The kindest, most generous take on the brouhaha surrounding Rachel Dolezal — the former head of the Spokane NAACP chapter who resigned after allegedly lying about her race — came from filmmaker Lacey Schwartz. She said it spoke to how much we want to talk about race and racial identity in this country. The thing… Read more »
True gifts require nothing in return, but givers benefit from giving and U.S. philanthropy is building a new head of steam. Beyond the tax breaks, businesses can build relationships with new customer bases, improve reputations and contribute to the health of the communities in which they operate; individuals may also build relationships and improve lives…. Read more »
Reputation is influenced more by negatives than by positives. Even the seemingly most insignificant interaction can an opportunity.
While putting final touches on a conference program for Saturday, I noticed how many “friends” were on FB. It was bitter cold – wind chills of up to 30 below in the past 36 hours. In fact, I could pretty well tell the temperature outside by the number of local “friends” on chat. The conference… Read more »