Random Acts of Kindness, not so kind
Our Association leadership team was in a mall, racing against a clock. Our goal, to accomplish as many random acts of kindness within an hour. As we poured through the list of kindness activities provided through an interactive app, we assessed the most efficient way to be kind to as many people as possible within […]READ MORE>
Enough with the Empathy!
Have you ever been in a situation where had a cough, your relationship broke-up or lost a love one? You shared with someone that things have been a challenge, and they instantly try to empathize with you. “I remember when I was sick, I…” “I remember when I broke up with the love of […]READ MORE>
How big is your backyard? Where do you Give?
With the recent events happening around the world: the refugee crisis, the Paris terrorist attacks, the hostage taking in Mali … I can’t help but wonder how each of us feels we are affected by these events? Prior to the latter two tragedies, I had posted on my Facebook page asking if anyone would like […]READ MORE>
Is your giving about the Messenger or the Mission?
As the holiday season comes to an end I can’t help but reflect on what that time of year means. In a word…giving. Giving of gifts, time, love and donations to people and initiatives we care about. But sometimes, we are just giving for the sake of giving. Often it is what is expected, […]READ MORE>
Lead with Edgeness™ – While Expressing Your Authentic Self
Every morning when I walk into my office, the first thing I see is a painting done by my father. Growing up it was hung outside my bedroom door and in my father’s memory it has moved with me from home, to home, to home. It is always in a prominent location to remind me […]READ MORE>