TOBY  USNIK

STRATEGIC AUTHOR | PODCAST HOST OF THE CARING ECONOMY

TOBY USNIK

AUTHOR | PODCAST HOST OF THE CARING ECONOMY | SOCIAL IMPACT ADVISOR

LIFE IS SHORT

My life's purpose is deeply rooted in a steadfast commitment to unlocking the boundless potential within every individual and catalyzing substantial positive change in the world.

SEE IN A NEW WAY

Is What Makes This Life A Powerful Adventure. My Willingness Has Led Me To Continually Ask Myself And The People I Work With This One Key Question:

WHAT WILL YOUR LEGACY BE ?

I Believe A Legacy Can Not Exist Without Empowering Others Along The Way. To Build A Great Legacy, Collaboration Is The Way Forward.

Services

Let’s build your legacy

Today, Not Tomorrow.

Social Impact
Professional

Hi, I am Toby a Social Impact Professional. I am working encompasses a wide range of activities aimed at addressing social and environmental issues while also creating positive change in communities. These professionals work across various sectors, including nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, government agencies, and corporate social responsibility departments.

Public Communication
Speaker

I am Toby a public speaker, my primary goal is to engage and inspire my audience while effectively conveying my message.

A communication public speaker is someone who specializes in delivering speeches, presentations, or talks to inform, persuade, motivate, or entertain an audience. These individuals possess strong communication skills and are adept at engaging and connecting with listeners through verbal and nonverbal communication.

Artificial Intelligence
for Social Impact

Meet Toby, a dynamic public speaker, presenter, and consultant specializing in AI for social impact. With a passion for leveraging cutting-edge technology for the greater good, Toby is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations harness the power of AI to drive positive change in philanthropy, social services, higher education, and political campaigns. Toby is a dedicated advocate for leveraging AI for social impact. As a specialist in this burgeoning field, Toby brings a unique blend of expertise in artificial intelligence and a deep commitment to driving positive change in society.

Career Coach
Consultant

Meet Toby, a career coach with a passion for guiding individuals toward success in the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI). With expertise in both career development and AI technology, Toby offers a unique perspective on how to leverage AI for career advancement.

As a career coach, Toby’s mission is to empower individuals to navigate their professional journeys with confidence and clarity. Whether they’re recent graduates entering the job market or seasoned professionals looking to upskill in the age of AI, Toby provides personalized guidance and support every step of the way.

Business Consultant

Meet Toby, a social economist with a keen focus on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its implications for societal well-being. In Toby’s world, CSR isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a fundamental aspect of how businesses can contribute to positive social and economic outcomes.

For Toby, CSR involves much more than simply donating to charities or engaging in philanthropic activities. It’s about understanding the broader impact of corporate actions on society, and proactively seeking ways to create shared value for all stakeholders.

Strategic Counsel
CSR

As a seasoned expert in Strategic Counsel CSR, I provide invaluable guidance to businesses seeking to integrate Corporate Social Responsibility into their operations. Drawing upon years of experience and a deep understanding of CSR best practices, I offer tailored strategic advice to help companies align their CSR efforts with their overall mission and objectives. From crafting long-term CSR strategies to advising on specific initiatives, I guide organizations towards impactful and sustainable practices. My services encompass strategic advice, stakeholder engagement, sustainability integration, ethical practices, community relations, and impact measurement, enabling companies to navigate the complex landscape of CSR with clarity and purpose, ultimately driving positive change and enhancing their reputation as socially responsible entities.

The Caring Economy book

The Caring Economy

How to Win With Corporate Social Responsibility

The Caring Economy

How to Win With Corporate Social Responsibility

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Connecting the Dots

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Connecting the Dots

Building Your Network and Legacy

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The Conscious Executive: Daryl Brewster on Crafting Impactful Careers

The Conscious Executive: Daryl Brewster on Crafting Impactful Careers

Join us on “The Caring Economy” as we sit down with Daryl Brewster, the spirited CEO of CECP, whose career is a masterclass in marrying commerce with conscience. With a storied resume that spans over 30 years, including leading multimillion-dollar businesses and orchestrating significant corporate comebacks, Daryl is now turning the tide towards integrating social impact into the heart of business strategy.

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Worldschooling Across Seven Continents: The Almond Family

Worldschooling Across Seven Continents: The Almond Family

Welcome to this inspiring episode of The Caring Economy, hosted by Toby Usnik. Today, we’re venturing into the extraordinary lives of Andi and Randy Almond, a remarkable couple who, alongside their children, Finn and Aria, took the bold step of turning the world into their classroom for an entire year. Andi Almond, a seasoned leader in strategic communications at McKinsey & Company and a former journalist, is the voice behind the captivating travel account @4almondsabroad on Instagram

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Soaring Ambitions: How Tara Grieb Turned Aeronautic Passion into Purposeful Leadership

Soaring Ambitions: How Tara Grieb Turned Aeronautic Passion into Purposeful Leadership

Dive into a captivating episode of “The Caring Economy” as we welcome Tara Grieb, the dynamic Director of Operations at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Join host Toby Usnik on a journey through Tara’s inspiring evolution from a childhood filled with awe at airshows to spearheading the future of one of America’s most cherished historical aviation sites.

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🚜Tractors & Trails of Philanthropy: John Deere's Drive for a Better Tomorrow

🚜Tractors & Trails of Philanthropy: John Deere's Drive for a Better Tomorrow

Join us on “The Caring Economy” as we commemorate a significant milestone: the 75th anniversary of the John Deere Foundation. Since its inception in 1948, the Foundation has been a beacon of hope, contributing over $400 million to foster community growth, enhance access to nutrition, shelter, and education, and support marginalized youths and nonprofits across the globe.

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Living Purpose and Social Justice

Living Purpose and Social Justice

One of the gifts of our age is gaining the wisdom that, as much as we need a central organizing purpose in our lives, as much as we want to improve the world around us, we also need to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first, if we are to help others.

December 29, 2021

Leading With Purpose With Toby Usnik​

Join Grace Cho, CEO of Artrepreneur, as she engages in an enlightening conversation with Toby Usnik, a seasoned professional in communications with a rich background in multinational organizations including the UK government, Christie’s, The New York Times, and American Express.

April 10, 2024

Connecting the Dots: Building Your Network and Legacy

“Connecting the Dots: Building Your Network and Legacy” is a useful and practical exploration of the art of networking in the modern era. This comprehensive guide offers a refreshing perspective on the power of human connections, skillfully blending personal experiences, research insights, and practical strategies to help readers cultivate meaningful relationships and build a lasting legacy.

June 17, 2024

The Imperative of Embracing Generative

June 17, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, the advent of generative artificial intelligence ( AI) has ushered in a paradigm shift that promises to revolutionize virtually every aspect of our lives. From creative endeavors to scientific breakthroughs, and from business operations to personal assistants, generative AI is poised to redefine the boundaries of what is possible. However, as with any transformative innovation, the responsible integration of this technology into our society hinges on public

Class of 2024: Words of Wisdom from the Commencement Stage

Commencement speeches, delivered at graduation ceremonies, mark a momentous occasion in the lives of graduates. These speeches hold a special significance, serving as a bridge between the academic achievements of the past and the vast possibilities of the future. Steeped in history and tradition, commencement speeches have evolved over time, reflecting the changing social and cultural landscape.

May 24, 2024

Morgan Stanley Alliance Tackles Global Youth Mental Health Crisis

In an era where the mental health of young people has reached crisis levels worldwide, the Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children's Mental Health stands as a beacon of hope, driving significant efforts to address this pressing issue. Joan Steinberg, President of the Morgan Stanley Foundation and CEO of the Alliance, recently sat down for an interview on...........

April 10, 2024
Purpose Matters. Philanthropy and Social Responsibility Experts Describe The New Civic Age

Purpose Matters. Philanthropy and Social Responsibility Experts Describe The New Civic Age

Doing good has become a global movement. Philanthropy expert Pamela Norley and Corporate Social Responsibility consultant Toby Usnik describe the new civic age.

February 22, 2019

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CBS News' Errol Barnett Reveals Post 2020 Election Protest Was My Scariest Time As a Journalist on "The Caring Economy" Podcast

CBS News' Errol Barnett Reveals Post 2020 Election Protest Was My Scariest Time As a Journalist on "The Caring Economy" Podcast

January 20, 2023
Blitz India: How a Tech Giant is Increasing Diversity in The Industry

Blitz India: How a Tech Giant is Increasing Diversity in The Industry

January 20, 2023
Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

October 5, 2020
Mitti Ke Rang CSR Interview

Mitti Ke Rang CSR Interview

August 12, 2020
Juicy Life Leader Interview With Sylvia Becker-Hill

Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

July 15, 2020
Jing Daily Op-Ed By Toby Usnik Will Your Brand Be On The Right Side Of History

Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

July 15, 2020

See The Latest Post and Article of Toby Usnik in LinkedIn

Introducing my latest course: "Demystifying AI: From Basics to Breakthroughs"

July 11, 2024
Juicy Life Leader Interview With Sylvia Becker-Hill

Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

July 15, 2020
Jing Daily Op-Ed By Toby Usnik Will Your Brand Be On The Right Side Of History

Sustainable for The Long Term: 7 Ways to Stay True to Your Values and Meet Customer Expectations

July 15, 2020

About Me

Toby Usnik is a renowned communications and social impact professional with over thirty years of expertise in strategic communications and corporate social responsibility (CSR). He has held leadership roles in multinational organizations, including the U.K. government, Christie’s, The New York Times, Razorfish, and American Express.  Since 2021, Usnik has served as the Head of Communications for the British Consul General – New York while also managing his social impact consultancy, Philanthropic Impact (π). A prolific public speaker and author, he has written “The Caring Economy: How to Win With CSR” and hosts a popular weekly podcast by the same name, available on all major podcast platforms as well as YouTube, LinkedIn, and TikTok. Additionally, Usnik is highly sought-after as a career coach and instructor on AI and Large Language Models for social impact. Usnik’s latest book, Connecting the Dots: Building Your Network and Legacy, co-authored with Samir Kanuga, will be published in June 2024 by Blue Ocean Publications.
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