Vision: Trees or Forest?
Not long ago my wife said to me, “Sometimes you can’t see the trees for the forest.”
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking about vision and I keep coming back to that whole forest and trees thing. read more
Oz never did give nothin’ to the Tin Man
That he didn’t, didn’t already have read more
That Was Not the Plan
Ever start with an idea, take it all the way through to fruition and then look back and realize how far you’ve navigated from your original thoughts? read more
Raising Donors or Raising Money?
A few years ago I handed a fundraiser a check for quite a large sum. I did this at a time when he really wasn't expecting it. In all honesty, I didn't expect him to open the envelop in front of me ... read more
Nurturing The Why
Last night I became a first time grandpa, and it was an even more amazing experience holding him than I had anticipated. As I rocked him in my arms read more
The Mission Behind The Mission Statement
I recently began participating in a volunteer organization, joining hundreds of other people in supporting the carefully defined mission of this group. When I first got involved I looked over the mission statement read more