Ladder is taking a break for the holidays at the end of this week, and as I closeout the year, I feel that it’s important to pause for a moment and reflect on all the great things that have happened. Both the ones I hoped for and the ones I never imagined or expected at all.
Both through Ladder and as an individual, I envision a world where we feel this way every week. Eager to talk about the organizations that matter to us, easily communicating the impact they’ve made in our lives and willing to not only give of our resources, but in some instances double our financial gifts. Read more to learn how you can give to some clients and friends of Ladder.
If you are the CEO of a nonprofit, it’s important that you recognize that the E in your title stands for more than just executive. It also stands for external. Here are a few things to remember in your role as Chief External Officer.
Have you ever had a moment where you thought or said out loud “all of my work experience actually makes sense right now, it led to this!”…. I never saw this feeling coming and I feel so fortunate to have felt it. It came while I had the privilege of developing the mission, vision, values and brand pillars for The Natasha Hastings Foundation.
If you look for it, there is a lot the seasons and their transitions can teach you. Today's lesson: "Fix your door BEFORE it’s nice outside" and other similar lessons on being prepared as a business.
I talk a lot about "Brand Voice" but some people have absolutely no idea what I'm talking about when I say that. How you speak and what you say is just as important as how you look! Personality and tone of voice play a huge part in why we’re drawn to our friends and our favorite brands. So here are a few thoughts on brand voice and it's a good time to ask yourself, are you giving your voice the attention it deserves?
I'm new to blogging, not new to writing. I thought my slow start to this blog was because I wasn't giving myself time to write. It turns out my friction is the stage and the critic, both of which I've created. Here's a lesson learned in entrepreneurship and personal development, make time for the things that are important and also please be kind to yourself.
Introducing Ladder! Read a brief background on my calling to use my gifts to help others do good and details on what you'll find at this blog in the future.