Rejection doesn’t feel good, but don’t get discouraged by it. Rather, use it as a tool to focus and learn from.
Are you afraid of a no? Do you find yourself figuring out how NOT to ask your donors for a gift? Rejection is a learning tool – and you will be OK.
We all have those doubts and worries that freeze us into inaction. And the best way to deal with them is to throw them out into the light and talk about them. Here’s a simple process to do so.
The path toward success in major gifts is a bit of trial and error, of yin and yang, of back and forth, of yes and no. It is not a straight line going up.