Engaging with an Unreceptive (or Hostile) Audience

CAVEAT: This is geared less toward sales and more toward partnerships. Often, we are required to develop partnerships with organizations and people who are less than receptive to our message. Even if we are passionate about what we are doing, we sometimes are unable to convince people to partner with us. […]

Across the Microwave

Today, I led a group of seven volunteers to visit a local shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The shelter’s volunteer coordinator and I had talked a few months back about providing a cooking class for the residents. There was one catch: The residents would only have access to a microwave. […]