Wondering how to find the time to work for a cause you care about?
In this episode, I interview Ruth Winden, a Career Coach, who is doing a fundraising for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust.
Learn why she decided to prepare for a trek in the Grand Canyon and how she handles her fundraising activities while managing her business.
- [00:35] Presenting Ruth Winden, a Career Coach, currently doing a fundraising for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust
- [02:11] What are the services that you offer as a Career Coach?
- [03:24] Why did you decide to start a fundraising for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust?
- [06:58] How much time do you spend on the fundraising and what does it consist in doing?
- [10:04] Do you meet the other fundraisers face to face?
- [11:00] How do you handle your energy and emotion between your different activities?
- [13:40] About a book I read, written by Cami Walker, and the benefit of giving while going through tough times.
- [15:29] Have you thought about giving up on your work?
- [17:31] How do you increase your energy level before working with a client?
- [19:22] Do you have any tips for entrepreneurs who think about giving up on their business when life gets tough?
- [21:55] Do you build your support network with entrepreneurs?
- [22:46] What will you do after your fundraising and your trek are over?
- [26:18] Connecting with Ruth via her new project, Older Yet Bolder
- [27:04] How will you find your new audience on social media?
- [28:09] Where can people find you online?
- [28:54] Will we be able to follow what you do during the trek in May?
- [30:47] Thank you Ruth! Wishing you to reach your fundraising goal.
- [31:27] Conclusion and this week action item: find communities to build your support network
- Support Ruth’s challenge, raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust
- Ruth’s Career Coaching Website
- Her new website: Older Yet Bolder
- Follow Older Yet Bolder on Twitter
- Connect with Ruth on LinkedIn
- Book: 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life by Cami Walker
- Connect with Thuy on LinkedIn
- Follow Thuy on Twitter
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