End of the week leftovers

Here’s a bunch of Generous Matters-worthy reads about which I would have commented this past week, had I had time.

It’s that time of year. 3 tips for driving your driving a successful annual appeal.

4 questions donors want you to answer. “If you don’t understand how these 4 questions work in your donor’s mind, you’ll blow the relationship and risk future gifts.”

Still that time of year. 7 best practices for year-end e-appeals

Acquisition: 16 reasons your prospecting is running out of gas

How active is your listening? “It’s about engaging with the client now, in this moment, actively.”

Channeling your inner Rambo. Tough times don’t last but tough people do.

It’s a small world for our daughter. Too small.  “I don’t necessarily need to raise the next Mother Teresa, but I also don’t want to raise the next Gordon Gekko.”

Getting into a benefactor’s head. Jen Shang understands the power of prayer – to open wallets.

What’s next for long-term CEOs? Good advice for any and all Boomers, regardless our place on the career ladder.

Don’t give up. Generosity in action.

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