There *is* a way to get people to actually read development content: balance the celebration of a donor’s impact while telling compelling stories about the people, places, and ideas their contributions will support.
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On this first anniversary of my “great resignation,” here are some of the most important lessons I’ve learned about changing careers and striking out on your own.
Spring is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for compelling storytelling in your nonprofit’s year-end solicitation and stewardship plans.
Don’t worry, they still exist! Read on to learn about my new personal writing sandbox and the direction this blog will be taking starting … now.
We *can* tell better fundraising stories, and it doesn’t have to hurt. I share lessons learned from the trenches in this post for Donor Relations Guru.
As I neared the end of my maternity leave in August of last year, I started noticing a strange phenomenon. It’d happened occasionally during my first months of motherhood — a sadness about passing milestones, but days and sometimes weeks after they’d happened. I started writing about it and talking with folks (shoutout to my dear friend Candace for being my “does this make sense?!?” reader). Eventually, that work became this essay. I’m proud and excited to see it in Motherly today! Have a sec? Give it a read!
Over the past few years, I’ve been working on building the courage to submit the personal writing I usually post here to be published elsewhere. My husband, parents, and friends… Read more Proud and published! →