Quick Hits of Wisdom!

Quick Hits of Wisdom!

I recently launched the Small & Mighty Fundraising Minute to deliver quick hits of fundraising wisdom and inspiration (and thoughts on other related topics) to folks who are short on time, but long on ambition, ideas, or just plain grit. Each episode is just a...
Skeletons in Your Closet

Skeletons in Your Closet

So THAT’s where they keep them! I snapped this hilarious photo at Montgomery College, the community college where my daughter is taking a class this week, as part of the college’s youth summer programs (summer camps). All of us have skeletons in our...
Book Smell

Book Smell

This morning, instead of working at home or at my co-working space, I’m working at a local library. My county’s library system has been renovating many of our local libraries, and some of the newer ones are spectacular! My favorite, the Silver Spring library, is a...
“Am I pushy?”

“Am I pushy?”

Our nation has been deeply moved by the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and we have been inspired by what has followed: a youth uprising. Young adults who survived the shooting have said that enough is enough, and they’re not going...
Doing Less… and Gaining More?

Doing Less… and Gaining More?

I am trying to be more laid back, and it’s making me anxious! My daughter is the type of person who gets overwhelmed when there is too much to do, even when the to do list has fun stuff on it. In a summer jam-packed with overnight camp, day camps, out of town...