Category: GENEROSITY

abundance mentality and generosity connected

I know we have so much here in affluent America, myself included, and recent downscaling has begun to show me a freedom from stuff, and I hope that’d be an enduring freedom that also translates into generosity. Generous Giving has the most...

Friendly ChipIn, Craiglisting, Picnicking

We’re rounding on the final stretch of downsizing by selling or sharing or donating or trashing our stuff. The house echoes now because the furniture is gone; only thing left are a few dozen boxes of wires, AC adapters, product boxes, loose...

Chinese check fighting

One of the time-honored traditions passed down from generation to generation among my Chinese ancestors and peers is showing generosity by paying for the meal. I’m not all that good at it, even thought I saw it modeled and demonstrated by my...

The legacy of Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker leaves behind an enormous legacy, way beyond being the father of modern management in the business world. He’s also left behind a profound contribution to the non-profit world, aka the emerging social sector. One of the organizations inspired by Drucker...

Generous like a Wofford

Our family watched the season premiere of Extreme Makeover Home Edition, and boy was it a tear-jerker! The Woffords and their community were an amazing testimony of generosity, love, and spirituality, and the designer team alluded to their tremendous stories. Even tho’...

a generous life

this weekend I’m at an event that’s quite posh, being hosted at the Four Seasons Aviara (near San Diego), and will be serving and interacting with high net-worth individuals.. my body shuddered walking into this place, which is extremely nice, as I’m...