A large part of my business is spent presenting at firms across North America on the Advisor-Client conversation. Specifically the conversation about planned giving and managing social capital (typically charity dollars). Advisors who are growing their businesses, have a few things in common; one of these is the ability to have the philanthropy conversation.
Slaktivism is a term that started appearing around the mid-'90's and is used to describe those who seek social change, but with minimum energy output. Or better said - people with a conscious who also know how to mobilize technology and social networks to make signficiant change.
Greetings from Guatemala! This is my first time in Latin America and so far I have loved every minute! Funny enough, the most difficult part of the trip was leaving the Calgary Airport! Picture 24 hockey bags filled with dental equipment and supplies carried by 8 dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and other support volunteers; each bag being hand-searched. From this point it has been smooth sailing (with the exception of the earthquake that shook me awake this morning). Read more »