Tim McCarthy and the Business of Good

Newsletter: Lesson 2: Why Build a Traditional Organization to do Non-traditional Work?

Jul 1, 2011 5:36:00 AM / by Tim McCarthy posted in Mistakes, Newsletter, Planning, Strategy, Focus, Goals, Lessons


Author’s note: This is the second in a series of articles regarding the mistakes I’ve made in developing our foundation over these first 14 years.  A friend recently sent me a book titled, “Success Always Begins With Failure”.   I love that title and hope that my failures shared will give you some tips for your own giving journey. [more]

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Newsletter: Discipline Solves Problems

Sep 1, 2010 7:47:00 AM / by Tim McCarthy posted in Newsletter, Planning, Decision making, Discipline, Goals


Good decision making is the result of good discipline. [more]

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Newsletter: A Victimless Life

Jul 1, 2009 5:21:00 AM / by Tim McCarthy posted in Mission, Newsletter, Philosophy, Relationships, Focus, Goals


There is a big gap between supporting the displaced and poor and enabling people who view themselves as victims.  Our goal is the former and we avoid where possible the latter. [more]

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Newsletter: Tiger’s Secret to Success

Feb 20, 2009 11:04:00 AM / by Tim McCarthy posted in Newsletter, Strategy, Engaged Philanthropy, Execution, Goals, Inspiration, Lessons


I've come to believe that while there are very complex challenges in my life, complex solutions don't work. And if you've ever golfed, you know it's a complex game. The great ideas (and lives) I've studied apply simple, if difficult to execute, principles to complex issues. [more]

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