How Micro Communities Enable Us to Achieve the Unimaginable
Dick Traum, Founder of Achilles International, whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events joins Enterprise Radio. He is also the co-author of: The Courage to Go Forward: The Power of Micro Communities.
This episode of Enterprise Radio works in association with the Author Channel.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Dick Traum discuss the following:
- You write that achieving the impossible creates a “halo effect.” Could you expand on that?
- Why are micro communities uniquely equipped to take on societal issues?
- You share how micro communities turn receivers—those who initially seek help—into givers and mentors. How so?
- What’s the history behind the Cigna and Achilles International partnership?
- What steps can corporate and non-profit partners take to enact change?
Dick Traum was the first runner to complete a marathon with a prosthetic leg when he crossed the finish line at the 1976 New York City Marathon. In 1983, he founded Achilles International, whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events. Today, Achilles has more than 110 chapters in 41 countries.
To learn more, visit CourageToGoForward.com.
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