What Is Your Strategy to Make and Keep Connections?
I need to be better about following some of the counsel we give clients. I truly love connecting with people, getting to know them and helping them achieve their goals. And when that results in a new or renewed client relationship — a win/win — all the better!
But sometimes I do a lousy job of ensuring that I am connecting with enough folks — and the right ones — on a regular basis. A business coach called that my pipeline plan, something I need to work on.
Looking for Jeff? You'll find him either on the lake, laughing with good friends, or helping nonprofits develop to their full potential.
Jeff believes that successful fundraising is built on a bedrock of relevant, consistent messaging; sound practices; the nurturing of relationships; and impeccable stewardship. And that organizations that adhere to those standards serve as beacons to others that aspire to them. The Bedrocks & Beacons blog will provide strategic information to help nonprofits be both.
Jeff has more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience and is a member of the NonProfit PRO Editorial Advisory Board.