The first thing I did was set a goal I could never reach on my own. Long before I even joined or started a cause. I just knew I had to go big if I were going to achieve anything at all.
Second, I picked something that I knew I was connected to in a big way. Something that I could discuss until the room ran out of air. And I chose something that I didn’t think of as controversial. There are people who think my cause is controversial, but to me, its a no brainer. It keeps me from playing small, being self conscious, or overly concerned about what other people will think of me. The cause on Facebook is Keep the Arts in Public Schools.
The third thing I did was make a declaration. I said to myself and everyone I knew for an entire month, “This year I’m raising $50,000 for arts education in grade schools. I don’t know how, I just know I will.” Read the rest of this entry »