Are you stuck in a scarcity mindset? Today, we’ll learn how this frame of mind holds us back from making real social change in ourselves, the systems we work and live in, and the world.
Hello, everyone, and welcome to the Humanitarian Entrepreneur podcast! My guest today is Nell Edgington.
Nell has spent her 25-year career innovating in the social change sector. As president of Social Velocity, she helps create more strategic, financially savvy, and confident nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and organizations.
Nell is a popular writer, speaker, blogger, and author of Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World. Nell holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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In This Episode:
[01:27] – Nell discusses what brought her to write her book Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World.
[02:30] – The origins of the social change movement and the “scarcity mindset.”
[05:15] – Nell explains why charities and pennies aren’t going to cut it anymore and how we can get out of a broken system to start making real change.
[07:12] – We learn how we can recognize when we’re getting burned out and exhausted.
[09:00] – The best way to cultivate community, connection, and support, according to Nell.
[10:40] – This is the importance of the mantra “change yourself, change the system, change the world.”
[12:33] – How do we move past the concept of scarcity?
[14:22] – We hear how we can stop resisting money.
[16:50] – All we need to do is shift our internal mindset.
[18:24] – Fear is very real, but Nell clarifies what fear really is and how we can move beyond it.
[20:30] – What is the best way to leverage our resources, our teams, and our networks to create that lasting social change in the world?
[22:07] – Nell chats about the work she does for nonprofits.
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