7 Questions YOU Need to Ask Yourself — Your Six-Month Check-Up  — A Two-Part Series

7 Questions YOU Need to Ask Yourself — Your Six-Month Check-Up — A Two-Part Series

I have to admit something to you.  I hate going to the dentist.  Ever since I was a kid, I would figure out how to avoid going.  I think it’s been 4 years now since I last went.  I know, that’s really bad, especially now that I’m getting older.  I should be going at...
How Are Your Plans Coming Along? — 1st Quarter Check-In

How Are Your Plans Coming Along? — 1st Quarter Check-In

If you are new to the Passionate Giving blog, back in late December I wrote a series on New Year’s Resolutions.  One of the resolutions was to make sure that in 2012 you are working from a strategic plan. Well…how’s it going? We are now nearing the end of the 1st...
How to Make Sure Your Major Gift Program is On Point — and Reach Success!

How to Make Sure Your Major Gift Program is On Point — and Reach Success!

I’ll never forget the MGO who had booked a flight to a city in another state to “visit” donors.  He hadn’t actually: (a) analyzed whether they were the right donors (they weren’t), or (b) booked any meetings.  He was just gonna show up and “make it happen.” Then...