Create Our Future

Here we go! It’s time to create our future. At the start of each new year, I always feel as though I’m starting with a fresh clean sheet of paper. We (hopefully) haven’t yet been tossed around by external forces to mess that paper up. My wish for us all…

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You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup

Is taking care of yourself even on your to-do list? Stating the obvious here: Year-end is a busy time for fundraising professionals. We’re also the end of yet another year of uncertainty. PLUS: Many of us have experienced greater losses in 2021 than we did in the first year of…

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Self-Care Can’t Wait

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Glennon Doyle (@glennondoyle) It used to be a badge of honor to talk about how busy I was. Or so I thought. What I’ve realized after the past year that included abrupt and major changes in my life is:…

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Part I: Overwhelm and Nonprofit Management

The story we told ourselves when we took a job in the social sector may have been, “I want to make a difference.”

Then reality sets in and day-to-day rushing to put out fires, meet with and report to the board, meeting payroll, and possibly even delivering some of your programming creates an exhausting hamster wheel of activity.

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I Often Take Care of Others Better Than I Take Care of Myself. Do You?

I’m proud of how many people and nonprofit organizations I have the honor to work with each year. Since I was a little girl, I’ve been a “helper.” I’m the oldest of four children and was the best babysitter in my neighborhood for years. Families would call me in July to book me for New […]

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