100 episodes

Busting the myths of the "nonprofit" sector for organizational growth.

501(c)3(b)(s): Deprogramming for Organizational Growth Zoot Velasco

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Busting the myths of the "nonprofit" sector for organizational growth.

    105: Social Enterprise in Orange County, CA PART TWO of TWO

    105: Social Enterprise in Orange County, CA PART TWO of TWO

    Episode 105: In the past two years, Orange County has been quietly building an infrastructure around social enterprise. From The UCI and the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton; to funding through the OC Community Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund, RevHub, and Octane OC; to backbone organizations providing fiscal sponsorship like Charitable Ventures and OneOC. Orange County is poised to become a hub of social innovation. In this panel, we talk to the movers and shakers laying down tracks to pave the way for social entrepreneurs and discover what that means for the social sector. Part two of two. 

    • 38 min
    104: Social Enterprise in Orange County, CA PART ONE

    104: Social Enterprise in Orange County, CA PART ONE

    Episode 104: In the past two years, Orange County has been quietly building an infrastructure around social enterprise. From The UCI and the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton; to funding through the OC Community Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund, RevHub, and Octane OC; to backbone organizations providing fiscal sponsorship like Charitable Ventures and OneOC. Orange County is poised to become a hub of social innovation. In this panel, we talk to the movers and shakers laying down tracks to pave the way for social entrepreneurs and discover what that means for the social sector. Part one of two. 

    • 31 min
    103: Story Planning Like The Martians Do!

    103: Story Planning Like The Martians Do!

    Episode 103: Plan Like The Martians Do! If it's good enough to land rovers on Mars, it's good enough for us!


    Story Planning: Explore the space between “what is” and “what could be” using storytelling methods to think differently when communicating new ideas with Paul Propster, CSUF alumnus and Story Architect for NASA/JPL’s Office of Formulation.


    JPL partners with NASA and CalTech to create the United States unmanned missions to space such as MARS rovers.


    Paul is a seasoned storyteller, strategy-lover, line-blurrer, dot-connector, and message-driven professional. With more than 25 years in strategic communications, Paul has helped clients across industries to tell their stories. From small, women-owned businesses to energy to technology to NASA, he partners with teams to cultivate a narrative that produces greater emotional investment in stakeholders. Since 2014, Paul has been the resident “storytelling architect” for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab’s Office of Formulation, spearheading the development and establishment of a storytelling culture, processes, and tools. He led the capture of an Earth mission (MAIA), a Heliopyhsics mission (SunRISE), and an Astrophysics mission (SPARCS). Also, he co-led the development and delivery of the 2018 Strategic Implementation Plan.


    Paul is an old, salty surfer, mountain biker, music and movie lover, and enjoys spending as much time as possible at the beach. He lives in Southern California with his wife Laurie and his 3 sons.

    • 36 min
    102: Simulcast with Slice of Orange

    102: Simulcast with Slice of Orange

    Jodi Balma, Political Science Professor at Fullerton College, has been recently named an Orange County Teacher of the Year. Jodi hosts the Slice of Orange Podcast on all things politics in North Orange County, California.  In this episode, she talked with our host, Zoot Velasco about the Gianneschi Center.



     

    • 41 min
    101: Universal Truths of Leadership

    101: Universal Truths of Leadership

    Episode 101: In this podcast's five seasons, we have interviewed many great leaders on Leadership. Today we will distill down the universal truths of great leadership from our speakers and our training on the subject. Zoot Velasco teaches leadership at Cal Poly Pomona, OneOC, and Cal State Fullerton Gianneschi Fellowship. He is the product of four leadership fellowships himself and an MBA program. The content today is part of his Gianneschi Fellows program and his new book on Social Impact Leadership:


    https://business.fullerton.edu/engagement/gianneschinonprofitresearch/social-impact-leadership


    https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/small-large-growing-social-impact-organizations-against-all-odds


     

    • 31 min
    100: Fr. Boyle (Rebroadcast)

    100: Fr. Boyle (Rebroadcast)

    Episode 100: Leading Social Enterprise with “Homeboy” Fr. Greg Boyle (Rebroadcast)


    Fr. Greg Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries, an international model for social enterprise; a Jesuit pastor at the Dolores Mission, and author of Creating A Culture of Tenderness, Tattoos on The Heart, and Barking to The Choir. This was his keynote speech recorded at the 2019 G3X Conference.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

501 Jedi trainee Chris ,

This is the podcast for everyone in the social profit world.

As a growing professional, I have learned so much from the deep conversations. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone looking to understand the organizational side of helping and community work. Zoot is truly a genius and his guest are phenomenal. Thank you!

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