MacKenzie Bezos to donate billions

“MacKenzie Bezos signed onto the Giving Pledge, promising to donate at least half the $37 billion she will get in her divorce from the world’s richest person — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Pledge, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, has more than 200 participants from 23 countries who have committed to donating roughly half their wealth, either while living or in their wills. The Amazon chief hasn’t signed on but praised MacKenzie’s move.”

Feeling the slow death of too many unproductive meetings?

Quick takeaways from Evernote:

  • If you have a shared calendar block out the times where you are most productive and save them for work

  • Instead of blocking 30-minute meetings by default, try a 10-minute huddle at your coworker’s desk. If the issue still isn’t resolved, then a meeting may be required.

  • Every meeting should have an agenda

  • Select the right number of people for your meeting

    • To solve a problem, invite four to six people,

    • To make a decision, invite four to seven people,

    • To set an agenda, invite five to 15 people,

    • To brainstorm, invite 10 to 20 people,

    • Or you could follow Jeff Bezos’s famous “two pizza rule” — if the group is larger than you could feed with two pizzas, your meeting is too large.

  • Keep track of meeting notes and assign tasks with deadlines

OACAO 2018 Aging Well Conference October 29, 2018

A big thank you to all of those who participated in the OACAO 2018 Aging Well Conference October 29, 2018 session.

It was a pleasure to meet you, share with you how you can build a simple and effective fundraising plan.

Please find the presented documents linked below:

How To Transform a Clear Vision into Simple and Effective Fundraising - Presentation

Infographic: Charitable Giving in Canada

If you have any follow questions please feel free to contact me.

Kind Regards,

Dan Hussey