Moving from Fairness to Openness

Note: This post was written for our friends at SOFII.org, who asked us to add our voices to their It’s Just Not Fair post. We’d love to hear what you think! By: Beth Ann Locke and Jen Love What a great discussion to champion! Thank you, SOFII! These most certainly are conversations we have amongst ourselves…

As The Story Goes…

It was the best story of the day. And there were many. My 94-year-old grandfather was a notorious storyteller. So the weekend of his funeral has been filled with memories, stories, laughs and tears. Just as a full life should be honoured… But the story that turned out to be my favourite was quite unexpected.…

On The Importance of Being Earnest

Google says the definition of earnest is resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction. Not a bad definition for Ask Direct’s Fundraising Summer School last week, held in Oscar Wilde’s beautiful Dublin. My personal highlight reel of #ADFSS16 can be nutshelled with “earnest”. First, our curator. The one and only Damian. Summer School was…