How Big Is Your List

How Big Is Your List

“How big is your list?” The question floored me. I was not expecting it. Do Unto Others Eight years ago I was being interviewed by a very well-known local charity to fill their vacant fundraising position. Before meetings, interviews and speaking engagements, I...
Worst Interview Questions

Worst Interview Questions

“Tell us about one of your negative qualities.” 🙄 We’ve all been there. Interviews sometimes are great and sometimes they’re a train wreck. Doesn’t matter what side of the table you’re sitting on. When it goes south, it really goes...
Expanding Nonprofit Horizons

Expanding Nonprofit Horizons

ACT I: Expand Horizons With A Newsletter Click Grant writer. CEO. Fundraiser. Director of Communications. Alumni Director. VP of Sales. CMO. Event Planner. Ghost writer for an MIT trained engineer. That’s a list of some of the job titles I’ve held during my...
Rainy Day Fund

Rainy Day Fund

“4 in 10 adults, if faced with an unexpected expense of $400, would not be able to cover it or would cover it by selling something or borrowing money.” From the Federal Reserve May 2018 “Report on the Well-being of U.S. Households in 2017” Many families live paycheck...
What’s In Your Wallet

What’s In Your Wallet

As a kid, my parents taught me never to look at what others have or don’t have. Be content with what you were given. Don’t be jealous when it appears that someone else has more. Make sure to have pity on those who have less. It was with this lesson in mind that I have...