How Social Media Helps Nonprofits

How Social Media Helps Nonprofits

It seems like everyone is on Facebook nowadays. Every day, people sign into their social media accounts to learn about the news for the day, what their relatives and friends are up to, and what is trending online. Philanthropic organizations have the ability to reach...
Healthcare, Meet Philanthropy

Healthcare, Meet Philanthropy

The rising tide of healthcare costs will soon reach a head. National healthcare expenditures (NHE) totaled around $3 trillion in 2013, and there seems to be no sign of it slowing down. In fact, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) projects health care...
An Awesome “No”

An Awesome “No”

When I first entered the assignment of Chief Development Officer, my philanthropy coach taught me the best methods to ask for a major gift. She had great life experiences, raising millions from donors, and she walked on water when it came to teaching and exercising...
Done Practicing?

Done Practicing?

Doctors practice medicine, Lawyers practice law, Accountants practice finance, and all of us have the opportunity to practice whatever it is that we each do. When working as a hospital CEO one of my thoughtful board members once shared some useful coaching with me. He...