Back in May, I talked about periodically using some reflective time to “take stock” of where you are right now versus where you thought you’d be at this time (See Taking Stock). Presumably, if you acted on the advice, you: 1) redoubled your effort to close all of your board...Read More
In the mid-1990s, I was playing around with the idea that we could ask people to join The Nature Conservancy’s Oregon Field Office with annual gifts of $1,000. (My colleagues around the country were skeptical. “No one will give you $1,000 through the mail!” they said.)...Read More
Are you keeping track of your lapsed members? This is one of those five-Wednesday months I referred to in April (See Renewing Lapsed Members). And that means it’s a good time to review where you are with your 2015 renewals. Looking back on all the individuals who gave you money...Read More
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