In May, I was in Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference. I took an extra day to visit relatives in Bethlehem (it happened that my visit coincided with a cousin’s birthday). One of the story lines I needed to catch up on was: “Did you know that (cousin)...Read More
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
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