I just got a call…

I just got a call. And here you are reading my blog about it. You’re going to hear my venting. But if you can hang on through the rage, you’ll also hopefully think about how you talk to your donors/communities of supporters. Phone rings. Me: “hello?” Pause. Clicking. Some kind of murmuring. Me: “hello!?” Murmur…

The tiny tree frog

Agent and Godfather of Good, David Love is back from Costa Rica and files this report from the field. Even in the middle of a tropical rainforest, the donor is never far from the Godfather’s mind. “But it’s so small.” Ann and I are looking at a tiny red-eyed tree frog on leaf in Costa…

#afpcongress: By the hashtags, scribbles, photos and vids

Here are the highlights from our scribbled notes and tweets from Congress. We heartily encourage all fundraisers to check out the #afpcongress hashtag to review the highlights from all tweeps in attendance. Scribbles: Wendy Mesley: “Trust is not being given to institutions but to individuals.” Sean Triner (@seantriner) on “witnessing”. This is brilliant. Sean insists…

#hashtags

I’ve spoken about the value of using a tool like twitter for professional growth. And hopefully if you are using it, you have been using #hashtags to follow certain conversations or events. If not, I quickly show you how and why you should be! I failed to mention there is a great tool called Tweetchat.…