My Annual Report 2016

Hey everybody, it’s that time of year again, when I make an annual report. What a year! Click here to download my Annual Report 2016 (3MB PDF) What was significant about this year? Definitely getting out of my comfort zone and trying facebook ads, and hiring someone for facebook ads. He really did a good […]

So psyched to speak at AFP International in San Francisco 2017!

So happy! Today I got word that I’ve been accepted to speak at Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference in San Francisco in April/May 2017! 🙂 WAHOOOO! I’ve never spoken at this conference before, so I’m really excited about all of the fun people I’ll meet and all of the interesting talks I’ll hear.

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 […]

Jamaica was so fun!

Jamaica was such a blast! I learned what Bammies are, and what Festival is. Both foodstuffs! but I tried jerk chicken and oxtail and goat, and they were all delicious. I went swimming and walking through Kingston, and got a sense of the region. Bauxite is apparently one of the major export products of Jamaica. […]