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Hiring Great Fundraisers (or anyone else for that matter)

Human resource professionals and hiring managers often ask me if there are certain qualities to look for in prospective new hires that are likely to make them extraordinarily successful in their roles.  470 more words

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The Sky is Falling! What Programs are You Cutting?

Written By: Marlene Mulligan, Design and Development

“What the…???” Is that your reaction to this title? Yes, I am trying to be provocative, but I’m also serious. 557 more words


I Just Said Yes!

Charlie was my classmate starting in grade six – 1963. We remained friendly through to graduation in 1970. Rugby was our common ground. I organized reunions and Charlie came to most of them. 339 more words

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With Gratitude

Special thanks on behalf of  families of individuals with MECP2 Duplication Syndrome to my colleagues Fred Orelove and Donna Gilles who have decided to assign 100% of the royalties of our forthcoming book, … 156 more words


Time to Pause and Reflect

Madison was born June 4, 2015. The birth of my/our first grandchild is cause for rejoicing, reflection and personal review. These moments come to each of us at unpredictable times in our lives. 238 more words

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Planning Ahead For Fall

If you have a fundraiser or other event in the fall, it’s time to to start thinking about save the date cards and invitations. Here’s a fun, budget minded invitation package I put together last year for the “vintage circus” themed Spellbinders Ball. 156 more words



Every day I have the opportunity to open a new door – test out a different path. This does not have to be a big, major venture in order to have significance but it can have profound impact. 175 more words

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