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boundaries
12
Apr

Healthy Boundaries, Happy Workers: A Guided Workbook

Healthy boundaries in the workplace is a subject I've spoke about A LOT in the past couple of years. Most recently, I was able to speak…

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artist
05
Apr

Donor as Artist: Inspiring the Art of Creating Change

“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.”…

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04
Apr

Boundaries, Play & Paper Planes: What Happens When You Can’t Stand Up

With my children looking on, a man screamed and swore in my face. And I did nothing. This is a personal story about boundaries. It’s also…

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creative
14
Mar

Monday Morning Musing

Love thy donor. Understand thy donor. Inspire thy donor. Thank thy donor. Don’t be a total dinkhole to thy donor.  

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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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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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