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Trust, But Verify

As a child, I grew up under the Reagan presidency, admiring him as a great president and leader. And apart from my childhood impressions, historians will tell you that a crucial part of Ronald Reagan’s success as a leader was his effective communication. For example, he would often tell jokes to win over his audience prior to sharing hard messages. …

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Discovering the Joy of Giving

One of the principles I talk about on a regular basis is that giving is a way of life. This is, in fact, one of the six principles of Taking Donors Seriously. My work constantly brings me into contact both with people who are givers and people who are not. It’s been a joy to meet people who possess the …