I'm so happy to be spending the Christmas and New Year holidays with my daughter, Lorraine, in Rio de Janiero, Brazil - a mix of adventure and relaxation. So far, I've unplugged almost completely (although here I am writing, escaped the cold winter, had fun with...read more
Yes, you read that right. On International Women's Day, AFP asked, "Why are there so few male fundraisers?" Wednesday March 8 was International Women’s Day. The world-wide day recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and calling...read more
Welcome to 2016! In the lead up to the New Year, did you see your inbox piling up with end-of-year asks? I sure did. In those last days of the year, there was quite a bit of chatter on Twitter about that. But this tweet from The Whiny Donor struck my heart......read more
Welcome guest blogger, Rebecca Farrell, reporting from Ontario! Let’s Create a #DonorLoveRevolution Let me guess, you read #DonorLoveRevolution and wondered, “What is that? I want in!” So you continued reading! Great! Now that I have you here, I have to tell you, that...read more
Halloween is my kind of season. The changing leaves, the crispness returning to the air, pumpkins in various stages of fright and delight greet you at every turn. More than that, I'm a Halloween baby! And a fundraiser. Let me share my six insights to how fundraisers...read more
I was chatting with my pal Ephraim the other day. When I say "chat" I mean messaging because he lives in Bet Shemesh, Israel and I live in Vancouver, Canada. (I suppose one day we might find a half-way point, and meet on Ilha das Flores in the Atlantic Ocean,...read more
I'm in Chicago meeting with my colleagues. We have a widely distributed team and we are looking toward year-end, adjusting metrics and planing for 2015. As it is for many fundraisers, this is intense work. Last night I decompressed over some FaceTime with Rory Green....read more
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