Many major gift officers ask us how to create balance in their lives as MGOs. It feels impossible, but it’s not.
The demands on a major gift officer are enormous, and they pull us away from having a good work-life balance. Here are some ways that MGOs and their nonprofits can make a difference.
Major gift officers have the hardest job we can think of in the non-profit space. In many ways, you have to be everything to everybody.
Taking a vacation this summer is highly important to your success as a major gift officer. Take a break, and come back refreshed and ready to go!
When a major gift officer takes personal time to renew her spirit and mind, the entire department will benefit, as well as donors and the MGO herself. This is not a luxury; this is a necessary part of your job.