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22 12, 2016

Reflecting on a Young Boy’s Story During the Holidays

By |December 22nd, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on Reflecting on a Young Boy’s Story During the Holidays

I know this has been a tough year for many people for a lot of reasons. It’s been a divisive year. It’s been a year of anger and strife. But, it’s our choice how we face each day. As I sit here writing this Christmas message, I want to wish my friends, family and team [...]

13 12, 2016

A Volunteer Helps a Family Raise Money for an Adoption

By |December 13th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on A Volunteer Helps a Family Raise Money for an Adoption

We all need a little help at times. And, when people or organizations are looking to raise awareness and money for their good cause, it’s an opportunity for people to become volunteers and supporters of a greater narrative. That’s what happened to one super volunteer by the name of Jennifer “Jen” Klinger got involved in [...]

6 12, 2016

You Can Make a Difference and a Profit in 2017

By |December 6th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on You Can Make a Difference and a Profit in 2017

Do you remember the Indian Ocean tsunami? It happened 12 years ago this month. The earthquake was the longest duration quake ever recorded at over 8 minutes. It cost over 250,000 people their lives and caused in excess of $14 billion dollars in damage. An event that happened on the other side of the world [...]

24 11, 2016

A Thanksgiving Day Message to My Town, Orlando, After Pulse

By |November 24th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on A Thanksgiving Day Message to My Town, Orlando, After Pulse

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” Maya Angelou, Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer On June 12th of this year, our community lost 49 people who meant something to those who loved and [...]

3 11, 2016

Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

By |November 3rd, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

The biggest global fundraising day of the year is fast approaching. #GivingTuesday is the dedicated fundraising day for the world. There are a number of ways that practically anyone can get involved making a difference. The core driver for this day is social media. On #GivingTuesday, everyone is encouraged to demonstrate via social media how [...]

1 11, 2016

Grow a Mo, Save a Bro This Movember

By |November 1st, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on Grow a Mo, Save a Bro This Movember

Movember is here. Don’t know what it is? If you care about men’s health, this is the month that for 30 days, men around the world do a clean shave on November 1st and then creatively grow their mustaches and beards for the rest of the month. This is all and effort to help raise [...]

18 10, 2016

How You Can Help the Forgotten Victims of the Louisiana Floods

By |October 18th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on How You Can Help the Forgotten Victims of the Louisiana Floods

Recently, I spent my day hunkering down as Hurricane Matthew swept through Florida. During that time at home, I took to social media to promote and raise awareness about the suffering that was happening in the Caribbean. I then learned something from people in Louisiana. I began to receive messages, emails, and calls from people [...]

11 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew, Haiti, the U.S. and How You Can Help the Forgotten

By |October 11th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on Hurricane Matthew, Haiti, the U.S. and How You Can Help the Forgotten

Approximately 1,000 people have been killed in Haiti due to Hurricane Matthew. As of this writing, some of the hardest-hit areas have yet to be reached by recovery personnel. There is currently an outbreak of cholera, and it’s only expected to get worse. You can see some of the destruction for yourself. I live in [...]

6 10, 2016

Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

By |October 6th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

The job market has changed, and social media has become a part of it. I will say that Millennials are at an advantage because they grew up using social media. Other generations may not be so warm to the idea about social media and careers. As many more people move into the “gig economy,” it’s [...]

29 09, 2016

The 10 Best Digital Free Marketing Tools You’re Not Using

By |September 29th, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on The 10 Best Digital Free Marketing Tools You’re Not Using

Nonprofits or start-up social enterprises need all the resources they can use to get ahead and stay competitive. Although “free” is not always a good thing, in the digital world, it certainly can be. Did you realize there are a lot of awesome tools you can use to help you automate and manage the digital [...]