Non-Profit Storytelling

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Training

Non-Profit Story Training – $495 There’s no time limit on the class, learn at your own pace and share it with your team. This class covers: How the Narrative Story Framework applies to your non-profit. How to acquire and cultivate an audience while telling a compelling story. Strategy to determine Your Best Audiences The Top … Read More

First Look: Artist Profile – Macha Suzuki

This past week, I spent some time with Macha Suzuki. He’s an artist based here in Los Angeles and pretty swell guy for an upcoming project. Here’s a few stills from our time together. Check out his website    

13 Choices To Inspire You With a Great Story

Christmas Holidays are great. Seeing family and rehashing old stories and catching up but sometimes it’s a lot. Make sure you make time to connect with family and loved ones this year but after the food coma kicks in and naps are prevalent and the puzzling ends – take a break and experience something new … Read More

A New Way to Get More Donors and Build your Organization

When I got the call from the United Way of Los Angeles, they were frustrated and worried about the steady decline of their fundraising dollars over the last several years. Even with a lot of hard work on their part, it wasn’t getting any better. Their executives knew that everything wasn’t right but they couldn’t … Read More

How To Win Christmas

This years Holiday shopping season has been legendary already. And we’re not at Thanksgiving. The big guns are out. Reports of locations opening for record hours (Kmart is open for 41 hours straight) The camping out has already started at Phoenix area Best Buy’s. There’s a lot happening and I know that panicked execs are … Read More

Guest Post – Brad Voigt

Editors Note: I love getting feedback and hearing about how a conversation, a coaching time or something I’ve worked on or created has been able to inspire or educate. So I thought it’d be a good idea to have some of the people who are doing amazing and creative things talk about how we intersect. … Read More

DIGDEEP Asks You to Take The 4Liter Challenge on October 14, 2013

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for clean water access and conservation, digdeepwater.org is launching its first annual anti-water poverty campaign asking people to live on just four liters of water a day for up to five days. LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 17, 2013– A staggering 783 million people worldwide do not have … Read More

Elmore Leonard’s Ten Rules of Writing

We lost a great writer today. Elmore Leonard is responsible for many stories that I love including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk and Rum Punch, which was filmed as Jackie Brown. Leonard’s short stories include ones that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T, as well as the current TV series on FX, Justified. Here are his 10 rules on writing, … Read More

Top Story on Christianity Today

Today’s Top News – Building Community Earlier this year, I helped launch a project with Justin McRoberts. Today the top story on Christianity Today was on this project. See what they’re saying: “The words “pastor” and “artist” aren’t often used for the same person, but Justin McRoberts is an exception that proves the rule. Co-pastor … Read More