Bees, Fear, Negativity and You

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Greg Warner is CEO and Founder of MarketSmart, a revolutionary marketing software and services firm that helps nonprofits raise more for less. In 2012 Greg coined the phrase “Engagement Fundraising” to encapsulate his breakthrough fundraising formula for achieving extraordinary results. Using their own innovative strategies and technologies, MarketSmart helps fundraisers around the world zero in on the donors most ready to support their organizations and institutions with major and legacy gifts.

beesBees will sting a person whose mind is releasing vibrations of fear, much more readily than it will bother the person whose mind registers no fear. Therefore, a person whose mind is filled with fear emits energy that attracts negative outcomes.
In the nonprofit world, this means that the fearful person not only destroys his or her own chances of intelligent action, but he or she transmits these destructive vibrations to the minds of all who come into contact with him or her— including supporters, volunteers, colleagues and Board Members.

The decision is yours. You must decide whether or not to emit negative vibrations such as fear. If you make the right decision, your supporters will be more comfortable being around you and you will attract positive outcomes. Make the wrong choice and you’ll get stung. It won’t be fun.
You must also decide whether or not to allow the energy emitted from other fearful minds to enter your thoughts. The most common weakness of all human beings is the habit of leaving their minds open to the negative influences of other people. The decision is yours.


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7 years ago

This is a powerful message, not just in development work but in life. Thank you Greg!

Greg Warner
7 years ago

Thanks for reading Shamim. There’s a story behind the post that I can’t reveal. So I’m glad that the message resonated with you.

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