Tag Archives: consistency

Raising Money

As election results sink in and so many are asking what now, one answer is to support those nonprofits that work in the areas likely to be most affected:  health care, immigration, gay rights, racism, sexism, real news, and so … 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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What You Need for Successful Fundraising

Gak! It’s been almost 10 days since I posted a blog. That might be a record for me. But it IS the end of the year. And it HAS BEEN 8 years of writing, always weekly, often twice a week. … Continue reading

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For Board Members Who Fear Making The Ask

Nothing, but nothing, makes grown men and women shake as much as the prospect of asking someone to make a charitable gift. “I’ll do anything but ask someone to give….” are common enough words from (otherwise wonderful) board members. But … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

Officially, summer this year doesn’t end until the 22nd of September. But for all intents and purposes, it’s over.   Those slower days, the sense that you actually have time before you tackle that, whatever that is, are pretty much gone. … Continue reading

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