Archive for February 2021

Keep the Fire Burning

Here is one way you can help your donors… Have you ever heard a story about how someone sells their business or retires from their lifetime work only to pass away shortly after? Why? Lack of focus… direction? Maybe. I think it’s lack of valuable work. The “fire” dies… then so do they. Giving back…

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Uncertainty

Most like to lead people to believe that they have it all together. They want to give off the impression that they have it all figured out, and know exactly what they are doing. Many development professionals often believe this about their best donors, too. However, here’s what you need to know… your donors are…

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Make Each Count

Each passing day I am reminded how fast my kids are growing up. But it seems like yesterday that they were babies my wife and I were bringing home from the hospital. While we spend a lot of time together and participate in each others activities, the time just flies by. In recognition of this,…

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You love it when this happens

She was sitting at her desk when an envelope got dropped on her desktop. As she sliced it open, she gasped. She grabbed it and ran to her colleague’s office to find out if she knew the person it was from. Neither one of them knew. But the $100,000 gift was welcomed at a time…

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