Category Archives: productivity

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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Getting It Done!

Every October the organization sends out its end of the year appeal. Except when it doesn’t. And when it does, it’s always a last minute scramble. Ditto for the appeal that goes out (or doesn’t!) in May. And the gala … Continue reading

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Time to Refresh

I’m in my 8th year of consulting. That’s much longer than I’ve stayed at any other job. Not surprising for a fundraiser—we stay, on average, for 16 months, then move on to greener pastures. Greener pastures is what I’ve been … Continue reading

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Type A No Longer

I’m sitting here, looking at my “to do” list (really, a flip chart so I can’t pretend I misplaced it), and not wanting to do any of it at all. And so I don’t and then, typically, anxiety attacks, and … Continue reading

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