Category Archives: Change
There’s a stage in one’s professional life that is defined by spending our days figuring out right answers. Do this analysis. Value this company. Research this donor. Share your recommended plan of action. This is an important skill to develop … Continue reading
When I take time off in December and don’t travel I inevitably find my way back to the piano. I played classical piano very seriously for about 20 years, so it’s part of me and part of who I am, … Continue reading
“What would help me the most is…” Whether to a peer, a boss, a Board member, someone you are fundraising from or a friend, the act of clearly and specifically asking for help is transformative. Of course it is easier … Continue reading
I’m a big believer in people’s capacity to change. In fact, I think that one of the most powerful levers we have in life is recognizing that we can change. This can be around mental plasticity – realizing our ability … Continue reading
Why yes, that’s on purpose. Did you know that children often need to be exposed to new foods 10-15 times before they’re happy to eat them? Same thing with ideas and action, it turns out.
“OK get ready New York!!!” shouts an older African American gentleman on the uptown 1 subway in New York City. He’s dressed in perfectly-pressed ivory linen pants and a neat white collared shirt. And then he bursts into song, belting … Continue reading