Embracing abundance with Nell Edgington

Aug 31, 2020

As president of management consulting firm Social Velocity, Nell Edgington has devoted her 25-year career to helping nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and organizations become more strategic, financially savvy, and confident.

Author of the popular Social Velocity blog and frequent contributor to numerous social change blogs and publications, Nell is also a member of the Leap Ambassadors Community, a national network of over 250 nonprofit and philanthropic thought leaders and practitioners working to create a high-performing nonprofit sector.

We are thrilled to be working with Nell on her book, Reinventing Social Change, out early next year. Read on to learn more about Nell and her passion for supporting and empowering social change leaders.

Which three words best describe you?
Savvy, kind, passionate.

What is your book about?
It’s about how social change leaders can overcome limiting beliefs, reclaim their power, embrace abundance, and mobilize their networks to create a healthier and more equitable world.

What word or phrase do you use the most?
“Abundant social change.”

What is the last book you read?
Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore.

Who is your favorite author?
Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

What is the last thing that made you laugh out loud?
My teenage boys.

What is your personal motto?
“Embrace the chaos.”

Where do you find inspiration?
In thought-provoking books; creative, passionate people; art; music; old movies; delicious food; mid-century design; and travel.