Episode #17, Segment #3 - DaVita's (Unconventional) Way of Giving

Headquartered in Denver, DaVita Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that provides kidney care, but shows a big heart when it comes to its philanthropy.

The DaVita Way of Giving is a locally-focused charitable giving initative that has provided more than $1.1 million in donations to non-profit organizations across the country.

On this edition of B. Unconventional, DaVita executive Dave Maughan, a Group Vice President, explains how his company's culture and mission fit with its unique style of charible giving.  He is joined by Mindy Davidson, Director of Development with Project Angel Heart, one of the organizations receiving funds as a result of the DaVita Way of Giving.

This is part two of a two-part interview.

Also during this segment:

Money, work, and the economy are significant causes of stress for residents of the Denver metropolitan area, and stress in Denver is still higher than considered healthy, according to a recent survey released by the American Psychological Association.

Clinical psychologist Dr. Stephanie Smith joins Business Unconventional co-hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart to discuss the implications of the survey for business owners and employees. Dr. Smith is the co-owner of Front Range Psychological Associates in Erie, Colorado.

This is part one of a two-part interview.

Business Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  February 19, 2012

Photo: Dean RotbartCo-Host

Direct download: 021912_BUnconventional_Segment-3_10min.mp3
Category:Philanthropy -- posted at: 7:52am MST

Episode #17, Segment #2 - DaVita's (Unconventional) Way of Giving

Headquartered in Denver, DaVita Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that provides kidney care, but shows a big heart when it comes to its philanthropy.

The DaVita Way of Giving is a locally-focused charitable giving initative that has provided more than $1.1 million in donations to non-profit organizations across the country.

On this edition of B. Unconventional, DaVita executive Dave Maughan, a Group Vice President, explains how his company's culture and mission fit with its unique style of charible giving.  He is joined by Mindy Davidson, Director of Development with Project Angel Heart, one of the organizations receiving funds as a result of the DaVita Way of Giving.

Business Unconventional is co-hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart.  The program airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

This is part one of a two-part interview.

Original air date:  February 19, 2012

Photo: DaVita's Dave Maughan and Project Angel Heart's Mindy Davidson 

Direct download: 021912_BUnconventional_Segment-2_14min.mp3
Category:Philanthropy -- posted at: 7:45am MST

In the first segment of this week's Business Unconventional business newsmagazine, regular contributor Bruce DeBoskey of The DeBoskey Group in Denver joins hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart to discuss business philanthropy and the differences between being a donor and being a philanthropist.  

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  December 18, 2011

Direct download: 121811_BUnconventional-Segment-1-db.mp3
Category:Philanthropy -- posted at: 4:56pm MST

In the final segment of this week's Business Unconventional business newsmagazine, hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart are joined by regular contributors Bruce DeBoskey and Homer Hudson Hillis, Jr.  DeBoskey, founder of The DeBoskey Group, talks about incorporating philanthropy into New Year's Resolutions.

Homer, owner of HHH Enterprises in Abilene, Texas, explains his 3-ring-binder system for business networking.  In Homer's view, most of his business contact are also friends to be cherished.

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  January 1, 2012 

Direct download: 010112_BUnconventional_Segment4.mp3
Category:Philanthropy -- posted at: 4:29pm MST

Business Unconventional - Episode #7, Segment #1

In the opening of this week's Business Unconventional business newsmagazine, hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart welcome Bruce DeBoskey, founder of The DeBoskey Group in Denver.  The discussion centers on holiday giving and how business owners, entrepreneurs and others can have the greatest impact with their seasonal giving.

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Direct download: 121111-BUconventional-Segment1-9min-db.mp3
Category:Philanthropy -- posted at: 3:27pm MST