Give and Take

Negotiating with a peer worker
Viken Mikaelian

Negotiate Like a PRO …And Get What You Want More Often

As fundraisers, we all negotiate regularly with staff, our boss, and even donors and prospects. Did you know that the fundamental rules of every negotiation are the same? These interactions are all about finding a compromise among parties with different interests and objectives. Here are seven questions to ask yourself to improve your negotiation skills.

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Different Reasons to Donate
Personal Development
Viken Mikaelian

What’s Your Donor’s Why?

If you can’t answer that one question, you’re fighting an uphill battle. The details of how a donor gives are irrelevant. It’s why they give that matters. This is the reason blended giving is becoming the way of the future.

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Negotiate Your Salary
Career Change
Samantha Ganser

Negotiating a Nonprofit Job Offer: 5 Tips for Receiving What You’re Worth

You just nailed the final interview for a major gifts officer position at the nonprofit of your dreams. Everything feels ideal: the nonprofit serves in a causal area you’re passionate about, the team seems driven and welcoming, and the role perfectly blends the use of your current skill set with skills you’re determined to learn. There’s just one problem: the salary is just not right.

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The Power of Giving
Goal Setting
Staff Member

The Power of Giving

Household budgets are strained and giving is more difficult than ever. Everyone is working with reduced resources and most of us feel as though we don’t have enough to enjoy our own lives. The idea of giving may seem unreasonable. But maybe now, more than ever, is the best time to give. There is a power in giving.

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eBook Cover - 25 Ways to Influence Others

25 Ways to Influence Others

Influencing others is a skill that can be learned and developed into an art form. Here are some easy techniques to help you to develop your influence.