Author Archives: gaughan2013

Why and to what end

All day yesterday, April 15, 2013, I received breaking news alerts about bombs going off at the Boston Marathon. At first, I just couldn’t believe what I was reading, but the tweets kept coming. I received a call from an … Continue reading

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Changing the Game

Dan Pallotta has a lot to say about non-profit fund-raising. “Everything the donating public has been taught about giving is dysfunctional, says AIDS Ride founder Dan Pallotta. He aims to transform the way society thinks about charity and giving and change.” … Continue reading

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GoPro cameras – making amatures look good

I recently read two articles about GoPro that caught my attention. This little camera, had an interesting beginning and seems to have become a disruptive technology. By merely strapping a one time use waterproof camera onto his wrist while surfing, CEO … Continue reading

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Flickering Lights – Sometimes you just need to post something beautiful

Joseph Gordon-Levitt produced and released this video this week. In scanning the news, reading emails and having meetings, it gave me two minutes of quite contemplation in my otherwise hectic day. I hope you enjoy this too.

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Mobile Giving – Solving the Retention Problems

As a Development professional I am consistently looking for new ways to reach out to first time donors and the masses to encourage them to make a habit of giving. It is this habit that has made the United States … Continue reading

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sweetgreen rewards – Healthy food and an on-line connection

Today, in an effort to eat in a more healthy way, I walked over to sweetgreen on Walnut Street. I had an urge for the kale caesar salad, if you haven’t tried it you should. As I was walking up to the … Continue reading

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Meteorite Crashes in Russia

While much of the scientific world was watching Asteroid 2012 DA14 miss the planet by 17,200 miles on Friday, many Russians experienced their own meteor – a smaller version only 50 feet wide, weighing 7,700 tons and entering the atmosphere at about … Continue reading

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