Encore of Breaking All the Rules: Delancey Street
June 23, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin
Delancey Street is the leading residential self-help organization for substance abusers, ex-convicts, homeless and others who have hit bottom. For 40 years, the ground-breaking social enterprise provides an environment where the “untouchable” learn to develop their strengths, hold each other accountable, and run successful restaurants, moving companies, landscaping businesses and bookstores without any professional help. In this episode, we will speak with the founder and CEO of Delancey Street, Mimi Halper Silbert, to learn about the keys to influence behavior and inspire reinvention. Businesses can learn from Delancey Street about how to create an organization that inspires and enables change.
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“Business Reinvention with Nancy Lin” keeps you up to date on emerging trends and business innovations that could transform your industry. The show helps you make sense of new technologies and business models to understand their implications. Nancy Lin is a thoughtful and engaging host with a knack for asking questions that draw out unexpected insights. Her in-depth interviews with experts empower you to think innovatively and offer you inspiration and business lessons.
Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.
Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.