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Hope Story Circle with Bill Strickland - February 27, 2021

Peace On

Bill Strickland has enjoyed many careers, from botany to performing as a dancer/singer/actor, to becoming a lawyer working in the banking and philanthropic sectors. He shared two stories with a common thread about how something that was once an irritant became a gem, a pearl. The inquiry was to reflect on what irritants we may have, and what gem do they bring to us? How does empathy shift our perceptions? Check the calendar of Events at www.peacealliance.org - join us at our next Hope Story Circle and share your emerging stories!


28 Feb 2021

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Episode 74 // Bill Strickland of Bicycling Magazine

We Got To Hang Out

Bill Strickland is a fixture in the cycling industry. Over the decades he and his team have contributed to how we look at cycling at large including setting an example for promoting diversity within work and also amplifying the voices of people from all different backgrounds in his publications. This conversation gets pretty heavy when we spoke about his childhood and his relationship with his abusive father. But we also spoke about his relationship with Lance from the 90s all the way up to his confession of doing in 2013. This episode is incredible. You’re really going to enjoy this!

1hr 33mins

5 Jan 2021

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Business as Usual with Bill Strickland

TechVibe Radio

We are thrilled to kick off the week with Bill Strickland, President and CEO of the non-profit Manchester Bidwell Corporation, which he formed in 1968 to focus on art, education and music. He is a winner of the MacArthur Genius Award and the 2011 Goi Peace award. An internationally acclaimed speaker, author, artist and community builder, Bill has remained active locally, but simultaneously internationally, as he expanded his work around the world. Bill will talk about Pittsburgh, the state of our world now through his eyes and experience, paired with his continued passion to build social enterprises around the world based upon his original vision that emanated from Pittsburgh's North Side organization in Manchester.


7 Jul 2020

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Bill Strickland, J.D. California Community Foundation: Full Charitable Chit Chat with Cathy & Claire episode

Charitable Chit Chat with Cathy & Claire

Planned giving expert Cathy Sheffield and nonprofit marketing specialist Claire Meyerhoff introduce you to Bill Strickland, Planned Giving Officer with the California Community Foundation.You can sit back and enjoy their conversation about philanthropy in the City of Angels, Los Angeles, California where actors, athletes and everyday philanthropists are making their community a better place. In this interview, Claire & Cathy ask Bill about CCF's response to Covid-19 and they take a deep dive into a hot topic -- Donor Advised Funds. Bill shares his love for philanthropy and discusses working with the many professional advisors who are helping their clients with philanthropic solutions.  You can also hear Bill's stories about his original career as a professional singer and dancer, before he went to law school, worked as a trust officer for Bank of America and started his planned giving career with the Nature Conservancy.This is the full episode of Charitable Chit Chat with Cathy & Claire for May 2020 and includes two additional segments: Ask Cathy and Creative with Claire. Ask Cathy focuses on gift acceptance policies and Creative with Claire features tips for nonprofit fundraisers just getting started with planned giving.Learn more by visiting CharitableChitChat.comCharitable Chit Chat with Cathy & Claire. We're more than a podcast. We're your friends in planned giving.


28 May 2020

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The Art of Building: Bill Strickland

Products of Pittsburgh

Bill Strickland has spent over half a century teaching kids and training adults. It started on the North Side of Pittsburgh, the neighborhood where he grew up and would name the organization he built: Manchester. In 1968, Bill was a student at the University of Pittsburgh when he founded the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild as an arts program for inner city youth. A few years later, he was building a career training center that, along with the arts program, became a model embraced by cities all over the country. Today, he has the Key to the City – Pittsburgh’s highest civilian award – and travels the world building new partnerships and centers.


9 Jul 2019

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How to Transform a Community with Bill Strickland, Founder of The Bidwell Training Center

The L3 Leadership Podcast with Doug Smith

In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you'll hear Doug Smith interview with Bill Strickland, Founder of the Bidwell Training Center.To see the notes and ways to connect with Bill, go to the show notes at L3Leadership.org/episode150Connect with L3 Leadership: Website: L3Leadership.org LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/l3-leadership Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/L3Leader Twitter: @L3leader Instagram: @l3leadership Podcast: The L3 Leadership Podcast in iTunes How You Can Help this Podcast: To listen to past interviews, go to my podcast page. Subscribe to this podcast Rate and leave a review of the podcast Share the content on Social Media Sign-up for my L3 Leadership Newsletter If you have an idea for a future podcast you would like to hear or a leader you would like me to interview, e-mail me at dougsmith@l3leadership.org. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate it on iTunes and write a review.


6 Jun 2017

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How to use your Ideas to change the lives of others with Bill Strickland

Hustle and Heart TV with Darieth Chisolm - AUDIO version

If you subscribe to the belief that environment shapes people’s lives, then you’ll be impressed with what happens at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild and Bidwell Training Center. Equally impressive, is the man who crafted this environment from clay and the formation of one thought…lives matter. More on my conversation with Bill Strickland, right here on Hustle & Heart TV with Darieth Chisolm. For advertising and show sponsorship call 412-692-1600 or email us at info@Dariethchisolm.com  Are you considering starting your own Podcast? Schedule a Complimentary Coaching Session  to talk with Darieth about ways Podcasting & Video Podcasting can help you build your Brand, Influence & Income!  Go to https://www.FreeCallwithDarieth.com to schedule.


9 Sep 2015

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Bill Strickland: A Poverty Antidote Goes Global

E3C: The Passionate Entrepreneur

Bill Strickland: A Poverty Antidote Goes Global. Strickland's recently published memoir, Make the Impossible Possible, describes his life and his basic recipe to enable success: a mix of high standards, the opportunity to develop unexplored talents and the message that no matter how difficult the circumstances, everyone has the potential to live a rich, satisfying life. Strickland's world-class arts centers and high-level job-training programs have changed the lives of thousands of disadvantaged urban teens, displaced steelworkers and struggling welfare mothers. Now he hopes to foster similar programs around the world. www.manchesterbidwell.org

1hr 5mins

15 Feb 2009

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"Creating a Profitable New Venture" by Bill Strickland

CareerCast by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Bill Strickland shares how he created a profitable venture by following his passion, developing deep and sustainable relationships, and always telling his story instead of making a "pitch".


15 May 2008

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Bill Strickland - Globeshakers

Inside Social Innovation With SSIR

On Pittsburgh's gritty north side, just down the street from where he grew up, Bill Strickland has created a youth development and adult training center like no other. In this audio interview with Globeshakers host Tim Zak, Strickland talks about the environment he has melded over more than 40 years surrounded by stunning art, the sounds of jazz, beautiful orchids, and brilliant architecture, with programs that get kids into college and adults a job with a future. https://ssir.org/podcasts/entry/bill_strickland_-_globeshakers


15 Mar 2006