Carol Cone

Learning the ‘New Rules of Business’ with Judy Samuelson

April 20, 2021

“Business as usual” is no longer viable—the landscape has changed, the definition of success has shifted, and the responsibilities of a business now land far beyond merely generating profit. It’s this thesis that frames the insights in a new book called The Six New Rules of Business.

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Bringing Purpose Home at Nextdoor with Maryam Banikarim

April 6, 2021

To talk about how Nextdoor brings purpose home, and how the platform played a critical role in COVID-19 response, we welcomed to the show Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing.

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Achieving More at Microsoft

March 23, 2021

To talk about all things “good” at Microsoft, we spoke with Kate Behncken, Vice President and Lead of Microsoft Philanthropies.

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Taking the Unreasonable Path to Purpose with Daniel Epstein • Part 2

February 23, 2021

At Unreasonable, impatience is a virtue. That’s because the most pressing social-global challenges of our day require immediate action, and the relentless pursuit of solutions can literally save lives. This week, we continue our conversation with Daniel Epstein, founder of the Unreasonable Group, an organization working to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges by investing in bright ideas and early-stage social enterprises.

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Causes Pressing Forward with Carol Cone

February 1, 2021

Carol Cone is an incredibly generous person. To hear her talk about what she does from day to day, she says her super power is connecting people, but that minimizes her story by a country mile. Here’s a woman who stands atop a bold mission. Welcome to Season 2 of Mission Forward.

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Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 2

January 19, 2021

The natural and organic foods movement is taking on new meaning—and urgency—as societies better understand the link between the food we eat and the health of our planet. This week we continue our conversation with Mark Retzloff, one of the pioneers of the natural, organic, and sustainable food industry. Over his 5+ decades in the industry, Mark has started, led, and managed a roster of big-name natural food and beverage brands, including Horizon Organic Dairy, Alfalfa’s Markets, Aurora Organic Dairy, and more.

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Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 1

January 12, 2021

The natural and organic foods movement is taking on new meaning—and urgency—as societies better understand the link between the food we eat and the health of our planet. This week we talk to Mark Retzloff, one of the pioneers of the natural, organic, and sustainable food industry. Over his 5+ decades in the industry, Mark has started, led, and managed a roster of big-name natural food and beverage brands, including Horizon Organic Dairy, Alfalfa’s Markets, Aurora Organic Dairy, and more.

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Advancing a ‘Purpose Mindset’ at Microsoft and Beyond

December 15, 2020

Akhtar Badshah is an expert on social impact, CSR, philanthropy, and international development—in addition to being an author and artist. Akhtar spent a decade at Microsoft, acting as a senior director of citizenship and public affairs to lead the company’s global community investment and employee programs.

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Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 2

December 8, 2020

Continuing our conversation this week with pioneering business and bioscience leader Saundra Pelletier. Her company, Evofem Biosciences, exists to give women control over their sexual and reproductive health.

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Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 1

December 1, 2020

Pioneering business and bioscience leader Saundra Pelletier embodies resilience and fortitude. Her company, Evofem Biosciences, exists to give women control over their sexual and reproductive health. It’s doing so with a first-of-its-kind hormone free, on-demand prescription birth control gel, Phexxi.

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