Mike Gemm shares his path to becoming a coach with For Impact, which helps organizations fund their missions. He started his career as an accountant then had an epiphany that launched him into a career transition. Mike has a lot of energy. It’s infectious. Hope you feel it too. He’s passionate about training and seeing people reach their potential (and Notre Dame…Go Irish).
Below is a summary of our interview:
“Every organization is perfectfully designed to get the results it’s getting” – Tim Kight
Mikes goes down memory lane from gaining 30 pounds at McDonalds to MBA accountant to his role as a fundraising coach.
Mike tells a powerful story detailing how he was making an impact but needed to mature emotionally.
Mike details the moment when he became sure MBA accountant was not his career path.
Mike’s Work Now
Mike and I chat about the how and why For Impact is changing fundraising
What’s Exciting Mike
Mike talks about the explosion of interest in education and health care
Book Mike recommends: [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0553286749″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51NLlj6PamL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”purposerockst-20″ width=”98″]A Better Way to Live by Og Mandino
Internet Resource: Google
Helpful Habit: Gratitude every day
Helpful Person/Mentor: Professor Tim Heath
What’s his Purpose?: “To be a catalyst, sharing my enthusiasm to others”
How to follow Mike
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Be grateful in each moment for what life has given you.
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