Cultivating a thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us. ~ James E. Faust Refining and deepening gratitude is an output of trials and suffering. When things are going well, gratitude helps us celebrate and enlarge our goodness. But according to author Robert Emmons, it is truly under difficult […]
Where Women Lead, Impact Follows: How Women in Nonprofit Leadership can change the sector for good and how to get them there.
Most nonprofits experience a significant lull in donations and donor activity in the months of January and February. The post year end doldrums. Donors are slow to give, having distributed their 2010 charitable contributions during the ebullience of the holiday season. Consumers are recovering from gift purchases. The weather makes for hermits, with snow, ice […]
So in my last post we talked a little bit about Passion in your Board being the driving force for Philanthropy. But we are getting ahead of ourselves. Lets bring it back to the beginning. In order to be open to new ideas, its essential we frame our own perspective on the boards involvement in […]
When someone comes in contact with another person or place, something of that person is left behind, and something is taken away. “Locard’s Exchange Principle” Edmund Locard was a 20th century forensic scientist and director of the first crime lab in Lyon, France in 1910. His theory postulates that wherever two things meet, evidence exists […]
Relationships are like a dance. Each person has a choreography script of steps in their head. This choreography script has been built over time, based on other dances we held a part in. The script is dynamic, but we may think its static. Shuffle – ball- change left and you expect your partner to respond. […]