20 Lessons Learned From Other Nonprofit Fundraising Professionals
We cannot control one's perception of us. We can only control our actions. Think about thoughts gleaned from others that you can build upon for success in your own career. Remember that we always seek time, talent and treasure, and the quest never ends.
At the end of the day, when I close the book on my career, it will not be how I was remembered but the fact that I was remembered that would mean the most to me. If you could write a book on your career, what would the title say about you? Always strive to learn from others. You will grow in ways you have never imagined!
Duke has extensive experience as a nonprofit practitioner, author, lecturer and consultant. He has been a contributing author to NonProfit PRO for the last 11 years. He has been a long-standing member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals where he was previously named the AFP Indiana Chapter Fundraising Executive of the Year and has held the CFRE designation for many years.
He received his doctorate degree from West Virginia University with an emphasis in education administration, master's degree from Marshall University with an emphasis in public administration and a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University with an emphasis in marketing/management. He has also completed post graduate work at the University of Louisville.
He is currently executive director of development for The Salvation Army Indiana Division in Indianapolis, Indiana. Contact Duke at email@example.com or 317-224-1029.