Heart Work and Wells Fargo Partner to Serve Nonprofit Executives

Dec 4 / Dr. Glenn A. Thomas, Jr.
The Executive Leadership Forum facilitated by the Center for Heart Work Leadership in partnership with Wells Fargo Bank, concluded on Thursday, November 30, 2023. Wells Fargo Senior Vice President Rod Banks played a key role in collaborating with the Center for Heart Work Leadership team to create an enriching experience for over thirty nonprofit leaders from the Charlotte Metro community.
This forum included a comprehensive program comprising a two-day in-class experience complemented by three virtual development workshops. The topics covered in these sessions were diverse and impactful, focusing on areas such as enhancing organizational capacity through compassionate approaches and exploring strategies to broaden business verticals for more substantial community impact. This blend of in-person and virtual learning opportunities provided the participants with a well-rounded educational experience, equipping them with valuable skills and insights for their leadership roles in the nonprofit sector.

How do we build capacity with love?

Building capacity with love is the key to [achieving] genuine growth and development. When we approach the task of building capacity with love, we bring a wholehearted commitment and care that has the power to transform individuals, communities, and even entire nations. Love is not just a feeling or emotion; it is an intentional choice to invest time, energy, and resources into [supporting and empowering] others. Love drives us to go beyond simply meeting basic needs; it pushes us to [nurture and empower] others to reach their fullest potential.

Moreover, building capacity with love is a sustainable approach. It focuses on long-term empowerment rather than short-term fixes. Love seeks to address the root causes of challenges and build resilience, ensuring that individuals and communities are equipped to navigate future obstacles. By investing in people with love, we create a ripple effect that extends far beyond the immediate impact, creating lasting change that is passed down through generations.

In summary, building capacity with love is a powerful force for transformation, enabling individuals and communities to reach their full potential. Through love, we create a nurturing, collaborative, and sustainable environment that uplifts and empowers others. Let us embrace this approach and work together to build a brighter future for all.

Thank you to all the organizations that participated and a special thank you to Wells Fargo and Rod Banks! Happy Holidays!