#94 How strong is your organisation’s immune system?
#92 Aristotle and Face to Face Fundraising
I spy with my little eye...
#77 A New Hope or a Phantom Menace?
There is one question that has puzzled me for the past week - Is it possible to run a direct employment-only model f2f fundraising agency...
#73 The most dangerous time for F2F fundraising
This is, without doubt or hyperbole, the most dangerous time for face-to-face fundraising. We have recently witnessed the end of a...
#71 Mixing it up with f2f
Before we set off on another journey together, I feel it would be negligent to not mention the alleged scandal that arose this week in...
#61 This might lose me a few readers
What does a restaurant menu with a two-hundred dishes, and a company that offers both energy sales AND charity fundraising have in...
#46 Sweating the small stuff
The biggest news I heard this week was that 80% of the past year’s PFRA breaches were simply due to easy to fix poor field management....
#45 Keep your coins, I want change
With every conversation I have with agency CEOs and senior managers I will, at some point, stumble over the mention that face-to-face...
#40 Churn and burn your way to failure
In a recent F&P article authored by my friend and colleague, Matt Gilbert, a myth that has haunted our industry since fundraising became...
#39 “It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission”
U.S. Rear Admiral Grace Hopper’s famous quote is one that many face-to-face agencies subscribe to: “It is easier to ask forgiveness than...
#34 The hidden costs of F2F
A comment from my last post prompted me to discuss further the real cost of face-to-face fundraising. By this, I don’t mean the potential...
#31 They want how much upfront? For what?!
Today’s post is in response to a request for information from a former colleague. Yes, she has found a way to get the answers without...