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The Cost of A Development Director

She is committed, good at her job, raises a lot of money, and is woefully underpaid.  So, so did the reasonable thing—based on her performance, she asked for a raise.  Oh no, said the organization (well, the person representing the … Continue reading

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On Being a Development Director

Working with many different nonprofit organizations as I do, I get to see a wide range of development director jobs.  Mostly, when I read the job description or talk to the person in the job, I can only shake my … Continue reading

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Getting Work Done

It’s always been said—truthfully I think—that if you want something done, ask the busiest person you know.  I know in my own life, the busier I truly am, the more productive I tend to be.  Yes, there is a point … Continue reading

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When It Is Time To Move On

In my line of work, I meet a lot of people.  I am constantly wowed with how good most of them are at the work they do.  But sometimes—well, more than sometimes—I meet mostly development directors who need to move … Continue reading

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