Non-fiction author, corporate refugee, marketer, award-winning adjunct professor. Nonprofit board member. Hopelessly interested in everything.

Some studies show we’re smarter

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So, how did it come to be that “the early bird gets the worm” was meant to be motivational? …


5 considerations to help you decide

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It’s only the first quarter, and already it’s been a wild ride

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It really can be affordable

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#2 in this series profiles — MacKenzie Scott

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Communicating Value With Great Marketing

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These 7 tips for nonprofits can help turn the passion that fuels the mission into actionable marketing steps:

  1. Show your website some love — This is your public face and must pass muster with all of your stakeholders. If your social media or…

#1 in the series profiles Meghan Markle

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Here are 4 surprising facts I unearthed in my research:

  1. 64% of donations are made by women, Huffington Post
  2. NPR dubbed 2020 the Year of the Woman Donor as a force for backing political candidates
  3. Funding focused on women and girls represents a measly 1.6% of all charitable giving, PhilanthropyWomen.Org
  4. Just 11% of Venture Capitalists are women and only 12% of investments go to startups with a female founder, Inc Magazine


All you need is a SWOT

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Is your hometown on this list?

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You’ll be glad you did

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“What’s your word for 2020?”

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