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Keep the Fire Burning

Keep the Fire Burning How many times have you heard of someone who sells their business or retires from their lifetime work only to pass away shortly after. Why? Lack of focus… direction? Maybe. I think it’s lack of valuable work. The “fire” dies… then so do they. Giving back is the perfect way to…

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Just a Little More

Just a Little More Many don’t give the question enough thought and credit… How valuable is generosity? Without it, greed and selfishness will reign in our heart. Generosity… also known as kindness, big heartedness, open handedness, liberality, and bounteousness… is something we love when we see it in others. Especially when we see it in…

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Write A Tribute Letter

Write a Tribute Letter Have you lost someone you love before you had the chance to tell them something you always wanted to say to them? A chance to honor them with your words. Of course you have… we all have. Here’s a thought… write a letter to that someone you missed the chance with…

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Just Open A Door

Opportunity The Founder and CEO of The Donor Motivation Program, Scott Keffer, and his daughter, Anni, spent ten days in northern Africa with a team of 50 plastic surgeons, dentists, optometrists, nurses, and plain folk like you and me. The surgeons healed. The dentists fixed. The nurses assisted. The optometrists brought sight. And they helped.…

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Is This Really Giving?

Forgiveness There is a gift that is free and available to all people at all times and can be delivered anywhere in all circumstances… Sounds too good to be true. Well, it’s not, and it’s one thing needed right now more than ever! Forgiveness… it is one HUGE way to give back that seems small…

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Giving Back Unity from Generation to Generation

Giving Back Unity from Generation to Generation Communication and contact are one of the keys to maintaining unity from generation to generation. It takes a parent with vision to keep a family connected and communicating as time goes on. Giving back is a powerful way to create passionate and caring conversations. Give your children and…

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The Darndest Thing…

Families Here’s an idea to bring just about any family together. Because, how the family system works is interesting, isn’t it? They have the potential to be a huge blessing when they work as they are designed. Truth is, they rarely do. I love when I hear people talk about their dysfunctional family. What? Who…

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The Universal Pain Reliever

The Universal Pain Reliever Helping people give is as critical now more than ever, but maybe for reasons that aren’t normally considered… Dan Sullivan, a business coach and founder of The Strategic Coach, tells the story of a research project that led him to the feet of a wheel-chair bound woman. She wanted to manage…

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Do You Know Their Names?

Do You Know Their Names? One of our other Donor Motivation Professionals shared this question: “Do you know the first name of your great grandparents?” “Wow,” I thought when he shared it! I don’t. Then he asked, “How would you feel if your great grandchildren don’t even know your name?” “Awful,” I said. “Not because…

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Inoculate Them… Against Affluenza

Inoculate Them… Against Affluenza When our founder, Scott Keffer, spoke to a small group of very successful business owners who belonged to the Young President’s Organization (YPO), they asked him ahead of time to address a very disconcerting issue for them. “Will my money hurt my heirs? That’s my biggest concern,” confided the young entrepreneur…

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