What do nonprofits and brands have in common? A lot more than you might think! Purpose & Profit is a show dedicated to uncovering the surprising ideas at the intersection of causes and brands. We’ll take trends that are transforming fundraising and marketing, and ask the question... what might nonprofits learn from these trends, and what might brands learn from nonprofits? Each episode, hosts Dave Raley and Carly Berna unpack a topic or a trend that matters to nonprofit and business leaders, and explore what each can learn from the other.
Join Dave and Carly as they welcome guest Claudio Ludovisi, the Assistant Dean of Marketing, Strategy, and Corporate Relations at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. Ludovisi has been a scholar-practitioner for 25 years in marketing leadership, spending time leading at brands such as Disney/ABC, and NBC.
Ludovisi is studying the relationship between organizational purpose and customer engagemen...
Today's conversation is discussing 6 ways to improve work productivity and sustainability in a company.
Do you ever feel like some tasks are too difficult for you to finish? Or a group project is not successfully done?
Dave and Carly deep dive into the business model Working Genius, an assessment test that analyzes your strength and weakness in projects. Working Genius is used by companies to enhance teamwork. Dave and Carly ...
Today's show is about innovation, optimization, and the future of marketing.
Join Dave and Carly as they welcome guest Tim Kachuriak. Tim is the founder and Chief Innovation Officer & Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab consultancy and training institute that works with charities, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resources. (And, sponsor of Season 2 of the podcast!)
Kachuriak is also...
Today's show is about disillusionment and staying rooted in God when life seems to fall apart.
Peter is the President and CEO of Hope International, a global nonprofit focusing on economic development around the world. He is also the author of Rooting for Rivals, Gift of Disillusionment, and much more.
Join Dave and Carly as they talk about:
Today's episode is about challenger and cause-oriented brands.
Join Dave and Carly as they welcome their guest Jon Lee. Jon is the Brand Leadership Principal for LERMA, an advertising agency dedicated to challenging creativity for good. The agency recently launched three different ads in the Super Bowl 2023 – one for Avocados from Mexico, and two spots for a campaign near and dear to Jon’s heart - He Gets Us.
Jon has been serving n...
Today's show is all about satisfying customers whether that is through non-profit organizations or big corporations.
Join Dave and Carly as they break down the who, why, and how to provide the best long-term marketing goals.
Today's guest is Ken Calwell who serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Compassion International. Before he worked for one of the largest non-profit organizations, he spent his career in the food industry as the ...
The time has finally come. Season 2 of the Purpose and Profit Podcast is upon us! This episode is a quick tease for what is to come this season.
This season includes a variety of topics relevant to leaders of causes and brands alike, including:
The Subscription Economy is here, and it’s changing how both brands and causes think about and provide value.
Customer and donor loyalty is declining, but the rise of recurring subscriptions is changing expectations and providing a way to generate sustainable, ongoing revenue, while also providing unique value to customers and donors.
In this final episode of Season One, we talk about the big business of subscriptions today, and ho...
Charity: Water is one of the nation’s leading charities. It has been the subject of a lot of press over the years, and for good reason. It has been one of the best modern examples of a cause-based approach to nonprofit fundraising, community building, and unconventional approaches to philanthropy.
Recorded in 2021, we talked to Chief Revenue Officer at Charity: Water, MZ Goodman. MZ comes from a diverse background, including work a...
Today’s episode is all about crypto, cryptocurrency, crypto donations.
Our guest, Evan Johnson serves as Senior Director of Mass Market Fundraising at Project Hope. Evan helped Project Hope get on board with accepting donations of cryptocurrency in the previous year and until recently had received very few donations.
Then, Russia invaded Ukraine. Project Hope moved into action to help the Ukrainian people and those impacted by ship...
Today’s show is all about storytelling, crafting memorable experiences, and the world of themed entertainment.
Our guest is Mel McGowan, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Storyland Studios. Mel got his start in film, design, and spent a decade at the Disney Company. You’ve probably heard the term “Imagineer” — someone who combines the art and the craft of telling stories in three dimensions. Mel was an Imagineer and he got t...
This week on the podcast we are doing something a little bit different. Instead of having a guest, we are going to discuss a trending topic that affects both causes and brands.
Artificial intelligence is not just a buzzword…whether you’re a big business or a nonprofit, you’re possibly using it whether you know it or not, and if you’re not, it’s something to get serious about and it’s really helping to drive organizations f...
What can nonprofit and business leaders learn from bookstores in the dot-com boom, publishers, and the world of nonprofit leadership?
Tami Heim serves as the president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance. She’s been on both the cause and brand side of the fence, spending the bulk of her career in retail and publishing - as president of Borders bookstores, EVP and chief publishing officer for Thomas Nelson Publishers, and i...
What can nonprofit and business leaders learn from the world’s most beloved cookie, the organization at the center of fighting to end slavery in our liftime, and big box retail? A lot it, it turns out.
Join us as we interview Sheeba Philip and learn the surprising ideas that live at the intersection of causes and brands.
Sheeba has built a nearly 20-year career creating and growing purpose-driven brands in the con...
What do nonprofits and brands have in common? A lot more than you think! Purpose and Profit is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the surprising ideas at the intersection of causes and brands. We’ll take trends that are transforming fundraising and marketing, and ask the question…what might nonprofits learn from these trends and what might brands learn from nonprofits?
Co-hosts Dave Raley and Carly Berna share a passion for...
What do nonprofits and brands have in common? A lot more than you might think!
Purpose & Profit is a show dedicated to uncovering the surprising ideas at the intersection of causes and brands. We’ll take trends that are transforming fundraising and marketing, and ask the question... what might nonprofits learn from these trends, and what might brands learn from nonprofits?
Each episode, hosts Dave Raley and Carly Berna unpack a...
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