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Daily Nuggets:
A For Impact Blog

WOW Email • Sep 19, 2022

“How should I structure my time?” Once an executive or senior development officer makes a commitment to sales this is the...

WOW Email • Aug 3, 2022

It’s really important that you and your team align around a shared definition for an ‘ask.’ Once you have a...

WOW Email • May 23, 2022

In marketing we talk. In sales we listen. Marketing messages are one-to-many. You create a message and then broadcast that...

WOW Email • Mar 24, 2022

A great ask has two key ingredients: A clear request. A compelling funding rationale. 80% of the organizations we encounter...

WOW Email • Dec 17, 2021

At For Impact, we’re constantly trying to get people to think about what it means TO ENGAGE! In school, in...

WOW Email • Oct 1, 2021

This is a story about clay pots. It’s also a story about learning and perfection. I’ve shared it a lot...

WOW Email • Apr 30, 2021

We spend a lot of time aligning teams around the campaign concept. The concept of a ‘campaign’ means different things...

WOW Email • Mar 25, 2021

I recently provided some fundraising coaching to a world-renowned research scientist. When meeting with a prospect he had a habit...

WOW Email • Jul 15, 2020

We’ve spent the last three months helping clients pivot to virtual visits.  I still don’t think there is any one-size-fits-all...

WOW Email • Apr 24, 2020

The three questions we’re asked the most are: What are you hearing from funders? Can I engage funders right now?...

WOW Email • Mar 31, 2020

Last week I wrote about the Five Mindsets To Help You Think in “These Crazy Times.” Building on that email, we started...

WOW Email • Feb 24, 2020

This is a simple framework we first started to develop 25+ years ago with private schools as a way of...