The Rule of Three struck recently. A neighbor had to explain an adage to her colleague. I had to explain the meaning of a quote in a group text. And an old saying or quote popped up in an article, giving variations and explanations. The saying? It̵…Continue reading
When planning your auction gala, it doesn’t make sense to compare yourself to an event that is significantly larger.Continue reading
When running for office, one runs on a platform. I’m starting small, with plans to simplify government forms, remove odd federal laws, and end daylight savings time.Continue reading
Auction consignment has often been for travel and experiential packages. Now, wine has entered the mix. Would your guests like a case of wine from Tuscany? Read on.Continue reading
I was going to share some thoughts about school class art projects today. But that was before one of my Kansas City readers asked a question about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “I’m curious,” she wrote, “if you have …Continue reading
What you deem “normal” for your school auction depends on where you live. Here are three short stories about school auctions you might find unusual.Continue reading
Generally speaking, I’m not a fan of comparing the numbers of your benefit auction to other events. Results vary by region, guest capacity, the cause, the type of event, and other factors. Furthermore, unless you are able to see all of the data …Continue reading
Power outages. Medical emergencies. Fire alarms. Here are some examples of what’s gone wrong at my events.Continue reading
The tangible benefit of planning a fundraising auction is the money raised. But let’s consider some INTANGIBLE benefits of auctions. What might they be?
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Beyond the sexual allegations, Harvey Weinstein is under investigation for his involvement with AmFAR and its glitzy annual Cannes Gala and auction.