by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Feb 6, 2017 | Learning, Mentoring, Strategy | Major Gift Officers, Structure
Bottom line, this is a useful and practical way to pass on important knowledge and experience to the new MGO who is joining your team. You’ll benefit when you Buddy Up!
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jan 29, 2016 | Mentoring, Professionals | Fundraising, Leadership, Major Gift Officers, Mentoring, Uncategorized
How active has the younger generation of fundraisers been in reaching out to their more experienced peers? And how actively have we, the older generation of fundraisers, opened ourselves to the younger generation?
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Dec 11, 2015 | Care, Compassion, Mentoring, Service | Philanthropy, Relationships, Storytelling, Uncategorized
A recent memorial service had a big impact on me. It helped me to pause and think to myself, “Jeff, who do you really want to be? Are you living the life you intended to live?”
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 16, 2015 | Gen Y, Mentoring, Young fundraisers | Major Gift Officers, Mentoring, Relationships, Teamwork, Uncategorized, White Paper
To experienced nonprofit professionals: value and help your younger staff – we need them. To younger fundraisers: build our trust in you, and stick around – we’ll reward you, and you’ll advance your careers.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Aug 27, 2014 | coaching, Mentoring, openness | Fundraising, Leadership, Major Gifts, Mentoring, UncategorizedI’ve been blessed. All my life I’ve had people coach and mentor me. And boy, have I needed it! I can think of multiple poignant moments where a mentor gave me some really sage advice that helped guide me as a person and in my profession. That mentoring and coaching...
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Mar 23, 2012 | Development Directors, Fundraising, Mentoring, Non-Profits | Development Directors, Major Gift Officers, UncategorizedThroughout my life I have been very fortunate to have had some wonderful mentors. For whatever reason, I have always been drawn to the wisdom of those older than myself (mostly men) from whom I have sought counsel and critique, both professionally and personally....