43 episodes

Seeking to uncover the correlation between purpose and business, The ROI of Why explores all things impact related within different markets and sectors. Every week, Graham and Andrew investigate the growing shift that is placing people over profits. The two connect with business owners, entrepreneurs, and influential members of organizations to better understand what drives their business models to place a heavy emphasis on doing good within their communities, their markets, and the world.

The ROI of Why Andrew Tuzson

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Seeking to uncover the correlation between purpose and business, The ROI of Why explores all things impact related within different markets and sectors. Every week, Graham and Andrew investigate the growing shift that is placing people over profits. The two connect with business owners, entrepreneurs, and influential members of organizations to better understand what drives their business models to place a heavy emphasis on doing good within their communities, their markets, and the world.

    S02E02 - Small Giants Making a Huge Impact

    S02E02 - Small Giants Making a Huge Impact

    On this week's episode of the ROI of Why, Graham and Andrew link up with Hamsa Daher of Small Giants to discuss the massive impact they have made within the purpose driven landscape. The Small Giants Community is a designated L3C organization, a hybrid between a for-profit and a nonprofit entity that prioritizes mission and social purpose. Passionate, purposeful business leaders from around the world look to Small Giants to train and develop future leaders in their organizations, connect with like-hearted peers, and learn how to run a values-driven business.

    • 34 min
    S02E01 - The Fellow Travelers

    S02E01 - The Fellow Travelers

    Graham and Drew kick off season two with a bang. They discuss silver linings, business as a force for good, and the concept of fellow travelers.

    • 27 min
    S01E41 - Reflecting on a Season of Purpose

    S01E41 - Reflecting on a Season of Purpose

    For the last episode of season one of The ROI of Why, we’re celebrating all the good we’ve discovered in our business community by looking back on our favorite conversations on this show. We’ll share the moments that inspired and enlightened us—and how we can apply these lessons to the unique world we live in now.

    • 26 min
    S01E40 - How GivingTuesday is Supporting Nonprofits’ Missions Throughout the Pandemic

    S01E40 - How GivingTuesday is Supporting Nonprofits’ Missions Throughout the Pandemic

    As everyday life shifts into a strange new normal, we’ve seen several nonprofits wonder how their fundraising fits in. These are tough times for everyone, but nonprofits can’t just pause their mission—those they serve still need them. GivingTuesday, the organization that usually facilitates charitable donations the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has created GivingTuesday to take some pressure off concerned nonprofits. On Tuesday, May 5, GivingTuesday is hosting an online giving event that allows you to give to your local nonprofit organizations. Today, we’re discussing Firespring’s and Do More Good’s roles in GivingTuesday and how we can help nonprofits utilize the resources GivingTuesday provides. To learn more about GivingTuesday and how your nonprofit can participate, get in touch with us—we’re happy to help.

    • 29 min
    S01E39 - How to Build a Purpose That Actually Resonates With Your Team

    S01E39 - How to Build a Purpose That Actually Resonates With Your Team

    Electronic Contracting Company has provided custom designed electronic solutions to clients across the Midwest for over 60 years. Part of the reason they’ve survived for so long is willingness to adapt without compromising their service or vision. Matt Thorne, the executive vice president of Electronic Contracting Company, has been with the company for 24 years and is helping usher its culture into a new era. This week, Matt talks us through the process of redefining company culture by getting all team members involved in identifying company core values. When core values come from within and reflect the reality of all team members, everyone can take ownership of the principles that drive their purpose. This episode was recorded on 2/25/2020

    • 30 min
    S01E38 - How Compelling Core Values Can Help Any Organization

    S01E38 - How Compelling Core Values Can Help Any Organization

    Allo is a fiber optic internet, phone and cable provider powered by hundreds of team members based across Nebraska and Colorado. Allo’s core values—be honest, exceptional, local and hassle-free—are not only a reminder of what Allo stands for, they drive how the company acts and grows. Our guest this week, Dave Miller, Allo’s director of ethical engagement, discusses how and why core values should be a powerful driving force in any company. Even large, decentralized companies like Allo can benefit from staying honed in on their value system. As Dave says, “When your core values are the loudest voice in the room, everybody wins.”

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

oliviabaker13 ,

Inspiring and engaging!

This podcast is such a valuable resource for insight into driving impact and inspiration to connect business with purpose. Graham and Andrew are excellent hosts who lead really engaging interviews with their guests. Each episode of The ROI of Why contains both actionable advice and insight into companies who are on the path to purpose. Highly recommend checking it out!

Docubot ,

They get it

There has to be a why to go with the what. I love learning about what this means for others.

Nebraska Nick ,

Listen!

Great podcast on business and what drive people to not only grow their business but also grow their community and make them a better place!

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