May 16- Creating A Culture of Gratitude- Beth Torres

Screen shot 2013-08-07 at 5.31.52 PMIs “Gratitude” a legitimate non-profit business concept? How can Gratitude positively drive business strategy, board management, staff management, and community engagement?

Beth Torres will reveal the truth that the power of Gratitude is something  all nonprofits can use to create a point of difference.  For location, time and details, click here.

Beth Torres has been the President and CEO of Make A Wish Middle Tennessee for the past two years.  Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Event Funding and Development for Junior Achievement.  She is a fan of the best sports conference in America, and likely the world, The Big Ten.  You can follow her on twitter here: @_beth_torres

A Love of Running and a Fear of Failure

The following is a guest post from NBBer Isaac Ezell, Senior Regional Representative at HOPE International

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My name is Isaac and I love to run. Really, I do. In the afternoon at the end of a long day of work I love to lace up my shoes walk out the front door and go. The feeling of the wind blowing in my hair and the ground retreating behind me as I spread my legs for each stride is electrifying. Now don’t get me wrong, my relationship with running did not start out that way. If you were to go back in time and ask the Isaac of 3 years ago if he loved to run he would looked at you like you were crazy.   Read More

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