Are You Throwing the Baby Out With the Bath-water?  Long-term vs. Short-Term Development Success

Are You Throwing the Baby Out With the Bath-water? Long-term vs. Short-Term Development Success

Several years ago I had a job working in sales. Advertising sales to be exact. For a small weekly newspaper that was struggling to the point where, every payday, I’d rush downstairs to the bank housed in the building to cash my check, praying that it wouldn’t bounce. Anyone who knows me well knows...
6 Degrees of Separation and Fundraising

6 Degrees of Separation and Fundraising

A week or so ago a discussion came up on the AFP Group that I belong to on LinkedIn. A member’s organization was debating whether or not to participate in the Benevon method, a rather pricy series of workshops and coaching. Benevon, formerly known as the Raising More Money model, uses the method...
Announcing World #twenty$tuesday

Announcing World #twenty$tuesday

Never underestimate the power of a few committed people to change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead I’ve been on Twitter now for several weeks and I LOVE IT! It’s been a boon to my business in unexpected ways, it’s fun, it’s fabulous connecting with people...