#2 Flying Pigs at Number 20

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Week 2 of posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through the week.  “…If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;     If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster     And treat those two impostors just the same; …” full version here Rudyard Kipling, IF  Leadership As …

Fundraising, a teen perspective

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My son (now 13)  has been raised in an entrepreneurial environment so it doesn’t really surprise me that when his Fiverr account hit 20,000 views per month he asked if I’d like to buy a link – $10 per month or $15 for lifetime. So when he started following online gamers I was annoyed (from a parenting perspective) but simultaneously curious …

What if there were no not for profits?

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“It’s time to stop calling yourselves not for profits. It’s about profit for social purpose” Cheryl Kernot, Social Enterprise Symposium Coffs Harbour 5 November 2014. For too long the notion of dealing to embedded social issues has been the sole responsibility of government and by proxy not for profit organisations. Certainly the massive shift in ‘social impact culture’ is changing …

WHY DO PEOPLE GIVE? It’s all about the connection

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Recently I spoke with Violeta whom I met recently on Facebook (of all places) and we had a conversation about why she gives. Violeta is a self-employed communication consultant who only recently left the world of being employed to start her own company.  She is of Argentinian heritage, does subscribe to religion (though tells me that her husband is the …

Move beyond overwhelm in one step

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Do you know that awful feeling of overwhelm when you can’t move forward, nor backwards, when the world feels very small and opportunities very limited.  Do you know how it feels when you’re not sure  if you’re going to scream, cry or laugh?  When you have a tingle or a tightness in your chest, belly or shoulders, when you feel like slinking …

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Are you planning or procrastinating?

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I’ve been quiet for a while, I wanted to wait until I had something important to announce. I’ve been plotting, planning, drawing things together, talking them through, thinking, thinking, thinking, turning in circles, rethinking, going back to the drawing board, talking… do you know what I’m talking about? And then it didn’t seem important enough, or was it? Point is… OK… …