Monthly Archives: June 2012

Morning Inspiration

Why do I get up so early? Well, I’m hardwired that way for starters. Then there are practical reasons, like getting a jumpstart on the day–I can get some writing or reading done before hungry 6 year olds awake. But … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Putting Social Capital Into Action

Over 80 Massachusetts philanthropists gathered this week at Brandeis Unversity to explore the topic “Social Captial in Action”, the theme of this year’s Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts annual meeting. Needless to say, I was pleased that the local funding community is focusing … Continue reading

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Silky Morning Air

silky morning air hints of blazing heat to come summer rolling in   I wrote this one awhile back but was reminded of it walking early this morning, on this first full day of summer with temperatures expected to be … Continue reading

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Of Dads and Baseball

Baseball was always an important source of bonding between my Dad and me. I wrote this piece long before B’s first t-ball game…Interesting to re-read it now and think about how our boy has grown into a very serious baseball … Continue reading

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Post of the Week: The Business Case for Reading Novels

Just the other day I found myself somewhat defensively mentioning that I enjoy reading fiction and other non-business books. Sometimes I feel I should be reading more books of the how to manage, fundraise, and clear out my inbox variety. … Continue reading

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