Category Archives: personnel issues

When It Is Time To Move On

In my line of work, I meet a lot of people.  I am constantly wowed with how good most of them are at the work they do.  But sometimes—well, more than sometimes—I meet mostly development directors who need to move … Continue reading

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How Many Fundraisers?

It’s my most popular workshop and sometimes that depresses me.  All those people, wanting to learn how to be effective in the One Person Development Office.   Do their organizations not get it? I wonder, even as I know the answer.  … Continue reading

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Why Johnny or Jane Can’t Fundraise

Lately, it seems, I’ve been writing a lot about why fundraisers can’t actually fund raise. There are lots of reasons—from Board members who won’t carry their share of the load to other staff members who don’t carry theirs. This is … Continue reading

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