Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mix it Up – Appeal to Heads and Hearts

In the mix The mix of head-givers and heart-givers suggests that a ministry should balance donor communications between strong, passionate requests for help and content-rich “information dissemination” devices such as newsletters.The reality is that donors tend to give only when … Continue reading

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Talking $ With a Prospect

“Consider these phrases, statements, and questions as part of your personal lexicon of donor relationships when dealing one-on-one with a potential major donor: If you’re unsure about the donor’s possible receptivity: ‘Does anybody in your circle of influence come to … Continue reading

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

My son engaged me in a discussion about a seminar / assessment he took part in — This information is taken from the book Grooming the Next Generation for Success by Dani Johnson.  We had a good discussion about understanding ourselves, … Continue reading

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