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Ten Questions to Ask Your Donors Post-Pandemic

by Brian Saber

Though the pandemic had very few silver linings, there were some in the fundraising world. For the past 15 months I’ve been suggesting this was a wonderful opportunity to learn about our donors.

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Achieving Board Diversity and Inclusion

by Michael Davidson

This is a critical time in our history as we finally begin to acknowledge our national failure to take seriously our commitment to equity and the strength we derive from our diversity. Implementing the values of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion carries some special challenges for Boards of Directors.

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Asking Matters June Newsletter

by Brian Saber

Train Everyone at Your Organization This Summer! Staff and board training packages, discounts on my second book, the next Jerry Panas recording, and “On the Road”

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Developing Rules of the Road

by Michael Davidson

Coaches develop by learning from their players. They watch and learn by reflecting on the skills and qualities that underlie their player’s success. In this newsletter, I’d like to share some of what I have been learning from my clients.

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The Passing of Simone Joyaux

by Brian Saber

Simone was a guest presenter at Asking Matters a number of times. In honor of her passing I wanted to share those sessions with you.

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Transitioning from a Founding Board

by Michael Davidson

A small board cannot establish all of the needed committees. It is however important to lay the foundation for a full committee structure by establishing one or two committees to develop committee management practices.

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Asking Matters May Newsletter

by Brian Saber

Honoring Simone Joyaux, plus in-person training this summer, a video from Joe Tumolo, the next Jerry Panas recording, and On the Road

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Video Chats are #2 in the New Hierarchy of One-to-One Cultivation & Asking Meetings

by Brian Saber

Every cloud has a silver lining. Even a horrific cloud like COVID. For the fundraising world, it’s the widespread acceptance of video chats.

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Asking Matters April Newsletter

by Brian Saber

Register for tomorrow’s FREE webinar below, plus in-person training this summer, a new blog post, the next Jerry Panas recording, and best board practices blog series

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Closing Major Gifts by Video Chat: One Professional’s Experience

by Brian Saber

This is the transcript from a Zoom chat I had last month with a fundraising professional I have admired over the years regarding how to close major gifts over video calls.

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