Dec 212017

Today is the shortest day, and the longest night of the year.


The Solstice falls in the midst of the holiday season. Regardless of what holidays you do (or don’t) celebrate, the holiday season can be joyous or challenging. And, let’s be honest – for most of us, it’s both!


Regardless of what – and with whom – you’re celebrating, I’m sending you love, joy, peace (and the virtual adult beverage of your choice), along with wishes for a fantastic 2018!


This year, the holidays are particularly exciting for me because my book was published a few weeks ago! It’s been such an amazing experience to cultivate all of my knowledge and experience into a single source. And to hold that book with my name on it in my hands…well, wow! It still feels a little surreal, but mostly, I’m giddy with joy.


I wrote this book to help nonprofits reach their fundraising potential. At this point in my career, I’ve worked with over 200 organizations and raised more than $75M, but I want to reach more organizations and help them raise more money. That’s why it’s The Field Guide – it’s chock full of “how-to” information, samples, and tools!


So I’m excited to share this incredible resource with you.  You can order the book here,  and if you’re on our mailing list, you’ll be receiving a 20% off coupon in the next few days!


Why not give yourself and your fundraising team a practical gift this year (in addition to the chocolates, of course!)?  It’ll help you set yourself up for fundraising success in 2018.  And what better gift is there than that?!


Yours with a Santa hat on top,






P.S. Thanks to everyone who completed our annual survey! You’ll be getting your gift soon, and we’ll be announcing the winner of the gift card in the next few days!

 December 21, 2017  Posted by at 2:59 pm Uncategorized
Dec 202017

Is “developing a storytelling strategy” on your to-do list?

Are you eager to start gathering and sharing your organization’s stories in the new year?

Did Sunday’s blog post on Storytelling Tips inspire you to up your storytelling game? 


I hope you answered yes to all three!


Because I’m feeling very giving this time of year and I have a great FREE training video to share with you to get you prepared to take your storytelling to the next level.  


Why wait till the New Year? Start today!


 December 20, 2017  Posted by at 11:53 am Uncategorized