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The business of meaning podcast showcases inspirational UK small business owners that are pursuing profits and purpose. We will be exploring culture, organisational structure, business models and strategy to understand how the companies balance profit with doing good. Our goal is to provide actionable insights for other small business owners and entrepreneurs so that they can implement tools and strategies and transform their own businesses to become purpose driven companies.

The business of meaning podcast showcases inspirational UK small business owners that are pursuing profits and purpose. We will be exploring culture, organisational structure, business models and strategy to understand how the companies balance profit with doing good. Our goal is to provide actionable insights for other small business owners and entrepreneurs so that they can implement tools and strategies and transform their own businesses to become purpose driven companies.
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United States

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The business of meaning podcast showcases inspirational UK small business owners that are pursuing profits and purpose. We will be exploring culture, organisational structure, business models and strategy to understand how the companies balance profit with doing good. Our goal is to provide actionable insights for other small business owners and entrepreneurs so that they can implement tools and strategies and transform their own businesses to become purpose driven companies.

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@BofMeaning

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English


Episodes

#8: Per Källgården - Turbo Charging Neighbourhood Watch for the 21st Century with Safeland

4/16/2019
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Per Källgården is the CEO and co-founder of Safeland. Safeland is the UK's first fully collaborative safety app. It’s an app for neighbourhood watch and care with the goal of everyone being able to get help within 3 minutes. Listen to find out: Why Per was concerned about his wife’s safety and why this inspired him to found Safeland How Safeland brings people and communities closer together How Safeland works with your domestic alarm to give you greater security for the...

Duration:00:55:21

#7: Adam Fudakowski - Fighting Fuel Poverty and Climate Change with Smart Tech

3/26/2019
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My guest today is Adam Fudakowski. Adam is the co-founder and CEO at Switchee. Switchee produces the first smart thermostat for affordable housing that helps fight fuel poverty and provides social landlords with remote data insights that cut maintenance costs and improve resident well-being. Adam is a graduate of both INSEAD and Cambridge University. He is on a mission to serve both landlords and residents by reducing fuel poverty for residents and by helping landlords to provide affordable...

Duration:00:40:08

#6: Nadia Laabs - Smart Sustainable Fishing with Connected Devices from SafetyNet

3/5/2019
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My guest today is Nadia Laabs. Nadia is a Business Strategist at SafetyNet Technologies. SafetyNet designs and builds clever connected devices that make fleet fishing smarter. Nadia works with mission driven organisations to prove their business models and help them achieve sustainable and socially impactful success. She is highly focused on commercialising SafetyNet to ensure the company maximises its impact. Some of the areas we cover include: Why SafetyNet was started. The discovery...

Duration:00:43:45

#5: Nick Taylor - Removing the Stigma of Mental Health at Work Through Software

2/19/2019
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Today’s guest is Dr Nick Taylor. Nick has spent ten years in the NHS as a Clinical Psychologist dealing day-to-day with mental health in a variety of environments before leaving to co-found Unmind where he is the CEO. Unmind is a B2B mental health platform that provides clinically-backed tools and training to bolster the wellbeing of employees. Nick tells me that the entire business is focused on providing positive, proactive solution to corporates. Unmind is a fascinating company and a...

Duration:00:45:06

#4: Bruce Davis - Sustainable Investing for All with Abundance

2/12/2019
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Bruce Davis is the co-founder and joint Managing Director of Abundance Investment, a P2P platform for sustainable investments that has already raised over £85 million for various environmental and social businesses. Bruce is also an Ethnographer. I must admit that was new term for me. He’s applied these skills to great effect in his career, we’ll delve into this fascinating subject in the podcast. Bruce was also part of the innovation team at egg that created the egg credit card and more...

Duration:00:57:39

#2: Daniel Rajkumar - Rebuilding Society by Changing the Relationship of Business Lenders and Borrowers

1/10/2019
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Daniel Rajkumar is the founder and CEO of Rebuilding Society. A peer-to-peer lending platform that is changing the way business and borrowers engage with each other to build a better society whilst generating great returns for both borrowers and investors. Daniel explains his business model, motivations, how investors and businesses can engage with the platform and how you can add more meaning to your business. This podcast does not constitute financial advice. Listeners should seek...

Duration:00:52:18

#3: Jonathan Key - Innovation and Fairness for Part-time Workers and Employers

1/10/2019
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Jonathan Key is the founder and CEO of the Labour xchange an innovative recruitment marketplace that connects people with spare time with businesses that have short term needs for additional staff. His innovative and fair approach means that workers can top up their working week with extra hours from local firms whilst earning a fair wage. His vision is inspiring and the platform and Jonathan are an antidote to the many negatives associated with the gig economy culture. Find out how you can...

Duration:00:41:58

#1: Coming Soon - The Business of Meaning Podcast

12/13/2018
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A quick introduction to the business of meaning podcast, a podcast showcasing UK small businesses that deliver both profit and purpose.

Duration:00:06:47