Brand seems to be a dirty word in the nonprofit/NGO space. Organizations shy away from it because "it's a private sector thing" or "it only applies to organizations that have money for marketing."
If you're serious about creating something compelling, you need to stop waiting for motivation and inspiration to strike you and simply set a schedule for doing work on a consistent basis. Of course, that's easy to say, but much harder to do in practice.
What remarkable pieces of life we human beings are. We are blood and bone -- an earthy physiology of cells conglomerated into sinew and tissue, powere...
When we see an impossible task, it's expected to back away into the realm of the possible, and live safely within the lines of our capability. But dreamers see the impossible and reach for it. It makes them more daring.
If we are feeling somewhat trapped in a routine, then no matter how free or responsible we may act, our children will respond to our trapped feelings.
Temember that when you are using airtight logic to get what you want, poke a few holes in it to allow this other force to breathe. Allow the magic of the universe to weave its way through the fluid foundation you have built. Remain flexible as to how things are "supposed to" happen. There's something bigger at play.
Take a deep breath, forget about the deadline peering over your shoulder, and get inspired.
What is the point of being kind to a stranger or an enemy? Kindness can change your life and change the world.
Today is a day unlike any other. It's a one-of-a-kind, never-to-come-again, potentially life-defining window of time that's only available for the next 24 hours.
I remember the dreams I had for myself. Hopes, really. To somehow be a woman of note, a woman with a life that was extraordinary.
Have you ever wanted to give up on something that you really, really wanted because it was just too darn hard to keep trying? You can't run one more step, write one more word, endure one more dead end? Join the club.
It's easier to go down the rabbit hole than it is to pull yourself out of it. And on the way up, you may stumble (literally). It took a helpless fall for me to take control of my own life -- and to speak up and fight for myself instead of sitting back and letting the drama floating around get the best of me.
I spent my days staring into the darkness of the well walls. If I stared long enough, shapes would form out of them. I focused and unfocused my eyes. I saw squares and circles and triangles. They were everywhere.
He is running this business out of a shipping/freight container installed in the heart of city. Lets find out the dynamics of this story through a web interview that I had with Miguel.
Show me a person with a vision, the passion to win, and the absolute will & desire to succeed. And, I'll tell you that success is inevitable.