We can’t do all of this (work and life) alone. We need the wisdom, truth and experiences of others.
When you stick to the donor qualification process, you’ll eventually break through and see that it was all worth it.
We are human, and unless we have the will to stay focused and work a plan and allow someone to hold us accountable, we stumble and get off track. It doesn’t matter that you have great donors or incredible plans, touchpoints and offers… if you don’t execute them and stay with it, you won’t succeed.
Don’t take shortcuts. If you get good support to do major gifts work right, you can experience amazing success… it just doesn’t happen overnight.
We’ve seen some amazing examples of management that are perfect for you to emulate as you lead your own team of major gift fundraisers.