It seems that everyone has their own version of the Steven Covey’s Seven Habits list – The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, Teens, Fundraisers, Non-profit Leaders, Blog Writers and so on. So I thought it was high time I chimed in for those special board members who...Read More
“How much should I ask for?” This common question assumes that somehow a number can be known for each particular donor, like one’s weight or cholesterol. Here’s the truth: there is no magic number above which someone will say no. And there is no magic number below which they...Read More
In the last several years, I have met more than a few land trusts whose board directors did not support the organization financially – at least not 100%. Membership for these organizations starts around $35, but these directors weren’t even doing that. How does this happen? Or...Read More
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