Monthly Archives: July 2010

Zappos.com, The Right Now! Vision and Delivering Happiness – C.V. 6 – Build Open and Honest Relationships with Communication

For an organization that exists specifically for the purpose of outreach to teens and to speak God’s truth to their pain and brokenness, what more can we add to this message idea for how to build open and honest relationships? Is there any other way to share God’s love? Continue reading

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The Lump in Your Throat

“Always start with the thing that puts a lump in your throat.” You can’t make up a lump in your throat; it only comes from being truly touched by something, and others know it too. You don’t have to make up a story when it’s the truth. Continue reading

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Low and Slow-That is the Tempo – What the Beastie Boys can Teach us About our Nonprofit

It might seem a stretch to apply Beastie Boys lyrics to running the operations of a nonprofit and maybe it is but there’s something to be said for some of the addressed in this song and challenges that we’ve encountered in progressing through developing The RNV. To go slow and low, two things must happen: 1) Throw out the quick fix idea or throw in the towel and 2) Take the time to lay down roots and grow slow. Continue reading

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