Let’s CHAT!

Let’s CHAT!

Happy New Year Ridgers! It is still new, after all. This post is an invitation to all of you to sit on the virtual front porch with us a bit, and share what you are up to this year! Use the comments section below to share your goings on! What is...

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Get That Grant!

Get That Grant!

Often my colleagues and I are asked “What’s the best way to receive funding from Allegany Franciscan Ministries?” Our reply is always the same, and is appropriate for most funding sources: have a clear understanding of our organization and be...

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Climb the Mountain!

Climb the Mountain!

So are you ready for a challenge? The first principle in setting goals is to set BIG goals. Leadership expert Jim Collins calls these “Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals.” Often we find ourselves in a rut. We’ve spent time identifying...

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How NOT to Do It

How NOT to Do It

In the early 90’s, I landed an internship at a progressive non-profit agency in New York City that served as an incubator to musicians, performance artists and multi disciplinary artists. I both loved and hated my experiences there. It was where...

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