The Business of Giving podcast by Denver Frederick aims to spread the word on social good by featuring the largest and greatest nonprofit organizations in the US. Denver interviews CEOs of nonprofits talking about how their organizations help the world a better place.
Mastering High-Stakes Challenges: Insights from Carol Kauffman, Co-Author of Real-Time Leadership
Carol Kauffman is an international leader in the field of coaching with more than 40,000 hours of practice. She was shortlisted by Thinkers50 as one of the top 8 coaches around the globe for her thought leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and contribution to coaching best practices. She founded the Institute of Coaching at Harvard and is now the co-author of a wonderful new book titled, Real-Time Leadership: Find Your Winning Moves When the Stakes Are High.
The Everyday Feminist: The Key to Sustainable Social Impact
Latanya Mapp Frett is the author of The Everyday Feminist: The Key to Sustainable Social Impact Driving Movements We Need Now More Than Ever. She’s not just an accomplished feminist, activist and executive, but also a storyteller giving voice to the unsung heroes of feminist movements worldwide.
Enhance Collaboration and Drive Organizational Success with ‘You, Me, We’: Unlocking the Power of an Ally Mindset
An essential element for achieving success at the individual team and organizational level is having an ally mindset. This mindset involves having coworkers who support and stand by us through good and bad times, which enables us to thrive. Without such support, we may struggle and eventually fail, leaving behind nothing but wreckage.
Navigating Feedback and Difficult Conversations: An Insightful Discussion with Sheila Heen
In today’s episode of The Business of Giving, we tackle the challenges of difficult conversations and receiving feedback. Whether it’s our personal or professional lives, these situations can be uncomfortable and often lead to miscommunication and hurt feelings. But fear not, my next guest is a world-renowned negotiation expert who will help us navigate these challenges with greater confidence and ease.
Transforming Traditional Coaching: The Power of Peer Group Models
The world is changing. Now is the time for an innovative, collaborative learning approach to help people discover what they need to know and when they need to know it in a way that seamlessly maximizes and magnifies human potential. One of the most exciting ways of doing this and one that is gaining popularity fast is peer group coaching.
The Rise of Humanocracy: Maximizing Employee Contributions for Organizational Success
Today, many organizations are feeling stuck and struggling to move away from outdated management practices towards a more human-centered approach. It’s no easy feat, but luckily, there’s a book that can help. Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them offers powerful strategies for creating organizations that truly value their people and empower them to reach their full potential. And we’re delighted to have one of its co-authors with us today, Michele Zanini, who also is a co-founder of MLab.
Empowering Local Medical Professionals: Smile Train’s Sustainable Model for Cleft Care
Smile Train is dedicated to providing life-changing corrective surgery and comprehensive cleft care for children with cleft lips and palates. Since its establishment in 1999, the organization has transformed the lives of more than one and a half million children.
Bridging the Gap: Mendi Blue Paca on Fairfield County’s Fight Against Economic Inequality and Racial Disparities
A recent study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that Fairfield County was the most economically unequal metropolitan area in the country. That is why Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is focused on creating greater equity, especially greater racial equity across areas of housing, income and asset building, health, and education.
Beyond Diversity: Practical Steps for Creating Truly Inclusive Workplaces
My next guest maintains that it’s easier to act our way into new ways of thinking than to think our ways into new ways of acting. Nowhere is this more true than in the workplace where so many organizations are striving to create a culture of belonging. She is Sally Helgesen, the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership and an internationally bestselling author, speaker, and leadership coach.