Dale Nirvani Pfeifer is changing the way we connect online by making social giving simple. Her company, GoodWorld, is fueling the next wave of seamless, charitable donations made with just a hashtag: #donate. An award-winning researcher, Dale has also worked with organizations across the U.S. and New Zealand to help them understand their purpose and deliver cutting-edge programs and communications strategies.
Entrepreneurial Role Models:
Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook
When business started difficulties overcame:
“When I started the business I came out of academia and I went into the world of none profit and foundation s and then I came to be an entrepreneur so I had like no experience in running a business. There was a period of 2 years when I worked on goodworld all by myself, so it’s funny everybody talks about goodworld being an overnight success but it was 3 years pretty much solidly working on it. There was so many kind of things, the barrier of learning how to be a business woman from not being one before really taking these theories and research wed been doing and really bringing that to life. I’ve been so fortunate enough to have amazing mentors. I bootstrapped the business for 2 years. I was financially supporting myself. The creation of the business was something which was really kind of tough working up to the point where we were able to attract venture capital”…[Listen for More]
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Book by Sheryl Sandburg
“The world is not for food, it is for human connection” She said it was by Mother Teresa although I cannot find it online.
Recommended Online Resources:
Best Advice to Other Entrepreneurs:
“Don’t Stop. If you really believe in your heart that you’re being authentic in your mission, really pushing forward on an idea that you’re passionate about don’t let anyone stop you”…[Listen for More]
More About Dale Nirvani Pfeifer:
Neil’s Quote at the Beginning:
“I’ve done thousands of interviews in my life, and it’s a format that I quite enjoy, because I think of questions in interviews as an opportunity to sort of gauge my growth in a way. It gives me an idea of how I’m navigating this world that I’m in.”
Other Quotes From the Chat with Dale Nirvani Pfeifer:
“I just value so much being able to get up in the morning and coming in and making an impact, I mean the thousands of charities that are using us like we’ve created this brand new way to donate on social media which is really unlocking social giving or social media donations”