It is important to: • Know what you are doing.• Believe in what you are doing.• Love what you are doing.• And be passionate about it— head over heels.
Changing and Saving Lives
As you work more and more in the field, you will experience a joyous and fulfilling life. You have great personal rewards in store for what you are doing. Because of you, the organization is able to change lives and save lives. It is etched in the heart.
Which Person Are You?
There are four kinds of people in the world.
Why do You Do It?
In describing your organization, it is important to let donors know:• What the organization does— the extent of everything you do.• How you do it— what is your unique method of providing the service.• And finally, why you do what you do.
Let Them Know
One of the national campaigns I’m working with is naming a revered elder statesman of the organization to be in charge of just one thing— donor stewardship.
Ignite a Fire
Writing a Case Statement is not for sissies! It can be a torturous venture for someone on the staff.
Just Do It!
Call Reports are the bane of our work . . . and absolutely necessary. You may have a term you use that’s different than Call Report, but you get the idea. It’s the documentation of the visit (or sometimes the phone call), what went on, any unusual factors that need to be noted, and how […]
Here’s a Million-Dollar Idea
Don’t say it’s impossible for you to raise a million dollars. That puts you on the losing side.