Several years ago, I was responsible for helping launch the Alexis de Tocqueville Society for the United Way of America. For the first time, individuals were being asked, in an organized way, to give $10,000 to the United Way in their community for annual support. In past years, it was almost entirely a corporate culture [&hel
I have seventeen guidelines for asking for a gift. You can pass these on to your board members and volunteers. If you can add anything I’ve missed, let me know. I’ll bet you can’t! Here are my, “17 Golden Rules For Asking For A Gift.”
I had just finished my last presentation at a Board Retreat. It was a combined meeting of the System and the Foundation Boards of Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina. I was racing against time, making a mad dash to the airport. On my way out of the auditorium, I stopped for a moment.
Do you want to take a look at your skills as a leader? Do you dare! I have developed an instrument that measures 12 different spectra of a leader’s characteristics and attributes. After I completed the instrument, I had our senior staff grade me. That was scary! I did fairly well. But there were a […]