Mission Moment Monday: You Helped Brittany Fall in Love with Algebra

There IS an art and a science to excellent storytelling. In these Mission Moment Monday posts my goal is to create some “ah ha” moments for you so you see HOW to communicate even more powerfully. I want to ensure you truly understand HOW to craft and share a powerful, action-causing, mission moment.

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Changing the World: One Word at A Time

Do you find it’s sometimes hard to focus. The firehose of deadlines, event planning, meeting follow-up – so much to do and it feels like you’re always running short on time, money, and help. It’s easy to fall into negativity and complain. But it’s not productive.

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Mission Moment Monday: Inspirational Nonprofit Stories

Welcome to Mission Moment Monday!

Coaching and training others to be sharing inspirational nonprofit stories is my passion and, I feel, my calling. This year I’ll be regularly sharing videos that capture a “live” storytelling coaching experience. You’ll get to see the coaching I shared with staff and board members who use my Complete Storytelling System.

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Tell Your Money Story with Images

The California Symphony fundraising infographic was highlighted in a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. They share a terrific example of how to show the impact of annual gifts to busy supporters and tell your money story with images.

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Mission Moment Monday’s in 2018 – Grab Your Spot

Did you miss yesterday’s web class: Storytelling is NOT For Sissies? Nearly 800 registered! Wow! We had an amazing turn-out… but I understand how sometimes life intervenes and you can’t attend live. I shared some best practice reminders, some new “hot off the press” fundraising data plus:

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3 Steps to Gather Stories When You Don’t Have Cute Kids, Puppies, or People You Serve

Your organization has no cute kids, puppies, or people that you regularly serve. But you keep hearing that you’re supposed to share those “mission moments” about real people to engage your community. How does sharing powerful stories work for you?

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10 Best Practices to Raise More with Your Year-end Appeal

After helping thousands of nonprofit organizations increase their year-end appeals from 5% to more than 60% I’ve learned what works. If you want to raise more with your year-end appeal this is not a “pick & choose” list.

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