Flat Earth Fundraising: Lessons From Italy & Greece

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Not only in the political circles of Greece and Italy and in Washington, D.C. Permit me a personal essay, please. The reason your 401(k) is turning into a 101(k) is because politicians don’t understand numbers. Numbers that reflect the reality of too much bank leverage … too much spending … too little revenue. This has nothing to do with ideology. It’s just math. Innumerate’ is the term for folks who simply don’t understand, or more probably, refuse to understand or be bothered by math.

Do you know a Graduate with no future? What is up with these protests?

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Then you’ve probably heard about the riots in Egypt, in Spain, in Denmark, in Greece, in France, and other places too. Greece Protests. When I see those protests in London, Paris or Greece, I think, “My little brother, if he was a bit more politically aware, could be there.

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Q: How can you be more persuasive for your cause?

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Fundraising Leadership Speaking 450-380 BC ancient greece ancient greeks athens. Gorgias. Learn from others who were persuasive, like Gorgias. Who is Gorgias? Someone influenced by Empedocles (a pluralist), whose teacher was Parmenides (a monist).

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Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

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Cathe’s latest video (at top) features actor and activist Mandy Patinkin standing with IRC aid workers in Greece to welcome families fleeing Syria and other war-torn countries for a better life. Read Part One.

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Continuing Education for Cause Marketers

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But in its place I’ve become an inveterate history buff, with a special interest in the ancient world… the Sumerians, Egypt, Greece and Rome, early European history, etc. What do you do, as a cause marketer, to keep learning?

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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She took an active role in the independence movement aimed at relinquishing Ottoman rule over Greec e, investing her own fortune into securing arms, ships, and otherwise equipping the soldiers under her command. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

You may have noticed…

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It is the presence of large numbers of déclassé intellectuals that makes the uprisings in Spain, Egypt, Greece and finally the United States threatening to the overlords at Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil and JPMorgan Chase. that my blog posts have gotten a little more. political in the last year.

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Still Need A New Year’s Resolution?

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Flat Earth Fundraising: Lessons From Italy & Greece. Here are some possibilities, courtesy of Seth Godin … Insulate yourself… from anonymous angry people. Expose yourself to art you don’t yet understand. Precisely measure the results that are important to you. Stay blind to the metrics that don’t matter. Fail often. Lead, don’t manage so much. Seek out uncomfortable situations. Make an impact on the people who matter to you.

10 Reasons Why You Should Take My Public Speaking Course

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The advice has been around since Ancient Greece 2,500 years ago. Over the past few months I’ve delivered and listened to a lot of speeches, especially at Blogworld Expo last month. I heard some good ones and some not so good ones.

How You Self-Educate Will Determine Your Success as a Cause Marketer

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But in its place I’ve become an inveterate history buff, with a special interest in the ancient world… the Sumerians, Egypt, Greece and Rome, early European history, etc. How do you, my fellow cause marketers, keep learning? How you answer the question of self-education determines things like: how successful your cause marketing campaigns are, indeed, how successful you are; your income and your lifespan. Researchers have even shown a correlation between happiness and education.