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Published November 12, 2017

Truth in Levity — Irrefutable Fundraising Verities

Some irrefutable fundraising verities that will help you get through the next fiscal period.

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Published November 5, 2017

What’s Your Leadership Quotient?

Do you want to take a look at your skills as a leader? Do you dare!

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Published October 29, 2017

Live Longer

I read recently about some research that has come out of Simon Fraser University (Canada). It shows a direct link between philanthropy and well-being.

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Published October 22, 2017

Darn Good!

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.

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Published October 16, 2017

The Mighty Seven

Here are Seven Principles that apply to your printed material, your letters, and your personal presentations. They will assure you of impact. I promise you success.

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Published September 17, 2017

This Is Important. Please Note.

You’ve heard me preach about the importance of major gifts. It’s the Hymn I sing.

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Published September 10, 2017

Donor Attitude

There’s plenty you can’t do anything about.

You can’t, for instance, do anything that affects how a donor feels about the economy. Or the weather. Or, let’s say, about the President.

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Published September 4, 2017

Just In Case You Missed It

A recent report from the U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy indicates that giving and volunteering will very likely increase in future years. The information comes from Claire Costello, National Philanthropic Practice Executive for U.S. Trust.