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Sixth in the series Six Reasons Your MGO Will Leave Your Organization There are many reasons a MGO will leave an organization. I put the reasons or circumstances into three categories: Push Factors – those reasons that push the MGO out. I have outlined most of these reasons in each of the blogs of this series. Pull Factors – those circumstances that pull the MGO out, like higher pay or a … [Read More...]
Fifth in the series Six Reasons Your MGO Will Leave Your Organization I use the word “incompetent” in the title to show how an MGO really feels when he or she is working for someone who just cannot do the job they are in. Jeff and I have heard even stronger descriptors like “he/she is so stupid” or “they are drunk on their own power” or “arrogant and self-interested.” These are unfortunate and … [Read More...]
Fourth in the series Six Reasons Your MGO Will Leave Your Organization A colleague recently told me about a MGO who been hired to do some amazing major gift work at a large food bank in a big city. The problem was that this MGO’s manager kept changing the MGO’s job description. The manager didn’t actually revise the written job description that had been given to the MGO and recorded in HR. Nope. … [Read More...]
A free White Paper from Veritus Group Completely updated in 2016 with sample documents! "Many donors won’t even return my call, and I am so frustrated!” said the MGO. When we checked to see why, it was not surprising to find that a majority of the donors on this MGO’s caseload did not want to connect. Why? Because the donors on this caseload (like those of hundreds of MGOs like him around … [To get a free copy of this white paper please click here]
How is our analysis different? Our strategies are driven by data on how your major donors are performing year to year. Before we engage in a relationship with a client we conduct a full analysis of your major gift program. We provide this service at no cost. Having conducted scores of these analyses over the years, we find a similar disturbing pattern with most Major Donor programs: more … [Read More...]