Giving isn’t just for Tuesday

Excuse me for raining on the #givingtuesday celebration parade. If the day went well for you and yours, hooray! But I’m still fuming about the torrent of reminder emails that flooded my inbox that past Tuesday. Never mind that I’m a regular donor to many of the good causes urgently seeking my #givingtuesday gift. There […]

Overcoming low self-efficacy esteem

There’s no shortage of huge, seemingly intractable challenges waiting for solutions, and all clamoring for our philanthropic support. So many challenges in fact, that everyday folk – families and individuals more generous than wealthy – can become overwhelmed by the immensity of global needs and back off from giving anything at all. I see it […]