The Give to Profit Podcast
About This Show
Tune in every week for inspirational insights, tips, and stories from successful business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are doing good in the world. Alisoun Mackenzie and her guests share fascinating discussions with the intention these will empower you to develop a profitable and meaningful business that is a force for good.
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E022 – How an Act of Generosity Turned into a Business with Tom Hickman
Bali Hope Ultra is a great example of a business that's evolved from a one-off personal quest into a community of runners from around the world coming together to do good. In this interview, its founder Tom Hickman's shares how his desire to do something positive for a local cause became something far bigger and has added another dimension to his life again. During our conversation we discuss: - The deeper sense of meaning and joy you feel when you grow a purpose led business - What can happen if you post an "attractive" story onto Facebook - How building a sustainable business that feeds a cause, helps make that cause be sustainable too - Converting a fun challenge into a viable business opportunity - The value to causes and businesses of working together - How Tom is building transparency and impact into how he's developing the business About Tom: Tom is a forty-five year old social entrepreneur from London who previously worked in change management and business turnaround consulting after doing an MBA at Cranfield School of Management. After 15 years in London, 2014 Tom decided he needed a change and moved to Bali in 2014. Since then he's been involved in various social impact projects including building a mushroom farm with an orphanage and now the Bali Hope Ultra - a mission to transform disadvantaged communities on Bali through the island's first Ultra Marathon. Tom's Links: Website - https://www.bali-hope.com/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/balihopeultra Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/tomhickers/ and https://www.instagram.com/balihopeultra/ Youtube film - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0oRlYz3eX4 Fundraising Link for Bali Ultra Marathon 2018: