For Impact

Daily Nuggets:
A For Impact Blog

Story Daily Nuggets • Oct 29, 2021

This week we’re sharing the concept of the For Impact Engagement Tool in Halloween style. Organization: Stop Zombies NowPurpose: Eradicate...

Story • Oct 21, 2020

One of the best books I’ve ever read on engagement is Brain Rules, by John Medina. Medina, a college professor,...

Story • Oct 20, 2020

We’re pretty big on building a value proposition around the impact (of the program, of the investment — hence, our...

Story • Jan 20, 2020

Today we reflect on the life and message of Martin Luther King Jr. Here are some nuggets about the I...

Story • Jan 17, 2020

The late great sales trainer, Zig Ziglar, used to say, “People buy on emotion and justify on logic.” This is...

Story • Jan 15, 2020

A Funding Rationale is — simply — why you need the funds and what they will do for your impact....

Story • Nov 6, 2019

Message is not what you say, it’s what people hear. This nugget is adapted from the book title: Words that...

Story • Nov 15, 2017

Note: I first posted this in 2011. I’m posting again because I’m still tired of reading lengthy strategic plans that...

Story • Nov 8, 2017

We can almost always diagnose a problem with a case for support (or funding story) by using the Altitude Framework....

Story • Oct 3, 2017

Vision is simply a clear picture of the future toward which you are striving. Most organizations benefit from having a...

Story • Oct 2, 2017

This 3-minute video illustrates the context and role of the Engagement Tool. Most organizations do not have true sales tools...

Story • Sep 15, 2017

I was turned on to Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind after reading a book review from...