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You Aren’t Closing, Do You Know Why?

You Aren’t Closing, Do You Know Why?

The best way to close is to perfect your opening. You are in control of the flow of the conversation.  So, it’s your obligation to be clear about where your visit is headed.  Frame the close in the visit right from the start.  Begin with something like this, “I am so grateful for your timeRead more about You Aren’t Closing, Do You Know Why?[…]

Women are Better at Giving Than Men – We Have 3 Reasons to Prove It

Women are Better at Giving Than Men – We Have 3 Reasons to Prove It

The numbers are in – women give more to philanthropic causes than men.  Way more.  A new study conducted by the Philanthropic Center at Indiana University (PCIU) exposes a lot of myths about women and giving. Check out some of these eye popping stats about women and wealth: Women run more than 10 million businessesRead more about Women are Better at Giving Than Men – We Have 3 Reasons to Prove It[…]

Freaked Out About Asking? Use This Simple Guide for a SUCCESSFUL Ask!

Freaked Out About Asking? Use This Simple Guide for a SUCCESSFUL Ask!

When you ask for money, you place yourself in a very vulnerable position.  Let’s face it, asking is scary.  Why?  Most of us fear rejection (even more than a root canal!). The secret to asking is in the PROCESS.  You must do the same things every time (notice I said thingS, plural).  Take the fear outRead more about Freaked Out About Asking? Use This Simple Guide for a SUCCESSFUL Ask![…]

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