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.
The following is a conversation between Angeline Murimirwa, the CEO of CAMFED, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.
The following is a conversation between Kian Gohar, CEO of Geolab & Co-author of Competing in the New World of Work: How Radical Adaptability Separates the Best from the Rest, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.
A decade ago, building an open access picture of global fishing activity was out of reach. But thanks to advances in satellite technology and machine learning, Global Fishing Watch is now making it a reality.
Navigating the Intersection of Technology and Social Change: A Conversation with Jim Fruchterman, CEO of Tech Matters
There are many tech people who want to do good for the world, and Tech Matters is the organization that builds the bridges they need to do the most good. The organization helps social change leaders understand what tech can and can’t do, and builds the tech solutions behind solving a social problem. And here to tell us more about this work is Jim Fruchterman, the founder and CEO of Tech Matters.
Blair Epstein is a partner in McKinsey & Company, San Francisco office. Her work focuses on delivering organizational change from strategy to execution, including cultural change, top team effectiveness, leadership development, performance management, and continuous improvement. The kind of work that she and others at McKinsey do has been captured in the much-acclaimed book written by a trio of her colleagues titled CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest.
For ages, global corporations have been lecturing small organizations and not-for-profits on how to get things done. As it turns out, it may have been better if it was the other way around. Many small organizations, such as those dedicated to social action, have made an art form out of subverting the status quo and prove themselves adept at achieving massive wins with minimal resources.
My next guest argues that true cultural engagement is the most powerful vehicle for influencing behavior. If you want to get people to move, you must first understand the underlying cultural forces that make them tick.
In a world marked by swift change and uncertainty, conventional approaches to strategy and problem solving are proving inadequate. With industries in constant flux, standard planning processes are often ineffective, leaving many organizations in a state of paralysis or making hasty, risky decisions.
My next guest has dedicated her life to providing a safe, inclusive learning environment for Afghan girls, fostering cross-cultural understanding, and empowering the next generation of female leaders in the face of unimaginable adversity.