Happy Friday, Generous Changers!
This week we've been so inspired by the amazing nonprofit leaders in our Fundraisers' University and Fundraisers' Monthly. These hard-working humans exemplify servant leadership and remind us that we learn so much more - in every single interaction - when we ask great questions.
Quote we're digging:
"What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question." -Jonas Salk
We're watching: Simon Sinek talking about leadership on Marie TV. This is seriously good stuff. Heart of the matter: those with leadership roles are responsible for their people (more than "production"). If leadership is at all an obsession for you, as it is for us, give it a watch.
Bonus takeaway: just seeing a generous act provides a jolt of oxytocin, a happy hormone!
We're reading: The Coaching Habit. We cannot refer people to this book too much. The subtitle says it all: "Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way...
It's a big hairy issue in fundraising - one that's made up of a ton of other big hairy issues: time, money, engagement, productivity, training, management and culture.
Why should you care?
If you lead a nonprofit - money & time (and time is money!).
If you're a manager - you have the power!
If you're a fundraiser - you want to succeed.