Now more than ever, society needs nonprofit leaders to break out of restrictions and claim our place in this world. We talk with consultant Nell Edgington about her new book, “Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World.” 

Nell challenges us to embrace abundance and power as nonprofit leaders. We discuss getting into our “zones of excellence”, kissing scarcity goodbye, and other helpful concepts in the book that can help us transform our experience of nonprofit work.

In this episode we cover: 

  • Why the nonprofit and philanthropic system is broken
  • Claiming our power as nonprofit leaders
  • Not doing it all by ourselves 
  • Kissing scarcity goodbye
  • Making money your new best friend
  • Mobilizing our inside team and outside network

Nell Edgington has 25 years of experience innovating in the social change sector. At Social Velocity she helps nonprofit and philanthropic leaders become more confidentstrategic and financially savvy at creating social change.

In addition to leading Social Velocity, she writes and speaks extensively about moving the nonprofit sector and the philanthropy that funds it to become more effective at creating social change. She is the author of the book, “Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World.” She also writes the popular Social Velocity blog, and has contributed to many print and online journals in the social change space. Nell is also a member of the national Leap Ambassadors Community, a network of over 250 nonprofit and philanthropic thought leaders working to create a high-performing social change sector.

 

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