5 Ways to Warm Up Staff and Volunteers to Ask
It just needed a little warming up. My garage door, that is. I had successfully survived the polar vortex so far and was heading to an early morning breakfast visit with a foundation leader.
My garage door wouldn’t budge. When I called my friend to share that I would need to reschedule, he made a suggestion: Use a hair dryer. I did. For the next half hour I patiently warmed the door, ever slowly, with a hair dryer.
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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.