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12 10, 2017

What You Can Do with 15 of the Best Quotes for Nonprofit Board Inspiration

By |October 12th, 2017|blog, development, news|0 Comments

Not too long ago I was talking with a nonprofit fundraiser who was telling me about his board. I've been involved in the philanthropic sector for over a decade, and I've spoken to many executive directors and fundraisers. Often, when there's discussion about a group's board of directors, there's a tone of exasperation or frustration. [...]

2 08, 2016

Live to Prove Others Wrong

By |August 2nd, 2016|blog, development, leadership|Comments Off on Live to Prove Others Wrong

One of the best things in life is to prove the doubters wrong. I take a lot of pleasure in showing those who think I can’t do something that I can. I’ve said this often. When I was a kid in high school, a “brilliant” teacher told me that I wouldn’t amount to anything. What [...]

5 04, 2016

The 10 Best Motivational Videos On YouTube for Inspiration

By |April 5th, 2016|blog, development|Comments Off on The 10 Best Motivational Videos On YouTube for Inspiration

I’ve been in sales all of my life. I love it. If you’ve ever worked in sales, you probably participated in motivational meetings. The director of sales will gather the team and give some talk to inspire them so they can go out there and dig deep to make the numbers. The same thing happens [...]

29 03, 2016

10 Tips To Get Your Week Started on #MotivationMonday

By |March 29th, 2016|blog, development|Comments Off on 10 Tips To Get Your Week Started on #MotivationMonday

People have asked me plenty of times how I stay motivated. They’ve asked me if I ever get tired of working at break-neck speed. The answer is simple. You have to figure out ways to remain motivated when you’re looking to accomplish your dreams and goals. We’re not robots. Some days are better than others. [...]

21 03, 2016

4 Ways To Find Hope Again After You’ve Lost It

By |March 21st, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on 4 Ways To Find Hope Again After You’ve Lost It

Hopelessness. It’s probably the worst feeling in the world. When someone feels like they have no hope, essentially all sense of what can be is lost. There are no dreams. There is no better tomorrow. You’re just breathing to exist. It’s a tough place to be and you don’t want to be there. But, sometimes [...]

14 03, 2016

How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

By |March 14th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

Staying motivated every single day takes work. Let’s face it, there’s no magic formula, but there are steps you can take to be motivated. We’re bombarded with motivational images and copy every day, but how can you stay motivated consistently? How can you stay focused and on the path each day? In life, people can [...]

29 12, 2015

Year-End Message from Me, Wayne Elsey, to YOU

By |December 29th, 2015|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Year-End Message from Me, Wayne Elsey, to YOU

I know we say this all the time: I can’t believe another year is about to draw to a close. I want to take a few moments and reflect on things. This year, I’ve personally dealt with a lot in the passing of my father, sister and several good buddies. In that regard, the year [...]

15 10, 2015

7 Grip and Rip Principles for Your Life

By |October 15th, 2015|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on 7 Grip and Rip Principles for Your Life

We weren’t placed on this earth to be miserable. Look around you. There’s so much misery and sadness. There’s a lot of resignation that life is supposed to be long, difficult and not full of much joy. I may watch the news for a few minutes in the morning to see what’s happening, but within [...]