Category Archives: productivity

Making the Most of A Bad Situation

Three weeks after we came home the mythologizing began. A few months after that, the (yet another ) miserable apartment became the thing of stories. Like the placein Rome where, if you didn’t squeegee the walls daily, moss would grow. What … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

The new gym I joined after my long-time gym closed is really crowded during the times I always worked out. Because I really don’t like this new gym, I found myself just not going.  Which made me crazy and very unhappy.  I decided … Continue reading

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Move Your Fundraising From Mired to Inspired

About 15 years ago, when I was the Executive Director of a Community College Foundation, I attended the annual conference for the California Community College Foundations. At that time, most of us were offices of one (or part of one as … Continue reading

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For what it is worth

When I started consulting more than a decade ago, I went from having a fair size staff to call on to having…..no one but me.  It was a bit of a shock to my system, and it took me time … Continue reading

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Learning to say NO

Yes.  I am ardent about the power of that word.  I am always telling my clients to talk about what they can do rather than complain about what they can’t.  I (sometimes foolishly) believe that I can do whatever I … Continue reading

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