by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jun 29, 2022 | Authenticity, Meaningful Connections, Personal Development, Vulnerability | Meaningful Connections, Personal Development, Professional Development
Vulnerability means showing up as your whole, real, authentic self. When you open up, it gives others permission to do the same.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Nov 25, 2020 | Audience, Authenticity, Intention, Solicitations | Asking, Communication
Successful donor presentations are more about having an authentic conversation about a situation, than about having all the words perfect.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jan 18, 2017 | Authenticity, Gratefulness, Joy, Thanking | Communication, Marketing Plans, Moves Management, Relationships, Uncategorized
You need to find ways – sometimes surprising or unusual ways – to break through the daily clutter and noise of a donor’s life. When they notice you, it can be a pleasant surprise.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Apr 25, 2016 | Authenticity, Connection, Customer Service, Donor Trips, emotion | Donor-Centered, Moves Management, Relationships, Stewardship, Uncategorized
Give your major donors an experience they will not forget when they think about your non-profit. Here are some ideas for you to do just that…
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jul 21, 2014 | Authenticity, Body Language, Communication, Stewardship | Fundraising, Major Gifts, Moves Management, UncategorizedOne of my pet peeves is sitting with someone who is just chattering away about certain values and positions – but they really have no intention of actually acting on any of those values or the positions that they are taking. It is just words flowing out of their...
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 21, 2014 | Authenticity, Confidence, Major Donors | Leadership, Major Gift Officers, Philanthropy, UncategorizedI got inspired this morning. I was reading Seth Godin’s latest blog post, entitled “Who says go?” The blog post is 3 sentences long – but it’s powerful. And it made me think of you. Essentially he says that most people want to follow other people who exude confidence....