Larger Ideas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes  our ideas  seem to be too much. You know what I mean, they seem to be so big, so grand– so visionary that others think they are just plain crazy.

I want you to have those type of ideas.

The ideas that seem so far fetch that people want to call the police and have you locked away. Before you finish speaking everyone shakes there head screaming “No way!!”

I want you to dream those type of dreams.

Those are the type of dreams that took us to the moon, found the human genome, integrated schools,let a black man become president of this country.

Big ideas matter. They shape history and transform lives. We were born to create ideas. Big one. Powerful ones. The kind that scare us at our core but move our hearts.

The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Expand your mind. Expand the  collective mind of your organization. Create big ideas.

Never return to your original size.

 

 

If you want to build core  nonprofit management skills crucial to your organization’s success you can schedule some 1:1 time with me here or learn about other ways we can work together here.

You can also get inspiration, ideas, resources  tools and freebies including my latest report:  Top 5 questions you need to think about before you go out and change the world by signing up for my  newsletter

Soft with each other hard on systems

Hello friends! Last week, I had the privilege and honor of speaking on two different panels about how the systems we find ourselves in are hard on every one of us. They are hard on us emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually. Yet, we continue to fight to...

Is it ok to celebrate an inch? Takeaways from 2023

Hi y’all,  A theme we've seen throughout the year with our clients is folks feeling disheartened because their DEI and racial equity work didn’t make as much progress as they’d hoped. We’ve watched staff managing the fallout from layoffs, funding gaps, resource...

The only liberation is a shared liberation

Last week I sat on my porch with one of my closest friends who is Jewish. We talked about the pain, grief, and anger we were experiencing as we witnessed so much death in Israel and Palestine. As we spoke I affirmed how the epigenetic trauma of seeing Jews pulled from...