Those Who Fan Your Flames

A few months back, there was a photo of a Tweet from Lauren Aitchison that kept showing up in my Instagram feed: "Four years ago, my ex boyfriend told me I should get a  grip on myself and realize I'd never be a writer. Today, the CEO of Penguin Random House shook my hand and told... Continue Reading →

Burnout

I first felt it back in August. I was exhausted, irritable, stressed, and downright miserable. No amount of sleep helped, no amount of yoga, exercise or meditation seemed to curb the nagging symptoms of anxiety and depression that were slowly creeping back into my life. Everyone around me kept asking why I was so tired.... Continue Reading →

Where is my money going?

This past year, I took a course in sponsorship and fundraising, and one week, class started off this this video: The way we think about charity is dead wrong. While I do not totally agree with everything Dan says, his perspectives on the non-profit world made me reconsider my own ideas when it comes to fundraising... Continue Reading →

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