Thanks for visiting my website. If you’re a reader, and you want to know more about my career, education, and achievements, please visit my LinkedIn page.
If you just want to know why someone like me might be able to assist you or your organization, here are some quick facts:
- I am old.
- I’ve had a long career in nonprofit management.
- I make mistakes.
- I’ve learned from every one of them – particularly not to judge others.
- I taught adults for over 14 years.
- I’ve found ways to explain complicated things simply.
- I raised lots of money.
- I’ve discovered what motivates philanthropy.
- I managed hundreds of volunteers.
- I’ve watched people do heroic things and seen what motivated them.
- I volunteer.
- I’ve been managed by staff, sometimes well, often poorly.
- I am curious.
- I’ve learned something new every day.
- I am serious.
- I’ve despaired but believe that nonprofit organizations are our only hope.
- I am humourous.
- I’ve got evidence that I can teach, inspire, and motivate people more easily when they are happy.
Executives and HR managers know coaching is the most potent tool for inducing positive personal change, ensuring better-than-average odds of success and making the change stick for the long term.” — The Ivy Business Journal.