SUNDAY – Score One for the Land of Enchantment

SUNDAY – Score One for the Land of Enchantment

Sitting at the counter in Timoleon’s Restaurant, just off the square in beautiful Keene, NH, where I just got a solid comment from Bill Richardson, one of the most experienced candidates in the race. FIVE Nobel Peace Prize nominations, UN Ambassador, Secretary of Energy, two terms as Governor, numerous years in the Congress. Plus, he digs the sector. Check it out. Click To Play Tweet

SATURDAY – Clinton Pulls Out the Stops – My Meatball Sub with Huckabee

SATURDAY – Clinton Pulls Out the Stops – My  Meatball Sub with Huckabee

Mary Ellen and I hit the road early for another full day on the campaign trail. Our first stop-Concord, and a school gym gathering featuring Sen. Clinton. We were both whipped AND stoked as we drove towards the city, as we had finished an amazingly successful Day One l-a-t-e in the evening (at about 1:00 a.m.) following the Dinner For 100–a big Democratic Dinner featuring most of the candidates. There was about 3,000 people there, but we doggedly managed to squeeze right up front to get some more face time with Sen. Obama, Gov. Richardson….and,… Continue reading »

FRIDAY = Two for Two

FRIDAY = Two for Two

After a long, but productive wait at the rally for Senator Obama, the Democratic front-runner we sped through the snow blanketed countryside to bird-dog Gov. Huckabee, his Republican counterpart. Joined by Hollywood veteran Chuck Norris, the Governor held a rockin rally and, like the Democratic front runner, spoke to us about his views on the sector, and whether there would be a place for us in “his White House.” Click To Play Nice work for one afternoon!!!! It’s simply amazing what a handful of dedicated nonprofit leaders have done up here–folks who run front line… Continue reading »

FRIDAY – Score One for NPs Right Out Of The Box

FRIDAY – Score One for NPs Right Out Of The Box

Color me INTO THIS STATE. At the first gig we walked into–an Obama event, his first fresh from his victory in Iowa–Mary Ellen gets some solid face time, and the Senator mentions the fact that he ran a nonprofit. Here’s a few clips that I hope get your juices flowing. Mine are. Now, off to New England College to corner Gov. Huckabee. Click To Play Mary Ellen Jackson asks Barack Obama, “Will nonprofits have a place in your White House?” Click To Play Barack Obama Describes Past Work at Nonprofits Tweet

Taking Time in Tallinn (Video)

Taking Time in Tallinn (Video)

Click To Play While in the amazing city of Tallinn…I took a moment before I split to think about the story of commerce and how the sector is evolving. So much is going on in the world…and some of the sectors most amazing matriculations are happening outside the US. In this case…they are happening in the walled, 14th century, capital city of the PROUDLY independent country of Estonia. Tweet