A reflection on the motivations of need, gratitude, and enthusiasm in fund raising and collaboration

A reflection on the motivations of need, gratitude, and enthusiasm in fund raising and collaboration

I have had the feeling for a long while that Donation based fundraising– with need and charity as motivations– is not the way to go. After much reflection, I distinguish between need, grattitude and enthusiasm based energy raising.

Lost Species Day with Singapore Friends & Forest

Lost Species Day with Singapore Friends & Forest

I spent four lonely, dark and rainy nights under a mighty tree in a Singpore forest. There I had a moment to contemplate with my friends the species around us now, and those that are passing on…

Yesterday we picked up the plastic.  And now?

Yesterday we picked up the plastic. And now?

Around the world, folks have been cleaning things up. Thousands of clean-ups have picked up thousands of tons of plastic. Hurray! But now what?

Platonic Emancipation

Platonic Emancipation

The quest for ever more free and empowered living is at the heart of the human journey. Both existential and social, the road to ever more authentic emancipation through equality winds through human history. We have now arrived at an important moment– transcending equality altogether and moving into a new age of passion powered, acceptance based, cocreativity.