A Goal without a Plan is just a WISH (Pt.1)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince was right: there is no way to get from here to there without a plan. While virtually everyone agrees with this*, actually creating the plan remains challenging. What I hear mostly frequently is ‘not sure where to even start’...

Not Saying Thank You

A woman had regularly donated $5,000 a year to a medium size non-profit. Every year the Executive Director had called her up and made a point to thank her, catch up on her life and let her know what the organization was going to do with the money. As part of a cost...

Not Managing the Date

The ‘big’ free clinic in town had been hosting their annual art walk with a Saturday evening fundraiser on the same weekend in May for the last 20 years. The smaller local free clinic had decided that it too would hold its own annual gala dinner dance, with an art...