Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.
The excitement is reaching a fever pick. Tuesday is the day I say goodbye, knowing my youngest will be gone for years makes me feel like she is getting deployed -- only I am lucky she goes to a country at peace.
Just as professional athletes take steroids, it seems as if embellishing or even fabricating stories has become the stimulant of choice for nonprofit leaders looking to gain a competitive edge.
Some people see climate change as civilization self-destructing. They're wrong. It's the opportunity of the century. Courtesy: NASA Here's why...
Mr. Robert M. Gates President Boy Scouts of America Dear Mr. Gates: I extend my heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of your inaugural as the 3...
To this day, every time I see a news story about Englewood, Austin or Pilsen, I have context because I have been there and I have worked side-by-side with people in those communities. I have met teachers there and I have made friends there. This matters -- to me and to the future of our city.
Then came retirement. In 2013, my husband and I made strategic decisions to retire, sell our home, and move back to the community we left 20 years ago. After months of planning and action steps, we have just completed this huge transition. Here is some advice on the huge transition.
What does it take to become an American citizen? Even after one has a green card, there are overwhelming hurdles of paperwork, test preparation, expen...
No one is going to step in and take care of us. No one else will pay our overdue credit card bills, force us to save for retirement, or keep us from living beyond our means. We've got to do those things for ourselves. But the good news is that every single one of you can be part of the solution.
Many nonprofits dream of expanding their volunteer ranks with individuals who bring decades of life and work experience -- as well as commitment and passion. What those organizations may not realize is that these ideal candidates are out there... en masse!
What Stupid Cancer has created with this event is an inspiring conference that brings together advocates, caregivers, health professionals and young adults from all corners of the USA and beyond.
Often, people say they want to age in place because they know where their friends are, their support team (from doctors to hairdressers and mechanics), their shops and shopkeepers and of course, their family members and friends. But nothing stays the same forever.
Non-profits rely on volunteers to accomplish their mission and therefore must establish strategies and the bandwidth to effectively attract, engage and manage a volunteer workforce.
We don't have to be perfect saints or know every answer to every question to begin working for a more just world. We can be wounded or hesitant ourselves, sometimes profoundly so.
Recently, I discovered an amazing way for people to come together as a community. The incredible experience was inspired by a young man named Barry Bartlett and captured in this video.
I have come to realize there are 3 dreams wrapped up in Pajama Program #1 The children's dreams. If they are afraid, they want to feel protected and...