March 15, 2017

Fast Company: What Gardening Can Teach You about Being an Effective Leader

Neighborhood Centers CEO Angela Blanchard is growing a lot in her communities. She oversees the largest charitable organization in Texas, a network of 74 sites that provide education, home care, and other services to more than 500,000 people annually–an increase of almost 200,000 from just two years ago. But despite the complexity of her job, she says she often takes business inspiration from a far simpler community experience–her years as an avid gardener. The most important lesson, she says: To grow something successfully, you must first know what not to grow. Read the full article here.

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