GUEST INTERVIEWS

The Business of Giving podcast by Denver Frederick aims to spread the word on social good by featuring the largest and greatest nonprofit organizations in the US. Denver interviews CEOs of nonprofits talking about how their organizations help the world a better place.

Why Radical Self-Inquiry is Critical to Professional Success and Healthy Relationships

Why Radical Self-Inquiry is Critical to Professional Success and Healthy Relationships

Executive Coach Jerry Colonna believes leaders need to engage in radical self-inquiry,  which builds the maturity required for leaders to lift up others and not just themselves. His book, Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up has served as a guide and inspiration for many to cut through their own delusions so they can figure out who they really are and what they want. And he is with us now.

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The Jed Foundation Responds to Mental Health Issues of Youth During Pandemic

The Jed Foundation Responds to Mental Health Issues of Youth During Pandemic

The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. This is an issue that has become far more urgent during the current pandemic. What exactly has been the impact of this extended lockdown? And how has Jed responded to better serve young people? Here to discuss that, it’s a pleasure to have with us, John MacPhee, the executive director and CEO of The Jed Foundation.

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Judith Rodin on Making Money Moral

Judith Rodin on Making Money Moral

Impact investing has been around for nearly 15 years now, but how and where did that term get hatched? The answer would be at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center back in 2007. And the woman at the founding, who has led and transformed two global institutions as the president of the University of Pennsylvania and the aforementioned Rockefeller Foundation is with us now. She is Dr. Judith Rodin, who has co-authored a wonderful new book on impact and sustainable investing and the revolution titled Making Money Moral: How a New Wave of Visionaries is Linking Purpose and Profit. 

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How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders

How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders

The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked the inequitable design of many of society’s systems. In fact, there may have been more discussion about systems change in the past year than there’s been in the past decade. But what problems require a systems change approach? Who does the work, and how does that work get funded? These questions were addressed in a recent paper issued by The Bridgespan Group titled “How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders.” And it’s a pleasure to have with us one of its co-authors and a partner at The Bridgespan Group, Lija Farnham. 

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The Great Reset: Seizing Opportunity From the Shock Inflicted by COVID-19

The Great Reset: Seizing Opportunity From the Shock Inflicted by COVID-19

Thierry Malleret is the co-founder and principal author of the Monthly Barometer, a highly respected analytical and predictive newsletter on macro issues for high-level decision-makers. He is also the co-author of the much-talked-about book, COVID-19: The Great Reset. And it’s a pleasure to have him with us now.

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How Philanthropists Can Get Out of Their Own Way and Create Transformative Change

How Philanthropists Can Get Out of Their Own Way and Create Transformative Change

Many of the assumptions and norms we have relied on have been challenged significantly over the past year. Philanthropy and the way giving is done is no exception. As new practices are being established, I thought it would be important to hear from an expert in the field who can tell us what’s emerging and how philanthropy is likely to change in the years ahead. She is Kris Putnam-Walkerly, the author of Delusional Altruism: Why Philanthropists Fail to Achieve Change and What They Can Do to Transform Giving. 

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Social Purpose Done Right

Social Purpose Done Right

For some 40 years, social impact pioneer Carol Cone, the founder and CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE, has helped companies discover their purpose beyond profit. Now, it’s an issue that everyone understands the importance of, and Carol’s expertise and know-how about it are invaluable. And she is here with us now to share some of her insights. 

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