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Use These Tips to Overcome Your Fear to Ask

Use These Tips to Overcome Your Fear to Ask

Asking for money creates anxiety.  Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying.  It’s normal to feel tense the moment you make an ask.  How you manage the tension and overcome your anxiety is crucial. It takes practice and a willingness to be vulnerable. Some people never make it to the ask.  Why?  Fear is aRead more about Use These Tips to Overcome Your Fear to Ask[…]

More Action and Less Talk!

More Action and Less Talk!

After working more than 20 years in the non-profit sector I am fed up… with meetings.  The worst kind of meeting is the one designed to plan for the next meeting.  Yes, I have been guilty of calling planing to plan meetings, but no more.  Enough!  I’m done wasting time. Where is the sense ofRead more about More Action and Less Talk![…]

Want More Major Donors?  Try this ONE Thing

Want More Major Donors? Try this ONE Thing

  If you live in the fundraising world like I do, you’ve heard this phrase A LOT: “Where do we find new prospects?”  Hardened development professionals go a level deeper and ask, “How can I find more MAJOR donor prospects?” The best answer I’ve ever heard to both of those questions is: Why do you even need prospects (TomRead more about Want More Major Donors? Try this ONE Thing[…]

Superbowl Busts

Superbowl Busts

Miriam Webster might define my post title as a”double entendre.”  I had to look it up too: dou·ble en·ten·dre ˌdo͞obl änˈtändrə,ˌdəbl änˈtändrə/ noun a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is usually risqué or indecent. synonyms: ambiguity, double meaning, innuendo, play on words. So, what does this have to do withRead more about Superbowl Busts[…]

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