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- Three Things that Bother Me About Our Industry–#1—Leadership Will Not Raise Money.
- Not Asking Donors? Don’t blame the Major Gift Officer
- Events: What are they good for?
- Trust the Process
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #5 – How Well Did You Thank & Report Back To Your Donors?
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #4 – Review Your Use of Time
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #3 – Analyze Your Strategies – Did They Work?
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #2 – Review The Performance Of Each Donor On Your Caseload
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #1 – Review Your Caseload And Take Action
Tag Archives: leadership
New Year’s resolutions can be powerful. They can either take you to a new place in life or have the power to make you feel like a complete loser. Over the years I have made dozens of New Year’s resolutions. … Continue reading
There is something about overhead that is so toxic to major gift officers that they literally run away from it every time it gets close to them. And it’s not only MGOs that are repulsed by the topic. Managers and … Continue reading
There is not a non-profit on the face of the earth that has a need. Not one. Think about it. What need does a non-profit have? Well, you could argue that a non-profit needs money, talent, publicity, gifts in kind, … Continue reading
“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” -Rumi I don’t like pain. For most of my life I’ve either denied or avoided suffering. Pain and suffering are things I have to consciously invite into my life or … Continue reading
Many times in our blog, Richard and I have written about the qualities an MGO or development professional should possess to be considered great, or at least be on the short list for being hired. I want to turn that … Continue reading
It’s called “The Grass is Greener Syndrome”. Everything else always looks better. Anything old is always boring. If it isn’t new, innovative and cutting edge, then it can’t possibly work. I suppose it’s the human condition – we constantly compare … Continue reading