Do Fundraising Emails Work?

How many emails does it take to get a donation? According to a new study from M+R Benchmarks it takes 2000 emails to land one donation.  For every 1000 emails, non-profits receive $36. The pace of change in online marketing, advocacy, and fundraising is taxing.  Non-profits and associations are finding it harder and harder to have…

Stop Feeling Guilty About Food

Book Review: Food Truths From Farm To Table Ever feel guilty about what you eat or buy? Ever judge what other people put in their grocery carts?  Ever feel confused by food labels or what you see in the media? Me too. I love this new book by Michele Payn.  It’s easy to read, packed…

What Is Missing In Your Employee Wellness Program?

Employee Wellness Program Challenges Recently Eliz keynoted the Biz Times Wellness Summit and facilitated roundtable discussions about “What’s Missing In Your Wellness Program” with HR professionals, CEOs, and wellness providers.  These discussions resulted in insights on challenges facing employers and best practices beneficial to anyone managing an employee wellness program. Employer Challenge: Overcome Stigma To…

How To Recover From Stress

Are you an iguana or a border collie? Recently my husband and I spent a glorious ten days on vacation in Mexico in celebration of his 50th birthday.  We traveled with five other adults to a resort which caters to scuba divers.  I don’t dive, but Clay is enthusiastic about the sport, as were our…

Eliz Greene Featured on Queen of the Castle Cover

For Heart Month, Queen of the Castle Magazine profiles Eliz and shares the story of surviving a heart attack while seven-months pregnant with twins and he mission to inspire women to pay attention to their heart health and manage stress. Exerpt: One of the most common effects of stress is added weight around the mid…

The Trouble With Busy at Twin Cities Go Red

Join Women’s Wellness Speaker for Go Red For Women in Minneapolis! Twin Cities Go Red Lunch and Learn January 13, 2017 Minneapolis Convention Center 9:30 am – Registration, exhibits, health screenings, demonstrations and silent auction 11:30 am – Lunch & Learn program featuring Keynote Speaker Eliz Greene – learn about the real causes of job…

Can Mammograms Predict Heart Disease?

Mammograms are important for BOTH breast and heart health! We all know mammograms are effective in detecting breast cancer in the early stages. Mammograms may also be able to detect the early stages of heart disease as well. Yet another tool for doctors and women with heart disease risk factors to evaluate treatment needs. How…

Heart Pain: When To Sound The Alarm

Is the pain heartburn or a heart attack? How can you tell the difference between a sharp, burning sensation in your chest caused by the pizza you just ate or a sign of something more serious? Heart attack symptoms can be difficult to diagnose, especially in women. My heart attack absolutely started out feeling like…