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Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Apr 9, 2024

In this transformative conversation with Bobby Herrera, author of "The Gift of Struggle," Bobby shares his journey from growing up in a large family where struggle was a constant companion, to becoming a leader who views every challenge as an opportunity to grow.

Through personal anecdotes and profound insights, Bobby explores how struggles can be our most valuable teachers, guiding us towards empathy, leadership, and success. He helps us discover the profound impact of embracing struggle, not as a burden, but as a gift that shapes our character and destiny.

In this episode, Bobby also delves into his leadership philosophy, illustrating through his life's work and stories how one act of kindness can set off a ripple effect, transforming not just individual lives but entire communities. Whether you're a leader seeking to inspire your team, or a single contributor navigating the ups and downs of life, this episode is packed wisdom on turning adversity into advantage.

This episode answers the following questions:

  • How can personal struggles serve as a catalyst for leadership growth?
  • What role does empathy play in leadership?
  • How can leaders foster a culture of giving within their organizations?
  • How can I build resilience?
  • What should I do when a key employee leaves?

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