My three words for 2017

Back in 2012, I substituted three single-word aspirations for full-blown New Year’s resolutions. At the time, it sounded less a challenge to live into a few syllables than to follow through on complete sentences. Four years and 12 words later, I knew otherwise. In fact, I was so put off by what seemed an annual […]

My three words for 2015

A few years back (2012 to be exact), I traded one-word aspirations for full-blown New Year’s resolutions. At the time, it sounded less a challenge to live into a few syllables than to follow through on complete sentences. Three years and nine words later, I know otherwise. Whether in a few words or many, committing […]

Resolutions for a more generous new year

Last week I admitted my aversion to New Year’s resolutions, opting for three words over complete sentences in my quest for a better me. Then along comes Jason Franklin from Bolder Giving, with giving-focused resolutions for folks who believe generous matters. He has me rethinking my minimalist approach, at least when it comes to our […]

My three words for 2013

January 2012 marks the spot on the calendar of my life where I threw in the towel on resolution making, going instead with blogger Chris Brogan’s three-word solution to my annual exercise in failed intentions.  After careful thought and overdue attention to the Holy Spirit’s nudging, for 2012 I selected “be,” “still,” and “know” as […]

My three words for the new year

I have a tough time with New Year’s resolutions.  Not that I don’t have room for improvement. But before I get around to committing my good intentions to paper, I’m several days down the road with the status quo in tow. Which likely explains why blogger and social marketing guru Chris Brogan’s three-words solution to […]

10 resolutions for the nonprofit sector in 2012

Everywhere you look this week, someone or another is touting their best intentions for improvement in the coming year. Not to be outdone, the Chronicle of Philanthropy invited members of its LinkedIn discussion group to submit their resolutions for the nonprofit world in 2012. Here’s a sampling of the responses to date. In 2012, we […]