30 minutes | Feb 22nd 2021

299: Cultivate authentic relationships to encourage greater talent, time, and treasure with Lisa Greer

Lisa Greer and Bill Ringle discuss creative ways to build meaningful and rewarding professional relationships for non-profit organization executives and small business leaders.Lisa Greer, author of Philanthropy Revolution: How to Inspire Donors, Build Relationships and Make a Difference>>> Visit MyQuestforTheBest.com  for complete show notes and more expert advice and inspiring stories to propel your small business growth.body .audioplayer.skin-wave.playerid-33076371:not(.a) .ap-controls .con-playpause .playbtn , body .audioplayer.skin-wave.playerid-33076371:not(.a) .ap-controls .con-playpause .pausebtn{background-color:#111}jQuery(document).ready(function($){var settings_ap33076371={design_skin:"skin-wave",autoplay:"off",disable_volume:"default",loop:"off",cue:"on",embedded:"off",preload_method:"metadata",design_animateplaypause:"default",skinwave_dynamicwaves:"off",skinwave_enableSpectrum:"off",skinwave_enableReflect:"on",settings_backup_type:"full",playfrom:"off",disable_scrub:"off",soundcloud_apikey:"",skinwave_comments_enable:"on",settings_php_handler:window.ajaxurl,skinwave_mode:"normal",skinwave_wave_mode:"canvas",pcm_data_try_to_generate:"on","pcm_notice":"off","notice_no_media":"on",design_color_bg:"111111",design_color_highlight:"ef6b13",skinwave_wave_mode_canvas_waves_number:"3",skinwave_wave_mode_canvas_waves_padding:"1",skinwave_wave_mode_canvas_reflection_size:"0.25",skinwave_wave_mode_canvas_mode:"normal",preview_on_hover:"off",skinwave_comments_playerid:"33076371",php_retriever:"https://myquestforthebest.com/wp-content/plugins/dzs-zoomsounds/soundcloudretriever.php"};try{dzsap_init(".ap_idx_19962_12",settings_ap33076371);}catch(err){console.warn("cannot init player",err);}});Top 3 Take-Aways from this InterviewHave the courage to be successful and beat the odds.Non-profit organizations not only save lives but also changes that of the givers for the better.Rating financials, while good, does not reflect the impact a non-profit organization has on a community.Interview InsightsWait a minute, watch, I can do it.Time feels different. Money’s different. It’s, it’s, everything’s different.Determination and resilience selling cookies does that to you.We didn’t ask are we going to buy jewelry, but who are we going to give this money to.If I can see that I’ve made a difference, the more difference I make, the happier I am.It’s a crazy rule to separate the volunteers from the donors and the small donors from the big donors.Really take the time to know the organizations that you work for.Read the Show Notes from this EpisodeLisa Greer shares how a conversation with her father and a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt served as inspirations to her. [01:21]Lisa talks about the first time she was introduced to philanthropy and how that was life-altering for her. [04:32]Crohn’s disease and how it affected her parent. [08:47]Lisa shares an example of how non-profits pitch to people who want to make contributions. [20:05]My Quest for the Best Lightning Round. [25:39]Subscribe to My Quest for the Best on Your Favorite AppClick to listen and subscribe to your favorite place to enjoy podcasts below so you are the first to know when a new episode is released. My Quest for the Best is the podcast where ambitious small business leaders discover strategies and tactics to unlock their growth potential.Give us a 5-star rating and positive review to make it easier for other small business owners to find and benefit from our work! Expert BioLisa Greer is an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist who has managed her family’s giving for the last decade. She has served on dozens of boards and commissions, including the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission, the international board of the New Israel Fund, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the Los Angeles District Attorney Crime Prevention Foundation.Greer also founded two healthcare-related companies and a strategic advisory firm specializing in digital media and entertainment. As a Hollywood studio executive, she managed the online businesses at NBC and Universal Studios, while also launching pioneering ventures into music webcasting. Greer is a mother of five and lives with her husband Joshua and their two youngest children in Los Angeles.Resources Mentioned During the Interview“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”, a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt.The Fox Hunt, by Mohammed Al Samawi Cedars-Sinai, A Non-Profit Hospital10×10 Philanthropy, Empowering the Next Generation of GivingContact Info for Lisa GreerWeb address: https://www.nif.org/people/lisa-greer/Travels from: Babylon, NY​Books Authored by Lisa Greer Social Media Links
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