#1407 – How do you grow and maintain a culture in today’s complex, global organizations? Guest Devin Hibbard is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of BeadforLife, a non-profit that teaches impoverished women in Uganda how to become entrepreneurs and generate a stable income, while working in the developed world to engage citizens as advocates against extreme poverty. She discusses how BeadforLife’s culture has changed as they’ve grown, about the role their leaders play in shaping and maintaining the culture, and about how to sustain a culture that encompasses people living so far apart, amid vastly different conditions.
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