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7 Lessons I’ve Learned from 2,500 Meetings
The other day I was having a pint at Flat 12 — during a meeting — and I got to thinking about my life as a series of meetings. This led to some quick mental math: I started my career 10 years ago, and Pivot got off the ground in 2006. On average, I've probably had 5 external meetings per week for 500 weeks for a grand total of 2,500 meetings.
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7 Lessons I’ve Learned from 2,500 Meetings
Interview: Tom Bartenbach | The Damien Center
Since 2009, Tom Bartenbach has been the acting Executive Director of The Damien Center. He began his career as a bag boy at Preston Safeway, going on to purchase the store from its owners. He owned two Bartenbach's Food Emporium grocery stores in the Indianapolis area before joining Indiana Cares as Executive Director in 1993.
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Interview: Tom Bartenbach | The Damien Center
Interview: Jessica White | The Julian Center
An Indianapolis native with 34 years of experience in the local nonprofit sphere, Jessica White currently serves as the Executive Director of The Julian Center, a women's shelter that's more than just a shelter.
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Interview: Jessica White | The Julian Center
Interview: Heather Quigley-Allen | Bosma Enterprises
Bosma Enterprises provides employment and programming for people who are blind or visually impaired, creating many stories of inspiration and success. Heather Quigley-Allen's role is to share these stories in strategic, compelling ways.
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Interview: Heather Quigley-Allen | Bosma Enterprises
Interview: James M. McClelland | Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana
As a nonprofit leader, James McClelland concentrates on projects and initiatives that add unique value in lives of both people and communities. Since 1974, he's seen the organization adapt and evolve. The key, he says, to its success.
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Interview: James M. McClelland | Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana
Interview: Anya Aslanova | Indianapolis Art Center
The next in our series of Q & A's with nonprofit leaders in Indianapolis, we spent a sunny afternoon with Ukrainian-born Anya Aslanova, chatting about her role as director of educational development at the Indianapolis Art Center.
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Interview: Anya Aslanova | Indianapolis Art Center
Interview: Ehren Bingaman | CIRTA
Ehren Bingaman, executive director of the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA), works every day to improve existing commuter options and better connect Indianapolis with the rest of Central Indiana.
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Interview: Ehren Bingaman | CIRTA
Interview: Kristie Sweeney | SENSE Charter School
For this installment of our nonprofit leaders series, we sat down with Kristie Sweeney, CEO and Head of School for the South East Neighborhood School of Excellence (SENSE).
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Interview: Kristie Sweeney | SENSE Charter School
Interview: Tanya Husain | Indianapolis Parks Foundation
The first in our Q&A series with Indy's civic superstars, we sat down with the Indianapolis Parks Foundation's new executive directer, Tanya Husain.
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Interview: Tanya Husain | Indianapolis Parks Foundation