Effective Change Management with Nikki DiCaro, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Data Officer of the Jewish Foundation of Greater Philadelphia

Nikki DiCaroNikki DiCaro is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Data Officer for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, an organization that mobilizes financial and volunteer resources to address the Jewish community’s most critical priorities. In this role, Nikki is responsible for the organization’s accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, annual audits, and more.

Before joining the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Nikki served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for the Please Touch Museum. She has a passion for serving her community and building strong and sustainable accounting, finance, and operating teams. Additionally, Nikki is a published author with eighteen books under her belt and counting.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • How Nikki DiCaro got into the world of finance and data
  • Nikki’s strategies for helping people get comfortable around data and information
  • How do you cultivate consistent communication within your team?
  • Nikki discusses her decades-long career and how she stays energized
  • How to navigate the challenges of entering a new role in the current environment
  • Nikki’s approach to change management and responding to mistakes in the workplace
  • The recipe for successful innovation in 2021
  • How boards of directors in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors are changing
  • What does Nikki focus on when developing the next generation of leaders?

In this episode…

How do you effectively lead your team through change? Whether it’s a transition to virtual work or a shift in roles, a change in the workplace can be difficult to manage—especially in 2021. So, what are the best strategies for managing change while maintaining a productive and happy team?

Nikki DiCaro has experienced her fair share of moves and pivots throughout her long and successful career. Now, she uses this knowledge to help other business leaders effectively approach change management. As she says, the key to navigating change in the workplace is prioritizing communication every step of the way. From seeking feedback while innovating your systems to starting conversations with your team about their career goals, consistent communication is the secret to success.

On this episode of Level Up, Nick Araco interviews Nikki DiCaro, the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Data Officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, about her strategies for navigating change and innovation in the workplace. Nikki discusses how she has pivoted throughout her decades-long career, her advice for communicating effectively with your team, and the key ingredients of successful innovation in 2021. Stay tuned for more!

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