Can you change the culture? Certainly. Should the culture be changed? Possibly, but at what cost?
It's not just about adjusting my style of dress but also the fundraising techniques I employ. It is critical that you know the culture of the organization you're in. The more adaptable your style and personality, the more opportunities will come your way.
Every day, there is an opportunity to improve. When you stop seeing things that way, you're done growing.
Being in a field for a long time doesn't make you a leader. And, in a day and age where I have the ability to read whatever I need to in order to understand the basic processes of a role, it is more important for me to invest time in developing integrity and leadership as opposed to the technical skills that can be learned.
We all have been blessed with the gift of kindness. Find ways to show love in your profession and you will save more lives than you will ever know. Any person can be a hero. Spreading happiness is a super power.
On Wednesday, my friend Kevin sent me a text saying that a guy at his job needed a blogger to develop some content for him. Kev's girlfriend and my wife have been best friends for a decade and a half and, while we're all from the same city, I never met Kev until he and … Continue reading Develop Symbiotic Relationships
This morning, I was up at 3:30. Usually, I'm up at 5:30 but today is a special day. Today, I'm headed to the City of Angels! I really love Los Angeles. It's tons of fun. Plus it's nice to use a couple of my vacation days. And, though I'm not working on my 8-5, I … Continue reading Posting from the Plane