Tag Archives: Online Volunteering

One Subtle Step To Encourage Volunteer Leaders

“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” — Raymond Lindqui Do one subtle thing, and you’ll encourage more volunteer leaders in your organization. Let them lead. And that takes courage. There’s a real temptation, especially for the … Continue reading

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Make Lunch Hour Meaningful

“Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right – it holds my golden time! “ — Oliver Wendell Holmes Today I took the afternoon off so that I could teach Art Literacy at my daughter’s school. … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 339 – Giving Time For A Bamboo

“Actually, I’m an overnight success, but it took twenty years” — Monty Hall Bamboo can grow at a rate of two inches per hour. But the poor bamboo farmer has a problem. It may grow quickly, but bamboo takes a … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 334 – 9 Ways To Give Your Time Online

“Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow For the Thanksgiving holiday, we’re staying in a rental house in a tiny town on the Oregon coast. For me, the plan … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 301 – The One Thing We Can Control, Our Attitude

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” — Brian Tracy I did something a little different tonight. I … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 294 – What Kind Of Thank You Do You Want To Receive?

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.”   — G.B. Stern I answered this thought-provoking challenge from sparked.com today. “Our donors do a lot for us and we want them to feel super special. Can you write the kind of … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 287 – Five Ways To Find The Positive In The News

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. “ — George Orwell Take a look at these two headlines. They are reporting exactly the same story. In one there is optimism tinged with pessimism (“more than expected”) and the … Continue reading

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