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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
Over the past several years, storytelling has become the hot topic for many development offices. Every conference I’ve been attending has some session on storytelling. Board and staff practice stories. Obsess about having stories. Worry they don’t have the right … Continue reading
She is committed, good at her job, raises a lot of money, and is woefully underpaid. So, so did the reasonable thing—based on her performance, she asked for a raise. Oh no, said the organization (well, the person representing the … 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