Marcy Rosendbaum is a leadership and management development specialist with extensive experience in American and multi-national corporations, philanthropic, social sector and not-for-profit organizations. She demonstrated innovation in leadership education; board development and social entrepreneurship; pathfinder for new strategies for career navigation in the new economy. She is also the producer and host of award winning weekly internet radio show “Livelihood: Creating What’s Next on Your Personal Career Path”
What challenges did you face?
Mastering the technology and new social media applications to be part of the merging platforms and communities.
What is one thing you wish you would have known before starting your own business?
The difference between profitability and cash flow.
What would you have done differently? Or is there anything you would have done differently?
Better cash flow management
What 3 tips can you give to someone wanting to make the change?
Build alliances. Work cooperatively. Cross generations.
What 3 words best describe you?
Irreverent. Curious. Engaging
What are your 3 best tips for getting stuff done?
Create mind maps to show the big picture and the interrelationships between the parts.
Create to do lists on milestones and deliverables rather than individual tasks.
Find people to work with who energize and engage you.
What drives you?
Getting checks in the mail and putting them on the refrigerator.
Where do you get inspiration from?
The stories of people who are doing, trying and achieving.
What is one book that you recommend to read?
Finite and Infinite Games by James P. Carse
What is one thing you can’t live without?
Best advice you ever received?
“Do you want to be right, or do you want to be happy?”