Search Results for 'No Time to Die'

Your Nonprofit’s Office and the Importance of Design

Nonprofit organizations rarely give much thought to the interior design of their offices. But they should. An article by the Journal of Public Affairs (which studied the relationship of office design on bank employees) found that office design does impact the productivity level of employees. Recognizing this, companies like Google and Cisco have given their […]

July 8, 2011 More

Quote of the Week: Live with No Regrets

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain (Sidenote: I found this quote when searching for […]

July 12, 2010 More

For Nonprofits

Inspired by Mohandas Gandhi’s famous quote, “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others,” I decided to combine my passion for non-profit organizations with my writing and design skills. I operate under the premise that nonprofit organizations devote enough selfless time and energy to their causes already; fretting […]

March 9, 2010 More

{Design Work} Hershy’s Corner

Fun, fresh, cheerful, chic. That’s how I’d describe the new look over at Hershy’s Corner. They say design tastes are a reflection of the person, and that couldn’t be more true in this case. From the moment she contacted me, Marissa’s been a pleasure to work with. Always cheerful, she made me laugh at least […]

May 4, 2011 More

Design Kudos: The ONE Campaign

Fresh, clean, inviting. That’s what I think of every time I visit ONE’s website, Facebook page, or Twitter profile. Here are just some of the many reasons ONE gets my humble design kudos: Their logo embodies all of the elements of an effective logo. Their colors (black and white) are timeless and span cultures, gender, […]

February 15, 2011 More

You’re Easy…or at least, you should want to be

{From a Volunteer’s Perspective} Nonprofits: If  you want volunteers, you gotta make getting involved easy for them. When I’m looking to get involved, I usually visit an organization’s website. If I like what they stand for, I almost immediately* look for a “Get Involved,” “Take Action,” or “Volunteer” button. If you want volunteers, don’t make […]

January 23, 2011 More

QOTW: Follow Dora’s Philosophy on Life

“Our greatest glory is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius Nobody’s perfect. We all have those moments where make decisions–mistakes, if you will–that we later regret. But as Confucius said, “our greatest glory is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall.” By this, I believe Confucius meant […]

September 13, 2010 More

Never Forget.

Tomorrow is 9-11. As time passes, it’s easy to forget the significance of that day. I don’t ever want to forget. My heart aches for all the men and women who lost their lives that day, for all the families of those men and women who had to go on living without them. I thank […]

September 10, 2010 More

Donate Your Wedding Dress and Help Grieving Parents

So last Tuesday, I posted about how you could donate your dress and save breasts as a way to give back during your wedding planning process. Since then, I found another option to consider, thanks to Genevieve’s Wedding {check it out stat!}. Mary Madeline Project*** It is the purpose of the Mary Madeline Project to […]

September 7, 2010 More

Quote of the Week: It’s Civic Holiday!

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” -Goethe Awesome song by Nickelback: If Everyone Cared. Listen to the words and watch the video. If you have any soul at all, it’ll move you. http://www.youtube.com/v/-IUSZyjiYuY&hl=en_US&fs=1 Did you know today is Civic Holiday? I didn’t either. Apparently, it’s Canada’s version […]

August 2, 2010 More