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Let Me Tell You a Story

This one is about the importance of getting the right message to the right people.

When my most recent full-length play, Encanta, premiered in the summer of 2015, I had six weeks to get people to come to a show that happened on a weeknight. 344 more words


Keep Asking Why to Find Your Real Cause

In a previous post, I showed you how important it is to know why you’re doing what you do.

But how do you figure out that why? 121 more words


Pssst! I'm gonna let you in on a little secret.

Do you want everything you put into the world to be relevant and meaningful?

Take about 20 minutes to watch Simon Sinek’s TEDxTalk, “Start With Why” 60 more words


Don't Be Professional

I’m gonna say something controversial. Bear with me. It’ll make sense.

If you’re a nonprofit, stop trying to be professional. I mean it. Stop it. Get that word out of your vocabulary. 143 more words


Combating 'fake news'

News itself is now the news. ‘Fake news’ is a thing. It started towards the end of the US Presidential Election campaign, with suggestions that false stories dressed up to look like genuine news might have influenced the outcome of the election. 387 more words

Communications Advice

The Problem: Your nonprofit has been around for a couple months, or a couple years, but you still haven’t gotten anyone to commit a “big” cash donation. 646 more words


Lessons in communicating from Brexit

It’s true that not many of us will ever find ourselves in the position of running a big budget, high-stakes political campaign.

However, there are some lessons to be learned for us communicators from the Brexit fiasco that has played out over the last few extraordinary weeks in this country. 298 more words

Communications Advice