Links to Blog Posts You Should Read!
Seven Ways To Do What’s Expected In Major Gifts — #1 Embrace Your Reality
"I’ve always hated it when someone gets in my face and says, 'I think you were supposed to do that.' Once again, I have disappointed my boss, my friend, my wife or my daughter. I thought I was doing the right things, but something was lost in the translation between me and the other person. And to be honest, in some cases, some of the things I knew I was supposed to do, I just didn’t feel like doing. And so it is in the world of 'Doing What’s Expected.' There’s disappointment, failure, misunderstanding, hiding and frustration. There is also joy, when it all works right. And that’s what I want to talk about in this 7 part series on Seven Ways To Do What’s Expected In Major Gifts." Click here to read the full post.
10 Ideas for Taking Your Fundraising to the Next Level
"You’ve done your homework. You know your pitch. You believe in your mission, and understand the reasons donors give your organization. Even so, you may feel that your fundraising has plateaued … that you’re stuck in a rut or missing out on key giving opportunities. Many times, you may simply feel a sense of malaise — that no matter how much you try, you aren’t leveling up. Today, we offer you ten great ideas for powering back on, and taking your fundraising game to a whole new level." Click here to read the full post.