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Solicitation, The Ask, and Making a Pitch

Three things that make me grit my teeth. Maybe it’s my age, but solicitation reminds me of street corners and whispered requests for unsavory things. I much prefer inviting my supporters to invest and partner with us. And I loathe … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Ira Glass

Dear Ira Glass, Like millions of others, I’m a big fan. And like too many of those others, I’m embarrassed to admit that I don’t support This American Life. I listen to the podcast at the gym, and delight in … Continue reading

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Keeping It Small

Fundraising, we all know, is all about relationships. And relationships really get cemented when you have quality, one-on-one time to get to know each other and understand the other’s hopes and dreams. This is especially important when we are talking … Continue reading

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