Marrying For and Nonprofit Entrepreneurship as a Family Mission

May 25, 2018
Hosted by Hemda Mizrahi

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Non-profit co-founder Linda Carey is referred to as a unicorn in the medical community. More than 11 years after being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, Linda shares how she and her husband, commercial photographer Bob Carey, approached her bout with cancer and their desire to provide financial and emotional support to other patients. She discusses the mindset through which they expanded The Tutu Project from an overnight sensation into a movement that galvanizes individuals and communities to “#DARE2TUTU.” In identifying how Bob Carey Photography provided a launching pad for their nonprofit, Linda illustrates how for-profits can branch out to serve an integration of personal, family and organizational missions. You’ll gain insights from the resourcefulness and conviction that led Bob and Linda to self-publish a book en route to garnering international funding. Both as a couple and as collaborators in entrepreneurship, they offer a possibilities perspective on quality of life.

Turn the Page

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“Turn the Page” features best practices in performance and quality of life for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and businesses. Subject matter experts, many of whom are long-time entrepreneurs, discuss the business models that have enabled them to recover from setbacks, thrive, and adjust course based on both their growth paths and marketplace changes. Guests include specialists in law, marketing, public relations, product and service-focused global businesses, social entrepreneurship, parental leave planning, and other disciplines. You’ll benefit from the stories of distinguished performers, such as executives and former pro athletes who have transferred and augmented their strengths to become business owners in the service of creative autonomy, lifestyle flexibility, philanthropy, and other legacy goals. Host Hemda invites you to subscribe to the show through iTunes or Stitcher, and to explore becoming a sponsor or affiliate by contacting her through the “Email Host” link.

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Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi, Ed.M., M.A., is a Board Certified Coach who specializes in executive and leadership development. Using the tools she has gained from her training in mediation, image consulting, and as a certified wellness coach and licensed therapist, she partners with clients on issues related to career transition, lifestyle management, and performance. As an organizational effectiveness consultant, Hemda collaborates with businesses to address gaps in the employee and customer experience. Her coaching, consulting and radio talk show roles are informed by her managerial experience in healthcare and higher education, participation on advisory boards, and entrepreneurship expertise. Hemda earned Master’s degrees in Organizational and Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. She is certified in the research-based 360-degree feedback assessments developed by the Center for Creative Leadership.

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