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Stop Fucking Whining!

Yesterday I went to a startup networking session in Braamfontein.  Lots of lessons were learned but the 2 main ones were that you have to know your product better than anyone and don’t whine!   75 more words

This title pretty much sums up what a lot of people think about charity organizations nowadays. But if you want to want to know why they’re wrong, keep reading… 

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Rising Slams

Double Standards

Choosing to work in the non-profit sector has a stigma of being very low paying work with a majority of the reward being in life changing work not monetary compensation. 459 more words

Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is Actually Good

Quick blog post today. Let’s blame it on my continued recovery from taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the behest of my brother Andrew. What a jerk. 528 more words


The way we think about charity is wrong

Over at TED, Dan Pallotta has an interesting talk on why he thinks the way we think about charity is wrong.

In the spirit of referencing (:) ) One of the students from the 49th Batch had brought this to my attention last year.

How to not stunt a nonprofits growth

I was sitting on my yoga ball (aka my office chair) the other day reading The Chronicle of Philanthropy, as I usually do when I need a break from work, and I saw a headline that instantly reminded me of one of my favorite Ted Talks by… 620 more words