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09
Aug

Why Photo Captions Are Important

Posted by | · · · · | Photography · Writing

A few years ago I worked on a nonprofit project that required using pictures from an organization’s photo archive. I searched through file cabinets stuffed with a few thousand pictures, almost none of them labeled with so much as a year, never mind a name, place or context. I would have given […]

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01
Nov

What I Learned From My Public Mistake

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · | Ethics · Storytelling · Writing

Nonprofit organizations are notoriously tight-lipped about their failures. Admitting you made a mistake is hard. Publicly admitting failure is even harder, but there’s value in sharing what went wrong and especially how you handled it and what you learned.   One of my biggest mistakes happened not at a nonprofit, […]

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