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Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Happy New Year!   I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.   How about you?

Last year, I decided that I didn’t need to wait until New Year’s to establish happy, healthy habits in my life. … Read More

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

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Most of my work is as a trainer where I’m teaching workshops on leadership skills for emerging leaders,  self-care, social media strategy, train the trainers, and networks/data.  I am also an adjunct professor at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterrey, where I teach a course for graduate students on network strategy and networked leadership skills.  … Read More

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling


Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.  One of the most amazing nonprofit storytellers I ever heard in my life is Alberto Cairo (International Committee of the Red Cross) who delivered a truly inspirational speech during the International Fundraising Congress closing plenary.  … Read More

From Self-Care to We-Care: Black Lives Matter Strategy for Wellness

This photo is from an open space session during last week’s Funders Learning Lab: Investing In Network Leadership.   I proposed a session with a title, “Going from Self Care to We Care” to talk about how do we scale a culture of self-care in networks.  … Read More

How Can Nonprofits Become Agile Learners?

I read this wonderful article “Agility Is Today’s Most Critical Leadership Competency” by Julie Winkle Giuliani, author of “Watch Them Grow or Watch Them Go.”   Agility is defined in the dictionary as light and graceful or as a project management approach, but she defines agility as the ability for continuous learning and as a leadership competency in today’s complicated world.… Read More