Sunny in Sudan

Marketing for Nonprofits

I conducted a webinar today (see slide show above) for prospective applicants of my organization's 2008 Technology Innovation Award and one of the participants was in SUDAN. View Upload your own So this is SUPER COOL!

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Answer a Question, Help Darfur

Cause Related Marketing

Eric Cheung, an aspiring social entrepreneur and a recent graduate of the University of Toronto, has a big question: would you like to help the stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan?Cheung

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Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity


Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030. While very alarming, this statistic and many others like it aren’t necessarily in the forefront of our minds. Enter, International Day of Charity.

My new Sunday Morning Routine


Or say I cared about the Sudan, would it be an update from an organization on the ground telling me exactly what's going on that day? All of us have routines in the morning: wake up, figure out if it' really time to get up, figure out if it's possible to stay in bed any longer. I used to have a very specific routine on Sunday mornings: this used to involve getting up, contemplating breakfast, watching the Sunday politics shows.

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Get Off Your Butt Or Get Out

The Agitator

Sudan. I only wish I could stop crying as I write this, my last post of the year. 28 dead from the Newtown shootings in Connecticut. Lives that will never progress, will never be part of our shared future. All a result of an unspeakable tragedy. Lives snuffed out by a lack of political will and guts. Lives I might have helped save had I been a better consultant to the handgun control movement.

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Andy Goodman Ruined My Life. Now I Want to Ruin Yours.

Sea Change Strategies

Helpful hint : next time you write a story, make someone who benefits form your organization the hero – a flood victim; an unemployed steel worker; a disenfranchised woman in the Sudan, etc. How many of you have taken Andy Goodman’s storytelling seminar ? Pretty mind-blowing, huh? Andy unlocks the secrets of good story-telling, decoding a formula for narrative going at least back to Aristotle’s Poetics.

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