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I started my fundraising career after years of being in sales. Mostly commission-based sales. It had been beaten into me that the first cardinal sin was to leave money on the table. So I was confused when I heard fundraising … Continue reading
Why is it that so often we focus on the negative? I was reading the evaluations of a workshop I recently did and most were really favorable. But there was one—there is always one—that made me want to pack up … Continue reading
I’m a simple woman. I think the most direct path is generally the best. At least I think that when the destination and not the journey is my goal. For that reason, I recommend—always—clarity and honesty. So when you are … Continue reading
In my family, my husband and I each make our own philanthropic decisions. I suppose, were one of us to decide on a rather more significant gift that usual, we would discuss this with each other, but maybe not. How … Continue reading