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...
Multi-passionate Giving!

Multi-passionate Giving!

Multi-passionate entrepreneur is a concept you read about when you are a small business owner. It means that it’s hard to pick your area of expertise when you have many, and therefore you keep them all in your business mix. Well, that’s how I feel about giving to...
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...