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13 12, 2018

5 of the Best Charitable Organizations to Give to in 2018

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It’s that time of year again where millions of people are grateful for what they have in their lives. When people become reflective, they also think about the broader world and making a difference. Philanthropic giving to charitable causes is an essential aspect […]

4 12, 2018

How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires

By |December 4th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires

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Through November, as families and friends have gathered around the kick-off for the holiday season, one of the biggest stories has been the devastating fires that have destroyed the lives of so many people. As I write this, over 1,000 people are missing, […]

22 11, 2018

Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

By |November 22nd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

I hope you’re reading this message today as you are about to celebrate a peaceful, joyful and happy Thanksgiving with your friends and family. It’s essential for all of us to remember how fortunate we are in this great country. There’s no place I’d rather be because if you work hard, are disciplined and consistent, […]

15 11, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

By |November 15th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

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There’s a lot of negativity in the world, but I also see that there are many people who want to make their part of it a better place. A quote that’s been attributed to Gandhi was that we should each try to be […]

8 11, 2018

How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

By |November 8th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

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If you’ve been keeping up with the business news lately, then you are aware that there’s been a lot of discussion about the next recession. Few who experienced the 2008 downturn were left untouched in some way, even if they held onto […]

30 10, 2018

How to Capture the Hearts of Your Donors, And Their Wallets

By |October 30th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How to Capture the Hearts of Your Donors, And Their Wallets

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What’s the one activity you must to do to get a contribution from a donor?

You have to capture their heart, then their mind, and then you will get the contribution.

As we get into one of the most critical periods of fundraising for the […]

23 10, 2018

How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

By |October 23rd, 2018|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

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So many nonprofits are treading water. We know this, and if you have been in the philanthropic sector for even a year, you probably know it as well.

Organizations spend money and also a lot of time, which by the way is also a […]

11 10, 2018

Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

By |October 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

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Yesterday I sent a YouTube video to my team that was inspired by the commencement speech of the late David Foster Wallace in 2005 at Kenyon College. If you have less about 10 minutes, I recommend that you watch it, and if […]

9 10, 2018

A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 9th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Would you like to learn how you can strategically raise money and get volunteers from corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs?

Would you like to understand what you have to do to attract the highest levels of funding?

If that is the case, then I’d like to give you the […]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

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If you’re a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I’ve told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place […]