I’ve come to appreciate that fundraising is being able to pick yourself up, brush yourself down, learn from failure, and carry on. It’s the stress can keep you down.
Join me in 2017 as I unpack my five year experiment and help you with your quest
You need to take time to understand why fundraising has to change – it will help you get the how right.
Five years ago I started this blog. I began it for a reason. I knew fundraising needed to change
I had a piece in The Guardian last week about failure and how it has been a spring board to success for the charity/non-profit I fundraise for, SolarAid. I had some great feedback. The jist being “what a great story”. You can read it here. Which got me thinking. Take any Spielberg film, or any Hollywood…
…problems are very sticky. They really are excellent ways to involve people.
Non-profits are tackling some of the most difficult issues of all. It can’t always be a success story – in fact the struggle is what can make our causes so compelling and believable.
Failure is key to succeeding. Be ready for it and embrace it.