It’s Halloween week and to celebrate, I’ve got a treat for you – scary stories that some of my readers have shared with me about their experiences working in nonprofit fundraising. Some of these are crazy. Some will make you shake your head in disbelief. Others might even make you wonder what kind of a30
Last week, I was in San Antonio for the annual AFP International Conference on Philanthropy. It was an amazing conference with many of the brightest minds in our field in attendance. Fortunately, many of those bright minds led workshops. And since lots of us were tweeting like crazy (over 5,000 tweets from a 3-day conference!),30
I love the beach. I could sit for hours and just watch the waves. I was in Florida this past weekend, speaking at the Friends of Florida State Parks, and I got to enjoy a little time on the beach. Needless to say, I was a happy camper! I was thinking about how much fun30
Ahoy me hearties! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, so I thought I’d have a little fun and write my tips pirate-style for you. Enjoy! Avast ye! Hearten to these tips that are like pieces of eight in your purse. So weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen! Abandon hope all ye who enter here? No30
We all procrastinate from time to time, don’t we? There are lots of reasons why we do it – fear, perfectionism, doubt – the list goes on. We really need to just dig in and get the thing done. Here’s a great little video to help you get your stuff done.
Whether you’re a cat person or a dog person, you know that these little furry love-bugs have personalities all their own. Missy is one of four cats that live here with us. We adopted her from a local shelter about 10 years ago and she’s a sweetie. She’s the oldest and the smallest of the30
Here’s a great little video that will probably make you giggle or at least smile. After watching it a couple of times, I think there are some deeper lessons to be learned. One is “don’t start something unless you’re prepared to deal with the consequences.” Another is “if you give, be prepared to receive.” Watch30