Plan B Redux: How to Handle Stepping Off the Trail

In my last post I shared with you my daughter’s trials and frustrations in her quest to gain acceptance to a visual arts high school. Because I was not directly experiencing her frustration, I was able to dole out advice in a rational and measured manner. Apparently the universe decided that I needed to [...]

Plan B Redux: How to Handle Stepping Off the Trail 2019-03-06T20:50:33+00:00

Riding the Tower of Terror – Facing your fears in fundraising (and life in general)

Last week I rode the Tower of Terror at Disney World for the first time in my life. I’ve included evidence of this accomplishment in the above picture. I’m in the front row: not the woman in blue with her hands in the air, but the woman next to her who is holding on [...]

Riding the Tower of Terror – Facing your fears in fundraising (and life in general) 2018-03-02T21:14:57+00:00

When Nonprofit Unicorns Have Bad Days

And... I’ve got nothin’. Actually I have a lot of stuff, but it all sounds pithy and preachy and over-thought. For the past two days I’ve been trying to channel the witty, inspirational version of me, and she’s just not responding. My unicorn is hiding under a rock, and there’s a troll on top [...]

When Nonprofit Unicorns Have Bad Days 2018-01-25T13:52:35+00:00