Tag Archives: Effort
What we need from you isn’t better thinking, more analysis and caveats, the low-probability risks you’ve explored, and how you’ve smoothed the edges. What we need from you is the fearlessness to put your best ideas out in the open, … Continue reading
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