On Giving

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November 23, 2011
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On Giving

My final talk at Relevance, sharing a key lesson that I had learned about giving and where that lesson took me. It is far better to give, than receive.

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Jess Martin

November 23, 2011
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  1. GIVING Thursday, December 15, 2011

  2. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  3. RELEVANCE Thursday, December 15, 2011

  4. AFRICA RELEVANCE Thursday, December 15, 2011

  5. AFRICA RELEVANCE EXPERIENCE Thursday, December 15, 2011

  6. AFRICA RELEVANCE EXPERIENCE Giving Thursday, December 15, 2011

  7. MY GIVING STORY Thursday, December 15, 2011

  8. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  9. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  10. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  11. Where’s Swaziland? Thursday, December 15, 2011

  12. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  13. Yay programming! Thursday, December 15, 2011

  14. Whut happun? Thursday, December 15, 2011

  15. Peter and Magda Radtke of JustNeem http://justneem.com Thursday, December 15,

    2011
  16. Peter Thursday, December 15, 2011

  17. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  18. “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

    - Matthew 6:21 Thursday, December 15, 2011
  19. Giving changed me Thursday, December 15, 2011

  20. Africa Revolution 2011 Interns Thursday, December 15, 2011

  21. Giving changes the giver Thursday, December 15, 2011

  22. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  23. It’s better to give than receive. - Acts 20:35 Thursday,

    December 15, 2011
  24. It’s better to give than receive. - Acts 20:35 You

    reap what you sow. - Galatians 6:7 Thursday, December 15, 2011
  25. It’s better to give than receive. - Acts 20:35 You

    reap what you sow. - Galatians 6:7 The gift is to the giver, and comes back to him... - Walt Whitman Thursday, December 15, 2011
  26. It’s better to give than receive. - Acts 20:35 You

    reap what you sow. - Galatians 6:7 The gift is to the giver, and comes back to him... - Walt Whitman What goes around, comes around. - Justin Timberlake Thursday, December 15, 2011
  27. “Art is a personal gift that changes the recipient.” “The

    act of the gift is in itself a reward.” Thursday, December 15, 2011
  28. Science. The path to happiness: it is better to give

    than receive http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/21/medicalresearch.usa Do Good, Feel Good http://health.msn.com/health-topics/depression/do-good-feel-good Thursday, December 15, 2011
  29. Relevance gives. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  30. Relevance gives. 20% time Thursday, December 15, 2011

  31. Relevance gives. 20% time books Thursday, December 15, 2011

  32. Relevance gives. 20% time conferences books Thursday, December 15, 2011

  33. Relevance gives. 20% time conferences books open source Thursday, December

    15, 2011
  34. Challenge YOU as individuals Give radically. It’s good for you!

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
  35. Give of your... Intellectual resources Thursday, December 15, 2011

  36. Give of your... Intellectual resources knowledge books, talks, blog posts

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
  37. Give of your... Intellectual resources knowledge books, talks, blog posts

    tools languages, libraries Thursday, December 15, 2011
  38. Give of your... Intellectual resources knowledge books, talks, blog posts

    tools languages, libraries advice mentor, pair, connect Thursday, December 15, 2011
  39. Give of your... Money Thursday, December 15, 2011

  40. You are rich. Top 1% in the world!1 [1] $47,500/year

    is top 1% according to http://globalrichlist.com Thursday, December 15, 2011
  41. Feel guilty? Thursday, December 15, 2011

  42. Feel guilty? Thursday, December 15, 2011

  43. It’s friggin’ exciting! Thursday, December 15, 2011

  44. Rule #1: Giving should be fun! Thursday, December 15, 2011

  45. Microfinance Thursday, December 15, 2011

  46. http://www.mixmarket.org/ Thursday, December 15, 2011

  47. Set a giving goal. Thursday, December 15, 2011

  48. Set a giving goal. 1% Thursday, December 15, 2011

  49. Set a giving goal. 1% 10%? Thursday, December 15, 2011

  50. Set a giving goal. 1% 10%? reverse tithe? Thursday, December

    15, 2011
  51. Give of your... Self Thursday, December 15, 2011

  52. Practice Presence & Listening Thursday, December 15, 2011

  53. “Often the most loving thing we can do when a

    friend is in pain is to share the pain to be there even when we have nothing to offer except our presence and even when being there is painful to ourselves.” Thursday, December 15, 2011
  54. A challenge... pick one: Thursday, December 15, 2011

  55. Intellectual resources A challenge... pick one: Thursday, December 15, 2011

  56. Money Intellectual resources A challenge... pick one: Thursday, December 15,

    2011
  57. Self Money Intellectual resources A challenge... pick one: Thursday, December

    15, 2011
  58. Thanks!!! Follow along at: http://jessandelizabeth.com Thursday, December 15, 2011

  59. Thanks!!! Follow along at: http://jessandelizabeth.com The gift is to the

    giver, and comes back to him... - Walt Whitman Thursday, December 15, 2011