Joe and Brian sit down with Russel Dains, CEO of Save Our Youth, to explore how to effectively begin a new leadership role and how a leader can help guide an organization through a time of transition. They also discuss how recent events such as the pandemic and growing awareness of racial issues are affecting the work of Save Our Youth and their outlook on the future.

 

This week we talked about:

Save Our Youth: https://saveouryouth.org/about/

Become a Save Our Youth mentor: https://saveouryouth.org/mentor/

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek H. Murthy, MD: https://www.vivekmurthy.com/together-book

 

This week’s takeaway: During this time of isolation and change, it’s more important than ever to give and receive relational support. This week, reach out to someone–either someone in your life or through an organization like Save Our Youth–and offer support. This could mean going for a walk, talking on the phone, or just texting someone about their day. Sometimes the smallest yet genuine gestures mean the most.

 

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