Diamond Approach Online Program Director
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Diamond Approach Online Program Director

The Diamond Approach is a contemporary spiritual path that combines ancient wisdom with modern psychology.  The Ridhwan Foundation, a spiritual nonprofit based in Berkeley, California, offers teachings in the Diamond…

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New Women’s Business Center

I teamed up with Joy Taylor and Nancy Swift of Jefferson Economic Development to write an application for a Women’s Business Center designation, and it was chosen! Great news for…

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Microlending Forum

I designed and facilitated CAMEO's Microlending Summit this month.  We had a great panel of new online lenders -- Lend Up, Lending Club, Prosper and Accion East -- along with…

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Opportunity Finance Network

I just returned from OFN's Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.  OFN's President, Mark Pinsky, gave an address outlining a commitment to an ambitious four-point agenda for the Certified Development…

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Rural Enterprise Summit

I designed and facilitated CAMEO's Rural Summit and it was great.  We started with a clip from Tony Hseih, the owner/founder of Zappos, that focused on his efforts to revitalized…

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Working Solutions

I am please to be facilitating for a second time Working Solutions' annual strategic planning session.  Working Solutions is a San Francisco-based nonprofit providing business coaching, loans and referrals to…

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The Authentic Boss

I listened to a webinar by Bruce Tulgan, "It's OK to Be the Boss" where he made the point that much of the leadership literature today is focused on being…

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