The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop earlier this month underscores the deep current of inequality, bigotry and bias that still runs through too much of America. For far too many, this broader pattern in how … Continue reading NCBA CLUSA: In a Climate of Racial Tension, Let’s Lift Up Co-ops as Places of Inclusion
Montgomery County Medical Society has a proven record of supporting physicians’ love of medicine and humanity by ensuring that members… Continue reading (Pages 14-15) Continue reading What Has The Montgomery County Medical Society Done For It’s Members Lately?
Perhaps there is nothing more powerful in life as watching life blossom and watching life enter into its winter season. Recently, I had the pleasure to once again experience a life in its winter season breathe its last few hours on earth. Many are brought to an unwavering chill when talking about death; however, I add one additional element to this rather earthly experience. It is the experience of being in tune with the spirit of a person and knowing that at any moment God could nod and say, “It is so!” This moment of transition is a sort of … Continue reading Watching Life Transition From Earth To Heaven
The tension between marketing/communications and those that produce revenue, membership/development, is often challenging within an organization. Equally challenging, are leaders who do not see a value in establishing and maintaining synergy between marketing/communications and membership/development. Organizations lacking that synergy often grapple with having to solve disjointed departmental communications and operations, inconsistent brand messaging, poor text heavy marketing collateral, and ineffective call-to-action campaigns that bore the community of existing and potential stakeholders. Recently, a well-educated Ivy League graduate and senior leader at a Boston, Massachusetts area non-profit asked me a question while addressing the details of my professional background: How do … Continue reading Q&A: Is There Tension Between Marketing & Development? Exponential Success Depends On Synergy!
If you think handwriting belongs in the past with the founding fathers and quill pens, think again. Handwriting skills are used every day and are fundamental to the development of other skills necessary for success in school. Continue Reading Continue reading Handwriting Matters – The Benefits of Introducing A Handwriting Curriculum