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She had been in her job—one she loved and did well—for a number of years. It was time, she thought, to improve her work status. She applied for, and eventually got, a job with a better title and a nice … Continue reading
Fundraising, I believe, is as much of a science as an art. Success comes with intentionality, process, attention to detail, follow up. Yes, being personable helps—at least when you are trying to create relationships with prospects and donors. But, truthfully, … Continue reading
Maybe I told you this story before. It’s about a friend of mine who was stuck in a middle management position and couldn’t get promoted. She finally went to her boss to ask why. Simple, her boss told her, your … Continue reading
Those who know me today are always surprised to learn that, really, I am a very shy person—who has overcompensated. I dislike walking into parties or events where I don’t know anyone and I hate making phone calls that are … Continue reading