Tag Archives: Effort
I’ve noticed over my last six years of fundraising how different new relationships can take different paths – often self-reinforcing. Sometimes, despite everything you do, it’s just hard. I remember a few years ago one donor who, no matter what … Continue reading
I just got back from vacation, which, when I’m not running after our three little kids, affords some time to exercise regularly. I’m still running with my “barefoot” Vibram shoes (which I love, and which are the reason I’m back … Continue reading
No one’s going to tell you that now’s the moment.
Walking down West 15th street at 8:50am the other day, I watched a big NYC street sweeping truck rumble down one side of the street. That side of the street was clear of cars because of New York’s alternate-side parking … Continue reading
It was my first summer internship at my first real job. One day at lunch I had a mock-heated discussion with a colleague about whether pinball was a game of skill or luck. I argued for “skill” and as evidence … Continue reading
The days I’m not ready to write, the days I don’t feel like I have something to say, the days that I have to burn the midnight oil, the days I have to scramble….those are the days I’m doing the … Continue reading
Are you a “sawgot,” Someone Who Gets Things Done? If you’re not now, what would it take? With an ever-shifting economy, and all of the challenges in the job market, I can think of few skills more universal than being … Continue reading