The Power Of Asking Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

10 Questions You Can Ask Major Donors to Build the Relationship

Get Fully Funded

And the best way to get to know your major donors is to ask good questions that spark conversation. After you decide on your goal, think about the specific questions you want to ask. If they seem animated and happy to talk, ask more questions. That’s a lot of questions!

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How To Ask Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

Critical Questions To Ask Your New Hires

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Paul Falcone ’s book, 75 Ways For Managers To Hire, Develop And Keep Great Employees , he recommends asking new employees the following questions 30, 60 and 90 days after they were hired: 30-Day One-on-One Follow-Up Questions Why do you think we selected you as an employee?

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

42 Questions to Ask Major Donor Prospects

Bloomerang

The post 42 Questions to Ask Major Donor Prospects appeared first on Bloomerang. Fundraising

The Best Question to Ask a Sponsor

The Sponsorship Collective

The post The Best Question to Ask a Sponsor appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective. Here’s a fun quiz for you. Where in your sponsorship program do you think the most critical window of opportunity is? I bet you would say it’s early in the sponsorship program, right?

The Power Of Asking Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

The 6 Most Frequently Asked Digital Marketing Questions Answered

TechSoup

Marketing ultimately answers the questions of what is offered, who it is offered to, where one can obtain it, and how much of an investment is required. Marketing is a key component of any organization's business strategy. It is how a company's value is shown to the unique audiences it serves.

Sponsorship Discovery Questions – Finding the Right Ones to Ask 

The Sponsorship Collective

Sponsorship seekers can squander this golden opportunity if they treat the discovery session as a sales meeting (which it is not) or if they ask the wrong kinds of questions or don’t ask […].

Answers to the Top 13 Questions Nonprofits Have About Giving Tuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help you capitalize on the start of the biggest donation season of the year, Classy.org is answering top questions from nonprofits that are zeroing in on the year-end giving season.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

5 Questions for Share Roman

NTEN

They kindly indulged us as we played our favorite game, 5 Questions. The post 5 Questions for Share Roman appeared first on NTEN The NTEN team is now fully staffed. We’re thrilled to tell you that Share Roman has joined NTEN as our first Impact Coordinator !

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How To Ask More Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

How Asking Questions Helps You Connect With Your Donors

Bloomerang

I believe it comes down to asking interesting questions and paying attention to the information coming back to you. How to become a better communicator through questioning. One way to do that is through questioning. . Questioning: making a personal connection through emails.

Important Questions To Ask New Hires

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Paul Falcone ’s book, 75 Ways For Managers To Hire, Develop And Keep Great Employees , he recommends asking new employees the following questions 30, 60 and 90 days after they were hired: 30-Day One-on-One Follow-Up Questions Why do you think we selected you as an employee?

25 Storytelling Interview Questions for Non-Profits

The Storytelling Non-profit

When you are able to talk to someone directly about a story, you can ask questions the help you gather key facts, details, and emotions to tell a compelling story. To get information that helps you tell a great non-profit story, you’ll need great storytelling interview questions.

Before Publishing Your Annual Appeal, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Bloomerang

Once you’re ready to look at your appeal again, you should evaluate it by asking the five questions below. Ask these questions and see what you learn from future appeals. . The post Before Publishing Your Annual Appeal, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions appeared first on Bloomerang.

Seven Questions Leaders Should Ask Each Team Member

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results. Here are those questions to ask each team member : What are some obstacles affecting this team?

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Answer these 6 questions to frame your fundraising plan structure

Get Fully Funded

There are lots of details to think through and lots of questions to answer. To get started, answer these six questions. Once you have the answers to these six questions, you’ll have the backbone you need to give your fundraising plan structure.

[VIDEO] Raising More Money By Asking (And Answering) Better Questions

Bloomerang

The key to successful fundraising is asking smarter questions. We’re here to talk about “Raising More Money By Asking and Answering Better Questions.” We’ll take questions at the end. And teenagers constantly have a bevy of questions.

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Giving Tuesday 2021: Your Top Questions, Answered

Classy

To help you capitalize on the biggest donation day of the year, we’re answering top questions from nonprofits that are zeroing in on the year-end giving season. The post Giving Tuesday 2021: Your Top Questions, Answered appeared first on Classy.

Five Cultural Fit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

The big question your donors want you to answer: WHY

Hands on Fundraising

The post The big question your donors want you to answer: WHY appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Why should I give you money? Why should I care about your work? Why will this matter to someone? Too often, we focus on HOW We love to talk about how we do the work.

Questions to Ask During the RFP Process

Whole Whale

Questions to ask a potential vendor (PDF). Questions to ask Vendors. While it’s not hard to fake this, a few probing questions about previous projects should separate the fakers from the experts. The post Questions to Ask During the RFP Process appeared first on Whole Whale

9 questions to help you develop an equity mindset

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the anti-transgender laws in Texas, the “don’t say gay” bill in Florida, the. Data Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Hiring a Fundraising Coach

Bloomerang

Here are some great questions to ask yourself before hiring a fundraising coach. Do you struggle with imposter syndrome and question whether you have what it takes? Here are some questions to ask yourself when evaluating your options: Do I aspire to be more like them?

The Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?

25 Storytelling Interview Questions for Non-Profits

The Storytelling Non-profit

When you are able to talk to someone directly about a story, you can ask questions the help you gather key facts, details, and emotions to tell a compelling story. To get information that helps you tell a great non-profit story, you’ll need great storytelling interview questions.

Questions To Ask To Help Move Your Company Forward

Eric Jacobsen Blog

magazine featured a fascinating list of 35 questions from business owners, entrepreneurs and management thinkers. Each offered the one question they would ask to move a company forward. What question do you ask to help move your company forward?

Consultants, are you actually making the sector worse? Here are some questions to ask yourselves

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. Just a reminder, before we dive into this week’s post, that the pandemic is not over. Some of. nonprofit field

5 common questions about starting a nonprofit organization

Candid

As Candid’s online librarian, I often receive questions about starting a nonprofit, what it entails, and whether it’s the best way to pursue a person’s particular passions. Here we share some of the most commonly asked questions about starting a nonprofit. . Have a question?

5 questions for Samara Islam

NTEN

I asked her five questions to help us get to know our latest teammate. The post 5 questions for Samara Islam appeared first on NTEN The NTEN team continues to grow! We’re excited to welcome Samara Islam as our new Program Coordinator.

3 Essential Questions to Assess Your Digital Transformation

Saleforce Nonprofit

If you’re curious about where your organization stands in its digital transformation, ask yourself three questions: 1. If you answered “no” or “not really” to these three questions, perhaps your organization is just beginning its transformation.

Board Assessments After the Pandemic, with Sample Management Questions

Blue Avocado

The post Board Assessments After the Pandemic, with Sample Management Questions appeared first on Blue Avocado. With the pandemic ending, now is an excellent time to reassess your board’s performance. A check-up now can ensure that you are not just surviving, but thriving.

We’ve Been Asking the Wrong Question About Charity Compensation

Charity Navigator

All our lives we’ve been taught that one of the best questions you can ask in researching a charity is, “How much do they pay their CEO?” If the number’s low, that means they respect your donation. If the number’s high it means they don’t, and there’s something fishy going on.

8 Ways to Find Major Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

If your fundraising plan doesn’t include a strategy for finding, cultivating, and asking major donors for a large donation, you’re missing out on some big gifts for your small nonprofit. Larger gifts equal more net revenue which means you can do more good.

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Ask Yourself These Superbosses Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are ten questions (or bundles of questions) you should ask yourself to ensure you are thinking and acting like a superboss. How do you go about questioning your own assumptions about the business?

3 questions to ask during demos at AMS Fest

Nimble AMS

While you’re there, you can see AMS product demos and ask questions directly to the product vendors. Here are three questions to ask vendors at AMS Fest 2021 to help you find the right AMS for your association. Three questions to ask during AMS demos.

The Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. Direct Reports Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Questions For Leaders Supervising Direct Reports Supervision

[Webinar] Why Should I Give to You? | 4 Keys to Answering Your Donors’ Most Fundamental Question

CauseVox

Your donors ask or think about this question every time they consider giving. Ask the donor more questions before responding? “Why should I give to you?”. When a donor says it out loud, most nonprofits are ill-equipped to answer it. Do you go through your programming?

Important Questions for Your Post Virtual Event Survey

AccelEvents

To help you compile this survey and get the data you need, we’ve compiled a few tips for writing post-event surveys and details of some of the most important questions that you need to ask. The max number of questions should be 10, but 3-5 questions are more than enough.

Five Cultural Fit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?