Leading from the Heart – Leadership for all of us

In 805conversations by Mark Sylvester

Caught between Connection and Curiosity

Judy Hawkins, principal at Ruby Road Leadership and the facilitator of the Business Giving Roundtable had a lively talk with Mark Sylvester about giving back, the social sector and social enterprises.
Bring on the good news.”
Topics included;
  • The Business Giving Roundtable, background and where it fits in the local non-profit scene
  • How the BGR supports entrepreneurs
  • How you build giving into the business model
  • Trend: Women business owners think about giving back during the formation of their business.
  • Giving back is how we are a part of the Community
  • How the business world and the social sector are becoming more hybridized
  • What the Partners for Excellence  Conference is and how it’s unique to the region
    • This year, both Noozhawk and PacCoast Business Times covered the conference.

  • What are the things that set this area apart?
  • – We have a connection to the natural world
  • – Our spirit of generosity
  • – We’re caught between connection and curiosity
  • Why it’s important to have a signature style
  • What it means to have an entrepreneurial culture – and how you recognize it if you saw it:
  • – An interest in creativity
  • – A willingness to lead with intuition
  • – Thinking about being a part of the Community – a client community, your town
  • Ways to Serve:
  • – Volunteer – serve on a local board
  • – Show up and pitch in at an event
  • – In-kind services from your business