Have you been ghosted by your prospect?

Have you been ghosted by your prospect?

You met, it seemed like alignment was there, but when you followed up for a meeting, nothing. Did you put in a proposal and not hear back? Or maybe you had a discovery meeting, and you both had next-steps, and then crickets? Are you being ghosted by your corporate...
Why You Should Never Neglect the Buy-In

Why You Should Never Neglect the Buy-In

It was an absolutely killer meeting. I had met with their corporate social responsibility rep and we’d been on the same wavelength. The ideas were flowing, the win-win was there! It was going to be a big campaign for my organization and a game-changer for my cause – I...
Why Playing the Long Game is Worth the Wait

Why Playing the Long Game is Worth the Wait

As you brainstorm your kick-ass fundraising strategy, ask yourself this: are you in it for the long game or is this about the shortest path to cash? I ask this because I hear so very often from Board Directors, Executive Directors and (less often) Fundraisers that...