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431: How to not let a worldwide pandemic limit you! – Laura Gassner Otting
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COVID19 came in with a roar and an intent to get us all to pause and reset. Many of us lost hope, sheltered not only in place but crawled into despair. Then, with a swift kick in the pants, many of us also said, "This is not how I am meant to show up in the world!"
My friend Laura showed up again, to bring her Limitless insights on how we can leverage this pandemic to restart and find a new way to show up in the world. She's now got a companion course for her book - Limitless and a Facebook Group - where you can discover for yourself, the power of being Limitless even when the world is spinning out of control.
Laura Gassner Otting helps people get “unstuck” — and achieve extraordinary results.
Through Limitless Possibility, Laura collaborates with change agents, entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and donors to push past the doubt and indecision that consign great ideas to limbo. She delivers strategic thinking, well-honed wisdom, and catalytic perspective informed by decades of navigating change across the start-up, nonprofit, political, and philanthropic landscapes.
Laura’s 25-year resume is defined by her entrepreneurial edge. She served as a Presidential Appointee in Bill Clinton’s White House, helping shape AmeriCorps; left a leadership role at respected nonprofit search firm, Isaacson, Miller, to expand the startup ExecSearches.com; and founded and ran the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, which partnered with the full gamut of mission driven nonprofit executives, from start-up dreamers to scaling social entrepreneurs to global philanthropists. She is the author of Mission-Driven, a book for those moving from profit to purpose, and the upcoming Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life (April 2019).
Through her own commitment to give back, Laura has helped build a local Montessori school, co-founded a women’s philanthropic initiative, advised a start-up national women’s PAC, grew a citizen-leadership development program, and completed three charity-inspired marathons—projects emblematic of her passions and values. She’s turned on by the audacity of The Big Idea and that larger-than-life goal you just can’t seem to shake. She’s an instigator, a motivator, and a provocateur, and she’s never met a revolution she didn’t like.
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