After actually doing what I challenged others to do last month in my Power of Giving blog, it now becomes a standing goal for every year hereafter, starting in 2015.
I decided to give tribute gifts to one of my favorite organizations – San Antonio Food Bank. I made a list of clients and friends with an amount that I wanted to give as a tribute to each one of them. Working with the Food Bank, I was able to calculate how many meals every contribution would purchase and I advised my gift receivers of those numbers.
The response from the recipients was amazingly positive. They really appreciated the tribute gifts in lieu of material gifts. And, the contribution made provided about 2,500 meals to people in our community suffering from hunger. I call that a win – win – win!
As we mature, I believe goals tend to change focus. Back in the days when I was young and aggressive, virtually all my goals were pertaining to business and financial growth. Now they seem to be more holistic in nature. Sure, I have business goals, but more importantly, I am primarily focused on personal […]