Digging In

Digging In

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Digging In What does it mean to you to dig in? I remember when digging in meant planting my summer garden.  Suddenly it has a whole new meaning for me. Around the world, digging in has become a way to try to prevent...
Time and Money

Time and Money

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Time and Money “Not enough time, not enough money” – the most common answers to the question, “What’s the biggest challenge you have as a nonprofit?”  Those are nationwide responses, not just Valley answers. I can’t...
Transitions

Transitions

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Transitions If the one constant in life is change, then we are constantly transitioning to accommodate the changes we initiate or that come our way. Some changes are easy to benchmark – major transitions in private...
What’s Your Vision Like?

What’s Your Vision Like?

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Most of us have 2020 vision  . . . in hindsight! Things aren’t always as clear looking forward. And, here we are, entering a new decade. It’s a great time to assess how we want to “be” in this new era.  How are we...
A Whole Pie or Not?

A Whole Pie or Not?

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     A Whole Pie or Not? “You can’t carve up the world. It’s not a pie.”  ~ Patti Smith.  I hadn’t heard that for a long time. Thanks, Anthony Poponi, for the reminder. I’d like to use that quote for my musings today....
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