The 5 Points of Possibility This is part 1 of a 5-part blog. The 5 Points of Possibility are a key component of my model for building and sustaining a Culture of Philanthropy, and are a central theme in my book Choose Abundance. These points began to emerge after the first course I co-led for development professionals. At the end of the … [Read more...] about Using the 5 Points of Possibility to Build and Sustain a Culture of Philanthropy
How to Engineer a Culture of Philanthropy I’ve been asked a number of times about the difficulty in making culture change. It seems so abstract! How can you actually change the culture? In my book, Choose Abundance, I suggest that if you want to engineer a Culture of Philanthropy you have to first identify what your current default culture is. … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Actually Engineer a Culture of Philanthropy?
https://youtu.be/WGpi3rE9R9I As an organizational leader, you are a superhero. You likely step up, step in, and lean in! You take actions and build systems and structures that help deliver your mission. Maybe you’ve heard of the concept of a Culture of Philanthropy and you’d love to make it a reality in your organization! You’ve been trying … [Read more...] about Language and Culture Change: Mindset – Your Superpower
At Rainmaker we talk a lot about building a Culture of Philanthropy. Personally, I love talking about it, I love training people on it, and mostly I love the breakthroughs it provides to organizations who embrace it. But periodically people get stuck with the name. “What does this mean?” “I know what a philanthropist is, Bill Gates!! If I only knew … [Read more...] about I give up: Finding breakthroughs from breakdowns