She's a Brooklyn-based writer who, five years ago, was shocked to find herself in possession of a six-figure book advance. She wanted to give a chunk of it away, but was not sure how. So she decided she would make it someone else's problem -- nine other people's problems. She chose nine thoughtful friends, gave them each $100, and told them they would be expected to account for what they had done with it at a gathering a month later. Heart-warming high jinks have ensued ever since. [ more ]
Today's Tip: I challenge you all to take $5.00 and post here in the comments on what you did with it today. The best part about leaving you with no options on how to spend it will inspire creativity in all of us. I am up for the challenge are you?