It seems like there's a service for everything nowadays! In this episode, Vicki chats with Bryan Clayton, a true lawn care aficionado and founder of GreenPal. GreenPal offers an all-in-one place to find, schedule, and pay the best fit lawn pro for your yard. Bryan's platform is also taking some interesting steps towards reducing their … Continue reading Episode 139: GreenPal with Bryan Clayton
You're in for a treat this episode! Vicki speaks with Cindy Carter and Carmela Toler of Howdy Homemade Ice Cream, a business powered by amazing ice cream served by amazing people. At Howdy's, they do things a little differently. They're on a mission to create jobs for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities through the power … Continue reading Episode 138: Howdy Homemade Ice Cream with Cindy Carter and Carmela Toler
Over the past four decades, the price of a college education has increased by over 900%—and that didn't sit well with Hope College. Enter: Hope Forward, an initiative to provide fully-funded tuition for every Hope College student by leveraging the generosity and gratitude of a pay-it-forward approach. In this episode, Vicki chats with Nicole Dunteman, … Continue reading Episode 137: Hope Forward with Nicole Dunteman
There's a new player in the game when it comes to surgical healthcare. Vicki speaks with serial entrepreneur Jeff Williams, who co-founded Wellbridge Surgical, a surgery center that offers transparent, up-front pricing and eliminates the need for an insurance-based middleman. Jeff's goal with Wellbridge is to give everyone a fairly-priced alternative to the “way it’s … Continue reading Episode 136: Wellbridge Surgical with Jeff Williams
Navigating the world of cryptocurrencies doesn't have to be challenging. In this episode, Vicki speaks with Octavio Gallego of Global Investment Crypto Exchange (GIE), a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange platform. GIE donates a percentage of monthly revenue to their nonprofit partners; and these contributions only go to verified mission-driven local and global charities, particularly those that … Continue reading Episode 135: Global Investment Crypto Exchange with Octavio Gallego
On this week’s episode, Vicki sits down with Mariel Greenlee, founder and creator of Indy Dance Council, ahead of their upcoming 2023 Indy Dance Festival to talk about dance as a vehicle for community and how to take big ideas and execute them.
This week we're turning things around to show how much we appreciate our audience! Meet the show's producer, Morgan Hartman, as she joins Vicki with questions sent in from our listeners.
Written by Lance Kawaguchi CEO, The Cure for Brain Cancer Foundation The top objective for any business usually revolves around profitability. Profitability is essential for the long-term success of a business, as it allows a company to sustain itself, grow, compete, and provide a return on investment to stakeholders. Milton Friedman, over 50 years ago, … Continue reading BLOG: How Business Can be a Force for Good
Join Vicki as she has an intimate conversation with Lance Kawaguchi, CEO Magazine’s 2022 Not-for-Profit Executive of the Year. A very successful, international ex-banker, Lance has turned an underperforming organization into a global leader for cancer. Hear how his bold and imaginative leadership might just cure brain cancer.
Alexis Goldsmith is an energetic grassroots organizer, media producer and journalist and environmental advocate who grew up in Indiana. She co-founded the Hudson Mohawk Environmental Action Network, a grassroots consortium fighting for environmental justice and Indigenous rights along the Hudson River. In this episode Vicki talks with Alexis about these things, but mostly focuses on … Continue reading Episode 131: Beyond Plastics with Alexis Goldsmith
This article was originally published on Acylmate. Read the original version on their website. Listen to Mike Smith's episode. ___________________________ We were frustrated that every time we spoke to people who wanted to act on climate, we ended up having to educate them on all the complexities of carbon markets and climate change. That as sustainability professionals … Continue reading BLOG: What You Need to Know About Carbon Offsets
Want to learn how your business can become carbon neutral? Our guest this week, Mike Smith with Aclymate, talks through how you can shift into carbon neutrality.