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11 01, 2018

Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

By |January 11th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

This week has already been epic because of the e-book launch with my partner, DonorPerfect. For those of you who work in the nonprofit sector, you know that DonorPerfect has been one of the leading fundraising platforms in the industry for many years. Their specialty […]

2 01, 2018

1 Piece of Advice That Will Help You Keep Your Resolution

By |January 2nd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on 1 Piece of Advice That Will Help You Keep Your Resolution

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Welcome to 2018!

So, what New Year’s resolutions or intentions have you created for yourself?

Or, perhaps you’re not someone who wants to develop any target for the year because in the past you’ve not been able to keep your resolution.

Any Given Sunday

If you know […]

12 09, 2017

In Memory of Uriel: A Guy Who Wanted to be in the Sun

By |September 12th, 2017|blog, news, personal|Comments Off on In Memory of Uriel: A Guy Who Wanted to be in the Sun

Today was the first day back for my team and me back in the office after Hurricane Irma. But, the relative destruction and inconvenience of the most recent hurricane in our area was in stark relief because we had news of the passing of a member of […]

13 06, 2016

A CEO’s Open Letter to His Team After the Tragedy in Orlando

By |June 13th, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A CEO’s Open Letter to His Team After the Tragedy in Orlando

Orlando copy“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

This weekend, a stain was left on the fabric of our nation with the deadliest mass shooting in our country’s history happening […]

11 02, 2016

The One Birthday Wish I Did Not Receive

By |February 11th, 2016|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on The One Birthday Wish I Did Not Receive

birthday wish fatherYesterday I had an awesome day. It was my birthday. But, this post isn’t about my birthday. It’s about something that stayed with me during the entire course of the day and perhaps you’ve experienced it in your own life.

On social media alone, I received […]

27 10, 2015

The Meaning and Value of the Dash – Your Life

By |October 27th, 2015|blog, personal|Comments Off on The Meaning and Value of the Dash – Your Life

41792342_mlThis past weekend I had to bury my wonderful sister, Jan. Her death was sudden. Jan was the heart of our family, and after a year of incredible loss, including my father, I’m trying to process everything.

My Sister, Jan

In some way, shape or form, Jan was […]

16 09, 2013

Progress in Haiti Ignites Hope

By |September 16th, 2013|personal|Comments Off on Progress in Haiti Ignites Hope

A good day for the average person may come in the form of a bonus at work, a bouquet of flowers or a free meal from your favorite restaurant.

For someone in Haiti, it means finally moving out of a tent.

Not Your Father's Charity[…]

23 03, 2012

Wayne Elsey Resigns from Soles4Souls

By |March 23rd, 2012|blog, personal|Comments Off on Wayne Elsey Resigns from Soles4Souls

Wayne Elsey has resigned as head of Soles4Souls, stepping away from the international nonprofit he founded.

The organization, which provides shoes to those who cannot afford them in disaster areas and developing countries, has named Kevin Goughary, its chief operating officer and chief financial officer, interim CEO. Elsey, who is leaving behind his role as […]

4 07, 2011

5 Questions for Wayne Elsey

By |July 4th, 2011|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on 5 Questions for Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey spent the last year traveling to poverty-stricken cities and disaster-destroyed countries doling out free shoes to the needy.

By most accounts, it was a good year for the Soles4Souls founder and CEO. But he’s also spent many of those months responding to criticism, thanks to […]