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empathy
24
Feb

Empathy Mapping: Questions to Help You Love Your Donor

Jeannie loves fresh garden carrots. She had a huge garden on the farm where she raised her five kids. Her husband Hank told her she grew…

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bitch
23
Feb

We Are the Shit Givers

I had an incredible conversation recently about women in fundraising. Namely, why women dominate the profession, but do not dominate the direction, the strategy, and the…

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wpw
19
Feb

White People Work

"White people ... believe they have so little to learn." The statement struck me. Hard. It made me feel curious and uncomfortable, and so I explored…

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boundaries
15
Feb

Nonprofit Boundaries: Submissions Requested

Nonprofit professionals are prone to having boundary issues. This is something I've been talking, writing and researching about for a while. We stay late. We take…

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Boring Stories
10
Feb

Stop Telling Boring Stories in 7 Easy Steps

There is nothing more dangerous than a boring story. Don't believe me? Think about a time when you watched a bad movie, or tried to read a…

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hipster-13
01
Feb

A Few Words on Leadership

This past weekend I spoke at the Student Leadership Conference at the University of Saskatchewan, my alma mater. It was a huge honour to speak to…

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