Category Archives: planning

Good Days/Bad Days

Most mornings I go to the gym.  I work out with weights, do cardio.  Some days I get lost inmy workout—it’s wonderful.  Somedays it is just hard.  Some days I don’t really want to be there.  But I am because … Continue reading

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Cooking and Fundraising

If you, like me, watch the PBS show Endeavor, you know that the days of the week can be defined by the sandwiches Mrs. Thursday makes for her husband’s lunch.  My mother was that kind of cook:  we had the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Plan–Planning to Fundraise

I’m getting ready to leave for 2 weeks in Rome.  I know, it really is a tough life.  But I hate to travel.  Not going to new places. That I rather enjoy.  Not seeing new things.  That is exhilarating and … Continue reading

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Meaningful Planning

A lot of my work is helping organizations develop plans.  Plans for fundraising, board development, strategic plans.  Often, I am brought in to help them figure out how to implement existing plans. What amazes me too often is what passes … Continue reading

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The Real “F” Word

Fundraising.  Often referred to as the REAL “F” word.  Something probably most of you do not want to do but since you do have to do it, are hoping that someone—anyone—will provide you with a magic bullet.  A sure-fire way … Continue reading

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