After the folks at My RollCall attended one of my sessions, they let me share my passion for storytelling with their readers, specifically how to share your money story with your supporters in a way that is comfortable and effective. Here’s some of what I shared with them.Continue reading
Today’s post has not one thing to do with fundraising. It’s about serving others. Each year as I’ve gotten older and Mother’s Day approaches I’ve noticed most people I come into contact with assume I have children.Continue reading
Mission Moment Monday’s are created for you. It’s your chance to hear and experience the coaching of mission moment stories from all corners of the social sector. Gwen McCausland, Director of the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, is today’s guest storyteller. We worked on a sweet story about that brings her agricultural heritage museum to life.
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Over the course of the year I’ll highlight different types of nonprofit missions on Mission Moment Monday. Today you’ll hear a story from Pamela B. Rhoads, development director at Cleve J. Fredricksen Library. The library is located in the small borough of Camp Hill, PA – population around 7,900.Continue reading
We know how important it is to bring to life the faces of our clients, patients, students. . . those whose lives are different because of our mission.
People stories are the most common way to engage, inspire, and even brag about your organization. But, there is another story topic that gets less air time. Your money story.Continue reading
Weekly, maybe even daily people ask me, “How do I a share a concise, moving story?”
I’m passionate about sharing stories about the impact of your work. When you tell a well-crafted story you cause listeners and reader to want to do MORE. However, I’m pretty adamant that the story shared should be two minutes or less. To help you, I’ve put together this list of ten handy tips to keep things short and sweet!Continue reading
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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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.Continue reading