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The Right Attitude

It was a story within a larger story about people who started new careers late in life.  The woman was in her 80s or 90s and her nephew or grandson asked her why she was working so hard. “I’m worried … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Postive

It’s hot and humid—something it rarely is in Los Angeles—and I am in a really cranky mood. I’ve spent too many weekends facilitating really good board retreats where it feels like things are about to take that big step forward, … Continue reading

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Recalibrate Your Attitude

What do you think about when you think about fundraising?  Do you feel that you are begging? That you are hitting on someone?  That it is painful, embarrassing, hard?  Do you quiver at the thought of rejection, so much so … Continue reading

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Attitude Adjustment

“Oh no,” said the ED.  “We can’t ask the committee members to donate—they are already giving of their time.” I hear that kind of comment a lot and, frankly, it concerns me. Who would be more willing to support your … Continue reading

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