Tag Archives: passion

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

Money.  Some people will say that the love of it is the root of all evil.  Others think it is the major measure of success.  Many of us, and I do count myself in this group, have a difficult relationship … Continue reading

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Join With Me

You know this: Successful fundraising is about building relationships. And the best relationships are those between peers. That’s why volunteers are so critical to fund development and why organizations where Board members are partners in the development process are the … Continue reading

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Why People Give

The young development director was waxing eloquent, talking about how incredible her organization’s mission was and how they would only have to get the word out to see the money pouring in. I almost didn’t have the heart to disabuse … Continue reading

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Mission Driven

Every Thursday, a box of fresh fruit and veggies is delivered to my front door  As wonderful as the produce is–and it is wonderful –what is even more wonderful is the inserted newsletter from the farmer, Thaddeus. His words make … Continue reading

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What is Your Purpose

My sister sent me an article from the New York Times  that talks about how a sense of purpose helps to sustain people in old age. I think a sense of purpose helps to sustain us no matter what our … Continue reading

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