As many of you may know from following me on social media channels, my father, Earl Kanter MD, passed away this week. People cope with grief in different ways. In an age of connectedness and networks, grieving online is a new way of expressing grief and there are different stages as my colleague, Sarah Granger, who is working on a book in topic points out. My online grieving is focused on celebrating my Dad, what he loved, and looking for a way to make it bigger than just our family. I … [Read more...] about Do You Love the Ocean?
Archives for June 2013
RIP: Earl Kanter, MD Love Never Dies December 23, 1921 - June 23, 2013 After a long and painful battle with Parkinson's disease, my father passed away peacefully this week. While I feel a profound sense of loss, what gives me comfort is that I had a remarkable father in so many ways. I'm left with one final life lesson from him: love never dies. His spirit, intelligence, joy of life, sense of humor, and wisdom will always be with me and our family. #OceanLoveEarl My father had a … [Read more...] about #OceanLoveEarl: RIP Earl Kanter, MD – 12/23/21 – 6/23/13
Yesterday, at the Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service I attended a session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” featuring author Adam Grant, “Give and Take." The session was focused on the connection between volunteering and business benefits. The session was framed by some recent research from UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute called Doing Good is Good for You: 2013 Health and Volunteering … [Read more...] about What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers
My second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World co-authored with Katie Delahaye Paine and featuring a foreword by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. The award committee is now in process of reviewing the finalist selections to identify the 2013 winner of the award, which will be announced and presented at “Grown Locally, Practiced Nationally: A … [Read more...] about Measuring the Networked Nonprofit" is 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award Finalist
Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service kicks off today. Best Selling Author Adam Grant, "Give and Take" will be doing a big session called "It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body" on June 20th. I was invited to a briefing session with other media and bloggers to learn more. I first head of this book after reading this article in the New York Times back in March, 2013. I immediately ordered a copy and I've been reading … [Read more...] about Are you a giver, taker, or matcher?