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58 - Season 3 premier & trailer

Doing (good) Business

Release Date: 09/14/2020

88 - Kirsten Tobey, Chief Impact Officer of Revolution Foods show art 88 - Kirsten Tobey, Chief Impact Officer of Revolution Foods

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42 million Americans are food insecure (1 in 8 Americans, 1 in 6 kids in America). Kirsten Tobey co-founded to impact that.  Food security is a driver for the economy, as well as a force for good for community wellness, and it’s clear that Revolution Foods (a B Corp and Public Benefit Corp) is doing good business - in 15 states and counting! Hear about their Impact metrics, both internal and external:  -internal - diversity, employment factors, job creation  -external - % kids served qualify for free lunch, etc. When your team has values alignment + diverse leadership &...

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87 - Shannon Goldberg on Obsessive Reusing show art 87 - Shannon Goldberg on Obsessive Reusing

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Plastic is a huge problem in every market, and is taking it on in the cosmetics market. Founded after being laid off during the pandemic, is a beauty company whose products are 100% reusable, 100% recyclable, 100% certified carbon neutral, and 100% gorgeous! We talk with the founder, who refers to herself as the Chief Zero Waste Officer, about how IZZY is not only disrupting the beauty industry, but is using business to make the world better.  At a time when we’re rapidly approaching plastic and fish being at a 1:1 ratio in the ocean, everyone has a part - and how you show is a bit...

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86 - Don Finley on DAOs, business, and spirituality show art 86 - Don Finley on DAOs, business, and spirituality

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Don Finley is an entrepreneur who, through his own journey (which includes climbing Kilimanjaro and an impromptu trip to Peru), has blended spirituality and business. Founder of and now , Don explains complicated concepts like DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) to us, with his wonderful storytelling ability.  Our favorite moments include: “Building a business is one of the best exercises in self development” “Things were looking great on paper and I was somewhat miserable…this is everything I have ever asked for …and at the same time I really want off this train”...

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85 - A surprisingly good business! show art 85 - A surprisingly good business!

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Life insurance can be good business? It sure can! Meet Carey Earle, President of - not your grandparents’ life insurance company. Learn about Bluestone - they’re a , , AND member (!); how Carey’s personal values overlap with Bluestone’s, and how she prioritized those values when finding her next career move (and ended up at a company whose mission includes protecting community and planet).  Throw in a couple of great quotes: “Education is expensive, no matter how you get it.”  – Ernest Leigh Earle, Carey’s grandfather, a Vermont dairy farmer and sage ...

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Did you know that service hours, either in companies, or in the community (think about HS and college folks) are not tracked in any standardized way? Today’s guest knew that, and created an App to solve that problem! In honor of National Volunteer Month (thanks, Kelly!), we’re happy to introduce you to Nicole, Sdao, the founder of - the FitBit for altruism! Things we loved: Employees who participate in their own volunteering, are more engaged at work A 100% no is better than a 50% yes Standardizing the service hours folks complete help make college admissions more equitable than the...

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83 - Love as a Biz Strategy BOOK GIVEAWAY! show art 83 - Love as a Biz Strategy BOOK GIVEAWAY!

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Thanks so much to Mohammad Anwar and Frank Danna for sending us autographed copies of Love as a Business Strategy, to gift to 2 lucky listeners! To enter, do these 3 easy things: Follow on or (or both if you really LOVE us!) Leave us a rating & review of the podcast on whatever podcast app you use to listen to us (unless you don't love us!) A We will accept entries until the end of April, and then select a winner and announce in early May!  You'll be notified via email and announced in our early May podcast episode. Grab a pen and paper to get started on making love your business...

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82 - No Mud, No Lotus show art 82 - No Mud, No Lotus

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The beautiful Lotus   What if the most beautiful businesses come from the most challenging times?  The certainly exemplified that. Lotus flowers are a spiritual symbol of resilience, and Kelly reminds us of the 4Cs of resilence: be curious, creative, compassionate, confident.  Hat tip to for the idea for this episode! Curious about some more after the mud? Listen in as we share stories from: And others who are designed to give back:  

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81 - Love as a Business Strategy show art 81 - Love as a Business Strategy

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What happens when your company is in financial trouble, needs to do a significant layoff, and everyone is struggling? You put love at the center, of course! Sound crazy? Not to us. D(g)B welcomes Mohammad Anwar & Frank Danna of , and now . Oh, and they also wrote a book about Listen to hear: How love took the company from the brink of financial failure to thriving, and launched a 2nd company, and a book! How sports, and 1 football game in particular, lead Mohammad to completely change into a culture of love The changes with the biggest impact were the smallest things like bringing a coffee...

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80 - Return on Energy show art 80 - Return on Energy

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Welcome to a very special episode of Doing (good) Business! In honor of Kelly's love of the Deathbed Confessions podcast, we bring you Doing (good) Business ala true crime! We've got a great story, a juicy plot, a heroine, and a whole lot of good business. Join us and have some fun! Links mentioned:    

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79 - Awareness, stakeholder capitalism, and love show art 79 - Awareness, stakeholder capitalism, and love

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“Stakeholder capitalism is not about politics. It is not a social or ideological agenda. It is not ‘woke,’” Fink said. “It is capitalism, driven by mutually beneficial relationships between you and the employees, customers, suppliers, and communities your company relies on to prosper. This is the power of capitalism.” "Employees need to understand and connect with your purpose; and when they do, they can be your staunchest advocates." Kelly and Lara dive into . We talk shareholders versus stakeholders - Lara gets them confused, and then we do what we do on D(g)B, and we dig in and...

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