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Tim Frick, Sustainable Agency CEO and Published Author, Discusses What It Takes to Make It While Making a Difference

Tim Frick is the CEO of Mightybytes, a Certified B Corporation digital agency based in Chicago. Mightybytes connects conscious companies and nonprofits to the digital solutions they need to create greater impact. In addition to running his 22-year-old agency, Frick is an avid writer and a leader in the B Corp community with a passion for sustainability.

Through blog posts, his books and conversations like ours, Frick shares his successes and challenges in building an enduring company within the ever-changing digital industry, all while maintaining his focus on sustainability and making a difference in the community.

In this episode of the Grow Ensemble podcast, Frick provides insight into how he has been able to balance his roles as a writer and a CEO, the process of developing Mightybytes and its mission-driven identity, as well as the potential to achieve sustainability goals within a company’s existing framework.

Mightybytes is part of the community of businesses that have used a third-party verification of their impact. Use the free B Impact Assessment to evaluate your company’s impact on all stakeholders, including the environment, your workers, your community and your customers.

Tim Frick facilitates a design sprint with the Alliance for the Great Lakes, an environmental organization.

A few of our favorite takeaways from the episode:

  • How Frick balances being a writer and CEO while continually supporting the growth of the sustainable business community.
  • How Frick’s desire for greater impact led him from working as a freelancer to growing Mightybytes to where it is today.
  • How impact-motivated companies can use the B Corp certification process and B Impact Assessment as a roadmap for their company’s development.
  • The benefits of approaching sustainability and company problem-solving by engaging in whole-systems thinking.

B the Change gathers and shares the voices from within the movement of people using business as a force for good and the community of Certified B Corporations. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the nonprofit B Lab.

Succeeding with Purpose: Being an Agent of Change in the Digital Industry and Beyond was originally published in B the Change on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Originally posted on B the Change - Medium by Grow Ensemble.

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