Do you have a witness to your life?

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”     If I have a success in my life and no one is around to see it, hear about it or celebrate it with me, does this success resonate as much with me?  …

Conquering the Fear of Asking

I am reposting this blog from a colleague, Mark Fackler, who wrote a very candid and intriguing post about his personal fudnraising over a course of a year. The original post is here and below. In my mid-twenties, I developed a motto for my life that was “face your fear.” Over the years, after much…

Guest Blog Post: The Erosion of Trust

Trust is eroding. Public figures are more public than they ever have been, due to the expanding nature of social media and the news cycles. Everything they do is shared, documented, questioned, discussed. And they’re lying. Blatantly. I’m not talking about political rhetoric or grand, un-achievable promises. I’m talking about specific actions that are knowingly…