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Today we have Jake Kloberdanz coFounder and CEO of One Hope, a brand with a mission to serve the world. The company started with an award-winning wine brand and has since expanded into gourmet coffee and other gifts. They have gone from 0 to selling over 750,000 bottles a year since its inception. On the serving the world side of things, One Hope has donated more than $2M to date, helping to provide over 1.1 million meals to people in need, plant 56,000 trees, and much more.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:05] Jeremy’s introduction to his guest to Jake Kloberdanz.
  • [5:00] The beginning of Jake’s journey to connect business with social good.
  • [8:30] Jake talks about his mom’s influence on his journey.
  • [12:30] What did Jake want to do when he was younger?
  • [15:00] The beginnings of One Hope Wine.
  • [23:00] Jake tells the story of recruiting a team for One Hope Wine.
  • [28:30] Building the One Hope Wine brand.
  • [33:00] What is Via One Hope?

In this episode…

What if you could drink a glass of wine and know that with each sip you’ve caused a positive impact on the world? Does that sound crazy to you? Jake Kloberdanz and his team at One Hope Wine got that reaction a lot when they first started out, in fact sometimes they still get that response. But creating a positive impact is what One Hope Wine is all about. Jake and his team want to see social good brought about through their business efforts. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear as Jake tells the story of how he started One Hope Wine and how it’s mission to create a positive impact is gaining momentum and resonating with people all over the world. You don’t want to miss this fascinating and encouraging episode!

What does being held to a high standard do for you? Do you thrive in that type of environment or does it drive you crazy? What would it look like for your company to create a culture of excellence and a quality work ethic? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Jake Kloberdanz shares how he got started in the wine industry working at Gallo. From that positive experience, Jake was able to take away key insights and lessons that would help him go on to create his company, One Hope Wine. He was primarily impressed and influenced by the culture of holding employees to a high standard of excellence and a consistent work ethic, those are qualities that he brought with him into his new endeavor. If you’d like to hear Jake share more about his time working at Gallo and the lessons he’s learned along the way, make sure to catch this episode!

Who has made the biggest impact in your life? Do you look back to a particular point in time that they made that impact or has is been an ongoing continual presence in your life? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader Jake Kloberdanz as he shares the impact his mother has had on this journey toward success. Because Jake grew up with an entrepreneurial mother and two sisters he started off with a very positive and egalitarian view of women and their place in the world. This has translated to the environment that he’s building with One Hope Wine. Jake pointed to the example of his mother as having a huge impact on his journey as an entrepreneur. If you’d like to hear more about Jake and One Hope Wine’s story, listen to this episode!

Can you imagine getting recruited to sell a product that could help change the world? What would that pitch look like? What would it mean for you to know that your sales and marketing efforts could help bring someone the shelter, water, food, or medicine they need to live? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from cause entrepreneur and business leader, Jake Kloberdanz as he tells the story about gathering his team to start One Hope Wine. Jake’s offer resonated with his prospective team and they jumped in and were thrilled to join a cause, a brand with a mission that was dedicated to making a positive impact on the world and those in need. If you’d like to hear more about Jake’s journey, make sure to catch this episode!

The marketplace is changing and companies that want to keep a competitive edge have to adapt. This approach helped share Jake Kloberdanz’s approach as he built One Hope Wine. Not only are Jake and his team connecting with a new generation of consumers who appreciate a brand that provides a positive impact, they are also creating avenues for other cause entrepreneurs to get in on the process. To hear all about One Hope Wine’s amazing program called Via One Hope, make sure to listen to this episode of Inspired Insider to catch all the details. You don’t want to miss it!


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