Monthly Archives: May 2014

They Did the Right Thing

When I started this series on ethics and fundraising, I stated that I would not name those individuals or organizations that violated the tenets of the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, but I would name those that set … Continue reading

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Surpassing Expectations Deserves a Reward

In 1985, I decided to stay at school and take some classes instead of going home for the summer.  I took a job at store that sold textbooks that I ended up hating, quit pretty quickly, and then took a … Continue reading

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Use as Intended

When I was a boy growing up in Illinois, one of my grandmothers always gave me underwear and socks for Christmas.  As I got older and constantly grew, the size she sent was often wrong, so she started writing a … Continue reading

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