Category Archives: productivity

Move Your Fundraising From Mired to Inspired

About 15 years ago, when I was the Executive Director of a Community College Foundation, I attended the annual conference for the California Community College Foundations. At that time, most of us were offices of one (or part of one as … Continue reading

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For what it is worth

When I started consulting more than a decade ago, I went from having a fair size staff to call on to having…..no one but me.  It was a bit of a shock to my system, and it took me time … Continue reading

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Learning to say NO

Yes.  I am ardent about the power of that word.  I am always telling my clients to talk about what they can do rather than complain about what they can’t.  I (sometimes foolishly) believe that I can do whatever I … Continue reading

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Consistency Beats Brilliance Every Single Time

The most exciting thing happened to me this week. One of my clients said out loud in a meeting with board members that the most important thing she’s done recently is to follow my advice and put a development plan … Continue reading

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Reboot!

Like a computer that sometimes freezes, I was feeling in need of a reboot. Fortunately, I had a two-week trip to London, now almost at an end, planned. London for the past few years has been a semi-regular thing, but … Continue reading

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