September 6, 2010
Advice to Donors Signing the Giving Pledge: Determination and Vision Matter
The recent call for philanthropists to give away their wealth, with nearly 40 billionaires signing the Giving Pledge designed by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, has spurred an important discussion among philanthropists and nonprofits: What is the best way to bring about change through giving? What type of giving leads to lasting success?
When I was in the spirits business, there was no such thing as overnight results: A product went through multiple phases to achieve