The Nickolas Crim Show

Zach Blend is the CEO at Goshen Valley where they provide services and support to children living in the foster care system.

Show Notes

On this episode I sit down with Zach Blend CEO of Goshen Valley. Goshen Valley provides services and support to children living in the foster care system. We discuss his path to working at Goshen Valley, the importance of finding a problem you're passionate about solving, serving others throughout your entire life & career, and the mission of Goshen Valley. 

Connect: 
zblend@goshenvalley.org 
https://twitter.com/nickolascrim 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickolasc/ 

Referenced in the show: 
https://goshenvalley.org/ 
https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Conversations 
https://www.amazon.com/Anxiety-Toolkit 

Time stamps: 
(1:05) Zach’s background 
(5:43) College radio host 
(8:12) Perspective 
(9:44) Searching for purpose 
(17:10) History of Goshen Valley 
(21:23) Service others from the start of your career 
(24:14) Goshen Valley team and volunteers 
(30:00) Non-profit is a tax status / 3MC 
(33:50) Leading teams effectively 
(37:03) Teaching project management / learning by doing 
(41:26) Bias towards action 
(44:40) People who have inspired him 
(49:42) Education 
(53:29) Book recommendations 
(55:47) Purchase under $100 

What is The Nickolas Crim Show?

Talking with interesting people about their ideas, projects, processes, and experiences.