Tag Archives: Mission

Will They Forgive or Forget?

The irony of Progressives money being used to ensure the free speech rights of racists hit me like a bolt of lightning. Continue reading

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My, How Things Have Changed

Today, I had lunch with my parents at their retirement village, a weekly thing we do after church.  One of their new neighbors joined us toward the end of the meal, so I talked to him, and listened to the … Continue reading

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Go With What You Know

I have to admit to a guilty pleasure.  I found out a few years ago that I like Taylor Swift as a songwriter.  I don’t own any of her recordings, and I don’t listen to the radio stations that play … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Support the Cause, Don’t Take the Job

I know a lot of fundraising professionals.  Some fundraising professionals are like myself.  They are effective fundraisers because they are passionate about the causes they support.  They have a deep connection to the mission, and that connection drives them to … Continue reading

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It Started as a Joke

A few weeks ago, when I was in a jovial mood, I thought it would be funny to start a conversation on Twitter about bad fundraising ideas.  I was trying to see how creative my cohort of nonprofit fundraisers could … Continue reading

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Bandages or Cures?

To be honest, this blog started out to be about a different topic.  I planned to write about a provocative conversation started by one of my contacts on Linked In last fall, but after reviewing the comments, one really stood … Continue reading

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It Takes Confidence

“We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When I was in college taking education courses, I remember a professor telling a story about a … Continue reading

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