How many meetings and conference calls did you have yesterday? Our work days are filled with meetings and conference calls with the intent of getting stuff done. But many meetings end up being a complete waste of time.… Read More
A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine. At the age of 13, my grandfather left his country and ended up as a refugee in America. Despite harsh conditions, he made a new life in a new country, but never forgot his homeland.… Read More
People who know me well, know that I have an obsession with pens and magic markers. So, when this viral fundraising campaign – #BuyPens – to help Syrian refugee came across my radar, it immediately caught my attention.
When Gissur Simonarson, an activist from Oslo, Norway, shared a photo on Twitter last week of a father selling pens on the streets of Beirut as he cradled his sleeping daughter, the tugged at the heart strings of the 6,000 followers on Twitter. … Read More
Yesterday, after a planning call with colleagues for a session I’m moderating at IFC called “Viral Fundraising Campaigns One Year On,” I noticed a promoted post in my stream for the ALS Icebucket Challenge with a donate button. Wow, two juicy news events in one post!… Read More