Category: Stuff Development Officers deal with

Video Training Program

I think I accomplish more than the average person simply by knowing what I want. Most people don’t know what they want. That’s why I spend so much time thinking deeply about what I want and planning meticulously on how I’ll get it. Do you know what you want? Do you know how you’re going […]

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Good things (and bad things) happen when you’re meeting with donors

You know how some days your’re good and some days you’re great?  You’re asking the right questions and dealing with objections and it’s like you’re in harmony with the universe.  I was on a trip recently with a client and I had the exact opposite kind of day.  I’ve now been a part of 1,255 […]

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Think your boss has you doing tasks that take away from fundraising?

I was recently participating in a panel discussion before an audience of fundraising professionals.  Most of the people in this room had less than 3 years of experience as professional fundraisers and some had only a few months.  One of the participants asked me how to ensure that development officers are spending their time doing […]

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Video Training Program

I think I accomplish more than the average person simply by knowing what I want. Most people don’t know what they want. That’s why I spend so much time thinking deeply about what I want and planning meticulously on how I’ll get it. Do you know what you want? Do you know how you’re going […]

Read more »

Good things (and bad things) happen when you’re meeting with donors

You know how some days your’re good and some days you’re great?  You’re asking the right questions and dealing with objections and it’s like you’re in harmony with the universe.  I was on a trip recently with a client and I had the exact opposite kind of day.  I’ve now been a part of 1,255 […]

Read more »

Think your boss has you doing tasks that take away from fundraising?

I was recently participating in a panel discussion before an audience of fundraising professionals.  Most of the people in this room had less than 3 years of experience as professional fundraisers and some had only a few months.  One of the participants asked me how to ensure that development officers are spending their time doing […]

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