A Conscious Effort to Value Diversity

The past month has been filled with headline news that highlight the tensions in our society surrounding race, discrimination, and a difference in values.

As I considered Macomb County Habitat for Humanity’s report card in this area, I was...

We Are Blessed!

Our non-profit has a fiscal year that extends from July 1 to June 30.  That means that Macomb County Habitat for Humanity has just completed its 2016-17 fiscal year, and the results appear to be quite positive.

It was a year of...

Time To Get Busy Again…

We have completed another fiscal year in a positive manner!  That’s the GREAT news.  However, if I have learned anything over a lifetime of leading successful non-profit organizations, there is no time to sit back and yawn, while patting...

Losses and Gains

I’ve had to deal with a great deal of loss in the last month.

First, I lost my mother on February 11th. Losing the daily, loving presence of someone as important and significant as a mother, is not easy. I keep...

Spring Cleaning

At our Habitat, we are doing quite a bit of spring cleaning.  Some of our cleaning is taking place in our offices, at both ReStores, and in our company vehicles.

But honestly, most of the cleaning is in our attitudes and how we treat...