help them achieve their B Corp Status.

Episode Breakdown

First 10 Minutes
We re-introduce our guest, friend and returning podcast guest Kristy O’LearyO’Leary. Greg explains the background and connections with Hemmings House and how Kristy helped Hemmings House become a B Corp. Kristy explains the Get to 80 program that her business runs to help companies successfully go through the B Corp assessment. 

10 Minutes – 20 Minutes
Dave makes sure we remember our audience and asks Greg and Kristy to explain B Corp’sCorp’s role and what its all about. Kristy talks us through how she supports businesses and the impact that B Corp and its purpose in your business can have. 

20 Minutes – 30 Minutes 
The group talks about how B Corps can have impacts and areas to be careful of overlooking. We hear about Hemmings House’sHouse’s focus, and Kristy explains “Greenwashing” for us. Kristy explains two gifts of COVID that are coming out. The first being that people want to buy local and support their local communities. The second is that the world shut down in 2 weeks, so everything is possible, and there’s no more excuse that certain things aren’t possible because of the system. 

30 Minutes – 40 Minutes
Greg and Kristy talk about the podcast they almost started until Greg lost the recording. The group discusses having an edge but still understanding that people come from different places and need to know where someone is coming from. 

40 Minutes – 47 Minutes
The gang compares the west coast and east coast lifestyles. 

Kristy O'Leary

Kristy O'Leary

Co-Founder, Decade Impact

Kristy is a multidisciplinary systems thinker with an innate ability to identify leading edge entrepreneurs and align them with untapped opportunities to drive breakthrough change. She was raised in an entrepreneurial family, attained a unique education in both fine arts and political theory, and is a natural facilitator. Her passion and purpose have coalesced around empowering entrepreneurs to affect positive social, environmental and economic change. With more than a decade of impact design under her belt she is a veteran in THIS space and is uniquely positioned to translate how todays ideas become tomorrows impact.

About Decade Impact

Decade is an impact consulting firm with a focus on Impact Strategy and Activation for a world on fire. With the mission to leave the world better than we found it through impactful business, Decade spots operational levers that can create change. Leading with the B Corp Impact Assessment coupled with the Design Thinking methodology, Decade guides its clients through workshops that engage, educate and excite. This process ensures companies and its employees are ready to be change-makers both at work and at home.