Sometimes you can get a foundation to fund those particular needs, but most of the time, the most effective and efficient use of your time is creating a major gifts campaign to raise that money. Yep, I'm talking about getting ...
Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school.
This article suggests the following to do in the first hour of your work day:
1. Don't read Email!
2. Take stock of what you are grateful for, and visualize what you want.
3. Do the hardest thing on your To-Do List. The thing you hate.
4. Choose your Frog... read this to find out what it is.
5. Perform acts of customer/client service.
The first one, Don't Read Your Email is probably the hardest, and best advice. Next, Do the hard stuff first. Love this, Ken
In her book "The Ask: How To Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose," Fredricks wrote that there are other steps you can take to boost the results of your major gifts campaigns. Rather than give your hard-working staff ...