Winston Churchill once said: “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” The first time I read this quote I thought how apt he was in describing my success in asking for gifts as a young development officer. However, I am certain I had difficulty maintaining my enthusias
A strong board sustains your mission and ensures your future. A committed board helps your institution resonate with service and overflow with activities. Your board members just need to be reminded that their major responsibility is to make certain that your organization has the proper funding. Money makes it happen.
“He shook his finger at me. It was obvious this was a topic he felt keenly about.
As we continue to move forward with our clients campaign plans, we find that the ‘pause button’ set during these past months has been released for many organizations. This has been especially evident with the successful completion of feasibility studies, ongoing campaigns, and engaged strategic planning for institutions th
Dr. John Edmond Haggai, founder of Haggai International, publishes a newsletter to friends and donors. It is an excellent read. Dr. Haggai’s own motto is “Attempt something so great for God, it’s doomed to failure unless God be in it.” He and Jerry Panas were well acquainted.
Recently, I stopped by FedEx to pick up a Pak to send some items to Olivia and Grant my 15 and 11 year old grandkids. As I was stopped in traffic, several memories and ideas helped me pass the twenty minutes or so before traffic resumed moving.