The Give to Profit Podcast
By Alisoun Mackenzie: Author, Speaker & Business Mentor
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Tune in every week for inspirational insights, tips, and stories from successful business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are doing good in the world. Alisoun Mackenzie and her guests share fascinating discussions with the intention these will empower you to develop a profitable and meaningful business that is a force for good.
||CleanE034 - Technology Makes Business Giving Easier with Iskren Kulev||New software apps are making it easier for individuals and businesses to donate to charities and to know the difference their donations are making. In this episode I interview the founder of one of these companies, Iskren Kulev from Kindlink,...||6 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE033 - Redefining the Role of Business with Bruce Walker||Bruce Walker, Co-Founder of Future X, has been Redefining the Role of Business since embarking upon his entrepreneurial journey while at school. Tune in to discover how we can all learn from the innovation and innocence youth plus how...||18 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE032 - Doing Well by Doing Good with Danny Witter||Technology is making it easier for small businesses to embed fundraising and activities into every day business activities. In this episode I interview Danny Witter from Work for Good that makes it easy and compelling for small...||4 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Does Your Business Stand For?||Increasingly doing good is no longer good enough when it comes to consumer, staff and investor expectations about the role of business. In this podcast episode I share: Why it's important for businesses of all sizes to stand for...||27 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE030 - The Pitfalls and Benefits of Cause Marketing with Nada Fornier||Cause marketing campaigns often start out with good intentions but don't always have intended impact. In this episode I interview Nada Fornier who developed some of the most successful global cause marketing campaigns with Proctor and...||23 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE029 - TEDx Talk: Isn't Business an Opportunity to be Kind?||Listen to the audio version of the TEDx talk Alisoun delivered in February 2018. During this talk Alisoun shares how the work she did with young genocide survivors in Rwanda, and the fundraising she did for her humanitarian trips changed her life AND...||9 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE028 - Daniel Priestley - Unleash Your Influence to Maximise Your Impact||The scope of your impact depends on how influential you are. In this episode, I have an enlightening conversation with one of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurship and business giving: Daniel Priestley. During our...||27 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE027 - Can Giving be Good for Business with Alisoun Mackenzie||With Alisoun Mackenzie||25 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE026 - Putting the Social into Enterprise with Thomas Gillan from Social Investment Scotland||As the distinction between businesses and social enterprises is becomes increasingly blurred all sorts of opportunities are emerging for businesses to tackle social problems. In this episode, I interview Thomas Gillan who is the Chief Officer for...||26 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE025 – Social Bite Cafes Working to Eliminate Homeless with Alice Thompson||In this episode I interview one of the co-founders of a social enterprise called Social Bite, Alice Thompson. Social Bite may have started out as a socially conscious cafe but in only six years it's evolved into a pioneering social enterprise...||24 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE024 - Cause Marketing for Small Business: How to Incorporate Fundraising into Your Marketing||Following on from the last episode, in this episode Alisoun Mackenzie shares how small to medium size businesses can incorporate fundraising into their marketing. By following the simple nine step process Alisoun shares, you'll be more...||15 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE023 – 10 Common Fundraising Mistakes Small Businesses Make||Incorporating fundraising into your marketing can be a powerful way to grow your business, feel good and make a difference in the world at the same time. But it doesn’t always work out as intended. In this first of two shows on the...||29 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE022 – How an Act of Generosity Turned into a Business with Tom Hickman||Bali Hope Ultra is a great example of a business that's evolved from a one-off personal quest into a community of runners from around the world coming together to do good. In this interview, its founder Tom Hickman's shares how his desire to do...||12 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE021 – The Power of Engaging Conference Audiences with Fundraising Activities with Kate Helder||In 2016 I was invited to help the Mind Heart Connect Conference raise funds for charity. Through working closely with one of the co-founders, Kate Helder, we implemented engaging fundraising activities that raised over AUD$20,000 and lead to a...||29 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE020 – Making it Easy for Small Businesses to Support your Cause with Claire Benjamin from CHAS||It's so much easier to raise funds for causes that are set up to help you do this. CHAS provide children's hospices and respite care to families of children with life-shortening illness in Scotland. They are also an excellent example of how...||15 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE019 – Social Impact and Sourcing the Wildhearts Way with Colin Downie||Wildhearts is an award winning social enterprise that's improved the lives of over 225,000 people in over 40 countries. Their innovative approach to generating income (offering business services to corporates) enables them to fund social impact...||1 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE018 – Classroom of Hope - Charitable Partnering for Greater Impact with Duncan Ward & Nicola Courtin||Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world yet 263 million children don't have access to quality education. During this truly inspiring conversation I interview the founder of Classroom of Hope, Duncan Ward, and...||16 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE017 - How Social Values Influence Your Marketing with Tad Hargrave||Your cultural and social values influence how others perceive you and your business. During our conversation we discuss: - How our behaviours are shaped by cultural and historical influences - Ideas for creating your own blend of...||1 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE016 - An Evolution of Business Giving with Tim Wade||Tim Wade like many others set out in business to make money to support himself, the giving piece came later. Tune in to discover how this evolved and how Tim balances profit and giving. During our conversation we discuss: - how...||18 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE015 - My Top 10 Business Giving Insights from 2017||Alisoun Mackenzie shares her Top Ten Business Giving Insights from 2017 including the most common response she gets when delivering Give-to-Profit talks, stats that show doing good is good for business, and how focusing social impact can help...||16 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE014 - Social Impact is Simply Good for Business with Kim Carpenter||We don't have to wait until we give back we can just give as many do in Bali and Africa in everyday life. Tune in to hear Kim Carpenter and I discuss how focusing on impact is good for you, your business, communities and the world. ...||14 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE013 - The Era of Corporate Social Responsibility is Ending with Rachel Hutchisson||A shift is happening – away from CSR to human social responsibility. Tune in to hear Rachel Hutchisson of Blackbaud share her experience of how a more inclusive and human approach to embracing social good, is good for business. ...||7 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE012 - How to Bring Fundraising into the Heart of Your Business with Kim Macleod||Launching a fundraising publishing prize in tribute to her son gave Kim Macleod from Indie Authors World an opportunity to bring his eternal presence into the core of her business, raise funds for a good cause and surprisingly generated...||30 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE011 - Profit with Purpose with Phil Haid||Discover how consumer behaviours are driving the evolution of business giving towards solving world problems rather than simply philanthropy or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). That both making money and social impact are...||23 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE010 - Where Meaning and Money Meet with Ursula Jorch||In this weeks show I interview Ursula Jorch on the relation between contribution and impact and how doing humanitarian work can change us at a profound level. During our conversation we discuss: The relationship between contribution and...||16 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE009 - Transparency: Why it Matters for Purpose Driven Businesses with Caroline McKenna||In a world rocked regularly by scandals transparency is increasingly important if you want to build trust and loyalty with your customers, followers and stakeholders. In this episode I interview Caroline McKenna from Social HQ on the topic...||9 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE008 - Grow Your Social Impact Through Community with Paul Zelizer||When you have the courage to communicate what you stand for you'll have more impact and become a brand that matters. Hear Paul Zelizer from Awarepreneurs share how he's built successful diverse communities around the world through having...||2 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE007 - Adventures of Charitable Giving with Akshay Nanavati||Overcoming fears and doing humanitarian work opens your heart and changes who you are at a core level forever. During this fascinating conversation with Akshay Nanavati we discuss how trauma can be a beautiful opportunity for personal growth,...||27 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE006 - Social Impact Versus Charitable Giving with George Kao||Tune in to Alisoun Mackenzie and George Kao discuss the difference between social impact versus charitable giving and the many ways you can make a difference in the world through your business. At the core of this conversation is the premise...||20 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE005 - Focus on Impact with Wendy Lipton-Dibner||Your impact is the measure of your success and the sustainability of your business. Yes that's right, research shows that companies who focus on impact to drive profits outperform those who focus on money – over the long-term. But how do you switch...||16 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE004 - How to Use Cause-led Marketing to Develop a Meaningful Brand with Carolyn Butler-Madden||Hear cause-led branding expert Carolyn Butler-Madden share great tips, facts, and insights on how to develop a meaningful brand that both drives profits and has a positive social impact. Give-to-Profit Resources Website -...||9 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE003 - Cause Marketing: The Basics and Future Trends with Joe Waters||If you mention that you're raising funds for causes in your marketing or sales campaigns this is known as cause marketing. In this show, I interview cause marketing expert and author Joe Waters who shares lots of practical tips, examples and...||2 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE002 - Buy One Give One with Masami Sato||Toms Shoes made the concept of Buy One Give One a concept that many social entrepreneurs and consumers can easily grasp. In today's show I interview Masami Sato, the founder of B1G1.com – a Global Business Giving Initiative that makes it easy...||21 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE001 - Give-to-Profit Q&A: An interview with Alisoun Mackenzie||Hear Alisoun Mackenzie being interviewed by guest host Kim Carpenter and sharing many powerful insights as she answers common questions people ask about Give-to-Profit. SEO tags: Alisoun Mackenzie, IMPACT, SOCIAL IMPACT, SOCIAL...||21 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE000 - Welcome to the Give-to-Profit Podcast!||Welcome to the first episode of the Give-to-Profit Podcast! Tune in to hear our host Alisoun Mackenzie, give an overview of what Give-to-Profit is about, share why social impact is good for business, and what to look forward to from future...||31 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Life and business affirming
Thank you Alisoun for bringing commercial business success totally in sync with kindness and giving. This is a wonderful exploration into how business can create profit for purpose harmoniously, for the benefit of all.
Make a difference
Great podcast to explore new ways to make a difference in business. If you are interested in helping social causes and charities while growing your business this is ideal listening.
Alisoun’s engaging style and passion shines through as she interviews her guests. Lots of useful tips and strategies shared to make the ideas real and practical.
Wonderful to listen to.
Thank you for creating this podcast. It's really opened my eyes to what can be achieved. Looking forward to the next episode.