Having my mind blown by Victor Frankl repeatedly

What is people’s biggest problem today? Trying. To. Be. Happy. Nassim Taleb writes, “Happiness, we don’t know what it means, how to measure it or how to reach it, but we know extremely well how to avoid unhappiness.” Look at the mass neurotic triad- Depression, Addiction, and Aggression. In one study of alcoholics, 18 out […]

Words to Live By

Nassim Nicolas Taleb quotes on success “You are alive in inverse proportion to the density of cliches in your writing.” -Taleb “You want to be yourself, idiosyncratic; the collective (school, rules, jobs, technology) wants you generic to the point of castration.” -Taleb “There is a distinction between expressive hypochondria and literature, just as there is […]

Like Musical Instruments!

I’m so happy to announce that I’ve been featured in a new anthology of poetry, edited by Larry Fagin, called “Like Musical Instruments” Featuring photographs by John Sarsgaard, and poetry from some pretty fabulous NY school poets, including Kostas Agnopulos, Diane di Prima, Rae Armantrout, Alice Notley, Anselm Hollo, David Henderson, John Godfrey, Jo Ann […]

Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide

My newest book, Get the Job! is finally done! It took me three years to write, and I’m so happy to share it with you. It’s got all of my years of experience helping people find jobs, not just fundraising jobs, but especially fundraising jobs. It’s got sample cover letters, sample resumes, and tons of […]